The Ketchikan City Council approved a fifty-percent schematic design and cost estimate for the Centennial Building gallery expansion and renovation project. It also voted to protest a license for First City Saloon.
Ketchikan High School senior Cheyenne Mathews placed third in the American Legion’s Oratorical Contest. The National finals were held April 16th and 17th in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mathews spoke about the competition.
Mathews is also the Alaska winner … more
More than 650 students from a dozen schools brought their instruments and voices to Ketchikan High School last weekend for Southeast Music Fest. The three-day festival features workshops, performances and adjudication.
Students in the flute and
Tens of thousands of migratory geese flew over Ketchikan Monday morning and early afternoon on their way to breeding grounds farther north.
Point Higgins is holding a Museum of Science and Technology Night on Earth Day. Sixth-grade students prepared exhibits and there will be a drone presentation. Teachers Janice Wood and Lesley Ann Wallace give details. PtHiggins… more
ASK UAS presents “Welding as Art” noon Tuesday at the UAS Ketchikan Campus Library. Welding instructor Ken Horn will show some of the work he and students have done. UAS_Welding… more
Boyd Porter of the Alaska Department of Fish and Game discusses what we can do to keep bears out of our neighborhoods and tells about plans to improve education and enforce fines. Bears… more
Tyler Pitts, Ketchikan Hospice Coordinator; and hospice volunteers Maggie Freitag and Licha Kelly King talk about the Courageous Conversations task force and sessions providing information and tools to discuss end of life decisions. EndOfLife… more
The Ketchikan Marijuana Advisory Committee on Friday approved proposed changes to borough code and discussed concerns about transporting pot samples for testing.
Members of Ketchikan’s “Never Alone” Narcotics Anonymous group share how the program has helped them and hope others can benefit from the program. NA… more