KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan High School cross country team competed in the Capital City Invitational on Saturday in Juneau.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan Public Health officials tallied six new COVID-19 cases in the community on Friday, while six people were hospitalized in PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center due to the virus.

The Biden administration is stepping up its work to figure about what to do about the thawing Arctic, which is warming three times faster than the rest of the world.

MOUNTAIN VILLAGE — Francis Waskey's house used to stand four feet above ground on wooden stilts. Now, the mud underneath it has swallowed them whole. As the posts sank over the years into the thawing, carbon-rich frozen soil known as permafrost, Waskey tried propping up the 28-by-36-foot woo…

Thursday brought new pandemic records for Alaska, with the state's Department of Health and Social Services announcing 44 previously unrepresented COVID-19 deaths and 1,793 new cases — a case count that dwarfs those seen in recent record days.

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The Alaska Redistricting Board on Tuesday approved a final roster of six new proposals for redrawing the state's legislative districts that the board will use in setting a redistricting plan for the next 10 years.

Growing in the Lord begins when we read, meditate and study God’s holy word, the Bible. All our knowledge of God and his plans for us is found in this wonderful book. It has all the directions for living a righteous life before the Lord.

Priscilla Thomas has turned her lifetime fascination with space and aeronautics into a mixed media exhibit that will debut at the Main Street Gallery starting Oct. 1.

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KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan Public Health officials counted three new COVID-19 cases in the community on Thursday, while six people remained hospitalized in the COVID-19 unit at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center.

Branson Olson has registered as a write-in candidate for one of the two three-year seats open on the Ketchikan City Council in the Oct. 5 City of Ketchikan election, according to a city announcement published Wednesday.

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KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Six people were hospitalized with COVID-19 at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center on Wednesday, and local Public Health officials counted eight new infections on the community's data dashboard that evening.

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy during a Wednesday afternoon press conference announced several measures his administration is taking to support hospitals battling capacity constraints and worker shortages.

In a quick meeting on Wednesday evening, the Ketchikan School Board sent a proposed new policy on inter-governmental relations back to the board’s Policy Committee to hone language, and unanimously approved all other items on its agenda.

JUNEAU (AP) — Officials are aiming to make the first wave of dividend payments to Alaska residents the week of Oct. 11, a Department of Revenue spokesperson said.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Curtis Graham won the second week of the Ketchikan Daily News football contest, correctly predicting the outcomes of 17 out of a possible 21 NFL and college football games this past weekend. Graham will receive the weekly prize of a three-month subscription to the Daily News.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — All night, the Ketchikan High School Lady Kings volleyball squad had to battle their way against the Mt. Edgecumbe High School Lady Braves — and each and every time, the Lady Kings prevailed.

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KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan Public Health officials tallied six new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, while three individuals remained hospitalized due to the virus at PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center.

ANCHORAGE (AP) — A Kotzebue man was sentenced to 99 years in prison Tuesday in the death of Ashley Johnson-Barr, a 10-year-old whose 2018 disappearance captured national attention.

LOS ANGELES  — A pilot has been arrested in connection with brutal attacks on women in Southern California where he allegedly choked them into unconsciousness and assaulted them in bushes off of a running trail, prosecutors announced Monday.

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly on Monday postponed action on a proposed dispatch service agreement with the City of Ketchikan after learning that the North Tongass Fire and Emergency Medical Services Service Area Board postponed action on the agreement for a later date.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Between Friday and Monday evenings, local Public Health officials added 47 new COVID-19 cases to Ketchikan's online data dashboard.

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KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Alaska Redistricting Board on Monday took another step in the process of creating new state legislative districts by adopting six of seven proposed redistricting plans to present at public meetings across Alaska for comment.

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The Ketchikan School Board will meet on Wednesday night to consider a handful of agenda items on servers, board policies and a proposed contract for a new school counselor.

JUNEAU (AP) — The internment of more than a 100,000 Japanese-Americans in the United States under Order 9066 is well known; an abhorrent act that the American government has since apologized and made reparations for.

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON (AP) — Military leaders on Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson have declared a public health emergency and encouraged all personnel to avoid places that do not require masks or social distancing in response to increasing COVID-19 cases in Alaska, officials said.

After a tough first day in the Spiketacular tournament on Friday, going 0-7 in pool play against some of the top volleyball teams in the state, the Ketchikan High School Lady Kings certainly flipped the script during their stay in Anchorage on Saturday.

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The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly will meet on Monday to hear details of a design plan for improvements to the City of Saxman, to consider a revised dispatch service agreement with the City of Ketchikan and to discuss the borough’s ability to help combat drug abuse in the community.

Why does a Christian need theology? Have you ever heard someone say, “I am not a scholar. I don’t need theology. I just love Jesus?” I want to lay before you in this article that theology is not just for scholars and debaters but that theology is vital for the Christian life.

A new funding model to support Indigenous-led stewardship and community-based economic development in Southeast Alaska was announced Thursday by Sealaska Corp. and The Nature Conservancy.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan Public Health recorded nine positive test results for COVID-19 on Friday, while the Ketchikan community’s active case count declined to 67 from the 78 posted on Thursday.

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KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan Public Health reported 10 new positive test results for COVID-19 in the community on Thursday as the number of active cases decreased to 78 as of late Thursday afternoon.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) —  PeaceHealth is requesting assistance from Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island communities so that PeaceHealth staff and the facilities that they operate can continue to safely provide care for patients with COVID-19 and for those who have other types of illness and injuries.

The Ketchikan City Council's regular meeting Thursday took on a somber tone following news of Wednesday's death of Ketchikan City and Ketchikan Public Utilities Manager Karl Amylon, who had retired Aug. 31 after a 26-year career in Ketchikan.

ANCHORAGE — Overwhelmed by a surge in COVID-19 patients, Alaska's largest hospital on Tuesday implemented crisis standards of care, prioritizing resources and treatments to those patients who have the potential to benefit the most.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan City Public Works Department presented a report of work its various divisions had in progress as well as projects they had completed within the city through the month of August, documented in a memo attached to the Ketchikan City Council Sept. 2 meeting agenda.

JUNEAU — A U.S. citizen living in Mexico who claimed ties to the Sinaloa cartel faces a 17-count indictment related to a drug trafficking operation between Mexico and Alaska, federal authorities announced Wednesday.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan Public Health reported two new positive test results for COVID-19 — with 84 cases continuing to be listed as active locally on Wednesday.

JUNEAU— The Alaska Senate approved a roughly $1,100 dividend on the last day of a special session Tuesday, after the House canceled its floor session and left the Senate with what amounted to a take-it-or-leave-it decision on the check for residents that the House had previously passed.