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With its isolated location, long winters and inclination toward nonstop rainfall, Ketchikan can be challenging for folks who might prefer a sunny metropolis with all the amenities — say, San Diego or Miami.
The past few days have been extraordinary for Ketchikan, with circumstances ranging from Canada’s closure on Friday of its cruise ports through July 2 to Tuesday’s announcement of the positive result of a COVID-19 test in Ketchikan.
On Wednesday, a few minutes before President Donald Trump addressed the nation regarding the coronavirus, former Alaska governor and U.S. vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin was appearing on the Fox television show The Masked Singer.
From the perspective of the community where the state ferries’ headquarters is located and the region severely affected by the ferry system’s decline, confidence in state leaders has waned.
Amidst all of conversation about COVID-19 lately, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services on Wednesday afternoon issued an Alaska Public Health Alert that described the situation regarding the current, actual ability of the state’s public health laboratories to test for Coronavir…
A big Ketchikan welcome goes to all of the basketball players, coaches and fans who will be in town this week for the Region V 1A tournament set to run Wednesday through Saturday at the Clarke Cochrane Gymnasium.
On Tuesday, the Alaska House Transportation Committee has scheduled a hearing on proposed legislation that would give the Legislature a say before the governor could sell, transfer or otherwise get rid of a state ferry.
A bit of international cooperation was on display Wednesday when U.S. and Canadian coast guard officials signed an update of an agreement for planning for and organizing responses to transboundary pollution in the maritime area of Dixon Entrance.
The Alaska Department of Transportation on Tuesday released the draft Statewide Transportation Improvement Program for federal fiscal years 2020-2023, and is requesting public comment through March 20.