Ketchikan’s largest elementary school has about 350 students. It is also the only school in the district without a designated pick-up and drop-off driveway loop. But, that may change.
About 35 people showed up Tuesday night for an informational open house focusing on the proposed Tongass Land Management Plan amendment to transition from old-growth to young-growth timber harvest.
Wednesday’s Ketchikan School Board meeting focused on technology and trade.
A 25-year-old Ketchikan man faces felony burglary, theft and drug charges for allegedly breaking into two homes Monday evening.
Construction of a new hotel in Ketchikan was delayed last year, but officials with the My Place chain still plan to build a brand-new extended-stay hotel on Tongass Avenue.
During its Wednesday meeting, the Ketchikan School Board will discuss its fiscal year 2015 complete audit.
The Alaska Marine Highway System released its summer 2016 ferry schedule Tuesday, and as expected, it includes trimmed-down service.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly heard some sobering information during last week’s policy session about pension liability under the state Public Employee Retirement System and Teacher Retirement System, also called PERS/TRS.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly opted on Saturday to not ask the Alaska Supreme Court to reconsider its decision regarding the borough’s education funding lawsuit.
Ketchikan’s Tongass School of Arts and Sciences has been nationally recognized as one of the healthiest schools in the nation. The charter school was one of 40 schools this year given a Healther US School Challenge award by the by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Tongass was the only school in Alaska to take the prize recognizing excellence in nutrition and physical activity.