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LOCAL — Independence day power outage affected 3 communities

A fault potentially resulting from a bird strike in Ketchikan caused a power outage for several hours early Saturday morning in Ketchikan, … Read more

Sitka residents offered free virus tests

SITKA (AP) — All residents of an Alaska city will be offered free coronavirus screening tests to help prevent the spread of the illness. Read more

Judge hears arguments in virus relief aid case

JUNEAU — A state court judge should block disbursement of federal coronavirus relief aid to small businesses under a reinterpretation of pr… Read more

Business

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New downtown drugstore finds its niche

Perceiving a need for a downtown drug store, local Stefhanie Smith decided to open Rain City Drugstore at 305 Dock Street. Read more

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Out to Sea Expeditions seeks to outfit ‘staycations’

The Out to Sea Expedition Company is only in its first season of operation, but has already made changes to its business plan in response t… Read more

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Skylar's Table serves up soups, salads, sandwiches: K-Town's newest eatery seeks to provide a comfortable place for community to gather

Just days before Thanksgiving, a new restaurant opened in the Carlin Air building at 1249 Tongass Avenue. Read more

Sports

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Salmon derby raises money for Orton Ranch

Typically every year, Knudson Cove Marina hosts a Summer Solstice party. Read more

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A dozen hardcore runners race Hell’s route

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan Running and Walking Club has kept its racing schedule up to speed virtually the past couple months. Read more

Sharp shooting: KJSL hits the mark at State

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — The Ketchikan Junior Shotgun League team certainly kept its eyes on the prize during the Alaska Youth Education in Shooti… Read more

Opinion

Numbers don’t lie

City of Ketchikan staff have been prudent in making a realistic assessment of future city revenues available to the Ketchikan City Council … Read more

Right people, right places

A quick note of appreciation goes to Abner Hoage, Kacie Paxton and other members of the Ketchikan Emergency Operations Center. Read more

Planning our future

Have you ever watched a construction project as it develops over time? Read more

Obituaries

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Doris Buster

Doris Buster, 73, died July 3, 2020, in California after a long battle with fronto-temporal dementia. Read more

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John Burton McKinley Sr.

John Burton McKinley Sr., 73, died May 21, 2020, in La Manzanilla, Jalisco, Mexico. Read more

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Aaron A. King

Aaron A. King, 53, died on June 28, 2020, at home in Ketchikan. Read more

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Weather Today

Scattered showers

Today

58° 51°

Periods of light rain. Highs in the upper 50s and lows in the low 50s.

Humidity:90%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SE at 8 mph
Chance of Rain:70%
UV Index:4 Moderate
Sunrise:04:21:03 AM
Sunset:09:22:36 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Heavy rain nightFri
90%56° 53°
Scattered showersSat
70%58° 51°
ThunderstormSun
30%62° 51°
ThunderstormMon
40%59° 53°
Heavy rainTue
100%57° 53°
Scattered showersWed
60%59° 54°
Scattered showersThu
60%63° 54°
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