The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly introduced the school district and borough budgets Monday, with some revisions to the projected revenue in the school district’s proposed spending plan.
UAS Ketchikan 2016 graduates. (Photo by Leila Kheiry)
Non-traditional students who overcome challenges to succeed in academics was the overriding theme during Saturday’s University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus graduation ceremony
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Sometime between 11 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday, someone entered the home, and then entered a locked bedroom, taking a Sentry lockbox that contains about $900 cash and more than 100 prescription opiate pills.
A marten dragging a chicken across North Tongass Highway caused a two-vehicle collision just before noon on Saturday.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly will consider introduction of two big-money items during Monday’s regular meeting.
Seventeen students will participate in Saturday’s ceremony, and 34 graduates will be recognized. The commencement speaker will be Biz Robbins, who has retired after 19 years as a UAS adjunct and tutor.
The vote came just a few days before the May 1st deadline. The Board had delayed submitting the budget to the borough because of uncertainty over state education funding.
Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott visited Prince of Wales Island and Ketchikan this week. He stopped in at KRBD to talk about his visit to the big island, current issues facing the State of Alaska and his “weird” job.
Two women working at the Little Village Learning Center in Ketchikan recently received their Child Development Associate Credentials. Lindsey Arnette and Betty Csech each spent about four to six months completing the program.
The School Board already has held two public hearings on the budget, but delayed final approval and submission due to uncertainty about state education funding. Another public hearing is scheduled at the start of Wednesday’s meeting.