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Murkowski addresses senior healthcare issues

Murkowski addressed many issues at a Ketchikan AARP meeting, including Medicaid and Medicare, the Affordable Care Act, and the high cost of prescription drugs.

Assembly OKs new playground equipment

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly agreed Tuesday to spend about $89,000 on playground equipment for Triangle Park near the Totem Heritage Center.

Understanding FASD and breaking the cycle

Representatives from SAIL, the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition, and Community Connections speak about FASD, the stigma, education efforts, and an upcoming conference.

Interim borough manager in Wrangell possible as search continues

The search for Wrangell’s next borough manager will continue. After interviewing its last candidate, the Wrangell Borough Assembly announced Wednesday it will start from scratch. The assembly interviewed its last prospect,...

Photo of the Day

Mark Hanzlik sent us this photo of a convocation of bald eagles, seen at the Mountain Point boat launch.

Development Specialist Opportunity

KTOO Public Media seeks a dynamic, self-motivated individual to join our fundraising team as Development Specialist!

Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for February 10th....

Arts Council Report

Marni Rickelmann and Jeff Fitzwater talk about artist salons, this week’s events, and calls...

Museum Report

Anita Maxwell encourages community members to provide input on what they want to see in their...

Alaska News


Study shows rise in some prenatal exposure to opiates

A new study from a state epidemiologist looks at infants who were exposed to opiates before birth. Unlike previous studies, it goes beyond the sharp rise in cases for a portion of the population to explore what happens next....



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