In a 5-1 vote Tuesday, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved a motion to provide about $400,000 for the borough’s share of library services.
Sen. Dan Sullivan says the federal government’s main areas of influence and responsibility in Alaska are infrastructure building, resource development and taking full advantage of the state's strategic military location.
A ramp providing access to the Naha River National Recreation trail from the boat dock has been replaced.
A motion to provide borough funding for the city-owned Ketchikan Public Library is back in front of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Tuesday. The regular Monday meeting was rescheduled because of the Labor Day holiday.
An ordinance that would limit the number of retail marijuana stores in city limits to one was approved in first reading Thursday by the Ketchikan City Council.
This week, the FCC approved the Alaska Plan, which will maintain federal telecommunications subsidies for Alaska telephone and wireless providers for up to 10 years.
Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan is visiting Ketchikan this week. During a presentation to the Chamber of Commerce, he talked about local concerns over potential logging on Deer Mountain, and about the burden of federal regulations.
An ordinance that would limit the number of retail marijuana stores in the city to two is in front of the Ketchikan City Council on Thursday.
New York-based actor, comedian and dancer Tallie Medel is finding success in the independent film world. Medel grew up in Ketchikan and was in the First City earlier this month to visit family and friends.
With the expiration of their previous agreement, City of Ketchikan and Alaska Marine Highway System officials have drafted a new plan for the city to provide winter layup for ferries over the next three years.