Gubernatorial hopeful Bill Walker stopped by KRBD to talk about various issues, from oil taxes, Medicaid expansion and marijuana to Hobo Jim.
The Organized Village of Saxman has filed a lawsuit in federal court over the Federal Subsistence Board’s 2007 decision to designate the Tlingit Native village as non-rural.
A dead sea lion that washed up on the beach at Refuge Cove was dissected Thursday in hopes of finding out what caused the death. The necropsy took several hours, and attracted many observers. But it didn’t provide any clear answers.
The newly formed Tongass Advisory Committee will have its first meeting next week in Ketchikan.
A 30-year-old Ketchikan man who was charged in mid-June with felony assault, terrorist threatening, weapons misconduct and violating his conditions of release pleaded guilty Tuesday to the assault and weapons charges.
The Ketchikan City Council agreed during a special meeting last week to place a couple of $5 million bond packages on the October ballot, to pay for water and sewer pipe replacement projects.
Daycare in the region has always been problematic, but it’s hit a breaking point.
Starting now, sections of state highways throughout Southeast Alaska will require drivers to turn their headlights on at all times, even during the day.
In a split vote Monday, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved an ordinance providing $144,000 now to OceansAlaska, and directing the borough manager to start negotiating a loan of $600,000 to the struggling shellfish seed producer.
The Federal Building in Ketchikan, referred to by locals as “the pink building,” has been involved in an energy pilot project for the past couple of years.