During its regular meeting Wednesday the Ketchikan School Board will consider signing a letter objecting to the Alaska Department of Administration’s proposed allocation of unfunded pension liabilities.
A former Olympic gold medalist in Women’s Rifle, Pitney said she expects to be a target -- for criticism – as she travels around the state providing information about Alaska’s budget crunch and the options for the state to overcome that crunch.
This year’s Alaska State Legislature had 17 female representatives and senators. According to the U.S. census, women make up 47.4% of the state population, but in the Legislature. they constituted 28%. Ketchikan High School senior Kiera O’Brien wrote about one of those women for the National Foundation for Women Legislators’ college scholarship, and was one of six winners selected from across the country.
Professor Ali Ziegler speaks about her Thursday presentation, “Common Misconceptions About Eender Differences and Sexuality.” ASKUAS
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly agreed Monday to adjust its loan agreement with OceansAlaska shellfish hatchery, advancing $50,000 from the 2017 allocation so that the facility can continue operations.
Two of the three candidates who had filed for the one-year Ketchikan City Council seat open this election have withdrawn their candidacies.
A boater reported overdue Sunday evening was rescued early Monday morning from Betton Island close to Ketchikan.
Master Gardener Lee Skidmore offers advice on caring for your roses, rhodis, and raspberries as winter approaches. She also talks about clay pots and provides information on Mason bees. Gardening2… more
About five years ago, the Southeast Island School District in Thorne Bay put in a wood-fired boiler. A few years after, they built a greenhouse to take advantage of the excess heat. This summer, the greenhouse transitioned from hydroponics to aquaponics.
Among the topics covered during this week’s Southeast Conference meeting in Prince Rupert, British Columbia, were opportunities for the region to expand its economy, or at least hold on to what it has.