Thursday is an extra-busy day for meetings in Ketchikan, with the Alaska Municipal League, the Ketchikan Marijuana Advisory Committee and the Ketchikan City Council all gathering at different times during the day.
Three Ketchikan residents were charged this week with violating their paroles by allegedly owning or using methamphetamine or methamphetamine paraphernalia.
A second candidate has filed to run for the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly. Trevor Shaw, a current School Board member, turned in paperwork Wednesday for one of the two open seats.
Built in 1943, the Main Street fire station has outlived its use as a fire hall. Now, though, a local nonprofit wants to re-purpose the historic building into a creative space for artists.
The latest candidate to file for local office is Scott Davis. Davis turned in paperwork Tuesday to run for one of two three-year seats open on the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly.
Assembly members voted 4-3 Monday to postpone. Three members consistently have opposed the borough-wide tobacco tax. Those three -- Glen Thompson, Mike Painter and Jim Van Horn -- were joined last night by Todd Phillips, who previously supported the tax.
With about a week left before the filing period closes, two candidates have thrown their names in for Ketchikan city and borough office Monday.
When someone gets arrested, often the first thing they’ll want to do is make a call. If it’s to a lawyer or legal aid, no problem. However, if it’s to friends, family or an employer, it’s more complicated.
The Walker-Mallott administration has nominated Tlingit civil-rights leader Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich to be on the new $10 bill.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly will take another look Monday at a proposed areawide tobacco tax.