An investigation into Ketchikan High School’s activities program shows no violations of federal Title IX regulations. But the report does indicate that written policies have not been reviewed and implemented by administrators, and that activities are “significantly underfunded,” and to some degree mismanaged.
There were no injuries from a house fire on Deermount Street Monday morning, caused by a resident trying to thaw some frozen pipes.
Two people suffered minor injuries Saturday when the Chevy Blazer they were traveling in skidded on ice on South Tongass Highway and ended up in a creek on the other side of the road.
Willard Jackson Sr. of Ketchikan, was there when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced it had denied a key easement for completion of the pipeline.
During the 16-year transition, the U.S. Forest Service will offer an average of 46 million board feet of timber on the Tongass National Forest per year. The stands will transition gradually during those 16 years from old-growth to young growth.
The Southeast Alaska Discovery Center will start its wintertime Friday Night Insight programming on Jan 6th, kicking off the season with a “Musical Science Hour” presented by Ray Troll and the Ratfish Wranglers.
Ketchikan’s Pat Wise Animal Shelter has been going through some slow but steady changes for about six months. The end is now in sight for interior renovations.
DOT officials have proposed widening sidewalks by seven feet on much of Front Street, to accommodate pedestrian traffic. That would mean the removal of the center southbound lane on Front Street.
After hearing some concerns about awarding a contract to a non-local company for the borough’s debt collection, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly voted Monday to reject a contract with Professional Credit Services of Vancouver, Washington.
Thirteen young local residents now are qualified to practice law in Ketchikan Youth Court.