Ketchikan recently hosted a seminar on beach foods and foraging that garnered more interest and a bigger crowds than anyone expected. While there's plenty of edible morsels on the beach, people learned that there's some potentially deadly drawbacks to eating what you find.
Local resident Lee Wallace testified today in Washington, D.C., during a hearing in front of the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.
District 36 Representative Dan Ortiz is seeking input from constituents as he looks ahead to the next legislative session this winter. Ortiz discusses the special session, the state’s fiscal crisis and issues facing Southeast.
British Columbia officials say Pacific Booker Minerals has not proved it can keep toxic water out of nearby waterways. The developer says it has.
Plane wreckage from the fatal June 25th crash near Ketchikan is still up in the mountains. KRBD looks into how it's getting down and who's going to do it.
Department of Revenue Commissioner Randall Hoffbeck said Alaska’s budget situation is serious, but he doesn’t think it’s quite the “crisis,” that some have called it.
While not an agenda item, the Ketchikan School Board spent some time Wednesday talking about a recent proposal from a Borough Assembly member that would provide grants for any student in the district to use for the education program of their family’s choice.
A Ketchikan minister is going barefoot for a month, in hopes of raising awareness of the need for shoes among the world’s poor.
Ketchikan had two power outages over three days, lasting a few hours each. Though very similar in time of day and duration, they stem from very different incidents.
A flurry of briefs was filed by the June 30th deadline with the Alaska Supreme Court in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough’s ongoing lawsuit challenging the State of Alaska’s requirement that local governments earmark a certain amount of property taxes for public education.