Walker’s spending plan for the fiscal year beginning in July proposes a $2.8 million, or 2 percent, budget cut.
Hunters have taken 10 wolves as of Dec. 16, and the combined state and federal limit for this season is 11.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday will vote on a motion to reconsider its rejection of a contract with Professional Credit Services to collect debt owed to the borough.
Residential water and wastewater rates won't go up next year, but industrial users may see an increase.
The City of Ketchikan’s Port and Harbors Department has released the draft 2017 cruise ship calendar. The projected passenger count shows Ketchikan breaking the million-visitor mark next year.
Alan Bengaard has been with the Ketchikan Police Department for more than 28 years, and was appointed chief in December of 2011
In a 4-1 vote, the Ketchikan School Board agreed Wednesday to move forward with plans to renovate areas around Houghtaling Elementary School with the goal of improving student safety.
The Council has met in a series of special budget meetings for the past few weeks to review both spending plans, and has made some adjustments. The draft City of Ketchikan budget totals about $64 million; KPU’s is nearly $50 million.
Anyone who has driven through Ketchikan’s downtown recently probably has noticed construction activity at the city-owned Centennial Building – home to the Tongass Historical Museum.
Last week, the state Marijuana Control Board approved two retail marijuana licenses within Ketchikan city limits. One of those, The Stoney Moose, is basing its business plan on a regulation that hasn’t yet been finalized. But, the owners are confident enough to move forward while the state board continues to consider on-site consumption.