Rep. Young requests a few earmarks — 15 years after his ‘Bridge to Nowhere’ made earmarking taboo

What’s not on Young’s list? One very large bridge from Ketchikan to Gravina Island, where the city’s airport is.

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Southeast Alaska small businesses, local officials worry they’ll be left out of cruise industry bubble

Business owners and local officials say they’re worried that keeping guests in a bubble would squeeze out most of Southeast Alaska’s small tour companies, retailers and restaurants.

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Ketchikan Borough Assembly passes pro-police resolution seen as ‘backlash’ to LGBTQ rights measure

The borough mayor broke a 3-3 tie, passing a resolution calling on the the state legislature to add police officers to the list of classes protected from discrimination.

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