House District 36 Rep. Dan Ortiz gave a presentation Monday to the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly, fielded questions and heard some advice and concerns from Assembly members.
Subsistence hunters have an extra month to hunt for deer on Prince of Wales and surrounding islands.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly covered a lot of ground Monday. Members voted against reconsidering an earlier vote to reject a contract with a Down South collections agency; extended a loan agreement with OceansAlaska; introduced a change to the borough’s ethics code; and honored retiring Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst.
Walker’s spending plan for the fiscal year beginning in July proposes a $2.8 million, or 2 percent, budget cut.
Hunters have taken 10 wolves as of Dec. 16, and the combined state and federal limit for this season is 11.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday will vote on a motion to reconsider its rejection of a contract with Professional Credit Services to collect debt owed to the borough.
Residential water and wastewater rates won't go up next year, but industrial users may see an increase.
The City of Ketchikan’s Port and Harbors Department has released the draft 2017 cruise ship calendar. The projected passenger count shows Ketchikan breaking the million-visitor mark next year.
Alan Bengaard has been with the Ketchikan Police Department for more than 28 years, and was appointed chief in December of 2011
In a 4-1 vote, the Ketchikan School Board agreed Wednesday to move forward with plans to renovate areas around Houghtaling Elementary School with the goal of improving student safety.