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Maria Dudzak, KRBD - Ketchikan

Maria Dudzak is a reporter at KRBD in Ketchikan.

Landmark restaurant in Craig burns down

Landmark restaurant in Craig burns down

Ruth Ann’s restaurant, a Craig landmark, burned down early Thursday morning. According to a press release issued by Craig Police Chief R.J Ely the fire was first reported at about 2:40 am. Fire personnel responded within minutes and found the building completely engulfed in flames. All occupants of that and nearby buildings were safely evacuated.
December 17, 2015
Ketchikan council votes to ban pot sales

Ketchikan council votes to ban pot sales

The Ketchikan City Council on Thursday voted to ban the commercial sale of marijuana within city limits. Download Audio
December 4, 2015
History sheathed in canned salmon labels

History sheathed in canned salmon labels

History comes in all shapes and sizes. For a doctoral student from the University of Washington, canned salmon labels are a treasure trove of information.
December 1, 2015

No one injured during police standoff in Ketchikan

No one was injured and no shots fired during a police standoff of more than three hours outside a Ketchikan home on Memorial Day.
May 27, 2015
New Loo Offers Relief In Busy Tourist Season

New Loo Offers Relief In Busy Tourist Season

A ribbon cutting ceremony for a new public facility was held Thursday morning in downtown Ketchikan. The christening of the Stedman –Thomas Neighborhood Loo attracted about 40 people on a sunny and windy morning. Download Audio
June 17, 2014

Ketchikan Man Threatens To Shoot Pedestrians Forcing Road Closure

After receiving a phone call from a man threatening to shoot a pedestrian, Ketchikan police closed off a section of Schoenbar Road and evacuated the Recreation Center early Tuesday morning while trying to negotiate the man’s surrender.
June 11, 2014

2 Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash, 2 Survive

Two people are dead and two taken to the hospital after a single-car accident on South Tongass Highway. Deputy Police Chief Josh Dossett says the Ketchikan Police Department received a call at 9:05 Monday night reporting an accident just south of the Coast Guard Base.
November 21, 2012

Man Convicted of Homicide in Ketchikan

Tuesday a Ketchikan jury convicted Devin Rossiter, 19, of second degree homicide for stabbing a 45-year-old man who wouldn't give him a cigarette.
January 25, 2012