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Officer fined after dog chased chickens

A city police officer was charged with a minor offense and fined $160 after his dog attacked neighborhood chickens.

Local man charged with vehicle theft, DUI, drugs

A 24-year-old Ketchikan man faces two felony charges and a misdemeanor after police found him unresponsive behind the wheel of a running vehicle Monday.

DOT seeks Southeast Transportation Plan input

StateFerryThe draft plan doesn’t include any action related to Ketchikan’s Gravina Access Project. That point was a concern included in comments approved Monday by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly.

Even with new rules, Herring Cove still chaotic

Sourdough Tours guide Laurie Weller shows a group of tourists the view from Herring Cove.The Herring Cove Tourism Management Program puts regulations on tour operators that do not exist anywhere else in Ketchikan.

Assembly approves increased airport fees

The covered ramp for walk-on airport ferry passengers. (Photo by Emily Files)The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly adopted an ordinance Monday that will raise various airport fees, including the cost to ride the airport ferry.

Saxman man jailed for assault, resisting arrest

A Saxman man is in custody after an alleged weekend fight over rent.

Four more file for local elected office

Ketchikan City Council Member Dick Coose seeks to keep his seat while Kevin Staples, a political newcomer filed to run for Council; incumbent Borough Assembly Member Glen Thompson filed for re-election, and former Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly Member David Landis is running for borough mayor.

USCG tows disabled boat to Knudson Cove

A U.S. Coast Guard response boat tows a disabled vessel to Knudson Cove on Sunday.A U.S. Coast Guard crew from Station Ketchikan helped two boaters on Sunday after their 15-foot vessel became disabled near Ketchikan.

Local SEAK Fair prize-winners

Creative Ketchikanites and Prince of Wales residents won a number of prizes for their exhibits at the Southeast Alaska State Fair earlier this month in Haines.

Library services you may not know about

librariesLibrarians talk about services offered through the library consortium, including the national inter-library loan program, research assistance and more.