Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Two of the kittens up for adoption at the animal shelter.Homes are needed for many cats and kittens that recently arrived at the animal shelter. Assistant Borough Manager Deanna Garrison and Animal Protection Director Eddie Blackwood explain the situation, and the need for donations too.

Shellfish Farming workshop scheduled

This OceansAlaska photo shows geoduck seeds.Professor Ray RaLonde of the Alaska Sea Grant Program is offering a free, 3-day shellfish farming workshop September 8th through 13th. He gives details. Links to registration follow.

Arts Council Report

Marni Rickelmann and Jeff Fitzwater speak about upcoming arts events and calls-to-artists. ArtsCouncil082715more

First City Players Report

Elizabeth Nelson speaks about auditions for “Mary Poppins,” the upcoming season and the annual fundraiser Divos and Divas. First City Playersmore

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baby box native design

Gail Jones joined by Kethcikan Public Health nurses discusses some ways to prevent sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) and a pilot program to provide safe sleeping places for babies. The baby box project has its roots in Finland, which has … more

Community Connections’ services

Bess Clark, Mike Kinerk, Adrienne O’Brien and Amber Machado speak about the various social services offered for infants to senior citizens and those with developmental disabilities. CommConnmore

Workshop focuses on turning ideas into actions

JohnGraham2Author, adventurer and speaker John Graham will lead a workshop on how to transform ideas into action.

SAIL offers many services

Keith Smith of SAIL provides information on resources and services the organization has for those with disabilities of all types.

Southeast Conference updating plan

birdSoutheast Conference’s five-year Economic Development Strategy is being revised. The entity is the State of Alaska’s economic development organization for Southeast Alaska.

Stedman predicts growth for Ketchikan

Senator Bert StedmanSenator Bert Stedman says Ketchikan is poised for economic development and seems confident both the economy and population will grow over the next decade.