U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development awarded a $60,000 grant to the City of Saxman Thursday. USDA-RD has also awarded a $26,250 grant to the City of Kasaan.
A group formed in May is trying to tackle the problem of invasive plants in the Ketchikan area.
Conservator Andrew Todd is in Ketchikan this week to assess the condition of the Chief Johnson Totem Pole. Todd was brought up after the beak of the raven figure fell off in early April.
Signing up to be an organ donor in Alaska is easy. But what does it mean to be an organ donor and what exactly are you agreeing to? Donna Brahaney with Life Alaska Donor Services discussed organ donation during presentations in the First City.
Master gardener Lee Skidmore explains gardening terms such as dead head, damping off, being leggy, wuzzled and more. GardenTerms… more
Kimberlee Hayward is the new director of the Ketchikan Small Business Development Center. She spoke about website design “best practices” at Wednesday’s Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough may hire a local logging company to selectively harvest some of its Gravina Island property.
The Ketchikan School Board Wednesday night discussed whether to continue participation on the Assembly / School Board Liaison Committee.
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.
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.