The Ketchikan School Board Wednesday night approved in first reading a motion to recommend kindergarten as the minimum grade level for a student to be dropped off or picked up alone. The recommendation came after two votes and a lot of back and forth.
The Ketchikan School Board meets will meet Wednesday night. Agenda items include approving kindergarten as the minimum age for students to board or exit the school bus alone; accepting Board Member Colleen Scanlon’s resignation; and a continuing discussion related to the Fiscal Year 2016 budget.
Despite the holiday on Monday, a group of students willingly spent the day at Ketchikan High School. Monday was the first of a two-day workshop sponsored by the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition.
Raffle Quilt 2015 . Image courtesy of Rainy Day Quilters
Cheri Davis speaks about the Rainy Day Quilters Quilt Guild annual quilt show this weekend. The show is free and open to the public February 14th and 15th at … more
The amendment will expedite the transition away from old-growth timber harvesting to the primary sale of young-growth trees.
Karen Petersen receives her Volunteer of the Year Award!
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough School Board will revisit funding a February youth retreat in place of Challenge Day, which has taken place for many years
PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center is in the middle of contract negotiations with the Ketchikan chapter of the Alaska Nurses Association, and talks don’t seem to be going well.
An inmate at the Ketchikan Correctional Center who was facing felony sex abuse charges died Saturday at Alaska Regional Hospital after apparently hanging himself with his bed sheet late Thursday morning.
The Ketchikan Borough Assembly last week agreed to move toward contracting the shelter portion of its Animal Protection Department to a private business or organization, while retaining animal code enforcement powers.