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Ketchikan sees record rain

...record amount of rain on Tuesday. According to the National Weather Service, 5.38 inches of rain was measured at Ketchikan Airport, besting the old record of 4.52 inches, set on that date in 1958.So far this month, Ketchikan's airport...
Ketchikan residents sentenced for trafficking narcotics

...starting in September 2014.In January of this year, law enforcement acted on a tip and intercepted them at the Ketchikan airport on a return-trip from Seattle. Prosecutors said police obtained a search warrant and found Moriarty and Skan had...
October finishes drier than normal

...Southeast Alaska.While Juneau had a relatively dry October, the same wasn't true elsewhere in Southeast Alaska. At Ketchikan airport, 30.64 inches of rain was recorded, including a record 7.21 inches on Oct. 8 alone. Those figures gave the...
Transportation plan calls for expansion

...connect Kake to a ferry connection to take travellers across the Wrangell Narrows similar to the system employed at the Ketchikan airport which operates several times daily.The City of Kake has passed a resolution in support of the project. "A road...
Ketchikan proposes increases on airport fees

KETCHIKAN - Fees could be going up at the Ketchikan airport.KRBD reports the Ketchikan Gateway Borough on Monday had the first reading of an ordinance to raise airport fees.Those include...
Owner moves trespassing Ketchikan float houses

...after the owner moored them there over its objections.Owner Rob Holston on Monday towed the float houses from the Ketchikan airport's reserve on Gravina Island to Ward Cove.Borough Manager Dan Bockhorst told the Ketchikan Daily News the borough...
Police & Fire

...9900 block of Glacier Highway. Her vehicle was impounded.Drug activity? At about 8:30 a.m. Thursday, the Ketchikan Airport Police contacted the Alaska Bureau of Investigation's Southeast Alaska Cities Against Drugs (SEACAD) task force...
My Turn: Growth and transport investment

...construct and operate the bridge. The Gravina Access Project, to connect Ketchikan with Gravina Island (where the Ketchikan Airport is located), is well underway. We expect to complete the final environmental impact statement (EIS) this year...
Ketchikan airport getting a facelift

KETCHIKAN - Work on the first floor segment of a facelift of the Ketchikan International Airport terminal is nearing completion, said airport business manager Lance Mertz. The airport renovation started about six months ago. "In the first floor we have brand new bathrooms, a new ceiling and lighting, new carpet, a new bag belt, a new location for the commuter airlines, a new revolving door," Mertz said Monday.
Crash survivors airlifted to Juneau

...Gustavus, Wetherell said. He was unable to specify why the plane could not stop in Ketchikan. Authorities at the Ketchikan airport also would not comment on the refueling situation there. The Juneau flight standards district office for the Federal...


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