The move chips away at some of the last remaining big-ship cruises on Southeast Alaska’s schedule.
The impacts of an infected person breaking quarantine are far-ranging: Ketchikan Public Utilities’ sole customer service office is closed. Ketchikan Little League announced it would suspend three divisions for at least two weeks.
The traveler reportedly arrived Saturday evening, but violated the state’s health mandate requiring visitors to quarantine pending test results. Ketchikan police are investigating.
On Sunday, state health officials reclassified those two Craig cases as tourists in Ketchikan. Not so, says Ketchikan’s emergency operations center spokesperson, Kacie Paxton.
More than 100 people protested Friday outside a Ketchikan flower shop that reportedly refused to sell flowers for a same-sex wedding.
American Cruise Lines’ plan for its 175-passenger ship Constellation requires passengers and crew to be tested for COVID-19 before boarding, preferably in their home community.
Leadership at Ketchikan’s University of Alaska Southeast campus on Monday asked the Ketchikan Gateway Borough to oppose a proposed campus merger. Priscilla Schulte leads the Ketchikan UAS campus. She says the proposed cost-cutting move to merge UAS with University of Alaska campuses in Anchorage or Fairbanks won’t serve students in Southeast Alaska. “There’s quite a…
This post answers questions about the state’s mandatory quarantine, how effective it’s been and how it has been enforced these past few weeks.
For the past three summers, researchers have measured bacteria levels at Ketchikan-area beaches in an effort to prevent waterborne illness.
He’s running in the Democratic primary to challenge Al Gross, who he said fits a familiar mold for Alaska’s Democatic hopefuls.