The U.S. Senate on Thursday blocked consideration of a waiver that would have allowed foreign-flagged cruise ships to visit Alaska ports this summer.
Organizer Sealaska Heritage Institute said Wednesday it hopes to reschedule the Ketchikan event next month. A firm date has not been set.
Beth Lougee’s resignation follows a rocky tenure, where Alaska Native tribal leaders said they’d lost confidence in her leadership.
The Saxman schoolhouse is thought to be the oldest inhabited building in the community of about 400 people.
The governor and legislative leaders have agreed on a rough plan to use federal pandemic relief from Congress to help stabilize Alaska’s beleaguered ferry system.
Two pilots whose planes collided near Ketchikan in 2019 were unable to see or detect each other until a midair crash was unavoidable.
The head of Ketchikan’s school district turned in her resignation Friday afternoon. Tribal leaders have been calling for the district to replace her.
The aerospace and technology company is looking at building key parts of its satellite network for a project aimed at providing high-speed internet, even in sparsely populated areas.
The first vandalism appeared over the weekend on a trail and skatepark near Schoenbar Middle School.
“This seems to be obviously pretty intentional. I don’t know if ‘planned out’ is the right term, but they certainly spent some quality time making some damage,” Ketchikan Police Department Lt. Andy Berntson said.