Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Borough considers logging on Gravina property

RainforestThe Ketchikan Gateway Borough may hire a local logging company to selectively harvest some of its Gravina Island property.

School Board questions liaison committee involvement

bird copyThe Ketchikan School Board Wednesday night discussed whether to continue participation on the Assembly / School Board Liaison Committee.

Ketchikan canoe arrives at Celebration 2016

Photo by Emily Kwong, KCAW.Celebration is one of the largest gatherings of Southeast Alaska Native people, with four days of traditional song and dance, food, arts and crafts, regalia and more. A canoe from Ketchikan arrived Wednesday.

Pride event celebrates diversity and equality

Some of the people attending Ketchikan's 3rd annual Pride Picnic.Ketchikan’s 3rd Annual Pride Picnic took place last June 3rd. The event brings together friends, family and strangers to celebrate diversity and equality; and LGBT people.

Museum Report

Anita Maxwell speaks about a visit by conservator Andrew Todd and introduced the museum’s new Curator of Exhibits, Steven Villano. Museum060816more

Hiker injured after 80-foot fall

A 19-year-old woman was injured after falling approximately 80 feet down a steep slope on Brown Mountain. The woman was hiking with two friends when the accident happened at about noon Monday (June 6th). Jerry Kiffer is with the Ketchikan … more

Advocates for older Alaskans

Lisa Gowdy with the State of Alaska Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman taks about the rights of seniors in long-term care facilities and volunteer opportunities.

Ketchikan CHARR King Salmon Derby underway

Derby Coordinator Michael Briggs speaks about the first two weeks of the derby, prize categories and more. There’s still time to fish in the derby. derbymore

New top derby fish nearly 50 pounds

Misty Pattison holds up her 48.6 pound Chinook Salmon. Photo courtesy Ketchikan King Salmon Derby.Misty Pattison caught a monster of a king salmon Sunday. The 48.6-pound fish is now the leader in the Ketchikan King Salmon Derby.

Zerbetz’s work graces new museum

Ketchikan artist Evon Zerbetz has an art-glass piece installed in the new State Library, Archives and Museum building. The building’s grand opening is June 6th. Zerbetz speaks about exploring a new medium. Zerbetzmore