Three days of rainfall drenched parts of Prince of Wales Island over the weekend, resulting in the closure of Sandy Beach Road to Coffman Cove.
British Columbia Mines Minister Bill Bennett says tailings dams can be a safe part of his province's mines.
House District 36 Rep. Dan Ortiz gives an update on current activities, including transboundary mines talks, the Medicaid expansion lawsuit and the upcoming session's most pressing topic: The budget.
The Office of Subsistence Management heard Thursday from the public – some from out of state – about whether to allow a subsistence wolf harvest on Prince of Wales Island and adjacent islands.
British Columbia’s Minister of Mines Bill Bennett was in Ketchikan on Thursday, part of a diplomatic and fact-finding trip to Southeast Alaska related to the issue of transboundary mines.
School started Wednesday in Ketchikan, and at Wednesday night’s School Board meeting, Superintendent Robert Boyle said enrollment across the district is up.
For example there were 249 students at Point Higgins Elementary, 17 more than expected. That number, 249, is … more
The City of Ketchikan has added a third siren to its hazard warning system, and this one covers downtown and the cruise ship dock area.
The state ferry system will soon charge more for canceling reservations. Fee increases begin Oct. 1, the same day the winter ferry schedule begins.
The filing period for Ketchikan City and Borough elected office closed Tuesday, and there are three more names on the long list of candidates.
The Alaska Municipal League met in Ketchikan last week to talk about issues of shared interest throughout the state. One of those issues is marijuana legalization, and one of the speakers was Cynthia Franklin, director of the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board and the newly formed Marijuana Control Board.