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  1. Tests show bacteria levels down in Ketchikan coastal watersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Enterococci bacteria levels in the water along Ketchikan's coastline have dropped, according to an announcement from the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Through a federal grant and in partnership with Ketchikan Indian Community, DEC has been testing water in nine local coastal areas starting in July.


  2. Code change allows proposed brewery in downtown KetchikanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Welsh Whiteley Architects' building on Bawden Street is the proposed site for a new brewery in Ketchikan. A code amendment to allow a planned brewery in downtown Ketchikan was approved Monday by the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly.


  3. Prioritized capital projects list up for Assembly reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 15 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The prioritized list will be sent to the Legislature and the governor's office, in hopes of getting state funding. The list has already gone through the Lobbying Executive Committee, but needs to be approved by the assembly, the Ketchikan City Council and the Saxman City Council.


  4. DEC: Four Ketchikan coastal areas still test high for bacteriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 25 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Bacteria levels in the water off four local coastal areas remain high, according to a Friday announcement from the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation. Testing was conducted Tuesday and Wednesday, DEC reports.


  5. DEC warns about bacteria in waters off local beachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    According to an announcement from the department's Division of Water, recent testing showed high levels of bacteria in the water off Mud Bight, North and South Point Higgins, Refuge Cove, Rotary Beach and Saxman. Contact with water containing the enterococci bacteria can cause various reactions, including stomach upset and infections.


  6. BC man dies in Hyder vehicle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A 40-year-old man from Stewart, British Columbia, died Tuesday in a single-vehicle accident near the Alaska border community of Hyder. Troopers report that the truck ended up partially submerged in the Salmon River.


  7. Eurodam makes first stop as the first big ship of 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Eurodam marked a couple of firsts Wednesday. The 936-foot-long Holland America ship is the first big cruise ship of Ketchikan's 2017 tourism season, and made its first-ever stop in Alaska's First City.


  8. Prep work under way for South Tongass projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    While actual construction work for the planned South Tongass Highway rehabilitation project isn't scheduled to start until next year, drivers may have noticed a big machine punching holes in the road. According to DOT spokeswoman Meadow Bailey, that is a DOT consultant completing geotechnical investigation work to prepare for that project.


  9. Rasmuson Foundation works to make communities betterRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Diane Kaplan, president and CEO of the Rasmuson Foundation, was the guest speaker at a Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce lunch last month. Kaplan gave an update on the assets of the organization, its various programs, and plans for the future.


  10. KIC testing local beaches for PSP toxinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Last summer, Ketchikan Indian Community began a phytoplankton and shellfish monitoring program in Ketchikan as part of the Southeast Alaska Tribal Toxins Program. KIC test samples, and informs the public if dangerous levels of the toxin that causes paralytic shellfish poisoning are found in local clams and mussels.


  11. Chamber bestows six community awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2017 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Recently retired Dr. David Johnson was honored during this weekend's Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce Awards Banquet, as was Trident Seafoods founder Chuck Bundrant. Chuck Bundrant celebrated his birthday in Ketchikan, surrounded by his family and a crowd of local residents who turned out for the Chamber of Commerce's annual awards banquet.


  12. Ketchikan Senior Services relocatingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Ketchikan Senior Services is moving to a new location. On November 18th, a lease agreement was signed with the Tlingit-Haida Regional Housing Authority.


  13. AMHT Deer Mountain logging vote delayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    Alaska Mental Health Trust's board of trustees voted Thursday in Anchorage to reconsider an August decision to potentially move forward with logging Deer Mountain and a section of land above homes in Petersburg, and then the board delayed a final decision until the end of January. Since late August, many residents in Ketchikan, Saxman and Petersburg have had Jan. 15 on their minds.


  14. School Board discusses pilot Native language classRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The New Path Dancers perform before Wednesday's Ketchikan School Board meeting in the Saxman Community Hall. It's become traditional for the Ketchikan School Board to hold its November meeting in the Native village of Saxman, and to use that meeting to focus on concerns specific to the Ketchikan Gateway Borough's Alaska Native population.


  15. School Board to honor Native Heritage MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    The Ketchikan School Board will hold Wednesday's regular meeting at the Saxman Community Hall, in recognition of National Native Heritage Month. The meeting officially starts at 6 p.m., but the hall will be open earlier for a special student Native art exhibit, with food provided by the Ketchikan High School culinary arts class.


  16. Man arrested for pot DUIRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | KRBD-FM Ketchikan

    A 21-year-old Ketchikan man faces charges of driving under the influence of marijuana after he was contacted by Alaska State Troopers just after midnight Saturday morning. According to the online troopers dispatch, the man was parked in the lot of a closed business in Saxman when troopers contacted him.