No new positive test results of COVID-19 were announced for Ketchikan on Thursday, a day in which Alaska’s chief medical officer said that Alaskans’ efforts at social distancing and other measures have helped to slow the virus’ spread in the state.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Although overhaul work is expected to be finished on time, the state announced Wednesday that the ferries Kennicott, Columbia and Tustumena won’t be returning to service until tentatively mid-May because of crewing issues related to COVID-19.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — One new positive test result for COVID-19 in Ketchikan was announced by the Ketchikan Emergency Operations Center on Wednesday, raising the community total to 14 cases.

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KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Alaska Airlines has reduced daily passenger flights to Ketchikan International Airport from six to two, the airport manager confirmed Wednesday to the Daily News.

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Local businesses continue to adapt services and schedules in order to better comply with mandates and recommendations surrounding the novel coronavirus in Ketchikan.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan Emergency Operations Center on Monday announced the closures of several public beaches, parks and playgrounds to facilitate further social distancing in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Ketchikan.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan Emergency Operations Center on Monday announced the closures of several public beaches, parks and playgrounds to facilitate further social distancing in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 in Ketchikan.

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The Ketchikan Gateway Borough offices in the White Cliff building have been closed since March 18, after Borough Attorney Glenn Brown confirmed that he tested positive for the novel coronavirus after returning to Ketchikan from a trip to Oregon.

Alaska's congressional delegation spoke about how aspects of the $2.3 trillion federal CARES act will affect Alaska during a Monday evening teleconference with Gov. Mike Dunleavy.

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By governor’s mandate, veterinarians across Alaska have joined in the fight against the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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A multi-entity search for a 5-year-old boy who had been reported missing on the Lunch Creek Trail came to an unfortunate end at about 2:45 p.m. Saturday when ground searchers found Jaxson Brown deceased.

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A multi-entity search for a 5-year-old boy who had been reported missing on the Lunch Creek Trail came to an unfortunate end at about 2:45 p.m. Saturday when ground searchers found Jaxson Brown deceased.An Alaska State Troopers dispatch issued at 4:23 p.m. Saturday announced that Brown’s bod…

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — About 300 people watched a live online question and answer session concerning the Ketchikan Emergency Operations Center response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

At one time, passerbys near the waterfront in downtown Ketchikan could glimpse four glittering, ocean-inspired sculptures rising above the water and perched on top of dock pilings, where the creations had rested peacefully for 12 years.

The number of reported confirmed COVID-19 cases jumped by 10 on Thursday, including one in Ketchikan, bringing the total statewide to 69, with three hospitalizations.

Alaska’s U.S. senators told the Alaska news media on Thursday that a $2 trillion package passed by the Senate on Wednesday would significantly help the state to combat the novel coronavirus.

From all corners of the community, people are pulling together to stitch and distribute fabric masks for friends, neighbors and essential service workers who may be affected by the novel coronavirus.

Ketchikan had two of the 16 new positive test results for COVID-19 reported in Alaska on Wednesday as the state’s overall case count increased to 59.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — In a short videoconference meeting on Wednesday evening, the Ketchikan School Board unanimously approved in second reading new policies for responding to epidemics and pandemics in the district.

In response to the coronavirus threat, the Inter-Island Ferry Authority put a modified schedule into place that will begin on Saturday with a no-sail day, according to information from IFA General ManagerRon Curtis.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan School District is creating an extended remote learning plan for district students and is asking parents to complete a home internet connectivity access survey, according to the district website.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — One Alaska resident has died from COVID-19 and seven more have been confirmed to have the novel coronavirus — three of whom are in Ketchikan.

KETCHIKAN (KDN) - Two more statewide health mandates were issued by Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s administration on Monday evening in an effort to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus.

As local businesses and organizations continue to take measures to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus in Ketchikan, social service organizations are continuing operations.

CRAIG (KDN) — The Craig Tribal Association has suspended its Public Transit System until April 4, according to information from Transportation Director Damon Woudenberg. This is subject to change and is posted at all the bus stops. Updates can be heard on the system’s phone line and found on…

Prince of Wales Island medical providers, cities, schools, places of worship and outreach services are adjusting and responding to the ever-changing protocols, advisories and mandates aimed at slowing the outbreak of the coronavirus.

Three additional COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Ketchikan late Saturday afternoon, bringing the community-wide total to six and prompting a ‘hunker down’ proclamation from local governments.

Three additional COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Ketchikan late Saturday afternoon, bringing the community-wide total to six and prompting a ‘hunker down’ proclamation from local governments.

During the Ketchikan City Council Thursday night, councilors considered allowing cruise ships to use the berths downtown during the nearly industry-wide suspension of ocean-going cruises.

Ketchikan International Airport is feeling the effects of the novel coronavirus pandemic and is taking steps to prevent further spread of the disease, according to Airport Manager Mike Carney.

A second positive test result for COVID-19 in Ketchikan was announced Thursday afternoon during a state press conference with Gov, Mike Dunleavy and Alaska Chief Medical Officer Anne Zink.

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough, City of Ketchikan, and the City of Saxman declared emergencies Monday in response to novel coronavirus, following the recommendations of the Ketchikan Emergency Operations Center.