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.
The Walker-Mallott administration has nominated Tlingit civil-rights leader Elizabeth Wanamaker Peratrovich to be on the new $10 bill.
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.
The lawsuit has been ongoing for about a year and a half, and while borough officials are adamant that they’re in the right, questions from the public posted on social media and news websites indicate some doubt: What’s the point of this lawsuit? Why was it filed? Why did the borough win in Superior Court? And, how will public schools be funded if Ketchikan wins the Supreme Court appeal?
Seven major cruise lines face penalties for polluting the air while sailing Alaska waters. The state has issued 18 notices of violation involving 48 instances.
A 33-year-old Ketchikan man died Monday after he was stabbed early Monday morning at a home on Park Avenue.
Senator Lisa Murkowski was in Ketchikan this last weekend, and stopped by KRBD's studio to talk about big local and national issues including Planned Parenthood, Environmental Protection Agency regulations, and mining in British Columbia.