The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meets Monday, and one of the items on the agenda is a resolution that calls for no cost-of-living salary increases this year.
Citing the potential negative effects on wildlife of the planned Shelter Cove Road project, five environmental organizations filed a lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court objecting to the U.S. Forest Service’s recent decision to grant an easement for the road’s construction.
Members of Ketchikan’s “Never Alone” Narcotics Anonymous group share how the program has helped them and hope others can benefit from the program. NA… more
Steve Kinney gives details on the Ketchikan Community Chorus’ upcoming performance. The show is a cruise-theme aboard the S.S. Cold Porter. ColePorter… more
Officials have expressed concern that shipping marijuana off-island for testing would violate federal law, because pot remains illegal at the federal level.
The Ketchikan School Board heard from the Fawn Mountain Elementary School principal during Wednesday’s regular meeting, including discussion of a possible totem pole for the school.
Citing uncertainty with what the state might do with public school funding, the Board opted to postpone adopting the budget until its next meeting.
Patti Mackey of KVB gave an update to Chamber of Commerce members on what is happening with the tourism industry locally and across the state; and discussed some of the challenges facing the industry.
The resident bag and possession limit is three; non-resident is one, except during May and June.
The total amount pledged statewide is nearly $3.2 million.