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Airport-fee increases up for Assembly approval

AirportA public hearing and second reading for an ordinance that would increase a number of fees at the airport, including the cost to ride the ferry, is on Monday’s Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly agenda.

From Calif. to Gustavus, by foot and kayak

Zachary Brown stopped in Ketchikan during his walk/kayak trip from California to Gustavus.If you’re boating through the Inside Passage between Ketchikan and Gustavus in the next few weeks, keep an eye out for Zachary Brown.

Kayhi football game against Seward is back on

The Ketchikan High School football team will play Seward High School at home on August 30th.

Area teachers learn to use art in the classroom

Ed Littlefield taught Tlingit culture and music, including drumming, at the Institute.How do you incorporate visual art into a history class? Or theater into a math class? Ketchikan public school teachers had the chance to answer questions like these in a two-week arts program called the Basic Arts Institute.

Committee sets goals for Tongass timber transition

(USDA photo)The Tongass Advisory Committee, also known as TAC, held its first meeting last week in Ketchikan.

Meet Ketchikan Theatre Ballet’s new director

Photo courtesy of the Oklahoma Arts Council

Photo courtesy of the Oklahoma Arts Council

Desiree LaVigne-Roan tells us about her dance background and career, her thoughts about teaching and upcoming class opportunities.  KTB_Roanmore

Kayhi football says Seward game at risk

Members of the Kayhi football team made a case for their game against Seward to the School Board.Football players filled the room at the Ketchikan School Board meeting on Wednesday evening. The Ketchikan High School team was there because of an apparent funding issue that has put one of their three home games of the upcoming season in jeopardy.

Washington man killed in logging accident

A Washington man died yesterday after a logging accident north of Ketchikan.

USCG commandant visits Ketchikan base

The newly appointed Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Admiral Paul Zukunft, toured the Ketchikan base Wednesday with Sen. Lisa Murkowski. (Megan Petersen photo.)The newly appointed Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Admiral Paul Zukunft, was in Ketchikan Wednesday to meet with personnel and tour the local facility.

HD36 primary race income and expenses reported

l25721-dollar-sign-22336As the House District 36 Republican primary race comes to a close, we took a look at finance reports filed by each of the candidates.