A representative of the Alaska Department of Revenue will be in Ketchikan on Dec. 1 to present some of the governor's ideas for closing the State of Alaska's budget gap.
The Ketchikan City Council talked about the real cost of fee increases to residents, how much revenue a sales-tax hike brought in, and potential future revenue if a marijuana industry is allowed in the City of Ketchikan.
Contracted services between the Ketchikan Gateway Borough and the Ketchikan School District have been contentious for some time. Tuesday, during a committee meeting, the two bodies began combing through each service individually.
Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad searched Thursday for a 22-year-old Ketchikan man reported lost on Deer Mountain Wednesday evening.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a resolution that advances regulations for marijuana-related businesses to operate within the borough. The issue will be sent to the Borough Assembly next.
The Ketchikan City Council kicks off its annual budget review process on Thursday with a first look at the City of Ketchikan 2016 draft budget.
The Ketchikan Marijuana Advisory Committee talked Monday about a potential $10 per ounce excise tax on marijuana, but didn’t vote on the issue. The committee also heard public comment for and against allowing retail marijuana sales in the community.
Tunicates- spineless marine creatures- have been the center of study for Christopher Donar and Gary Freitag, who presented their findings Friday at the inaugural Friday Night Insight, a winter lecture series at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center.
The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council is advertising for a new executive director. Malena Marvin is resigning after leading the group for about two years.
Eleven dogs from Ketchikan landed safely in Sitka last week. Here's a report from CoastAlaska member station KCAW in Sitka about the dogs' arrival.