Seven candidates sat in front of the Chamber of Commerce lunch crowd and introduced themselves. Most are running uncontested.
Developing the mission statement and values is the first step toward creating plans to improve the museum’s Centennial Building, according to city officials.
The Assembly agreed to move forward with a loan to OceansAlaska, a nonprofit shellfish seed producer; and agreed to give the City of Ketchikan $200,000 to help pay for the design of the planned Hole-in-the-Wall boat harbor renovation.
The iconic Thundering Wings totem won’t be back in front of Ketchikan’s downtown tunnel this season.
If approved, the Council’s resolution would urge local residents to reject state ballot Proposition 2.
The U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit released an announcement Friday that it would rehear the Tongass Roadless Rule exemption case.
Ketchikan’s Seeking Community Homeless Solutions Task Force published its goals for the next decade earlier this month. A big part of that plan is a solution to serving homeless families, not just single men and women who need temporary shelter.
The Assembly also will discuss a request for a special $10,000 appropriation for high school football safety equipment.
The back rows of Ketchikan’s old-fashioned federal courtroom were filled with family and friends, while in the front were all the soon-to-be new citizens, smiling wide, dressed up and holding small American flags.