According to a PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center announcement, Johnson came to Ketchikan in 1970 as an officer with the U.S. Public Health Service, and was assigned to the Indian Health Clinic.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly has rescheduled its regular meeting from Monday to Tuesday, in observance of the New Year’s holiday.
After about 40 years working in Alaska, the last nine of those as the Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s manager, Dan Bockhorst is retiring effective Dec. 30.
Pot continued to be a hot topic in the City of Ketchikan this year, the borough lost its education funding lawsuit on appeal, and Deer Mountain remains under threat of logging. Here’s a look back at just a few of the top stories of the past 12 months.
The Alaska Marine Highway announced Tuesday that the MV Kennicott’s schedule will experience some delays starting Dec. 30th because of tides and currents.
A 31-year-old Hydaburg man was arrested last week for allegedly threatening a family member with a knife.
This year's pie auction had the most pies ever, and in turn raised the most money since the annual tradition began many years ago.
Area residents who love a white Christmas will be happy to hear they’ll probably get one – but not until that afternoon.
Chere Klein has been hired as the new Ketchikan representative for Alaska’s Congressional Delegation in the U.S. Senate.
Alaska and British Columbia are working out details of how they will handle transboundary mine concerns. Critics say the effort needs federal involvement.