KETCHIKAN - The Ketchikan City Council on Monday unanimously approved a resolution that could result in the establishment of a "sobering center" at the Fifth Avenue site of the former Ketchikan Regional Youth Facility. Read more
KETCHIKAN - The smile of Morgan Enright lit up The Point art cafe on Saturday evening as she exchanged hugs and conversation with people who'd come to welcome her home to Ketchikan and Southeast Alaska. Read more
KETCHIKAN - Groups hoping to preserve the former Coast Guard cutter Storis as a historic museum have been able to contact its new owner to see whether there's a chance to spare the ship from the scrapyard. Read more
KETCHIKAN - Recreational boating accidents claimed 22 lives in Alaska during 2012, resulting in the Last Frontier having the highest fatality rate in the United States.
Alaska's fatality rate of 43. Read more
KETCHIKAN - Emily Guthrie was 18 months old in 1965 when she fell from a walkway above a fast-flowing section of Ketchikan Creek.
Her tiny hands clutched a rubber doll tight as she hit the frigid water near upper Creek Street. Read more
KETCHIKAN - Just a few days old, the tiny oysters growing in tanks at OceansAlaska's new float in George Inlet represent a big milestone for the Ketchikan-based organization - and huge potential for the mariculture industry in Alaska. Read more
KETCHIKAN - Two skateboard park designers recently visited Ketchikan as the momentum builds toward transforming a vacant lot near Schoenbar Middle School into a nifty blend of ramps, bowls and rails for skaters of all abilities. Read more