Prayers at Ketchikan Assembly meetings continue

...after the Assembly rejected a proposal to begin its meetings with an official prayer nine months ago, reported The Ketchikan Daily News.One of the pastors behind the prayer, the Rev. Bill White, said Wednesday that the original proposal felt...
Alaska Editorial: Processing disaster

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: When tragedy strikes, as it did June 25 in Ketchikan, the community feels it deeply.Nine people died in a floatplane crash...
Ketchikan man remains missing after 6 months

...last seen, went missing either Dec. 28 or Dec. 29 after trying to get into a taxi near a bar, according to the Ketchikan Daily News.The case is still open, but there have been no new developments, said Ketchikan Deputy Police Chief Josh Dossett...
Border crossing between Hyder, Canada open again

...closing from midnight until 8 a.m. as part of a Canada Border Services Agency cost-cutting measure, reported the Ketchikan Daily News.The change had restricted Alaskans' access to emergency medical care and officials in both countries say it...
9 killed when float plane crashes in Misty Fjords

...The cruise ship had been scheduled to leave the city at 1 p.m., but it remained in port Thursday evening, The Ketchikan Daily News reported.The airline's website advertises tours of the more than 3,000-square-mile Misty Fjord National...
Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly to vote on tobacco tax

KETCHIKAN - The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly will yet again be voting on a tobacco tax.The Ketchikan Daily News reported the Assembly is set to vote Monday on a $3-per-pack tax on cigarettes and a 75-percent wholesale tax on other tobacco...
State calls for appeals against Vallenar Bay timber sale sell timber from the Vallenar Bay unit of the Southeast State Forest on Gravina Island are due by May 27.The Ketchikan Daily News reported that the state decided May 4 that the sale was in the best interest of Alaska. The amount of available...
US Senator wants to change federal 'rural' label process

...Murkowski, a Republican, would reinstate the list of rural Alaska communities as it stood prior to 2007, reports the Ketchikan Daily News.In that year, the Federal Subsistence Board's rural determination criteria put Saxman within Ketchikan's...
Three Washington men win inaugural sailing contest from Port Townsend to Ketchikan

...The finish was first reported by KRBD-FM and the Ketchikan Daily News.Al Hughes, Graeme Escarey and Matt Severson...contest's announcement video last year.Hughes told the Ketchikan Daily News that the Elsie Piddock hit Johnstone Strait along...
Alaska Editorial: A virtuous cycle

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Statistics suggest that running a small business isn't easy.Jennifer Clark, a regional advocate with the U.S. Small Business...


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