Gastineau Major All-Stars Stay Alive with Win over Knik on Sunday

GCLL pitcher Hunter Carte throws a strike past a Ketchikan batter to catcher Noah Lewis. Juneau is currently playing Eagle River's Knik Little League at Anchorage for the state championship. (file photo / Klas Stolpe) Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Juneau’s Gastineau Channel Little League Majors All-Stars avoided elimination from the...
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Trending news headlines in Ketchikan

(KETCHIKAN, AK) What’s going on in Ketchikan? Here’s a roundup of the top stories in the area today. Pulled from contributors around the region, here’s a glimpse of what’s going on nearby. For more stories from the Ketchikan area, click here.
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Ready for a change? These jobs are open in Ketchikan

Want to get yourself a job? Here are a selection of open positions in Ketchikan: 1. IV Therapy Travel Nurse RN - $2600 per week in AK; 2. Support Specialist- Ketchikan or POW; 3. School Bus Driver; 4. Restaurant Supervisor; 5. Veterinarian (DVM), Paid Ownership Opportunity; 6. Dispatcher; 7.
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Engineers detail KIA renovation plans

Representatives from a team of airport consultants on July 19 revealed new details about the Ketchikan Gateway Borough's planned expansion of the Ketchikan International Airport terminal. The proposed terminal expansion is set to take place over the next five years. Coupled with a plan to replace some asphalt near the...
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Local quilters trade needle and thread for paint and tape

A growing number of quilts are being displayed on homes, sheds and greenhouses throughout Ketchikan neighborhoods — but these quilts aren't made of the traditional fabric and backing and thread. Instead, they're "barn quilts," painted patterns on finished wood backdrops that have begun appear in neighborhoods north, south and all...
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Auctions raise funds for local causes

When Ketchikan’s Amy Christensen saw people in her community in need of help, she didn’t just sit by and wish them well, she created a system to raise money for them, undaunted by the challenges she faced with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Christensen sat down to share her journey to...
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Ketchikan calendar: What's coming up

1. Wild Alaska Escape – Juneau to Ketchikan; 2. Race Around Revilla; 3. Woody's Finest Hour - Dance Party @The Creek Street Cabaret; 4. Pranayama △ Joy of Breathing; 5. Totem Heritage Center Virtual Taste of History Tour;
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16 virus cases active locally

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Five residents and one employee within the Long-term Care Unit of PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center tested positive for COVID-19, prompting the closure of the unit to visitors. The first positive cases within the unit were detected on Tuesday, according to information provided to the Daily News on...

Cruise ships are back in Ketchikan, but downtown isn’t exactly crowded

With Ketchikan’s 2021 cruise season underway, the downtown cruise ship docks aren’t as quiet as they once were. Two large cruise ships tied up in the community over the weekend, and more are due later in the week. And though news later broke of a COVID-19 case aboard the Celebrity...
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KTN tallies 11 new virus cases

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — Ketchikan Public Health officials recorded 11 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, while one person was listed as hospitalized in the PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center's COVID-19 unit, according to data included on a new online dashboard being maintained by Ketchikan Public Health. Meanwhile, the numbers of new positive...
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Restrictions remain on Vallenar Bay Road

KETCHIKAN (KDN) — With the State of Alaska’s deer hunting season set to open on Sunday, the Alaska Division of Forestry has published a reminder that vehicle restrictions continue to occur on Gravina Island’s Vallenar Bay Road because of timber operations. The timber sale area in about 481 acres of...