Ketchikan School Superintendent Robert Boyle introduced 10 new teachers and spoke about the health of the school district during Wednesday’s Chamber of Commerce lunch.
An alleged assault and robbery on Schoenbar Trail has led to the arrest of a 20-year-old Ketchikan man and a 17-year-old Ketchikan girl.
The number of minors detained by the state’s Division of Juvenile Justice has dropped by almost 50% over the past decade. The reason behind the decrease isn’t completely clear, but it’s a nationwide trend.
Petersburg’s Borough Assembly on Tuesday voted to send a letter urging a land exchange rather than logging Alaska Mental Health Trust lands on a steep hillside above Mitkof Highway south of downtown.
In a 5-1 vote Tuesday, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved a motion to provide about $400,000 for the borough’s share of library services.
Sen. Dan Sullivan says the federal government’s main areas of influence and responsibility in Alaska are infrastructure building, resource development and taking full advantage of the state's strategic military location.
A ramp providing access to the Naha River National Recreation trail from the boat dock has been replaced.
A motion to provide borough funding for the city-owned Ketchikan Public Library is back in front of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Tuesday. The regular Monday meeting was rescheduled because of the Labor Day holiday.
An ordinance that would limit the number of retail marijuana stores in city limits to one was approved in first reading Thursday by the Ketchikan City Council.
This week, the FCC approved the Alaska Plan, which will maintain federal telecommunications subsidies for Alaska telephone and wireless providers for up to 10 years.