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Representatives from the mining industry, regulatory agencies and local businesses touted the economic benefits of mining to Southeast Alaska during a Greater Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce luncheon today .
A drug dog sniffed out alleged cocaine and methamphetamine on Monday, leading to an arrest on board the state ferry Kennecott.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly had a long discussion about tidelands leases on Monday, and eventually gave direction to the borough Planning Department to come up with a new method of reviewing and adjusting those leases.
Ward Lake Recreation Area is unique, and will continue to be funded through the Tongass National Forest's new "niche" funding formula.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly meets on Monday, and in addition to a presentation from city officials about the switch to chloramine water disinfection, the Assembly will talk about repairs to the roof over the borough's new pool.
The Ketchikan City Council approved an additional $100,000 for the water division should additional costs be incurred with the chloramine plant.
Last year, the Legislature approves new regulations for cruise ships to release wastewater into Alaska's oceans.
The first pieces of the newest state ferries should start to come together late this summer if all continues to go as planned, Department of Transportation and Public Facilities Deputy Commissioner Reuben Yost told the Senate Transportation Committee April 15. Meant to service the busy Lynn Canal corridor between Haines-Skagway and Juneau, the ... (more)
KRBD is pleased to announce we have hired Stuart Whyte as our new Development Director! Stuart is an 11-year resident of Ketchikan, and comes to us with sales experience, a solid background in radio, and a thirst for new challenges and adventures.
As Mat-Su Borough managers began what was already projected to be a difficult budget process this week, an auditor said an almost $8 million shortfall at the port threatens its bond rating.
Some of the oldest buildings have been demolished or are being taken down - the old hospital building on Bawden Street, the old Knickerbocker Hotel on Dock Street, old houses on Jefferson Street, and old sheds and buildings along Tongass Avenue.