On Saturday, Ketchikan celebrated the laying of the keels for Alaska’s two new ferries, which will be built at Ketchikan’s Vigor Alaska shipyard.
Debbie Banaszak will be Rep. Dan Ortiz's new chief of staff, and Elizabeth Bolling will focus on constituent relations and legislative/bill research.
A bill transferring 70,000 acres of the Tongass National Forest to Sealaska Corp. has passed Congress.
“Create more jobs” is a mantra in Ketchikan, but the problem with more jobs at the shipyard is, workers there need special skills.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meets in regular session on Monday, and one of the likely topics of discussion is a follow-up to a recent special meeting about development of the borough’s Revilla Road property.
Scientists know climate change is altering rain and snowfall patterns in the Tongass National Forest. A new study details how that could affect salmon and suggests what can be done.
An article published last month in the Journal of Heredity concludes that DNA evidence does not support listing Southeast Alaska wolves as a distinct sub-species for protection under the Endangered Species Act. However, others say the same research supports that distinction.
Ketchikan Presbyterian Church organist Agnes Royer has decided to retire, at the age of 92.
A public laying of the keels is set for the two Alaska Marine Highway System day boats that will be built in Ketchikan. It was announced Wednesday that newly elected Gov. Bill Walker and first lady Donna Walker will attend the ceremony.
A recent Ketchikan High School graduate who aspires to become a peace officer got an early start on his career Tuesday, when he rescued a man who had fallen into the water at City Float.