The Ketchikan City Council will talk Thursday about wooden benches along Dock Street that have prompted some complaints from business owners.
A pilot who crashed his privately owned floatplane on the shore of Clover Lake on Prince of Wales Island shortly after takeoff was rescued Monday by a U.S. Coast Guard crew.
About a week after he was apprehended for the strangling death of his girlfriend, 27-year-old Albert Peter Macasaet was arraigned Tuesday in Ketchikan District Court.
A proposal to establish a boroughwide retail marijuana tax was indefinitely postponed Monday following lengthy discussion and several attempts to amend the ordinance.
Keith Smith filed today as a candidate for the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly. Smith is currently the Ketchikan Program Director for Southeast Alaska Independent Living.
The Alaska Department of Health and Human Services announced Monday that the closure will mean the loss of 15 jobs, and that Ketchikan-area youth who require detention now will be sent to Juneau.
A hiker was rescued on Deer Mountain Saturday afternoon. The 54-year-old Ketchikan man suffered a knee injury and was experiencing seizures.
Tax issues are on the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly agenda again on Monday, along with the question of whether to remove wooden benches next to the sidewalk in front of the Centennial Building downtown.
The Alaska Department of Transportation has announced plans to install new LED street lights along a 5-mile section of North Tongass Highway.
Nominations are open for the 2017 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities, a program that recognizes contributions to the arts and humanities in Alaska.