The ordinance officially recognizes cash, in-kind and on-behalf contributions to the school district. Some of the details that caused concern among school district officials include how much the district is charged for shared facilities, such as athletic fields and the borough pool.
Lybrand, a World War II veteran, founded Southeast Engineering in Ketchikan in 1982. He first entered local politics in 1987, when he won a seat on the Ketchikan City Council. He served four years on that body, as well as a couple terms on the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly.
Twenty-one Ketchikan residents are running for local office in the borough and City of Ketchikan. Polls are open from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday at seven precincts across the island.
Following yesterday’s payment of Permanent Fund Dividends, citizens of Ketchikan have been targeted by scams, according to the Ketchikan Police Department.
Southeast Alaska has more volcanoes than most residents realize. Geologists just found a new one, south of Prince of Wales Island. Unlike the others, it's not dormant
A proposal to change the way the Ketchikan Gateway Borough funds local education has received enough negative feedback that the Assembly member who proposed it wants to postpone the idea indefinitely.
The Ketchikan City Council didn’t accept or reject a conceptual design for the planned renovation of the city’s Centennial Building. Members instead agreed Thursday they’d like to move forward with improving the heavily-used restrooms, but want more time spent on the rest of the plan.
Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Chelsea Goucher recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to testify in support of transferring federally managed lands to state control.
The Ketchikan City Council on Thursday will consider a conceptual design for the planned expansion and renovation of the city-owned Centennial Building, which houses the museum department.
PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center announced this week that it has been awarded a $3.6 million grant for the entire PeaceHealth system from the federal Department of Health and Human Services to help improve community health through changing clinical practices.