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Local man dies from early-morning stabbing

A 33-year-old Ketchikan man died Monday after he was stabbed early Monday morning at a home on Park Avenue.

Senator Murkowski visits Ketchikan

photo (10)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.

Southeast Conference updating plan

birdSoutheast Conference’s five-year Economic Development Strategy is being revised. The entity is the State of Alaska’s economic development organization for Southeast Alaska.

Stedman predicts growth for Ketchikan

Senator Bert StedmanSenator Bert Stedman says Ketchikan is poised for economic development and seems confident both the economy and population will grow over the next decade.

Ketchikan man guilty of raping stepdaughter

Mason CroppedJurors on Friday found a 50-year-old Ketchikan man guilty of sexually assaulting his 14-year-old stepdaughter.

Council disappointed with Assembly tax action

(Creative Commons image)Members of the Ketchikan City Council were unanimously unhappy Thursday with changes made this week by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly to the $3-per-pack tobacco tax.

Ketchikan assault trial: Day 2

BlaTestimony continued Wednesday in the trial of a Ketchikan man accused of sexually assaulting his 14-year-old stepdaughter, starting with the cross-examination of the now 16-year-old alleged victim.

Radio event honors Coast Guard’s 225th

Gary Freitag talks to other ham radio operatorsAugust 4th marked the 225th anniversary of the United States Coast Guard. To commemorate the day, the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad set up its communications van to broadcast from the site of a former Coast Guard high-frequency radio station.

Ketchikan man accused of sexually assaulting step-daughter

Testimony in the trial of a Ketchikan man accused of sexually assaulting his 14-year-old stepdaughter began Tuesday in Ketchikan Superior Court.

Ketchikan tobacco tax to go before voters

tobacco smokeThe Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved a first reading of a tobacco tax Monday, but also agreed to set it in front of voters, and to dedicate at least half the net revenue for smoking cessation programs.