To say Prince Rupert, British Columbia, has an active port would be an understatement. Its port is bustling, and it has plans to become even busier.
The local Marijuana Advisory Committee cut its Monday meeting short because the meeting hadn’t been advertised. Members agreed to reconvene at noon on Friday. But members did take a look at some maps showing buffer zones where pot shops might not be allowed.
The City of Ketchikan has paid more than a million dollars in overtime this year to city and Ketchikan Public Utilities employees as of the end of August, and Ketchikan City Council members want to know how to reduce that budget item.
Southeast Alaska tour operators say their customers were willing to spend more money this cruise-ship season.
All five candidates running for three seats on the Ketchikan School Board attended a Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Wednesday to talk about their experience and priorities.
The two candidates running for mayor of the City of Ketchikan attended a live on-air forum Thursday at KRBD. Incumbent Lew Williams III and challenger Ed Plute answered questions about current issues for about an hour.
A group that wants to create a new home-rule city from what’s now the North Tongass Service Area plans to have an official charter petition ready for signatures by mid-October at the earliest, but perhaps later in November.
The Ketchikan School Board Wednesday night approved sending a strongly worded to the Alaska Department of Administration.
Six of the nine candidates running for two seats on the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly attended KRBD’s on-air candidate forum Tuesday.
Students and mariners will soon be able to get formal marine transportation education without leaving the state. The University of Alaska Board of Regents last week approved a new marine transportation degree program at the University of Alaska Southeast.