Ferry system missing 30 prints from Ketchikan office

...State Troopers are investigating the theft of signed art prints from the state ferry office building in Ketchikan.The Ketchikan Daily News reported officials at the Alaska Marine Highway System reported the art theft late last week.Troopers say...
Thief steals $3K worth of art from AMHS office

...the theft of more than $3,000 worth of art prints from the Alaska Marine Highway System office in Ketchikan, the Ketchikan Daily News reported.About 30 AMHS 25th anniversary prints signed by artist Bill C. Ray were allegedly stolen. An investigation...
Ketchikan marijuana committee to consider pot tax proposal

...Monday to discuss the $10-per-ounce excise tax on marijuana brought forward by Ralph Mirsky, according to the Ketchikan Daily News.Under Mirsky's proposal, marijuana tax revenue in Ketchikan would fund travel for student activities as...
Independent ferry service to resume after mechanical issues the Rainforest Islander, operates between Coffman Cove on Prince of Wales Island, Wrangell and Petersburg.The Ketchikan Daily News reports that the ferry was taken out of service in mid-October for transmission repairs.Since launching...
Alaska Editorial: Calming effect

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Developing a plan and beginning to implement it has a calming effect, and Gov. Bill Walker has achieved that with Alaska's...
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...
Ketchikan man stabbed to death

KETCHIKAN - A 33-year-old Ketchikan man has been stabbed to death.The Ketchikan Daily News reports the investigation into the death of 33-year-old Wayne Nathan continues.Police say Nathan was stabbed with a...
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...
Weekly tsunami tests in Ketchikan to go silent

...will no longer be able to hear the weekly warning sirens as fire officials have implemented a new testing system.The Ketchikan Daily News reported the sirens located on the roof of the fire department have gone off around noon every Saturday. Assistant...
Southeast residents protest ferry cutbacks and overflowed into hallways at Friday's listening session in the Sitka Legislative Information Office, the Ketchikan Daily News reported.Speakers made a number of suggestions to raise revenue for the Alaska Marine Highway System, like...


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