Station Highlights

KRBD at Winter Arts Faire

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KRBD will be at the Ketchikan Area Arts and Humanities Council's Winter Arts Faire the weekend after Thanksgiving. We'll be serving hearty soup... and debuting our 2015 Photo of the Day Community Calendar!
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Listener’s Choice Award!

The Listener's Choice Award goes to.....
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Volunteer of the Year!

And, the Volunteer of the Year Award goes to....
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Pam Davies challenges you to count the eagles in this shot, taken at Herring Cove on a frosty Sunday afternoon.

Photo of the Day
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Morning Edition Interviews

Shock returns to Ketchikan to perform Nutcracker

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Oliver Shock will perform the role of The Prince in KTB's production of "The Nutcracker."
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360 North TV covering homelessness forum

Casey Kelly of KTOO radio and 360 North television in Juneau speaks about two events in Ketchikan that will be taped and aired – The Alaska Supreme Court hearing on State of Alaska v. Central Council of Tlingit and Haida … more

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Filmaker brings sci-fi comedy to Ketchikan

Writer, producer and director Anton Doiron is bringing his low-budget, sci-fi buddy movie “Space Trucker Bruce” to Ketchikan.  Doiron grew up in Ketchikan, and decided to have a showing in the First City.  SpaceTruckermore

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Southeast News

Police report spate of home burglaries

Sitka police are investigating a spate of home burglaries since Monday. Police received reports of four home burglaries between midnight and 3AM today (11-20-14), all within walking distance of downtown.

Coast Guard rescues stranded Sitkan

A Coast Guard helicopter rescued a hunter stranded south of Sitka on Wednesday morning (11-19-14), after his boat sank.

Review of Red Chris Mine finds tailings dam concerns

As Southeast Alaskans become more concerned about mine development in British Columbia, a copper and gold mine in the Stikine River watershed is expected to start full operations next month. But an independent review of its tailings facility found issues with the design.

Petersburg Arts Council seeks volunteers

When concerts come to Petersburg, when there’s an art show or poetry reading, chances are the Petersburg Arts Council has its hands in the event.

Local News

Council OKs dock leases, talks about hawking

The Volendam cruise ship docked in Ketchikan Monday.

The question of the dock vendor leases has been deferred a couple of times, partly because of concerns about hawking.
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Youth Court kids enjoy Supreme Court event

Members of the Ketchikan Youth Court stand for a picture with the Alaska Supreme Court Wednesday at Ketchikan High School.

Among the students watching this week’s Supreme Court Live event at Ketchikan High School auditorium were members of Ketchikan Youth Court.
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Kayhi auditorium packed for Supreme Court Live

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Alaska’s Supreme Court was in Ketchikan this week – all five members. They were here for Supreme Court Live, during which the court hears oral arguments for a real case. But instead of a courtroom, it’s heard at a high school.
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Tribal Scholars program grant in final year

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The Ketchikan School Board met at the Saxman Community Center, and the Cape Fox Dancers kicked off the special meeting with dancing, drumming and singing. The board also heard reports about special programs that focus on Native education and culture.
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Dock vendor leases on City Council agenda

The Volendam cruise ship docked in Ketchikan Monday.

The City of Ketchikan rents out booth space on the downtown docks each summer for vendors. Some offer tours, and others sell food to the hundreds of thousands of cruise ship visitors that arrive each summer.
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Delta to offer seasonal service to Ketchikan

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Delta Airlines announced Wednesday that it will launch daily nonstop service next spring to five new destinations, including seasonal service to Ketchikan and Sitka.
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Community Reports

Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for November 21st.  CraigPR112114more

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Arts Report

The Winter Arts Fair is coming up Thanksgiving weekend.  There are dances, performances, concerts and more.  First City Players is also having auditions.  Arts112014

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Job Service Report

The latest Job Service Report from the Ketchikan Job Center. Jobs112014

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