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Stories with place: Ketchikan
  • Walkway to Ketchikan dock lost in 2015 storm recovered 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 5:04 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - A covered metal walkway leading to a dock in Ketchikan that disappeared during a storm last year has been recovered almost one year to the day after it went missing.

  • Body of missing hiker found on Deer Mountain 
    Updated: Apr-25-16 6:01 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Rescue crews have found the body of a missing Ketchikan man who disappeared during a hike on Deer Mountain in southeast Alaska last year.

  • Whale Pass looks to be Alaska's newest city 
    Updated: Apr-24-16 11:14 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Residents of the community of Whale Pass on northern Prince of Wales Island are hoping to become Alaska's newest city.

  • Man dumps non-toxic green dye into Alaska creek as a prank 
    Updated: Apr-22-16 8:13 pm

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Authorities say the green water flowing in the Ketchikan Creek that caused some panic and drew a response from multiple agencies was the result of a prank.

  • Juneau entrepreneur looks to sell ocean water to California 
    Updated: Apr-21-16 9:25 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - A Juneau entrepreneur is asking the state to approve his plan to collect fresh water from the Pacific Ocean south of Ketchikan and transport it to drought-stricken California.

  • Ketchikan committee approves new rules for pot businesses 
    Updated: Apr-18-16 10:13 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Ketchikan's Marijuana Advisory Committee has proposed new limits on how pot businesses can transport their products for testing.

  • Lawsuit challenges road projects in southeast Alaska 
    Updated: Apr-18-16 10:03 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Several environmental and conservation groups have filed a lawsuit challenging the decisions of two federal agencies regarding road projects on Revillagigedo Island in southeast Alaska.

  • British Columbia woman teaches seaweed class near Ketchikan 
    Updated: Apr-16-16 9:05 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - "This is a beautiful patch for harvesting. It's not in its reproductive stage yet," seaweed expert Dolly Garza said, pointing to a patch of edible seaweed called fucus at Rotary Beach. "Nothing but dinner."

  • Former candidates seek audit of Metlakatla election 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 9:04 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - The plaintiffs in a federal civil rights complaint against the Metlakatla Indian Community and its officials are seeking an audit of the community's general election in November.

  • Tustumena sailings cancelled for repairs 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 9:27 am

    KODIAK, Alaska - Sailings of the state ferry Tustumena will be canceled for the second time in as many years because of repair work that will keep it in the Ketchikan shipyard for 11 extra days, according to the Alaska Department of Transportation.

  • Fewer salmon expected in 2016 commercial harvest 
    Updated: Apr-10-16 11:47 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Commercial fishermen in Alaska are expected to harvest fewer salmon this year.

  • Southeast Strummers bring tropical flare to Alaska 
    Updated: Apr-09-16 11:05 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - When walking through the Ketchikan Public Library or down a hall of the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus' Robertson Building or even through a quiet residential neighborhood one evening, there is a chance you could hear the dulcet tone of an instrument more often associated with the Hawaiian Islands, not an island in Southeast Alaska.

  • Ketchikan pot committee to deal with issue of transportation 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 9:37 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Officials who shaped marijuana policy in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough last year are meeting again to tackle issues relating to the transportation of pot.