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City Council moves hospital project forward

The Ketchikan City Council meeting Thursday focused mostly on hospital-related projects, including the relocation of the KAR House. City Mayor Lew Williams III joined KRBD for a recap.… more

Sealaska dividends include no corporate earnings

Sealaska Plaza is the corporation's Juneau headquarters. Spring dividends were just announced.

The spring dividend for most Sealaska shareholders will be $721, but some will receive less than a tenth of that amount. more

Council to hear about KPU’s new electric meters

A group called Ketchikan for Meter Choice has an online petition asking the local government to not require KPU customers to have the new meters on their homes. more

ADFG announces king salmon sportfishing regs

Alaska Department of Fish and Game photo.

According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the resident bag and possession limit is three king salmon at least 28 inches long. more

Anti-chloramine petition turned in at City Hall

Ketchikan is seen from the water on a beautiful sunny day.

A petition to place the chloramine water treatment issue in front of city voters was turned in at Ketchikan City Hall Wednesday. It will take at least a couple of days for the city clerk to verify the signatures. more

Financial planning simulation for students

The Financial Foundation task force, part of the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition, is holding a financial planning simulation at Shoenbar Middle School Friday. more

Ketchikan women remember life in the 1950s

From left, Cathy Bellon, Ernestine Henderson, Kathy Bolling, Elinore Jaconsen and Alaire Stanton. Photo by Lois Munch

The pulp mill had just opened, Water Street was under construction, the hospital was still downtown, it rained a lot and high heels just didn’t do well on boardwalk. more

Community Chorus presents Gershwin concert

Steve Kinney from the Ketchikan Community Chorus gives details about the “Gershwin Portrait” performance on April 25 and 26.… more

Regional tribes discuss Canada mine concerns

Alaska Department of Fish and Game image

Representatives from 11 Southeast Alaska Native tribes came together in Craig last week to talk about transboundary rivers, and the potential harm that Canadian mining projects could have on Alaska’s ecosystem. more

What goes into Ketchikan school lunches?

First and second graders at Tongass school enjoyed the enchiladas and veggies.

Some of parents who have tried the school lunches said they wondered where the meals are prepared and how that affects the food’s freshness. Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at what goes into Ketchikan school lunches. more