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Photos: Rock slide blocks road in Ketchikan

...a rock slide blocked the road near mile five of North Tongass Highway in Ketchikan. According to Alaska State Troopers...m., crews had opened one lane of traffic.The North Tongass Highway is the only connectionbetween downtown Ketchikan...
Construction season approaches across Alaska

...Highway will be resurfaced at a cost of $5.7 million.In Ketchikan, holdover work to rehab and resurface the North Tongass Highway from Ward Cove to Refuge Cove will be ongoing.Gustavus will be the exception to the quiet construction summer...
AMHS seeks public review of schedules

...seeking "public review" for it.Comments will be taken at a meeting in Ketchikan, at the AMHS Central Office off North Tongass Highway, on April 9. The meeting will be teleconferenced, with comments on the Southeast Alaska schedules being taken...
Police & Fire for Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012

...Tuesday, Alaska State Troopers in Ketchikan conducted a traffic stop on a blue Ford Explorer near Mile 6 of the North Tongass Highway after the vehicle was observed to have a broken tail light. Investigation revealed that David Kitsmiller, 55, of...
Wards Cove cannery eyes options for 2002

Closing the Wards Cove Packing operation on North Tongass Highway in Ward Cove is one option Wards Cove Packing is considering in 2002. But no decision has been made yet, according to David Forbush...
Cape Fox Corp. sending one of its final shipments to Asia

...corporation harvested about 120 acres of cedar, hemlock and spruce trees from its land in the Whipple Creek area off North Tongass Highway this past season. The first of three ships took 900,000 board feet of high-grade logs to Japan in November...
Driver escapes before truck hits stream

...Troopers say 46-year-old Paul Cyr of Ketchikan was on his way to work Thursday morning and traveling toward the North Tongass Highway when he lost traction on an icy hill. Cyr told troopers he could not steer or stop and the truck struck a large...
Regional News
SE projects that would gain from Proposition B

...includes $5 million for South Tongass Highway, $600,000 for borough road upgrades, and $1.9 million for North Tongass Highway. Petersburg: $3.7 million for Middle and South Harbors. Wrangell: $3.4 million for Standard Harbor...
Bolts to secure rock wall over highway

...boulders tumbled down along a 190-foot stretch of North Tongass Highway, just north of Ridge Road near Peninsula were declared unlivable and were removed. The North Tongass Highway widening project has included several blasting sites...
Ketchikan's Wal-Mart battle

...standards - is tentatively scheduled to be built on property owned by Bothell, Wash., businessman Jim Bride on North Tongass Highway. But the sale of the property is on hold pending action on a proposed ordinance requiring a social and economic...


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