Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for September 30th.
Three of the four candidates running for two seats on the Ketchikan School Board attended this week’s Chamber of Commerce election forum.
Representatives of Ketchikan High School’s volleyball team came to the Ketchikan School Board Wednesday with a long list of complaints, including gender bias, alleged violations of Title IX, and objectification of the athletes involved in volleyball.
Vandals caused upwards of $1,400 worth of damage earlier this week to vehicles that are dedicated to transporting Ketchikan seniors and people with disabilities.
Candidates for Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly joined KRBD’s Leila Kheiry for a live on-air forum on Tuesday. Here is a summary from that event.
KRBD hosted a live, on-air candidate forum Tuesday night featuring residents running for two open seats on the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly. If you missed the forum, or would like to hear it again, here is a recording of that live event.
Point Higgins Elementary School, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, has more preschoolers than anticipated and needs another teacher.
Last week, Ketchikan residents gathered at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center auditorium to watch an hour-long video called “Chasing the Dragon.” It’s an FBI-produced film about opioid abuse. After the film the audience and a panel of experts talked for two more hours about the problem of drug abuse, and what individuals in the community can do to help.
Voters throughout the Ketchikan Gateway Borough not only will choose Borough Assembly and School Board members next week, they also will decide two tax issues.
Two Ketchikan men who became lost Saturday afternoon while hunting on Gravina Island were found and safely returned home.