City of Ketchikan Mayor Lew Williams III filed Tuesday to run for his third term as mayor of Alaska’s First City.
The lawsuit has been ongoing for about a year and a half, and while borough officials are adamant that they’re in the right, questions from the public posted on social media and news websites indicate some doubt: What’s the point of this lawsuit? Why was it filed? Why did the borough win in Superior Court? And, how will public schools be funded if Ketchikan wins the Supreme Court appeal?
On Friday the 7th of August, neighbors, family, friends and visitors gathered in Metlakatla to celebrate its founding in 1887 as a United States reserve. The holiday is a major event for the town, but hasn’t always been.
The wellness coordinator focuses on obesity prevention through healthy food choices and increased opportunities for activity. It would cost the district about $56,000.
Seven major cruise lines face penalties for polluting the air while sailing Alaska waters. The state has issued 18 notices of violation involving 48 instances.
A 33-year-old Ketchikan man died Monday after he was stabbed early Monday morning at a home on Park Avenue.
Senator Lisa Murkowski was in Ketchikan this last weekend, and stopped by KRBD's studio to talk about big local and national issues including Planned Parenthood, Environmental Protection Agency regulations, and mining in British Columbia.
George Lybrand is the latest candidate to file for a seat on the Ketchikan City Council. He turned in his paperwork Monday morning for the one-year seat open this election.
Southeast Conference’s five-year Economic Development Strategy is being revised. The entity is the State of Alaska’s economic development organization for Southeast Alaska.
Senator Bert Stedman says Ketchikan is poised for economic development and seems confident both the economy and population will grow over the next decade.