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Leila Kheiry, KRBD - Ketchikan

Stedman, Kookesh Discuss Senate District Q Race

Due to the state’s recent redistricting, which changed legislative boundaries throughout Alaska, two incumbent Southeast Alaska senators are vying for the same seat.

October 17, 2012 - 11:06 am

Southeast Numbers Up and Continue to Rise

For the first time in about two decades, the annual Southeast “By The Numbers” report from Juneau-based research firm Sheinberg Associates gave a somewhat rosy picture of the region’s economy.

October 4, 2012 - 11:14 am
William Buxton, left, enters the Ketchikan District Court courtroom Monday for a hearing. He is charged with first-degree murder. Photo from KRBD.org

Troopers: Buxton Admitted to Stabbing Leona Meely

A 29-year-old Metlakatla man arrested Saturday and charged with first-degree murder allegedly admitted to stabbing 67-year-old Leona Meely multiple times during a fight at their shared home in Metlakatla.

October 3, 2012 - 10:30 am

More People Are Riding State Ferries

The Alaska Marine Highway System had a good year in 2011, with ridership up throughout the state’s ferry system. Deputy Commissioner Capt. Mike Neussl gave an update Wednesday, during the second day of Southeast Conference convention in Craig.

September 27, 2012 - 10:34 am

Mine Developers Optimistic About Prospects

The annual Southeast Conference kicked off in Craig this week with a morning dedicated to mining. Representatives of area mining interests spoke back-to-back to about 200 conference participants. Two potential mines on Prince of Wales Island remain in development, but both are promising enough that owners intend to submit preliminary economic assessment plans within the next couple of months.

September 27, 2012 - 10:31 am
Deer Mountain is seen from the Third Avenue Bypass on a beautiful, sunny, late-summer day. Photo from KRBD.org

Three Hikers Rescued From Deer Mountain

A locator beacon turned what could have been a long, drawn-out, overnight search operation on Ketchikan’s Deer Mountain into a quick and successful afternoon rescue.

September 21, 2012 - 11:16 am

KIC Class Teaches Tsimshian Language

A group of students, from youths to elders, is learning the Tsimshian language at the new Ketchikan Indian Community technical training center.

September 4, 2012 - 5:23 pm

Wilson Wins District 33 Republican Primary

Incumbent Wrangell Representative Peggy Wilson won the Republican party’s nomination Tuesday, with 986 votes, or about 46 percent. Ketchikan’s Agnes Moran was second in the GOP race, with 683 votes, and Patti Mackey finished the night in third with 476.

August 28, 2012 - 6:55 pm

Police Seize Drugs, Cash, Guns in Friday Search

Ketchikan police on Friday night seized 3.25 pounds of marijuana, about an ounce of methamphetamine, prescription drugs, several guns and $190,000 cash.

August 21, 2012 - 10:47 am

Jack Shay Sentenced To 35 Years, 17 To Serve

Longtime Ketchikan resident and public official Jack Shay was sentenced Monday for multiple counts of possessing child pornography.

August 21, 2012 - 10:25 am

Bear Checks Out Ketchikan Lodge

A bear walked into Cape Fox Lodge this morning, checked out the coffee shop and visited the women’s restroom before it was ushered back outside by hotel staff.

August 15, 2012 - 5:27 pm

Moore Hopes To Take On Don Young

An Anchorage Democrat who hopes to take on Rep. Don Young for the U.S. Congress seat is in Ketchikan for a few days, listening to voters and getting his message out.

August 3, 2012 - 10:49 am

New Aquatic Center Opens In Ketchikan

The brand-new Gateway Aquatic Center in Ketchikan held its grand opening last weekend. The $24 million center was swamped with people eager to swim, slide, splash and play.

July 31, 2012 - 5:42 pm