A couple of big wind storms in early November damaged the access ramp at the Naha River trail’s boat dock. The ramp has been removed, and it's unknown when it might be repaired.
A federal grant will help expand class options for some Prince of Wales Island students.
Thanksgiving is Thursday, and in honor of the annual holiday, KRBD asked people in various locations to share what they are thankful for.
A Superior Court Judge has ruled in favor of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough in its lawsuit against the State of Alaska over the state’s education funding mandate. The Borough Assembly talked about Friday’s ruling during Monday night’s regular meeting, and Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst calls it a “big win” for Ketchikan.
ANCHORAGE (AP) — A superior court judge has invalidated the state of Alaska’s requirement that local school districts help pay for education, which could leave a cash-strapped state on the hook for more than $220 million in additional funding statewide.… more
Southeast Alaska’s representatives in the state house know their committee assignments following the resolution of several close legislative races in the state’s general election. A newcomer and independent from Ketchikan has decided to caucus with the house minority.
A resolution urging the International Joint Commission to get involved in the issue of transboundary mines will be in front of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday.
The state Medical Examiner’s Office has positively identified a body from last week’s house fire as that of the resident, 49-year-old Ralph Smith of Ketchikan.
The question of the dock vendor leases has been deferred a couple of times, partly because of concerns about hawking.
Among the students watching this week’s Supreme Court Live event at Ketchikan High School auditorium were members of Ketchikan Youth Court.