Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

First City Players Report


Elizabeth Nelson and Amanda Glanzer speak about the Jazz and Cabaret workshops and performances, tickets for “Boeing Boeing” and the upcoming StarPath Academy.









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Understanding mental illness

Jill Ramsey is in Ketchikan to provide mental health first aid training, and to make an ASK UAS presentation – “Understanding Mental Illness: causes, treatments, and the effects of stigma.”

Ketchikan teen earns Eagle Scout ranking

LukeDossettA Ketchikan teen recently achieved the highest rank attainable in the scouting program of the Boy Scouts of America. Luke Dossett has completed the requirements to become an Eagle Scout, which included overseeing a community service project.

UAS Ketchikan Report

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Wendy Miles and Gail Klein speak about mental health first aid training for the public on January 10th. There is a fee to attend this all-day session.





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Wellness Coalition

Diane Gubatayao of the KWC Strengthening Cultural Unity Task Force talks about what the task force has been up to, and the upcoming Cultural Grind on January 21st.

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Body of overdue hunter found

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The body of Ketchikan man was found Sunday morning in the water north of Bold Island.

At approximately 9:45 Saturday night, 30-year-old John Wallace was reported overdue from a hunting trip. The US Coast Guard launched a search shortly after … more

UAS Chancellor discusses issues and opportunities

UAS Ketchikan Campus Director Priscuilla Schulte and UAS Chancellor Richard Caulfield.UAS Chancellor Richard Caulfield was in Ketchikan this week. He and UAS Ketchikan Campus Director Priscilla Schulte spoke about financial issues facing the university system, and opportunities for the Ketchikan campus.

Senior dancers discuss “The Nutcracker”


Clarissa Hubbard and Kay Fazakerly discuss their roles in this year’s production of The Nutcracker, and their experiences at Ketchikan Theatre Ballet.

Girls on the Run seeks coaches


Arika Paquette, Erin Riddle and Becca Doyle speak about the “Girls on the Run” program and need for coaches and running buddies.

Compassionate Friends helps grieving families


Karen Pitcher and Ann Lucas speak about Compassionate Friends of Ketchikan, a support group for families that have lost children. They also talk about the world-wide candlelight vigil on December 11th.