The Ketchikan City Council learned Thursday night that the state has officially handed over control of the Regional Youth Facility, which closed this fall.
The Ketchikan School Board celebrated Native American Heritage Month during its Wednesday meeting.
Cathy LeCompte has been appointed as the director of AVTEC, a state-operated post-secondary vocational school in Seward.
A 50-year-old Anchorage man suffered non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday after accidentally shooting himself in the face while duck hunting in the Thorne Bay area.
In addition to casting their ballots for state and national races, Metlakatla voters elected six council members Tuesday.
The Ketchikan City Council meets in regular session on Thursday, and will talk about whether to pay for a shuttle to bring people from the Centennial Lot downtown to the Ted Ferry Civic Center during the upcoming Winter Arts Faire.
Voter turnout in House District 36 was nearly 46 percent on Tuesday.
With all 10 precincts reporting in just after 11 p.m. Tuesday, Incumbent Rep. Dan Ortiz had a little more than 52 percent of the vote.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly voted Monday to not protest two local marijuana business licenses recently approved by the state Marijuana Control Board, but with some added language in hopes of protecting the borough in case the federal government decides to crack down.
The Ketchikan City Council chose Mark Flora to fill a Council seat left vacant when KJ Harris resigned in September due to health concerns.