KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Icy road conditions brought on by a weekend winter storm prompted the closure of Ketchikan Gateway Borough and City of Ketchikan offices, as well as Ketchikan School District schools and other local entities on Monday.

The closure of district schools was announced Sunday on the KSD website. School activities and practices also are canceled, according to KSD.

Borough offices will be closed through Monday, according to a press release sent to the Daily News by Borough Clerk Kacie Paxton. Some services are available online at

City Hall and Ketchikan Public Utilities offices (including the KPU Customer Service location) also will be closed due to weather on Monday, according to a social media post from the City of Ketchikan.

The post also announced the closures of the Ketchikan Public Library, Tongass Historical Museum and Ketchikan Port and Harbors office.

The closure follows a week of winter weather, with freezing temperatures early in the week, followed by several inches of snow on Friday evening through Saturday evening and then warming temperatures, rain and strong winds on Sunday.

The National Weather Service forecast as of Sunday evening calls for rain, heavy at times, and southeast winds of 20-30 mph on Monday. The high temperatures are expected to be around 44 degrees.