Pot continued to be a hot topic in the City of Ketchikan this year, the borough lost its education funding lawsuit on appeal, and Deer Mountain remains under threat of logging. Here’s a look back at just a few of the top stories of the past 12 months.
This year's pie auction had the most pies ever, and in turn raised the most money since the annual tradition began many years ago.
Area residents who love a white Christmas will be happy to hear they’ll probably get one – but not until that afternoon.
Chere Klein has been hired as the new Ketchikan representative for Alaska’s Congressional Delegation in the U.S. Senate.
Superior Court Judge Trevor Stephens was reappointed to the position this week by Alaska Supreme Court Chief Justice Craig Stowers.
House District 36 Rep. Dan Ortiz gave a presentation Monday to the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly, fielded questions and heard some advice and concerns from Assembly members.
Hunters have taken 10 wolves as of Dec. 16, and the combined state and federal limit for this season is 11.
The City of Ketchikan’s Port and Harbors Department has released the draft 2017 cruise ship calendar. The projected passenger count shows Ketchikan breaking the million-visitor mark next year.
Anyone who has driven through Ketchikan’s downtown recently probably has noticed construction activity at the city-owned Centennial Building – home to the Tongass Historical Museum.
Last week, the state Marijuana Control Board approved two retail marijuana licenses within Ketchikan city limits. One of those, The Stoney Moose, is basing its business plan on a regulation that hasn’t yet been finalized. But, the owners are confident enough to move forward while the state board continues to consider on-site consumption.