A new report says the Forest Service is wasting millions of dollars by propping up a failing Southeast Alaska timber industry.
Alaska’s Supreme Court is in Alaska’s First City for a live event at Ketchikan High School, set to start at 9 a.m. Wednesday.
The Ketchikan animal shelter is inadequate for the needs of the borough. Pretty much everyone agrees with that statement, and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough is working toward improving the shelter, as well as the services that the Animal Protection Department provides.
Writer, producer and director Anton Doiron is bringing his low-budget, sci-fi buddy movie “Space Trucker Bruce” to Ketchikan. Doiron grew up in Ketchikan, and decided to have a showing in the First City. SpaceTrucker… more
According to Alaska State Troopers, William Johnson never showed up when his ride arrived to pick him up Friday from a surveying trip. He was reported overdue at about 5:30 p.m. on Friday.
Instead of the White Cliff building, the School Board will meet at the Saxman Community Center, in recognition of Alaska Native Heritage Month. A special meet-and-greet will precede the meeting, and The Cape Fox Dancers have been invited to perform.
The Alaska Marine Highway System won’t ban solo ferry travel by children and teen-agers, at least for now.
With independent candidate Dan Ortiz in the lead by 102 votes, the House District 36 race is unofficially over, according to Alaska Division of Elections Director Gail Fenumiai.
A 49-year-old Ketchikan man is believed dead in a Wednesday-night house fire after reportedly shooting a gun into the air and then probably running back into his burning home. Investigators reported early Thursday evening that they found a body in the ashes of the destroyed house.
Two power outages, one on Saturday and another Wednesday morning, were caused by birds striking the lines, and both strikes happened in pretty much the same location.