No one was injured and no shots fired during a police standoff of more than three hours outside a Ketchikan home on Memorial Day.
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.
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.
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.
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.