Last-minute increases in enrollment caused two Ketchikan elementary schools to scramble for additional classrooms. Both of the schools have new classrooms in place, and they’re moving closer to finalizing the new teacher contracts.
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell announced this year’s Permanent Fund Dividend amount during a news conference Wednesday morning.
Ketchikan Fire Department’s fire protection rating is going down. It’s dropping from a combination Class 4-Class 8 rating to a Class 2-2. That’s a good thing, because in this case, lower scores are better.
A $600,000 loan from the Ketchikan Gateway Borough to OceansAlaska, a shellfish seed producer, narrowly passed its final vote during Monday’s Borough Assembly meeting.
A California couple faces multiple felony drug charges after allegedly attempting to smuggle more than 55 grams of methamphetamine into Ketchikan.
The State of Alaska filed motions in federal court Monday to participate in lawsuits that seek to halt or delay the U.S. Forest Service’s planned Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island.
Statewide, municipal elections are set for Oct. 7. Most Prince of Wales Island communities have closed their filing periods for that election. Here’s a rundown on who is running for office in some of those communities.
The U.S. Forest Service announced the removal of 10 cabins on the Tongass National Forest this week.
The chances of a Northern Lights viewing are high through the weekend, and Ketchikan is expected to have at least partially clear skies during that time frame.
The U.S. Forest Service has released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Saddle Lakes Timber Sale on Revilla Island.