Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Marijuana committee discusses ban and zoning options

(Creative Commons photo by Brett Levin)The Ad Hoc Marijuana Advisory Committee was updated on proposed state regulations of commercial pot sales and discussed ban options and zoning at its meeting Wednesday afternoon.

Small Business Competition for Southeast entrepreneurs

The deadline is fast approaching for the “Path to Prosperity” small business development competition. The program is sponsored by The Nature Conservancy and Haa Aani.

Lemonade Day helps young entrepreneurs

Chelsea Goucher of the Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce speaks about Lemonade Day – an opportunity for young people to set up lemonade stands and learn about operating a business. She also gives an update on other chamber happenings. LemonadeDaymore

No one injured during police standoff

No one was injured and no shots fired during a police standoff of more than three hours outside a Ketchikan home on Memorial Day.

Kayhi Class of 2015 celebrates graduation

Kayhi Class of 2015Smiles and cheers graced the Kayhi Gym as more than 130 students were honored Sunday during Ketchikan High School’s 2015 commencement ceremony.

Council discusses marijuana regulation

National Public Radio image.Ketchikan City Council members shared their opinions and concerns about legalizing commercial marijuana sales during last night’s City Council meeting.

New Old-Time Chautauqua coming to Ketchikan

Paul Magid, Keith Smith and Anne Gavzer speak about an event coming in June. The New Old-Time Chautauqua brings music, performance and education, plus a vaudeville show. Locals are invited to participate. Chautauquamore

Alzheimer’s in Alaska

Kelli Moorehead of the Alzheimer’s Association is leading a teleconference on Alzheimer’s in Alaska at noon on Tuesday, May 19th. She gives details and provides information on how you can participate. Alzheimers

To register or for more information, call 1-800-272-3900 … more

Taking care of your mental health

Emily Chapel of the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition and Katie Parrot of Residential Youth Care speak about the importance of taking care of your well-being and mental health, no matter who you are. They also discuss the stigmas and the importance … more

Gardening tips – bulb care, planting and more

Lee Skidmore speaks about caring for bulbs – both those you may have received as a gift and those planted outside – planting nursery plant, and slug patrol. She also answers listeners’ questions. Gardening051115more