Alaska Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp has resigned at the request of Gov. Bill Walker.
A 20-year-old Ketchikan man faces charges of sexual abuse of a minor after allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl.
The Ketchikan Borough Assembly last week agreed to move toward contracting the shelter portion of its Animal Protection Department to a private business or organization, while retaining animal code enforcement powers.
A 26-year-old Metlakatla woman who fell out of her canoe Sunday afternoon, swam to the shore of Pennock Island and quickly was picked up and taken home by the U.S. Coast Guard.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly kicked off its two-day planning session Friday, providing financial direction to borough management in advance of the Fiscal Year 2016 budget process.
ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A former Ketchikan teacher who wrote 13 books and more than 100 articles, many about the history of Southeast Alaska, has died. Patricia Roppel of Wrangell was 76.
The Ketchikan City Council backtracked Thursday on a move toward metered rates for fish processing plants, approved a 100-percent design contract for an adjustment to the new water treatment plant; and approved a 5-percent budget cut to almost all city departments.
The rules are few and first prize is $10,000. It’s the Race to Alaska, a 750-mile marine sprint from Washington’s north coast to southern Southeast Alaska.
The Borough Assembly’s two-day meeting will cover a variety of topics, but they all pretty much boil down to the same thing: Money.
Forest Supervisor Forrest Cole plans to retire in April after about a dozen years in the job. Cole’s deputy, Tricia O’Connor, is leaving to become the supervisor of the Bridger-Teton National Forest in Wyoming.