Eric Stone, KRBD - Ketchikan
Ferry officials put the route on hold in September 2019 over a dispute over whether U.S. Customs officials could carry guns.
The three-man crew aboard a 44-foot Riptide monohull sailed into Ketchikan’s Thomas Basin harbor Monday afternoon.
The bill passed the state House and Senate last month.
After weeks of heated debate, a drag queen read a book to children at Ketchikan’s public library for the first time
two more readings to accommodate everyone who wanted to come.
Ketchikan’s assembly to consider asking voters to cut library funding in response to drag queen event
Former Assembly member John Harrington cites the library’s decision to host a drag queen for a children’s storytime in a letter requesting the cut.
Sen. Mike Shower, R-Wasilla, said the proposal would give the Senate room to negotiate the final figure with the House.
Deborah Asper, with the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition, says one part of the issue is the rise of strong, synthetic opioids.
The Roadless Rule is supposed to protect wild places. What went wrong in the Tongass National Forest?
The Tongass has been the heart of the logging industry in Alaska for decades, starting in the 1950s with the arrival of pulp mills.
Under a proposal from Royal Caribbean, 95% of crew and all eligible passengers 12 and older are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Investigators have not yet pointed to a cause for the crash.
State transportation authorities announced Monday that they’d entered negotiations to sell the Malaspina to the owners of a private cruise ship dock in Ketchikan’s Ward Cove.
A dispute over whether U.S. border guards would be allowed to carry guns on Canadian soil led authorities to pause sailings in 2019. Then the pandemic hit.
Tensions continue to simmer in the wake of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. But the United States and Russia are still working together on at least one issue: salmon.
Young’s proposal wouldn’t just require the seizure of pleasure yachts — it includes Russian commercial vessels as targets for seizure.
Some Ketchikan students hurled “racist remarks and sounds” at players from Metlakatla during a high school basketball game, according to the investigation.
"The girls were all like, did you you know it's two two-two two-two?" Romanda Simpson said. "And so they laughed and said, 'Let's do a tutu event!' And it was born."
“It started in the front, it blew out the windshield, it popped the tires. The fire was so intense that it actually burned holes in the sides of the door,” said Jeff Fitzwater, the photographer who captured spectacular images of the fire.
Students spoke out Wednesday about allegations of racism in the stands at a recent Ketchikan High School basketball game. The school district has launched an investigation into what it described as “racial insensitivity” after photos circulated...
Ketchikan’s school district is investigating allegations of racism at a basketball game against Alaska’s only Native reservation
Some Ketchikan High School students dressed up as cowboys during a basketball game against its rivals from Alaska’s only Native reservation. The Ketchikan school district is investigating.
It’s not the first time PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center has been scrutinized by federal labor officials for allegedly retaliating against its workforce. The hospital was accused of violating federal labor laws on retaliation four times in 2015.