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.
Three familiar faces were elected to the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly Tuesday. Incumbents Mike Painter and Glen Thompson will return to their seats, and former Borough Assembly Member John Harrington will take the seat that Agnes Moran is vacating.
A controversial British Columbia mine northeast of Ketchikan has gained some key permits needed for construction.
Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly Member Glen Thompson has recanted some of the statements he made during Monday night’s discussion of adding a prayer to the regular meeting agenda.
An ordinance that would add a prayer to the regular Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meeting agenda passed in first reading Monday.
A candidate for local office has a felony conviction on record. KRBD searched Alaska court records for all local candidates and found that borough mayor candidate Lewis Armey Jr. was convicted of felony coercion last year.
Carolyn “Care” Clift is the Libertarian Party’s candidate for Alaska governor. She was in Ketchikan last week for a debate with other governor candidates, and to learn more about a region she’s not visited very often.
Enrollment went a little up in some schools and a little down in others. Ketchikan High School had the biggest influx, with a 37-student increase.
A Saxman man faces multiple charges for an alleged domestic violence assault yesterday.