Before leaving for Juneau, newly elected Rep. Dan Ortiz made a point of visiting various communities within House District 36 and talking with officials about their concerns. Many of those concerns followed a theme: How will the state’s budget woes affect local communities?
Boombal Dance Hall is an opportunity to practice partner dance. Guest instructor Dirk Mandt will be teaching Argentine tango in January and encourages others to give it a try. Tango… more
Alaska Transportation Commissioner Pat Kemp has resigned at the request of Gov. Bill Walker.
A 20-year-old Ketchikan man faces charges of sexual abuse of a minor after allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl.
The Ketchikan Borough Assembly last week agreed to move toward contracting the shelter portion of its Animal Protection Department to a private business or organization, while retaining animal code enforcement powers.
Heather Muench of the Ketchikan Humane Society offers tips on solving cat behavior problems.
A 26-year-old Metlakatla woman who fell out of her canoe Sunday afternoon, swam to the shore of Pennock Island and quickly was picked up and taken home by the U.S. Coast Guard.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly kicked off its two-day planning session Friday, providing financial direction to borough management in advance of the Fiscal Year 2016 budget process.
ANCHORAGE (AP) -- A former Ketchikan teacher who wrote 13 books and more than 100 articles, many about the history of Southeast Alaska, has died. Patricia Roppel of Wrangell was 76.
LeAnn Edmondson of Ketchikan speaks about her novel, "Aftermath: A Story of Survival, " and her interest in self-sufficiency.