- Ketchikan group seeks operator of disabled-accessible taxi Updated: May-31-16 9:28 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - A nonprofit that provides services for people with disabilities has yet to find a taxi company in Ketchikan that will operate a vehicle that is accessible to disabled riders.
- State to consider privatizing youth detention centers Updated: May-30-16 2:45 pm
KENAI, Alaska - The state is seeking contractors to look into the feasibility of privatizing four of its juvenile detention facilities.
- Lone survivor of Alaska plane crash continues recovery Updated: May-24-16 9:12 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - The only survivor of a floatplane crash in southeast Alaska that killed three Wrangell men remains in recovery at a Colorado hospital.
- Alaska editorials Updated: May-23-16 1:56 pm
Here is a sampling of editorial opinions from Alaska newspapers:
- Troopers shoot young male bear near Ketchikan school Updated: May-20-16 4:33 pm
KODIAK, Alaska - A state wildlife trooper shot and killed a brown bear in Kodiak following a week of reported bear sightings in the community, including near an elementary school where the animal was ultimately killed.
- Officials believe 2 wolves roaming North Tongass area Updated: May-19-16 9:05 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Alaska wildlife officials are investigating after multiple reported sightings of wolves in the North Tongass area from residents who say the animals appear to be unafraid of humans.
- Body of missing man found in Ketchikan identified Updated: May-18-16 8:57 am
KETHIKAN, Alaska - The State Medical Examiner's Office has identified the body found underneath a fish processing plant in Ketchikan as that of a man who was reported missing in January.
- Airport security glitch causes long delays in Ketchikan Updated: May-15-16 12:04 pm
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Travelers leaving from the Ketchikan International Airport are being told to expect long delays due to a security equipment breakdown.
- Policing the bird highway Updated: May-14-16 8:18 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - On a nice, sunny day in the 1960s, air taxi pilot Dick Hamlin picked up two women and their babies to take them to a logging camp on Kasaan Bay. As the air taxi approached Grindall Island, Hamlin noticed an eagle in the air, watching the plane.
- Ketchikan museum catalogs historic totem pole fragments Updated: May-13-16 8:53 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - A Ketchikan museum is working to document, catalog and store hundreds of totem pole fragments retrieved decades ago from southeastern Alaska villages.
- Tourists use Alaska homeless shelter to grab coffee, snack Updated: May-05-16 5:03 pm
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Cruise ship passengers have been hanging out at an Alaska homeless shelter to get free coffee and a bite to eat, but few have bothered making a donation, said one of the nonprofit's board members.
- Suspected burglar points gun at Ketchikan homeowner Updated: May-04-16 11:51 am
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers say a Ketchikan man stopped for lunch at his home Monday and was confronted by a burglar stealing two of his rifles.
- Marten, chicken clash blamed for Ketchikan traffic crash Updated: May-02-16 12:22 pm
KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Alaska wildlife was a factor in a weekend traffic crash but this time it wasn't a moose, caribou or bear.