Ketchikan’s newest source of hydroelectric power at Whitman Lake is at least a few weeks away from completion. While most of the work is done, both generators have issues that need to be resolved before Whitman can start adding its 4.6 megawatts to the city-owned Ketchikan Public Utilities electric grid.
It’s official: The Ketchikan Shipyard will build two new ferries for the State of Alaska over the next few years.
The Ketchikan City Council heard Thursday from some downtown business owners about the increasing problem of hawking – store employees who call out to potential customers in an attempt to lure them into a store.
A Ketchikan hearing on Proposition 2, a ballot measure that seeks to legalize marijuana, was well-attended Thursday. About two-dozen local residents were there, and comments reflected the statewide debate with opinions on both sides of the issue.
Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell announced this year’s Permanent Fund Dividend amount during a news conference Wednesday morning.
A $600,000 loan from the Ketchikan Gateway Borough to OceansAlaska, a shellfish seed producer, narrowly passed its final vote during Monday’s Borough Assembly meeting.
The State of Alaska filed motions in federal court Monday to participate in lawsuits that seek to halt or delay the U.S. Forest Service’s planned Big Thorne timber sale on Prince of Wales Island.
The U.S. Forest Service announced the removal of 10 cabins on the Tongass National Forest this week.
The U.S. Forest Service has released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Saddle Lakes Timber Sale on Revilla Island.
An 11-year-old Ketchikan girl whose bike was stolen on Sunday, just a few feet away from where she was standing, has her bike back.