Kasaan celebrated the restoration of the Son-i-Hat longhouse last Saturday. Hundreds of visitors attended the event, dance groups came from throughout Southeast.
Ketchikan School Superintendent Robert Boyle introduced 10 new teachers and spoke about the health of the school district during Wednesday’s Chamber of Commerce lunch.
Gail Klein and Kate Govaars speak about a new campaign to help students finish their college degrees.
New York-based actor, comedian and dancer Tallie Medel is finding success in the independent film world. Medel grew up in Ketchikan and was in the First City earlier this month to visit family and friends.
Lee Skidmore offers tips on end-of-summer gardening during a call-in show.
Jazz saxophonist Bob Kindred died August 15th in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 76. Kindred was well known in the Ketchikan jazz community, performing at First City Players Jazz and Cabaret Festival for more than a dozen years.
Ketchikan native and 2008 Kayhi graduate Mari Freitag is in Corpus Christi, Texas, participating in a training program that transforms U.S. Navy officers into Navy pilots.
Additional charges have been filed against a 27-year-old Prince of Wales Island man accused of murdering his girlfriend.
The Ketchikan City Council Thursday night directed City Manager Karl Amylon to take measures to address the greater issue of homelessness and inebriation in the First City. At its next meeting, the Council will also consider limiting the number of marijuana retail stores.
Organizers announced last week that the Race to Alaska is a go for the summer of 2017. The 750-mile engineless boat race is from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan.