Author Archives: Leila Kheiry

Bike stolen a few feet away from young owner

DSCF6249An 11-year-old girl in Ketchikan wants her bike back. It was stolen Sunday evening, and apparently is one of about 10 bicycles reported stolen in recent months.

Two face felonies for basement pot operation

Two Ketchikan men appeared in court today to face felony drug charges.

Pool renovation bonds on Craig city ballot

Craig PoolVoters in the City of Craig on Prince of Wales Island will decide this October whether to approve $3 million in bonds to pay for major repairs to the community’s pool.

Jury finds man not guilty of drug charges

Last week, a Ketchikan jury found a California man not guilty of felony drug charges.

Living history group brings back Middle Ages

DSC_0120Ketchikan is home to a new group. It’s called the Shire or Canton of Erleninsel, and it’s the local chapter of the international Society of Creative Anachronism.

Southeast Yoga Project offers free classes

Ketchikan local and Portland resident Sarasvati Hewitt is coming home to teach free yoga in Ketchikan and Metlakatla as part of the Southeast Alaska Yoga Project.

Man charged for yelling, kicking, spitting

A man is charged with felony assault in the third degree, harassment in the first degree and disorderly conduct after a Labor Day Weekend altercation.

Alleged assault with Civil War-era rifle

A Ketchikan man is charged with a felony after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend with a Civil War era rifle.

Does Vigor still need local tax, utility breaks?

Ketchikan's shipyard is seen in 2012. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld)As Ketchikan’s shipyard continues to grow and attract contracts, questions arose this week about whether the community should continue to offer tax and utility breaks for the property.

Dockside exams for POW commercial vessels

U.S. Coast Guard Commercial Fishing Vessel Examiners will offer dockside exams for commercial fishing vessels in Craig and Klawock Sept. 22 through 24.