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Ketchikan State Parks Advisory Board recruiting new members

...Applications are due Sunday, Nov. 30 and should be sent to Ketchikan District Park Ranger Mary Kowalczyk at or mailed to her at Alaska State Parks, 9883 N. Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, Alaska 99901.
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 in...
AMHS seeks public review of schedules

...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 starting...
Troopers seek info on home burglary, theft in Ketchikan

...theft in Ketchikan.Troopers said in a dispatch that they were notified of a burglary in the 7800 block of South Tongass Highway at 8:51 a.m. Monday.An unknown person(s) entered the home's garage and stole a three-drawer Craftsman...
Police & Fire for Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012

...revealed that an unknown person(s) took the $300 canoe from the backyard of a residence in the 2200 block of South Tongass Highway sometime around Nov. 9. Anyone with information is asked to call troopers at 225-5118. Callers may remain anonymous...
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 Ketchikan...
Flying above the forests go ... Getting there: The Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary is about eight miles south of Ketchikan on the South Tongass Highway. From the highway, turn left on Wood Road. The sanctuary is less than a mile down the road. Restrictions: The...
Ketchikan Borough faces road dilemma

...Department of Transportation has told the borough that the state won't provide snow removal service on roads other than Tongass Highway. Bob Doll, Southeast Region director for DOT, said the reason the snow removal for the roads has been canceled...
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 rock...
Regional News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...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 study...


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