Southeast socked by soggy storm; more rain expected

...Creek flooded, forcing the evacuation of the Ketchikan Apartments and homes in neighborhoods close to the creek, the Ketchikan Daily News reported. The city opened a shelter for displaced residents in the Gateway Recreation Center.Other residents...
Trial begins for Ketchikan fisherman charged in diver death

...commercial fisherman and owner of the Ostrich, were diving from the boat on Oct. 8, 2013, when Adams died, the Ketchikan Daily News reported.Wodyga's failure to properly maintain an air compressor that pumped oxygen to divers played a significant...
Alaska Editorial: Southeast lawmakers have chance to create working relationships with new governor

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News:Ketchikan has seen better days when it comes to the state Legislature.Sitka Sen. Bert Stedman, who represents Ketchikan and...
Ketchikan police seize 5.5 pounds of pot

...charged with felony drug counts after a search of his home that police say turned up 5.5 pounds of marijuana.The Ketchikan Daily News reported George B. Friend is charged with four counts of misconduct involving a controlled substance.Police...
Ketchikan students to use earthquake sensors

KETCHIKAN - Ketchikan students will be using earthquake sensors for class work, beginning next year.The Ketchikan Daily News reported that the Ketchikan School Board on Wednesday unanimously approved a request to spend $31,000 to purchase...
Kayhi fires football coach and the Kayhi activities director.Ketchikan High School Principal Sam Nelson fired Les Silva on Friday, the Ketchikan Daily News reported."Some of the football players came up to the school and confronted our activities director about trying...
Ketchikan proposes increases on airport fees

...fees for airplanes and charging motorcycle and scooters the same rate as passenger cars on the Gravina side.The Ketchikan Daily News says the airport operates with a year deficit that runs anywhere from $380,000 to $435,000. That's even...
Pigskins will fly

...Hicks are also a potent combination that gave problems to conference opponents. Ketchikan coach Les Silva told the Ketchikan Daily News his team is "going to be good. I feel like we have a little more talent this year."In regards to QB Elliott...
Harsh ad gives Begich re-election bid a hiccup

...release of the suspect in the attacks and deemed the ad inaccurate, rating it "pants on fire." The editors of the Ketchikan Daily News wrote that the commercial never should have been created or broadcast. "Most anything seems to go in politics...
Alaska Editorial: UA president bonus a bad idea

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: It's a bad decision on the face of it from a public perspective.The University of Alaska Board of Regents hopes to entice...


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