A wolf harvest quota has been set for Game Management Unit 2, which is Prince of Wales Island and surrounding islands. According to a joint news release from the U.S. Forest Service and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, biologists have set the state harvest at nine wolves.
Local garbage bandits have been making their bi-yearly rounds in Ketchikan, leaving messes in their wake. KRBD looked into how residents are and should be warding off these hungry bears.
The Ketchikan City Council voted unanimously Thursday to reject a proposal that would have conveyed the old Main Street fire station to the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council for use as an artist residency program.
Three Ketchikan residents were charged this week with violating their paroles by allegedly owning or using methamphetamine or methamphetamine paraphernalia.
Built in 1943, the Main Street fire station has outlived its use as a fire hall. Now, though, a local nonprofit wants to re-purpose the historic building into a creative space for artists.
Assembly members voted 4-3 Monday to postpone. Three members consistently have opposed the borough-wide tobacco tax. Those three -- Glen Thompson, Mike Painter and Jim Van Horn -- were joined last night by Todd Phillips, who previously supported the tax.
When someone gets arrested, often the first thing they’ll want to do is make a call. If it’s to a lawyer or legal aid, no problem. However, if it’s to friends, family or an employer, it’s more complicated.
This week, Ketchikan Indian Community put on a day camp for kids to teach them Native culture through stories, songs, crafts and even foraging tips.
About a year ago, the Alaska Department of Transportation initiated a new regulation, requiring drivers to keep their headlights on at all times when traveling on certain roads in Southeast. The change was a surprise to some residents of the region, including state Sen. Bert Stedman, who has since drafted a bill to reverse that administrative rule.
The Ketchikan Junior League Baseball team, this year’s state champions, returned home Tuesday with a few new stories and a state title.