Race to Alaska will return next summer

...the 750 miles from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan for a $10,000 prize first-place prize, reported the Ketchikan Daily News.The Northwest Maritime Center sponsored the first race and has announced that it will hold another one on...
Alaska Editorial: Fighting the fires

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Fire season is bad enough in Alaska and the West that Washington, D.C., must act when it comes to forest management...
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...
State limits wolf harvest

...Island and its adjacent islands, the state wolf hunting season will run for just 10 days, if at all, according to The Ketchikan Daily News. If all nine wolves are killed during subsistence hunting and trapping seasons, which begin in September...
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 Police Department to use body cameras

...Dossett said the department has been talking about implementing body cameras for more than a year, according to the Ketchikan Daily News."What we're looking at doing is, basically, outfitting uniform officers - they're doing day-to-day...
Alaska Editorial: An important presidential visit

The following editorial first appeared in the Ketchikan Daily News: Alaskans will welcome the office of the president to Alaska this month, being good hosts and hoping for an equally pleasant...
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...
Ketchikan borough considers body cameras for animal control

...Gateway Borough's Department of Animal Protection is considering equipping field officers with body cameras.The Ketchikan Daily News reports that the department is involved with a committee review of both the Pat Wise Animal Shelter and the...
Murkowski: Take roadless rule to Supreme Court

...should take its Roadless Rule challenge to the U.S. Supreme Court, Murkowski said in an Aug. 8 interview with the Ketchikan Daily News.Alaska's senior Republican senator said the July 29 decision from the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals - that...
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