Five more conservation groups filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court Tuesday in hopes of stopping the Big Thorne timber project on Prince of Wales Island.
Three issues the Ketchikan School Board has debated throughout the past school year will be up for debate again at Wednesday’s meeting: financing for student travel, Intensive Needs funding and nutrition rules.
Last year, the Southeast Island School District implemented a four-day school week in all but one school. It worked so well that every school is running on a Monday-Thursday schedule this year.
At this point, Ketchikan has competitive races only for borough mayor and Ketchikan City Council. There's still time for write-in candidates to file.
The proposed reduction would affect summer sailings only, and would cut that service in half.
Ketchikan is temporary home to superyacht “A” this week.
Environmental conservation groups that threatened to sue the U.S. Forest Service over the Big Thorne Timber Sale have followed through.
Ketchikan resident Glenn Brown is the first person to file for two open Ketchikan School Board seats.
City of Ketchikan officials met with state Department of Environmental Conservation representatives about the city’s water supply and water treatment system. City Manager Karl Amylon reported Thursday to the Ketchikan City Council that the meeting was positive.
A local man is in custody today after he allegedly tried to evade Alaska State Troopers by escaping in a kayak.