Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Day Camp for girls starts next week

Victoria Lord with the Girl Scouts gives details about Girl Scout Camp that starts Monday, June 9th.  The week-long camp is open to all girls K-12, not just Girl Scouts.  ScoutCampmore

Assembly cuts library funding


The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly voted to cut its share of funding for the city-owned Ketchikan Public Library. more

OceansAlaska grant money not carried over

This OceansAlaska photo shows geoduck seeds.

Borough Assembly votes against carrying over funding for OceansAlaska into next fiscal year, but may revisit the issue. more

Four running for House District 36

Three candidates will vie for the Republican nomination on the August primary ballot; all are from Ketchikan. The winner will face independent Dan Ortiz in the General Election. more

KGB and State argue education funding

Judge William Carey heard oral arguments in Ketchikan Superior Court this morning in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s lawsuit against the state over education funding. more

Murkowski’s chief of staff tells the good and bad

Murkowski's Chief of Staff Edward Hild

If Republicans reclaim the Senate this fall, Alaska’s Lia Murkowki would be the chair of the Senate Energy Committee. If not, she would lose standing in that committee. That was the message from Murkowski’s chief of staff, Edward Hild. more

Forrester retains derby lead for 2nd week

While there was a lot of derby action and many changes to the leaderboard, the top spots remain the same on the adult ladder as last weekend. more

New campfire rules for the Ward Lake area

Ward Lake2

The Ketchikan-Misty Fiords Ranger District today announced restrictions on the burning pallets and treated wood in campfires at the Ward Lake Recreation Area. more

Board discusses logo change

From School District website.

The Ketchikan School Board discussed a proposed change to the king salmon logo located center court on the Clarke Cochrane gym floor. more

Police looking for suspect after assault

Police are still looking for a Ketchikan man who allegedly assaulted another man with his fists and then struck the man with a vehicle. more