The Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday approved a spending measure for the federal Interior Department that Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s office said includes some good news for Southeast.
Teams continue to arrive at the finish line in Ketchikan for the inaugural Race to Alaska, an engineless boat race that started in Port Townsend, Wash. Until Thursday, all the finishing teams had been on sailboats. But, Team Soggy Beavers relied almost 100 percent on human power.
Steve Williams said he his wife, Joanna Markell, along with their daughter, Louise, are happy to move back to Alaska’s First City.
Fifty the pigeon is named for the book, “Fifty Shades of Grey,” because he’s got a lot of gray feathers, along with some eye-catching, iridescent purple and green. Fifty got his name this spring after he adopted a local businessman with a granola habit.
A 22-year-old Ketchikan man who allegedly threatened Alaska State Troopers and evaded arrest Monday was apprehended Tuesday afternoon by Ketchikan Police Department officers at an Austin Street home.
It was a battle for second place in the Race to Alaska, with two teams fighting each other and the weather, as calm winds forced them to row to the finish line early Monday morning.
In 2013, the estimated population of wolves in Game Management Unit 2 was 221 animals. A similar study conducted just one year later shows that number dropped to an estimated 89.
A 14-year-old fisherman has taken the top spot in this year’s Ketchikan King Salmon Derby with a 40.3-pound fish.
A 22-year-old Ketchikan man died Sunday night from what Alaska State Troopers say appears to be an accidental shooting.
The Alaska Public Offices Commission says Rep. Dan Ortiz failed to properly report some campaign contributions and spending. It also says he accepted an illegal donation and did not properly list who paid for several campaign fliers.