O’Brien has served as a Ketchikan School Board member for seven years, and has been Board president for the past two.
During a presentation to the Chamber of Commerce, Rep. Don Young revisited some of his favorite issues: Federal regulations; resource management; and the need to return to an economy based on production. The state’s only representative in the U.S. House also touched on the presidential race, and his own bid for re-election.
Seabright Seafoods is a true small business. It’s a direct-sales operation run by owners Dianna Garfield Robinson and Brent Robinson. They recently were chosen as finalists for Path to Prosperity, a Southeast Alaska small-business competition.
Shaw is one of 28 Alaska delegates at the convention, and at age 21 is the youngest.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly postponed action Monday on a marijuana sales tax of up to 10 percent, to provide borough staff time to look into a proposal that would tax marijuana based instead on its potency.
The Canadian Navy landed in Ketchikan Friday. It’s not an invasion, though; the HMCS Whitehorse is in Alaska’s First City on a goodwill visit, and will open the ship for public tours on Sunday.
A boroughwide marijuana sales tax of up to 10 percent, and a rezone request to allow a commercial marijuana cultivation site on Gravina Island are in front of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday.
Team Alula is the most celebrated disqualified team to finish the Race to Alaska.
Verizon officially arrived in Ketchikan on Wednesday.
The Ketchikan City Council on Thursday approved a marijuana cultivation permit application contingent upon satisfactory review by the City Fire Marshall.