A 22-year-old Ketchikan man remains missing on Deer Mountain as the search stretched into a third day Friday.
Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad searched Thursday for a 22-year-old Ketchikan man reported lost on Deer Mountain Wednesday evening.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a resolution that advances regulations for marijuana-related businesses to operate within the borough. The issue will be sent to the Borough Assembly next.
The Ketchikan Marijuana Advisory Committee talked Monday about a potential $10 per ounce excise tax on marijuana, but didn’t vote on the issue. The committee also heard public comment for and against allowing retail marijuana sales in the community.
The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council is advertising for a new executive director. Malena Marvin is resigning after leading the group for about two years.
A Southeast Alaska commercial fishing couple is headed to Oman, on the southern Arabian Peninsula. They’re taking about a hundred pounds of frozen wild Alaska salmon with them on a diplomatic trip to share American culture, Alaska seafood and small-business-management techniques.
The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus is expanding its eLearning program to better serve students in Metlakatla, Craig and other Alaska Native and rural communities.
Local animal rescue groups took some of the pets from the Ketchikan Gateway Borough-run shelter, other animals were adopted within the community, and it was announced this week that the shelter in Sitka has raised money to fly the remaining dogs to that community.
Sealaska will distribute $17.5 million in dividends to its 22,000 shareholders Dec. 3. Most of the money comes from sister corporations' resource earnings.
The U.S. Departments of the Interior and Agriculture announced Friday that they have updated subsistence management regulations defining which parts of Alaska are rural or non-rural, marking a likely end to the City of Saxman’s struggle to regain its rural subsistence status.