If federal land exchange legislation doesn’t pass Congress this session, the process to open Ketchikan’s Deer Mountain and land above homes on Petersburg’s Mitkof Highway to logging will begin. But, there are some options that Alaska Mental Health Trust might consider.
Have you been putting off buying new snow tires? Is your rain gear cracked and patched? If your answer is yes and you live in Southeast Alaska, you might want to remedy both of those situations.
In a 5-1 vote Tuesday, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved a motion to provide about $400,000 for the borough’s share of library services.
Sen. Dan Sullivan says the federal government’s main areas of influence and responsibility in Alaska are infrastructure building, resource development and taking full advantage of the state's strategic military location.
A ramp providing access to the Naha River National Recreation trail from the boat dock has been replaced.
An ordinance that would limit the number of retail marijuana stores in city limits to one was approved in first reading Thursday by the Ketchikan City Council.
This week, the FCC approved the Alaska Plan, which will maintain federal telecommunications subsidies for Alaska telephone and wireless providers for up to 10 years.
Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan is visiting Ketchikan this week. During a presentation to the Chamber of Commerce, he talked about local concerns over potential logging on Deer Mountain, and about the burden of federal regulations.
New York-based actor, comedian and dancer Tallie Medel is finding success in the independent film world. Medel grew up in Ketchikan and was in the First City earlier this month to visit family and friends.
Two Ketchikan nonprofits have been working to save a historic one-room schoolhouse. The project is pretty much complete, and the groups have planned an event to celebrate the restoration of Clover Pass School.