Author Archives: Sean Carlson
Heather Hedges joined us by telephone on Morning Edition to give information about the By the Sea festival at Coffman Cove in August.
Representatives from the Ketchikan Indian Community’s program to educate the public about fetal alcohol syndrome came on Morning Edition to discuss symptoms, preventative measures and other information.
Jeff and Rebecca, two Americorps volunteers who have been working on a number of projects in and around Ketchikan, joined us to talk about the experience.
Investigators continue to look into the cause of Wednesday’s plane crash on Prince of Wales Island, which injured the four men on board, three seriously. Alaska State Troopers have identified the victims from the crash near Lake Galea. more
The Ketchikan Indian Community Tribal Council has deemed a recall campaign against most of the Tribal Council members invalid. In an announcement Tuesday, the council president rejected the move. more
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough School Board met in regular session last night. During the lightly attended meeting, the Board addressed financial transparency and other issues in preparation for the upcoming school year. more
A representative from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation visited Ketchikan today. In a talk with local business leaders, she outlined how this year’s changes to cruise ship wastewater dumping rules were not as harmful as some had feared. more
One woman is dead and a home burnt beyond repair after a fire on Forss Avenue Thursday morning. Petrina Calvin escaped from the house with her 2-year-old child. more
The effort to recall most of the Ketchikan Indian Community’s Tribal Council, including its president, entered a new phase this week. With 243 signatures, the “recall committee” has collected more than enough to advance the process. But the KIC Tribal Council president says at least some of the reasoning that led to the recall effort stands on shaky legal ground. more
State Representative Peggy Wilson met with about 10 local residents at a public forum yesterday. Among some Ketchikan-specific issues, she also discussed the statewide debate over redrawing district lines. That debate may be influenced by today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on the 1965 Voting Rights Act. more