News of the North

    Ketchikan News

    • Two rescued by Coast Guard

      Sitka, Alaska (KINY) The pair were working to help remove a grounded vessel when their skiff got stuck.

    • Boating deaths increase

      Anchorage, Alaska (KINY) More people died due to drowning in 2017 according to a new report.

    • Price of pot drops

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) The price of marijuana on the black market is still more than the legal kind.

    • Borough discusses new Attorney


      Haines, Alaska (KINY) The Haines Borough Assembly put out Request for Proposals to see if there are attorneys interested in representing them.

    • Senate urges feds to follow on marijuana

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) The Senate voted 20-0 to approve a resolution urging the federal government to respect Alaska’s decision to legalize recreational marijuana use.

    • BSA increase still possible

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) Juneau State rep. Justin Parrish is not giving up on an $100 increase per student in education funding this year.

    • Jail inmates sickened by E. coli infection

      Nome, Alaska (KINY) Authorities have tied the outbreak to contaminated lettuce.

    • Alaska trade mission is set

      Juneau, Alaska (KINY) The China Trade Mission will include fisheries, tourism, and investment businesses, as well as a baby food maker, an architecture firm, and a university.