A Ketchikan man was sentenced in court today for a marijuana grow operation discovered in January.
Municipal elections were held throughout Southeast Alaska earlier this week. Here’s a rundown on the unofficial results from communities on Prince of Wales Island.
Gubernatorial candidate Bill Walker was in Ketchikan recently for the governors debate hosted by the Ketchikan Daily News. While here, he also attended a meet-and-greet with his running mate, Byron Mallot, including a town-hall style meeting.
A 41-year-old California resident faces felony assault charges after allegedly brandishing a knife at a soup kitchen earlier this week.
U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan stopped in Ketchikan this week as part of his continuing campaign tour around the state.
There has been tension between the Kayhi football team and school administration since the beginning of the season, over the game schedule, over funding. Last Thursday, the tension came to head.
The local elections Canvass Board met Wednesday to count about 350 absentee and questioned ballots from Tuesday’s elections. Those ballots changed the results of a key race in Ketchikan.
The overall voter turnout on Tuesday was 23 percent. The precinct with the highest turnout was Ketchikan 2 at The Plaza, which saw a 27 percent turnout. The lightest voter turnout was at Ketchikan 1 at Schoenbar Middle School, which saw 19 percent.
The unofficial results, before absentee and questioned ballots are counted Wednesday afternoon, show David Landis leading with 1,259 votes.
Michelle O’Brien and Glenn Brown were elected to the Ketchikan School Board Tuesday.