Storm produces record rainfall, minor damage

Rockslide at mile 4.5 South Tongass Hwy after cleanup.

Rockslide at mile 4.5 South Tongass Hwy after cleanup.

The storm predicted to bring heavy rains and strong winds to the Ketchikan area, with gusts up to 80 miles per hour Friday morning, did produce record rainfall, but didn’t quite … more

Ketchikan kayaker’s viral video

bearboatWhile Mary Maley was kayaking from Ketchikan to Petersburg something unexpected happened, a bear attacked her kayak and then something equally surprising happened. More than 3 million people watched a video of it on YouTube.

Childhood education and development opportunities

Jessica Clark from AEYC and Adrienne O'Brien of Community Connections speak about upcoming workshops and services their programs offer.

Stormy forecast for Southeast on Friday

(NASA image)The remnants of Hurricane Oho will bring high winds and heavy rains to southern and central Southeast Alaska on Friday.

Lybrand remembered for community service

LybrandKetchikan lost a leading citizen on Sunday. George Lybrand remained active in the community until just a few weeks before his death, even putting his name in for local elected office.

Drilling for gold: Inside the KSM’s exploration project

A drilling-crew member poses during a break at Seabridge Gold's KSM Mine. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska News)We've heard the arguments for and against British Columbia’s Kerr-Sulphurets-Mitchell mining project. But what happens there? Here's a look at its exploration efforts.

Canvass Board confirms Tuesday election winners

Ketchikan Canvass Board Member Peter Epler checks absentee ballots before sending them through an electronic counter. Watching are clerks from the City of Ketchikan and Ketchikan Gateway Borough. (Photo by Leila Kheiry)The 211 absentee, 147 questioned and six special-needs ballots didn’t change the overall results of the election, although they did finalize a close race for Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly.

Hudson leads in Metlakatla mayoral primary

While local elections took place in Ketchikan Tuesday, nearby Metlakatla held its primary election. Four-hundred-eighty-seven Metlakatla voters went to the polls, and 134 voted absentee.

Transportation plan input sought

transit meeting graphicA coalition of several groups that provide transportation are seeking input for the new 5-year plan. Kyan Reeve and Leslie Jackson give more details.

Wong tops Assembly race; second seat unclear

Borough SealThe race for two Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly seats wasn’t quite resolved at the end of Election Day on Tuesday.