The Ketchikan City Council will consider a resolution Thursday encouraging the state Marijuana Control Board to draft regulations allowing smoking lounges in Alaska; and will vote on an ordinance to ban Uber, Lyft, and other similar companies from operating within the City of Ketchikan.
Sooner or later, the Cascadia fault zone is going to unleash a monster earthquake and tsunami hitting the Pacific Northwest, including parts of Alaska. When that day comes, you hope that essential services are located high enough so that they don’t get washed away when you most need them.
The pot-tax vote was the result of a larger discussion about how the borough can continue to financially assist local nonprofit agencies. The borough has been using money in its economic development fund, but that fund has been depleted.
More than 140 students were honored Sunday during the Ketchikan High School Class of 2017 graduation ceremony. Walking double-file, graduating seniors came into the Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium, while the Kayhi Wind Ensemble played.