Ketchikan’s 3rd Annual Pride Picnic took place last June 3rd. The event brings together friends, family and strangers to celebrate diversity and equality; and LGBT people.
The Alaska Division of Forestry has awarded a contract to connect an existing road in the Vallenar Bay area to the rest of the island’s road system. Petersburg’s Rock-N-Road Construction won the $3.5 million contract.
The city of Ketchikan has hired Turnagain Marine Construction to repair Ketchikan’s Berth 3. Work should be complete by July 5, possibly earlier.
Should local government enforce federal drug laws as it regulates marijuana? That question was before the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly at its Monday meeting.
Misty Pattison caught a monster of a king salmon Sunday. The 48.6-pound fish is now the leader in the Ketchikan King Salmon Derby.
The cruise ship Infinity is on its way south for repairs. The 90,000-ton ship crashed into a Ketchikan dock Friday afternoon, sustaining scrapes and a small hole above the waterline.
An independent, a Republican and a Constitution Party member are competing for Ketchikan’s seat in Alaska’s House of Representatives. District 36 also includes Saxman, Wrangell, Metlakatla, Hydaburg and Hyder.
This week’s legislative budget compromise shuffled the source of some of the money that pays for the Alaska Marine Highway System. But it doesn’t increase -- or decrease -- the number of routes or sailings.
The Ketchikan City Council is a step closer to imposing a 5 percent tax on marijuana sales.
Incumbent Ketchikan Rep. Dan Ortiz faces two opponents in the 2016 legislative elections. They're Republican Bob Sivertsen and Kenneth Shaw of the Constitution Party.