The Ketchikan animal shelter is inadequate for the needs of the borough. Pretty much everyone agrees with that statement, and the Ketchikan Gateway Borough is working toward improving the shelter, as well as the services that the Animal Protection Department provides.
The Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross of Alaska visited Ketchikan this week as part of a tour of Southeast communities. He talked to the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce about the services that Red Cross provides, and the importance of volunteers in rural communities.
The U.S. Forest Service announced the removal of 10 cabins on the Tongass National Forest this week.
Ketchikan’s Seeking Community Homeless Solutions Task Force published its goals for the next decade earlier this month. A big part of that plan is a solution to serving homeless families, not just single men and women who need temporary shelter.
A call-in show with Lee Skidmore giving tips on preparing for fall bulb planting, and some myths and cautions about fertilizers. BulbsFertilizer… more
Author Nick Jans tells the story of a unique black wolf that forged relationships with dogs and humans in his book "A Wolf Called Romeo." Jans will be in Ketchikan Friday.
Lee Skidmore gives tips on summer watering, saving seeds, drying herbs, prepping for over-winter planting and more during this call-in show. Gardening… more
Petersburg artists John McCabe, Pia Reilly and Joe Viechnicki speak about their new exhibit opening Friday (July 4th) at the Main Street Gallery. 4Islanders… more
Ketchikan gardener Teri Hoyt discusses the joys and challenges of greenhouse or hothouse gardening.
A team of six AmeriCorps NCCC volunteers are in Ketchikan clearing a new paintball field for Ketchikan Youth Initiative. The team members talked about their experience with AmeriCorps and Ketchikan.