Nearly one and a half million people are forecast to visit Southeast Alaska this summer, but some Ketchikan residents don’t want to see tourists in places that often serve as refuges for locals.
In September, the lowest-paying residents saw their rates jump by about $1,000. But rates for some residents requiring more intense care jumped by more than $6,000.
The city of Ketchikan sent an 11-page letter to the Army Corps as it considered the permit application, raising questions about the proposed dock’s impact on city revenue.
Community members might not be amenable to a new facility that would attract massive gas tankers to Southeast Alaska.
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.