Plane wreckage from the fatal June 25th crash near Ketchikan is still up in the mountains. KRBD looks into how it's getting down and who's going to do it.
Department of Revenue Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck said Alaska’s budget situation is serious, but he doesn’t think it’s quite the “crisis,” that some have called it.
While not an agenda item, the Ketchikan School Board spent some time Wednesday talking about a recent proposal from a Borough Assembly member that would provide grants for any student in the district to use for the education program of their family’s choice.
Ratification of a new three-year contract with the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers is in front of the Ketchikan City Council Thursday night.
The Ketchikan School Board meets Wednesday, and on the agenda are several motions to update curriculum.
A Ketchikan minister is going barefoot for a month, in hopes of raising awareness of the need for shoes among the world’s poor.
Ketchikan had two power outages over three days, lasting a few hours each. Though very similar in time of day and duration, they stem from very different incidents.
In a case against the older brother of two runaway Prince of Wales Island boys, the jury on Friday found John Mathis Jr. not guilty of two felony counts of criminal interference. However, they did find him guilty on two counts of contributing a delinquent minor runaway and one count of misdemeanor theft.
A flurry of briefs was filed by the June 30th deadline with the Alaska Supreme Court in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s ongoing lawsuit challenging the State of Alaska’s requirement that local governments earmark a certain amount of property taxes for public education.
The trial of John Mathis Jr. continues in Ketchikan Superior Court. Here is a story from Wednesday, Day 2 of the trial.