Sarah Cuiksa, KRBD - Ketchikan
Republican Peggy Wilson, Democrat Matt Olson and Independent Kyle Johansen found themselves on Ketchikan High School’s auditorium stage for a forum Wednesday night. It wasn’t local media or city organizations moderating the question-and-answer session, but rather, Kayhi student body leaders.
When a 66-foot long dock landed on an Oregon beach this summer, scientists and environmentalists were alarmed. The nearly 5,000-mile voyage the dock made, in-tact, was impressive. But more impressive, and more alarming, is what lived on that dock.
The historic Yates building in downtown Ketchikan is one step closer to restoration. Historic Ketchikan, a non-profit that works to preserve historic properties in the city and the Episcopal Diocese of Alaska signed a Memorandum of Understanding to move forward in seeing if rehabilitation is possible.