Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

WISH off probation

Ketchikan’s Women in Safe Homes is no longer on probation. WISH was put on probation in the fall of 2015 after a site visit by State Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault officials found the emergency shelter out of compliance on several regulations.

Kayhi decathletes take first in four events

AcademDecathKayhi’s Academic Decathlon team completed its first regional meet of the year in Juneau this past weekend. Ketchikan students took first place in four out of the 10 events.

Presentation looks at the Inupiaq way of life

Spring 2015 Presentations

Dr. Brandon Chapman speaks about his time living in the Arctic Region, and his presentation “Mapping and Participating in the Inupiaq Way of Life” taking place December 6th as part of the ASK UAS series.

Opportunities continue for maritime industry

Doug Ward at the November 30th Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce luncheon.The Ketchikan Marine Industry Council supports growth and expansion of Ketchikan’s marine economy. Doug Ward gave an update on KMIC at Wednesday's Chamber of Commerce luncheon.

DDF tournament needs judges

Audrey Kistler, Piper Cooper and Luke Dossett of the Kayhi Debate, Drama and Forensic team speak about the group and upcoming competition December 9th and 10th. Judges are needed.

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Shopping and eating in Afghanistan

Afghan market (photo courtesy of Sabra Simmonds).Ketchikan resident Sabra Simmonds spent the past two years living and working in Afghanistan. She spoke about what Afghanistan is really like, including preparing food and shopping.

Ketchikan Senior Services relocating

The Saxman Senior Center, new home to Ketchikan Senior Services.Ketchikan Senior Services is moving to a new location. Programs will move from the Water Street building to the Saxman Senior Center in mid-December.

Council to consider pot license applications

MarijuanaThe Ketchikan City Council on Thursday night will consider two license applications for marijuana retail stores. One is The Stoney Moose located at 127 Stedman Street. The other is Rainforest Cannabis located at 726 Water Street.

Guest artists to perform in “The Nutcracker”

Adam Bloodgood and Zack Leighton are this year’s guest dancers in Ketchikan Theatre Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker.” They speak about their experiences, and Jess Berto of KTB give performance details.

Ketchikanite shares experiences living in Afghanistan

Sabra Simmonds on top of the Kabul Wall overlooking the city.Ketchikan resident Sabra Simmonds spent almost two years living and working in Afghanistan. She recently made a presentation at the Ketchikan Public Library about her life in the Middle East. In the first part of a series, we look at day-to-day life.