Contracted services between the Ketchikan Gateway Borough and the Ketchikan School District have been contentious for some time. Tuesday, during a committee meeting, the two bodies began combing through each service individually.
Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad searched Thursday for a 22-year-old Ketchikan man reported lost on Deer Mountain Wednesday evening.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a resolution that advances regulations for marijuana-related businesses to operate within the borough. The issue will be sent to the Borough Assembly next.
The Ketchikan City Council kicks off its annual budget review process on Thursday with a first look at the City of Ketchikan 2016 draft budget.
The Ketchikan Marijuana Advisory Committee talked Monday about a potential $10 per ounce excise tax on marijuana, but didn’t vote on the issue. The committee also heard public comment for and against allowing retail marijuana sales in the community.
Tunicates- spineless marine creatures- have been the center of study for Christopher Donar and Gary Freitag, who presented their findings Friday at the inaugural Friday Night Insight, a winter lecture series at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center.
The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council is advertising for a new executive director. Malena Marvin is resigning after leading the group for about two years.
Eleven dogs from Ketchikan landed safely in Sitka last week. Here's a report from CoastAlaska member station KCAW in Sitka about the dogs' arrival.
A Southeast Alaska commercial fishing couple is headed to Oman, on the southern Arabian Peninsula. They’re taking about a hundred pounds of frozen wild Alaska salmon with them on a diplomatic trip to share American culture, Alaska seafood and small-business-management techniques.
The Ketchikan City Council Thursday voted unanimously and without discussion to approve a new three-year contract with the Ketchikan Professional Firefighters Association.