The ferry isn’t done. Not by a long shot. But this is an important moment for the shipyard, which received the $100-million state contract to build two Alaska Class ferries in fall of 2014.
The draft 2017 City of Ketchikan spending plan compiled by city managers totals about $64 million. Ketchikan Public Utilities’ draft spending plan totals nearly $50 million.
Alaska Mental HealthTrust Authority’s board of trustees meets this week, and will vote on a “reconsideration” of its August decision to move forward with logging parts of Deer Mountain in Ketchikan and a parcel in Petersburg that sits above homes.
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.
A former Ketchikan resident and Peace Corps volunteer recently won a trip to Washington, D.C., after his blog about volunteering in Kyrgyzstan won an online social-media contest.
Guess the total rainfall for 2016. Grand Prize: 50/50 split of proceeds raised from ticket sales! The more you guess, the more you could win!
Ketchikan Gateway Borough Mayor David Landis is running unopposed for re-election. He joined candidates for Borough Assembly during last week’s Chamber of Commerce candidate forum, answering questions submitted by audience members.
Two Ketchikan nonprofits have been working to save a historic one-room schoolhouse. The project is pretty much complete, and the groups have planned an event to celebrate the restoration of Clover Pass School.
The U.S. Coast Guard base in Ketchikan was the scene of a simulated active shooter on Wednesday, complete with fake casualties, a successful “arrest,” and lessons on rapid-response medical care.
The Ketchikan School Board talked briefly Wednesday about transgender policies for student athletes, and how such policies need to be uniform for state competitions.