There are people with lacerations, head injuries, a young girl with scissors sticking out of her neck and a woman with her arm missing from below the elbow. It’s a horror show, but one where all the victims are laughing, gossiping and eating donuts.
It’s seven o’clock on a Saturday morning. I’m in a warehouse off the main runway at the Ketchikan International Airport. The trucks, plows, hoses and other airport equipment have been moved, and there’s a pile of headless, handless, footless dummies on the cement floor.
The Forest Service plans three more timber sales in a part of Prince of Wales Island conservationists say needs to be protected. They’re much smaller than a recent sale in the same area.
Taylee Nyquest is a cross country star from the approximately 500-person town of Thorne Bay on Prince of Wales Island. Cross country has shaped her family dynamics, her relationship with the community and her perception of herself.
A landslide Monday afternoon in the Ward Cove area blocked traffic for several hours, and took out power to Ketchikan’s North End residents until early this morning.
Diagnosed with celiac disease, Dawn Schlosser had to change her diet, but found commercial gluten-free options were unpalatable. She speaks about creating her own recipes that focus on taste and texture. GlutenFree… more
Gay couples in Alaska are filling out marriage license applications following a weekend federal court ruling. One of those couples lives in Ketchikan, and was the first to file for a marriage license here, early Monday.
A local man faces felony credit card fraud charges and several misdemeanor theft charges this week in Ketchikan District Court.
Ketchikan will see a sudden influx of harbormasters next week, because the city is hosting the Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators annual conference, set for Monday through Friday, Oct. 13-17.
Seattle-based seafood company Trident Seafoods was in Ketchikan District Court this week to face 20 counts of late fish tickets.