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Assembly OKs increase to this year’s schools budget

Despite misgivings, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly opted Monday to approve the Ketchikan School District’s spending authority by about $2.4 million. more

Assembly okays school budget

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly accepted the budget presented by the school board. Fines for improper maintenance of sewer systems were also approved. more

KPU official responds to electric meter concerns

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Ketchikan Public Utilities is moving slowly toward a new style of electric meter. But some people are resisting the change. They believe the new meters provide too much personal information, and are potentially harmful to health. more

Bad weather delays chloramine switch

The new water disinfection system still could start as soon as Monday night. more

MS Walk and info

Information about Multiple Sclerosis and an upcoming walk to raise awareness and funds. more

Chloramine petition review still under way

At deadline Friday, a petition to place the chloramine water treatment issue in front of City of Ketchikan voters still was undergoing a review by the city clerk and attorney. more

Hospital expansion project enters Phase One

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Ketchikan Medical Center was the central theme of Thursday’s Ketchikan City Council meeting, along with some public comment about the ongoing chloramine water disinfection controversy. more

Assembly to consider schools spending increase

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The ordinance allowing the school district to spend about $2.4 million more this year has been postponed twice because of disagreement over a list of questions submitted by the Assembly. more

Police: Meth mailed to Ketchikan man

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A 38-year-old Ketchikan man faces felony drug charges after police and U.S. Postal Inspectors allegedly found 23 grams of methamphetamine in a package mailed to a home on North Tongass Highway. more

City Council moves hospital project forward

The Ketchikan City Council meeting Thursday focused mostly on hospital-related projects, including the relocation of the KAR House. City Mayor Lew Williams III joined KRBD for a recap.… more