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Local man dies from early-morning stabbing

A 33-year-old Ketchikan man died Monday after he was stabbed early Monday morning at a home on Park Avenue.

Senator Murkowski visits Ketchikan

photo (10)Senator Lisa Murkowski was in Ketchikan this last weekend, and stopped by KRBD's studio to talk about big local and national issues including Planned Parenthood, Environmental Protection Agency regulations, and mining in British Columbia.

Lybrand files for Ketchikan City Council

CityofKetchikanGeorge Lybrand is the latest candidate to file for a seat on the Ketchikan City Council. He turned in his paperwork Monday morning for the one-year seat open this election.

Southeast Conference updating plan

birdSoutheast Conference’s five-year Economic Development Strategy is being revised. The entity is the State of Alaska’s economic development organization for Southeast Alaska.

Stedman predicts growth for Ketchikan

Senator Bert StedmanSenator Bert Stedman says Ketchikan is poised for economic development and seems confident both the economy and population will grow over the next decade.

Ketchikan man guilty of raping stepdaughter

Mason CroppedJurors on Friday found a 50-year-old Ketchikan man guilty of sexually assaulting his 14-year-old stepdaughter.

Two more file for Ketchikan City Council

Sam Bergeron and Spencer Strassburg filed Friday for three-year seats open this year on the Ketchikan City Council.

Council disappointed with Assembly tax action

(Creative Commons image)Members of the Ketchikan City Council were unanimously unhappy Thursday with changes made this week by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly to the $3-per-pack tobacco tax.

Ketchikan assault trial: Day 3

0806150837Testimony concluded today (Thursday) in the trial of a Ketchikan man accused of sexually assaulting his 14-year-old step-daughter. The accused – 50-year-old David Mason – was the final witness. Mason is charged with four separate counts of sexual assault on a minor from one incident, with a maximum penalty of over 300 years in prison.

Sivertson files for City Council

Bob Siversten has filed for reelection to the Ketchikan City Council. Sivertson is vying for one of two three-year seats on the Council.  The other seat up for election is currently held by DeAnn Karlson.

There is also a one-year … more