No more than two retail marijuana stores will be allowed within city limits following Thursday’s vote by the Ketchikan City Council.
A 31-year-old Ketchikan man faces multiple felony drug charges for allegedly accepting a mailed package containing illegal prescription medication, and possessing heroin and methamphetamine.
Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly candidates answered questions for about 90 minutes on Wednesday during the regular Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce lunch.
Lt. Joseph White and Detective Mike Purcell of the Ketchikan Police Department speak about the heroin problem in Ketchikan and an event on September 20th to increase awareness.
The Ketchikan School Board on Wednesday rejected a policy that would have limited memorials at school facilities. The policy was recommended by the Association of Alaska School Boards. It called for allowing one temporary memorial per loss that would be removed at the end of the school year.
The U.S. Forest Service will temporarily close Neck Lake Road, also called Forest Service Road 25, on Prince of Wales Island, for subsurface surveying work Sept. 19 through Sept. 23.
An ordinance that would restrict the number of retail marijuana stores within city limits to one is back in front of the Ketchikan City Council on Thursday.
A recovering alcoholic and drug addict shares her story of success and 32 years of sobriety. Her message is that there is hope.
Point Higgins Elementary School recently was recognized with the national Bronze Healthier Us School Challenge: Smarter Lunchrooms award. Point Higgins is the second school in the state to receive the award. The first was Ketchikan’s Tongass School of Arts and Sciences.
Candidates for Ketchikan City Council participated in KRBD’s live on-air forum on Monday. Here is a summary of the one-hour forum.