Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Presentation on salmon canneries slated

Ph.D. student Ross Coen is in Ketchikan for a fellowship with the Tongass Historical Museum. While in town he’s making a presentation about the history of salmon canneries Friday night. SalmonCanneriesmore

Artist award funds recording project

Teague Whalen speaks about his Individual Artist Award from the Rasmuson Foundation. He is giving a presentation Wednesday night about the recording project it funded. This is part of the ASK UAS discussion series. TeagueWhalenmore

Energy saving tips

Andy Donato and Michelle O’Brien of KPU offer some energy saving tips. Callers offer their suggestions too. EnergyTipsmore

Chamber seeks award nominees

The Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce is looking for nominees for Citizen of the Year, Business of the Year and more. Chelsea Goucher gives details about the awards and how to submit nominations. ChamberAwardsmore

More than 40 animals put shelter at capacity

Two of the dogs impounded October 9thEarlier this month more than 40 animals, mostly small dogs, were removed from a home and taken to Ketchikan’s Pat Wise Animal Shelter. The question now is what to do with all the animals and how to care for them.

DUI suspected in early morning accident, driver medevacked

A man was medevacked to Seattle Thursday morning after driving his truck through a guard rail on the 1500 block of Water Street. The incident occurred at about 1:45 Thursday morning.

Ketchikan Deputy Chief of Police Josh Dossett says officers … more

Council postpones agreements


The Ketchikan City Council Thursday night opted to postpone several decisions to allow new city council members to get familiar with issues.

Councilmember Bob Sivertsen was reelected to his seat last week. He is joined by political newcomer Janalee Gage … more

No one injured in South Tongass kitchen fire

No one was injured in a kitchen fire at a South Tongass home Wednesday night. South Tongass Fire Department Chief Steve Rydeen says the department received the call just before 5:00 pm.

“During the size up we found a kitchen … more

Alaska Day Auction raises funds for education

Father Pat Travers and Tiffany Cook speak about Holy Name School and the Alaska Day Auction on October 17th. HolyNamemore

Fire prevention and safety

Ketchikan Fire Marshall Chris Grooms offers tips on fire prevention and safety.  FirePreventionmore