Eric Stone, KRBD - Ketchikan
But despite the multimillion shortfall, officials said the borough won’t burn through all of its savings.
The report also showed that the pilot had little Alaska flying experience, but it did not determine a probable cause for the crash that killed two.
Police camera footage obtained by KRBD shows 34-year-old hesitating for a moment before stepping into the fast-running creek after officers threaten to tase him.
Authorities called off Wednesday’s search for the pilot of a missing Cessna airplane that went down near Washington state’s Olympic Peninsula.
Port of Seattle police arrested a man Saturday morning after authorities say he threatened a Ketchikan-bound Alaska Airlines flight. Police did not release the suspect’s identity.
Jeanine Burbary said her husband saved her life, before dying trying to save his 8-year-old daughter.
Beth Lougee's husband, David Lougee, a superintendent of a school district in Southwest Alaska, recently died due to COVID-19.
Tribal leaders in Ketchikan said they have “no confidence” in the school district’s top administrator, who is facing allegations of mistreating Alaska Native faculty.
Ketchikan’s first batch of the COVID-19 vaccine was spoiled and couldn’t be used. But replacements have already arrived.
After a Metlakatla man in his sixties died over the weekend, a 36-year-old man was jailed Saturday. Prosecutors said he’s admitted the crime.
Metlakatla avoided the coronavirus for nearly eight months. But that streak ended Thursday when an unnamed resident tested positive, prompting a 72-hour lockdown.
The World War II-vintage tugboat has been a fixture on Gastineau Channel and became a jurisdictional tug-of-war between city, state and Coast Guard officials after it broke its anchor line on state tidelands more than two years ago.
Proponents of the change say that the industry is at risk of disappearing, while environmentalists and Indigenous tribes say that logging threatens the ecosystem.
Heavy rains toppled trees and buried roads on Prince of Wales Island Monday. Local and state transportation crews are responding to at least seven landslides blocking roads on the Southeast Alaska island.
The mayor cross-examined public testifiers in the unusual hearing on the resolution at the Ketchikan Borough Assembly.
In a nonbinding resolution, the borough assembly asked for state protections for sexual orientation and gender identity, as the city's resolution doesn't necessarily apply to outlying areas.
Bring home troops, sell federal lands: Libertarian presidential candidate pitches vision to Alaskans
Jorgensen pitched unorthodox ideas for dealing with pollution and managing federal lands.
Ketchikan recorded 47 inches of rain from June to August.
Carnival and Royal Caribbean already announced that they wouldn't be sailing to Alaska.
Ketchikan officials warn of potential ‘wide community spread’ of COVID-19 after traveler broke quarantine
A COVID-infected visitor did not follow quarantine requirements after arriving in the community.