PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center is in the middle of contract negotiations with the Ketchikan chapter of the Alaska Nurses Association, and talks don’t seem to be going well.
The U.S. Forest Service has scheduled three public meetings in Juneau, Sitka and Ketchikan to update the public on the proposed Tongass Land and Resource Management Plan Amendment.
More scientists have joined a campaign to stop old-growth logging in Southeast Alaska’s Tongass National Forest.
A Ketchikan man has been missing for nearly a month, with no evidence that he left the island.
Roxanne Abajian was recognized as a BP Teacher of Excellence in 2013 for her work at Fawn Mountain Elementary in Ketchikan. Anyone can nominate a teacher by visiting www.bpteachers.com. The deadline is January 30. Winners receive $500 and a … more
This week, Sen. Lisa Murkowski and Rep. Don Young announced their nominations of Alaska high school seniors to various U.S. military service academies.
The pedestrian bridge leading to Creek Street was closed because of flooding at high tide Tuesday.
Buckets of rain blew into Ketchikan Tuesday and Wednesday, leading to power outages, overflowing creeks, flooded streets and evacuations.
The National Weather Service … more
Doctor Gary Schoenrock is now visiting Ketchikan monthly. He speaks about his 37 years as a urologist and how technology and treatment have changed over the years. Schoenrock… more
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly heard a presentation Monday night from Animal Protection Director Eddie Blackwood, who detailed how his department is responding to a critical analysis of the borough’s animal protection services.
The banquet is a feel-good evening full of kudos for people who have worked hard to make Ketchikan a better place to live.