Rebecca Tauber, KRBD - Ketchikan

Rebecca Tauber, KRBD - Ketchikan

In Ketchikan archives, a glimpse into the 1918 flu and lessons for preserving the history of COVID-19

Scenes from newspapers at the time of the 1918 Pandemic describe a hospitality sector that was devastated by the flu and scenes eerily similar to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The floats of a plane jut out from the water surrounded by large rocks with green spruce covered mountains in theh background.

Documents: pilots had just seconds to see each other before fatal George Inlet crash

The crash in May of 2019 killed six people and injured ten more.
Protesters waving rainbow flfags and holding white signs gather

Ketchikan borough mayor vetoes resolution asking state for LGBTQ protections

The assembly had voted 6-1 in favor of the resolution and could likely bring the issue back for another vote next month.

Since lockdown, Southeast domestic violence shelters have seen fewer calls for help. Staff worry about why.

These past few months, those facing domestic violence have been stuck choosing between living with strangers amidst a pandemic and an abusive home.

Mask mandate fails in Ketchikan

At issue in the vote was a $500 fine for people caught without masks.