36 min ago
Borough FY2015 budget: No new taxes
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough has introduced its proposed fiscal year 2015 budget, with no increase in tax rates, but a projected rise in revenue, nonetheless.
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Ketchikan hosts high school music festival
Around 500 young musicians from all over Southeast Alaska brought their instruments and voices to Ketchikan last weekend for the Region 5 Southeast Alaska Music Festival.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Ketchikan man pleads not guilty to drug charges
Ketchikan resident Joel Kotrc pleaded not guilty Monday in Ketchikan Superior Court to multiple felony drug charges, and asked for a public defender to represent him.
Birthday cupcakes exempt from guidelines
Last week, the Ketchikan School Board adopted new student nutrition and physical activity guidelines, but only after inserting a "cupcake clause."
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Saxman adds $5M MIEX system to treat its water
If the water quality ever dips below a certain level, " call me.?It'll call me consistently," he said Wednesday afternoon, describing the system's protocol to phone him at any hour.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Dock improvements on deck for IFA
Inter-Island Ferry Authority General Manager Dennis Watson took the ferry to Ketchikan this week to give an update to the Chamber of Commerce.
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Ketchikan Daily News
Welcome, music fest
The students will perform in vocal and instrumental ensembles and participate in clinics and workshops, learning from local and guests teachers.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Budget process: Knowns & known unknowns
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Board of Education met last Wednesday, and moved a few budget line items around before approving a first reading of the Fiscal Year 2015 budget.
Defense rests, judgment of acquittal denied
Defendant Robert Kowalski enters the courtroom under a Judicial Services escort during his trial on Tuesday.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Fire crews contain blaze at Densley Drive home
A home on Densley Drive on the north end of city limits caught fire early Tuesday morning, but fire damage was contained to the bedroom.
Swan Lake gets boost from Senate Finance
When the committee's proposed capital budget was unveiled, it included about $3.3 million for the Southeast Alaska Power Agency's plan to raise the Swan Lake Dam by about six feet.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
KPU starts chlormaine water disinfection system
A listener sent us this shot of water flushing into Hoadley Creek near Tongass Avenue.
Assembly OKs increase to this year's schools budget
Despite misgivings, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly opted Monday to approve the Ketchikan School District's spending authority by about $2.4 million.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Gov. Sean and first lady Sandy Parnell host Governor's Family Picnics in five communities throughout the state.
KPU official responds to electric meter concerns
Andy Donato brought some new electronic meters to show the Ketchikan City Council the different kinds that Ketchikan Public Utilities uses.
Bad weather delays chloramine switch
An engineer who was going to assist Ketchikan Public Utilities in its switch to chloramine water disinfection wasn't able to land Monday morning because of weather, and ended up in Wrangell.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Chloramine petition review still under way
At deadline Friday, a petition to place the chloramine water treatment issue in front of City of Ketchikan voters still was undergoing a review by the city clerk and attorney.
Ketchikan students get a taste of Japan
Students from Gero and Kanayama middle schools visited Ketchikan during 10 days in March to take part in the annual education exchange.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Assembly to consider schools spending increase
On Monday, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly will again consider a motion to increase this year's spending authority for the school district by about $2.4 million.