An ordinance that would restrict the number of retail marijuana stores within city limits to one is back in front of the Ketchikan City Council on Thursday.
Point Higgins Elementary School recently was recognized with the national Bronze Healthier Us School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms award. Point Higgins is the second school in the state to receive the award. The first was Ketchikan’s Tongass School of Arts and Sciences.
Candidates for Ketchikan City Council participated in KRBD’s live on-air forum on Monday. Here is a summary of the one-hour forum.
How should Ketchikan’s downtown dock look in the next few years, as the city responds to larger and larger ships? That’s the main question up for discussion during a special public-input meeting set for this Wednesday.
If federal land exchange legislation doesn’t pass Congress this session, the process to open Ketchikan’s Deer Mountain and land above homes on Petersburg’s Mitkof Highway to logging will begin. But, there are some options that Alaska Mental Health Trust might consider.
Have you been putting off buying new snow tires? Is your rain gear cracked and patched? If your answer is yes and you live in Southeast Alaska, you might want to remedy both of those situations.
An alleged assault and robbery on Schoenbar Trail has led to the arrest of a 20-year-old Ketchikan man and a 17-year-old Ketchikan girl.
The number of minors detained by the state’s Division of Juvenile Justice has dropped by almost 50% over the past decade. The reason behind the decrease isn’t completely clear, but it’s a nationwide trend.
Petersburg’s Borough Assembly on Tuesday voted to send a letter urging a land exchange rather than logging Alaska Mental Health Trust lands on a steep hillside above Mitkof Highway south of downtown.
In a 5-1 vote Tuesday, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved a motion to provide about $400,000 for the borough’s share of library services.