Budget cuts to Alaska’s state ferry system have made it harder for high school basketball teams to travel this season, school officials say.
Ketchikan could be among the first cities in Alaska to allow a marijuana cafe with on-site consumption.
In a Dec. 23 filing, state attorneys ask the court to toss the lawsuit on technical grounds.
The plan aims to reduce the dropout rate among Alaska Natives, who make up more than a third of the district’s students.
What happens when a region that relies on consistent rainfall to generate electricity is struck by drought?
The Alaska State Troopers’ plan — which includes transferring dispatchers in Ketchikan, Wasilla and Soldotna — was the subject of much concern at a recent assembly meeting in Ketchikan.
The National Weather Service says Ketchikan has gotten more than 21 inches of rain this month. And the fact that the rain came so quickly presents its own challenges.
Rains throughout October and November mean Southeast Alaska is finally out of “severe drought.”
If Ketchikan keeps seeing high levels of bacteria in its raw water supply, it could lose its right to remain unfiltered. It might be forced to build a filtration plant. And that’s expensive.
The Army Corps of Engineers says it has sufficient information to rule on a permit for a floating megaship dock in Ward Cove. That’s despite requests from the city of Ketchikan to hold hearings.