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Glenn Brown to resign school board seat

Brown recently was hired as the new Ketchikan Gateway Borough attorney. In that position, he will sometimes advise the school board. Therefore, he can’t continue as a board member.

Craig residents evacuated for tsunami warning

The City of Craig on Prince of Wales Island was among the Alaska coastal communities that evacuated residents to higher ground early Tuesday morning following a large earthquake near Kodiak.

Lots of alerts, but no tsunami

Posts on social media show that a little shake was felt by some people in Ketchikan, and everyone who’s signed up for text alerts quickly received warning messages.

Rainbird Rainfall Classic 2017

We have our winners! Congratulations to Deb Davis & Shannon Leatherman! Their winning guesses were only 1/100th of an inch off from the 2017 rainfall total!

Photo of the Day

Rhoda Johnson took this photo on a foggy morning. There's something out there...

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Pedestrian safety

Ketchikan Police Chief Joe White, Katherine Tatsuda and City Public Works Director Mark Hilson...

Pick.Click.Give overview

Pick.Click.Give Program Manager Sofia Fouquet gives an overview of the statewide charitable giving program, and talks about how it has benefited Ketchikan nonprofit organizations. 

First City Players Report

Elizabeth Nelson and Amanda Glanzer talk about last weekend’s Jazz and Cabaret performances,...

Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for January 19th....

Arts Council Report

  Jeff Fitzwater and Cameo McRoberts give an update on everything that’s happening in...

Board of Fish passes annual black cod limit for sport fishing

The Board of Fish voted to limit the harvest for non-resident sport fishermen to eight sablefish a year throughout the Southeast Alaska area. Photo/NOAA Website The Alaska Board of Fisheries on Monday (1/22/18)  addressed...

Petersburg Marine Mammal Center celebrates 20 years

Humpback whales bubble net feed in Frederick Sound north of Petersburg in the summer of 2017. (Nora Saks/KFSK) The Petersburg Marine Mammal Center is celebrating 20 years in existence this year. Organized as a non-profit in...



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