A 16-year-old driver and her 20-year-old passenger suffered minor injuries following a single-vehicle accident early Monday morning near Mile 12.6 North Tongass Highway.
Trevor Shaw and Kim Hodne will take the oath of office Wednesday before taking their seats for the first Ketchikan School Board meeting since last week’s local election. The Board also will select a new president, vice president and clerk-treasurer.
The federal government is getting close to finalizing a plan that could shape the future of timber in the Tongass National Forest. Various stakeholders have given input through the years. But if the objection letters are any indication, several agencies and groups are still not content -- for different reasons.
An overheated dryer caught fire Sunday afternoon at the Highliner Laundromat on Tongass Avenue north of the mall.
Ketchikan’s Welcome Arch sustained significant damage Wednesday night after an allegedly drunk driver hit one of the supporting poles with his vehicle.
Dates have not yet been set, but Senior Resource Manager Paul Slenkamp said he expects it will happen closer to the end of October.
Alaska State Troopers Are seeking information about a theft from a vehicle on Driftwood Lane off North Tongass Highway.
A 24-year-old Ketchikan man was charged with drunk driving after allegedly driving into the Welcome Arch on Mission Street downtown late Wednesday.
In the final count on Wednesday by the Canvass Board, which tallies absentee, questioned and special-needs ballots, the proposition passed by a margin of 28 votes.
The Ketchikan City Council will decide Thursday whether to approve a nearly $2.5 million contract with BAM LLC to replace water and wastewater pipes on Tongass, Front and Stedman streets.