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.
Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan is visiting Ketchikan this week. During a presentation to the Chamber of Commerce, he talked about local concerns over potential logging on Deer Mountain, and about the burden of federal regulations.
An ordinance that would limit the number of retail marijuana stores in the city to two is in front of the Ketchikan City Council on Thursday.
New York-based actor, comedian and dancer Tallie Medel is finding success in the independent film world. Medel grew up in Ketchikan and was in the First City earlier this month to visit family and friends.
With the expiration of their previous agreement, City of Ketchikan and Alaska Marine Highway System officials have drafted a new plan for the city to provide winter layup for ferries over the next three years.
The City of Ketchikan and a seasonal-business owner have reached a tentative settlement in a lawsuit the city filed last year to recover the cost of demolishing a Water Street building damaged in a fire in fall of 2011.
Two Ketchikan nonprofits have been working to save a historic one-room schoolhouse. The project is pretty much complete, and the groups have planned an event to celebrate the restoration of Clover Pass School.
Two longtime Ketchikan residents have formed a new organization to stop recently announced plans to log Deer Mountain.
Five-o-clock Thursday was the deadline for local candidates to file for city and borough office. Here's a wrap-up on who is running for which seats.
The U.S. Coast Guard base in Ketchikan was the scene of a simulated active shooter on Wednesday, complete with fake casualties, a successful “arrest,” and lessons on rapid-response medical care.