The Ketchikan Life

Ketchikan is an inter-island coastal community accessible by air or sea only. With a population of approx. 12,000, it is Alaska’s 4th largest city. Located on the southern tip of Revillagigedo Island, Ketchikan has 3 local government authorities, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough, City of Ketchikan and the City of Saxman.

AHFC HomeChoice Classes: Upcoming in Juneau and Sitka

None at this time, check back soon!

If you have additional questions, contact Maude Morse at AHFC:
Maude Morse, CMI
Outreach Specialist II, Mortgage Operations
P.O. Box 101020 | Anchorage, Alaska 99510
Direct: 907-330-8461 | Cell: 907-360-1595 |

Community Resources

Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce
Great local business and relocation information
Ketchikan Gateway Borough Parks and Recreation Center
Local Swimming Pool and Sport Facilities Information and Schedule
Ketchikan Gateway Borough Planning Department
Title 18 Zoning Guidelines
Ketchikan Visitors Bureau
Ketchikan Travel Information
Alaska Travelers Accommodations
Independent Accommodations in Ketchikan
Ketchikan Lodging
Comprehensive list of hotels, rentals and other accommodations

Employment Resources

Finding a job in Alaska
Do’s and Don’ts of job searching in Alaska

Ketchikan Daily News Classifieds
Ketchikan Job Listings
Privately listed employment opportunities

The Local Paper
Privately listed employment opportunities

Arts Community

Ketchikan Arts and Humanities Council
Local Ketchikan Arts

First City Players
Community Performing Arts

Ketchikan Theater Ballet
Ballet and Dance for all ages

Group Services

SAIL (Southeast Alaska Independent Living)
Empowering elders and people with disabilities

Community Connections
Supporting Community from early learning through senior services

Ketchikan Youth Initiatives
Local Skatepark and Paintball club

Real Estate Resources

Residential Property Wish List (download pdf)
Download, print, and return this form to Sharli to get the home-buying process started.

Outlying Property Wish List (download pdf)
Download, print, and return this form to Sharli to get more information on rural properties.

Rental Application (download pdf)

Rental Resources
Privately listed homes and apartments

The Local Paper
Privately listed homes and apartments

Facebook Ketchikan Home Search
Owner listed local properties

Home Inspectors

Scott Cragun, HomeTech

Dan Dodson, Ketchikan Home Inspections