Following about an hour of public comment on the topic Thursday, the Ketchikan City Council directed management to talk with various interested parties to find a solution to the Performing Arts Center’s desire for a fully accessible entrance.
The Ketchikan City Council meets in regular session Thursday, and will talk about the city’s community priority list, which is sent to elected officials in Juneau for state funding consideration.
The three House District 36 Republicans are philosophically very similar. We asked what makes them unique.
Ketchikan resident Lewis Armey Jr. filed Wednesday to run for the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor position currently held by Dave Kiffer.
Ketchikan residents Amanda Mitchell and KJ Harris have filed to run for Ketchikan City Council. Mitchell has not run for public office before. Harris is a current City Council member whose seat is opening this term, and he is seeking re-election.
A reported shooting early Wednesday morning in Kasaan on Prince of Wales Island apparently didn’t happen.
The Republican candidates for House District 36 sat down for a live call-in forum at KRBD Tuesday. Chere Klein, Patti Mackey and Agnes Moran talked about various topics relevant to the region, as well as statewide issues.
The Alaska Department of Transportation has released a Request for Proposals to the Ketchikan shipyard for construction of the Alaska Class dayboat.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly introduced an ordinance Monday to increase various airport fees, including the cost of riding the ferry. If it’s approved in a second reading, the cost for someone to take the ferry will go from $5 to $6.