Two people, Conan Steele and Matthew Tibbles, submitted applications for the open seat on the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School Board.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough has filed a motion with the Alaska Supreme Court asking for reconsideration of the high court’s stay of the lower court’s ruling in the education funding lawsuit.
The Ketchikan City Council has a packed agenda for Thursday’s meeting, with a hearing over First City Saloon’s package store liquor license, the issue of premium pay for employees filling in for department heads, a proposed excise tax for tobacco products, a couple of ordinances that would restrict hawking by downtown businesses; and a request for Council input on the state’s plan to discontinue detention services at the Ketchikan Regional Youth Center facility.
Catherine Jahn of PeaceHealth in Ketchikan speaks about her participation in a medical mission to El Salvador. PeaceHealthMission… more
Prince Rupert leaders are in Juneau this week to lobby for continued ferry connections with Southeast Alaska.
Victory gardens, USO dances, air raid drills and blackouts, and the forced internment of Japanese and Aleut Alaskans. Those memories and more were discussed last week by a group of Ketchikan pioneers who lived in Alaska’s First City during the 1940s.
Photographer Jeremy Barry speaks about his work and upcoming exhibit at the Main Street Gallery. Barry… more
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly denied a rezone Monday that would have allowed some mobile buildings to be placed within the City of Saxman.
A recent U.S. District Court decision in Florida could have a negative effect on seasonal businesses in Alaska, including those in the tourism and fishing industries.
Jeremy Barry speaks about his landscape photography show, “Through My Eyes,” opening April 3rd at the Main Street Gallery. Barry… more