It’s mid-June — already — and sharp-eyed locals who watch the waterfront know that some of Southeast Alaska’s commercial fishing seasons are underway.
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The City of Ketchikan in recent weeks presented the downtown core with a remarkable display of flags — perhaps in time for Flag Day, but certainly for the upcoming Fourth of July celebration.
Alaska Rep. Don Young jumped into the federal infrastructure legislation debate on Thursday, proposing an alternative framework for a large-scale plan that could gain congressional consensus.
It’s been a singular year for Ketchikan High School sports, with twists and turns and stops and starts resulting from the pandemic that’s also affected many other aspects of life here in Ketchikan and beyond.
Our congratulations go to the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus, which has been recognized by the U.S Department of Transportation’s Marine Administration as one of 27 “Centers of Excellence” across the nation that prepare students for maritime careers.
Alaska and British Columbia officials met virtually this past week to discuss results of a joint water-monitoring study undertaken in the transboundary watersheds of the Unuk, Taku and Stikine rivers.
The State of Alaska’s Department of Transportation recently released its proposed ammendments to the Statewide Transportation Improvement Program, and it’s good to see Ketchikan projects continuing to be on the list for upcoming construction.
It was close, but the Ketchikan City Council’s recent 4-3 vote to approve $20,000 to co-fund a community tourism strategy project with the Ketchikan Gateway Borough was the right thing to do.
The willingness of Alaska’s U.S. senators to raise issues of importance to Alaskans was on full display Thursday afternoon during a floor session of the U.S. Senate in Washington, D.C.