Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Mardi Gras bash Saturday

A Mardi Gras Gala with cajun food, dance, music, mask making, costume contest and more is coming up on March 1st.  Bobbie McCreary provides more details about this fundraiser for Ketchikan Youth Initiatives.  MardiGras

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Council approxes tax increase

The Ketchikan City Council approved a half-cent sales tax increase on Thursday.  The council also addressed community agency funding and authorized demolition of the Deer Mountain Hatchery.  Council member Dick Coose gives details.  Council022114more

Registration begins soon

LittleLeague

Glenn Brown gives details on Ketchikan Little League and upcoming registration.  LittleLeaguemore

Assembly nixes Parnell letter

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly voted against mailing a letter drafted by assembly members Glen Thompson and Agnes Moran to Governor Sean Parnell. more

Borough Assembly to respond to Parnell’s “threats”

On Tuesday, the Assembly will consider approving a letter to Governor Sean Parnell regarding Parnell’s recent remarks about the Borough’s education funding lawsuit against the state. more

The importance of maintaining your septic system

A series of meetings are being held to educate homeowners about septic system problems and the importance of regular maintenance.  Jim Pomplun of Borough Public Works and Brett Serlin of Tongass Engineering provide more information.  wastewatermore

School Board approves 3D printer

School Board member Ralph Beardworth gives and update on the February 12th  meeting.  SB021314more

State Parks hosting chili cook off

Members of the Alaska State Parks Advisory Board in Ketchikan explain what the board does and invite cooks (and chili fans) to participate in a cook off.  You can call Cis Coenen at 247-6692 to enter.  StateParksmore

Assembly approves South Tongass water ordinance

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved an ordinance requiring new homes and those within a certain distance of the water main to tap into the South Tongass line.  Bill Rotecki gives details of the meeting.  Assembly020414more

Garden Prep

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Maura O’Dell and Kalvin Traudt of the Tongass Community Foods Alliance speak about garden planning during a call-in show.  GardenPlan1more