While support may be rising nationwide, there aren’t any official LGBTQ organizations in Ketchikan. But there are unofficial support systems.
Here’s the synopsis: test scores are up, but the four-year graduation rate is down and the drop-out rate is up.
The Ketchikan School District is dealing with another unexpected change in enrollment.
Ketchikan’s two Rotary clubs teamed up with the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce this week to present the annual Rotary Vocation Awards.
The Performing Arts Center committee has hired a California-based architect, who will work with a local firm on design plans. The first phase of that design is expected to be complete by early next summer.
While the two candidates agree on some issues, such as promoting resource development and making sure the Alaska Marine Highway System remains viable, they have some clear differences, as well. One such area is Medicaid expansion.
The Ketchikan School District’s 4-year graduation rate dropped in the 2013-2014 school year. It fell from 77 percent to 73 percent. That’s still slightly higher than the statewide rate of 71 percent.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly rejected an ordinance Monday that would have added prayer to the regular meeting agenda.
One of the three Atlantic Harvester 1 crew members was rescued. The other two remain missing.
There were no injuries reported after a 38-foot fishing vessel ran aground near Ketchikan this weekend.