Voter turnout in House District 36 was nearly 46 percent on Tuesday.
With all 10 precincts reporting in just after 11 p.m. Tuesday, Incumbent Rep. Dan Ortiz had a little more than 52 percent of the vote.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly voted Monday to not protest two local marijuana business licenses recently approved by the state Marijuana Control Board, but with some added language in hopes of protecting the borough in case the federal government decides to crack down.
The Ketchikan City Council chose Mark Flora to fill a Council seat left vacant when KJ Harris resigned in September due to health concerns.
Friday was the deadline for interested people to file for a seven-member home-rule charter commission. According to Ketchikan Borough Clerk Kacie Paxton, zero petitions were turned in.
It didn’t matter whether Ruben Duran got the job or not. He was coming to Ketchikan anyway.
Three candidates running for House District 36 had a busy day on Wednesday.
A week before the Nov. 8th election, the newest round of campaign disclosure forms were due Tuesday with the state Division of Elections.
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Alaska Mental Health Trust and Trust Land Office representatives got an earful Tuesday during informational meetings in Saxman and Ketchikan regarding the decision to potentially log Deer Mountain.
The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs renewed a transportation grant to the State of Alaska. Effective November 1st, the Inter-Island Ferry Authority is authorized to issue free passenger and vehicle ticketing to qualified Veterans traveling for healthcare needs.