Ketchikan City Council Member Julie Isom filed for re-election today. She is finishing up her first term on the Council.
During its regular meeting Thursday, the Ketchikan City Council will consider a couple items related to the Centennial Building renovation.
Many Alaskans are not aware there are two Metlakatlas. The first is in British Columbia, a short ferry ride from Prince Rupert. It’s the original settlement founded by the followers of Anglican lay-priest William Duncan.
Teacher, choreographer and performer Bill Evans is in Ketchikan for a two-week dance intensive at Ketchikan Theatre Ballet. Classes in modern dance and tap began August 15th, and Evans also choreographed a piece for the Gigglefeet Dance Festival.
The first candidate to file for Ketchikan City Council turned in her paperwork Tuesday.
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott visited the Unuk River south of Ketchikan on Friday, part of his ongoing work with British Columbia officials to come up with a way to better protect Alaska’s waters from upriver Canadian mines.
After lengthy discussion Monday, two tax items on the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly agenda each was postponed indefinitely. The first was an increase to the sales-tax cap, and the second was a tax on retail marijuana.
David Landis, who is the general manager of Southern Southeast Regional Aquaculture Association, is finishing up his first term as borough mayor.
Rodney Dial, a retired Alaska State Trooper, says he wants to help the community get through the State of Alaska’s fiscal challenges without adding more financial burdens to those who live here.
A 27-year-old Hydaburg woman died Sunday in a wooded area near Klawock on Prince of Wales Island.