Leonard Nimoy, best known for his Star Trek character, Mr. Spock, visited Alaska in June of 2013 on the cruise ship Silver Shadow. While he was in Ketchikan, KRBD caught up with him in time to ask for his thoughts on the 49th state.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meets Monday, and among the agenda items is a resolution authorizing borough management to sign a five-year license with Alaska Mental Health Land Trust for continued public use of the Coast Guard Beach Trail.
Alaska’s ferry system is facing even more service cuts. A House panel yanked money from the marine highway budget that the governor had restored.
Delta Airlines is continuing plans for daily summer service between Seattle and Ketchikan starting in mid-May.
The substance abuse treatment facility KAR House is set to reopen soon. Joel Jackson with AKEELA Gateway Center for Human Services speaks about the facility and how it operates. There is an open house on Friday, March 6th, from 3:00 … more
The Ketchikan School Board Wednesday night approved in first reading a motion to recommend kindergarten as the minimum grade level for a student to be dropped off or picked up alone. The recommendation came after two votes and a lot of back and forth.
The state Legislature is considering cutting the amount of funding available for public broadcasting.
Teri Hoyt and Megan Dorman of the State Parks Advisory Board in Ketchikan explain what the board does, projects they’ve achieved or are working on, provide information about the local state parks and invite the community to a chili cook … more
Ketchikan’s city and borough Joint Cooperative Relations Committee meets Friday, and will consider approving the formation of an ad hoc advisory committee to come up with policy recommendations related to marijuana legalization.
(Photo courtesy PeaceHealth)
The Ketchikan Medical Center Auxiliary announced this week that it will fund more than $40,000 worth of needed equipment for PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center.
The auxiliary runs the hospital gift shop, and profits from that enterprise are … more