A Ketchikan team will compete in this year's Race to Alaska. The 750-mile event for human and wind-powered watercraft starts in Port Townsend, Wash., and ends in Ketchikan.
Two drivers were injured and flown to Seattle for treatment following an accident Saturday on Salt Road on Prince of Wales Island.
Master gardener Lee Skidmore explains gardening terms such as dead head, damping off, being leggy, wuzzled and more. GardenTerms… more
Fishing– and winning -- the derby is a family tradition for Misty Pattison, who has unofficially won this year’s Ketchikan CHARR King Salmon Derby with her 48.6-pound lunker.
Frustrations boiled over at a meeting in Petersburg last week of the organization that sells electrical power to Wrangell, Petersburg and Ketchikan. Board members of the Southeast Alaska Power Agency, or SEAPA, ultimately decided to delay a vote on a take-over of operations at the Swan Lake hydro-electric plant near Ketchikan.
Kimberlee Hayward is the new director of the Ketchikan Small Business Development Center. She spoke about website design “best practices” at Wednesday’s Chamber of Commerce luncheon.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough may hire a local logging company to selectively harvest some of its Gravina Island property.
The Ketchikan School Board Wednesday night discussed whether to continue participation on the Assembly / School Board Liaison Committee.
Celebration is one of the largest gatherings of Southeast Alaska Native people, with four days of traditional song and dance, food, arts and crafts, regalia and more. A canoe from Ketchikan arrived Wednesday.
Ketchikan’s 3rd Annual Pride Picnic took place last June 3rd. The event brings together friends, family and strangers to celebrate diversity and equality; and LGBT people.