Station Highlights

KRBD to air AFN convention updates

KRBD will be broadcasting short newscasts from the Alaska Federation of Natives Convention in both English and Tlingit.
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KRBD’s Halloween Party!

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Get your costume on and get ready to party...Friday, October 31st!
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Marianne Ledford sent us this shot she calls Quiet Harbor Reflections.

Photo of the Day
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POW Delivers Support for KRBD!

Stop by and Pledge support for your  community radio station, KRBD!

Thanks to all the members on POW who stopped by to support KRBD!
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Morning Edition Interviews

Dog park receives lease, plans Halloween event

Kim Whalen of the Ketchikan Dog Park group gives an update on their progress and details on a dog and owner costume contest on November 1st. DogParkmore

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Rotary’s District Governor visits Ketchikan

Rotary District 5010 Governor Dick Sutliff, Chris Baca of First City Rotary and Nancy Tietje of Rotary 2000 speak about the governor’s visit to Ketchikan and Rotary activities. Rotarymore

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Voters to decide on judicial retention

Assistant District Attorney Ben Hofmeister and Susanne DiPietro, Executive Director of the Alaska Judicial Council, speak about the role of the AJC and the judicial retention process. JudgeRetentionmore

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Southeast News

Mark Weaver pleads not guilty to explosives charges

Mark Weaver has pleaded not guilty to charges of possessing unregistered explosives.

Native language bill has personal meaning for Sitka family

Twenty Native languages, including Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian, became official state languages on Thursday, Oct. 23. For Sitka resident Heather Powell, the signing marked a personal victory for a member of her family.

Dan Sullivan answers questions about Southeast Alaska

Dan Sullivan interviews with KFSK about Southeast Alaska issues.

Wrangell doctor indicted on child porn charges

A federal grand jury indicted Wrangell doctor Greg Salard Wednesday, charging him with distribution and possession of child pornography.

Local News

LGBTQ support group meets in Ketchikan

Jacob Trumble, Holly Nore, Tyler Varner, "Izm," and Austin Kalkins meet up in a casual support group for LGBTQ people in Ketchikan.

While support may be rising nationwide, there aren’t any official LGBTQ organizations in Ketchikan. But there are unofficial support systems.
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Report Card to the Public outlines Ketchikan student performance

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Here’s the synopsis: test scores are up, but the four-year graduation rate is down and the drop-out rate is up.
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School District deals with ten-student drop

The Ketchikan School District is dealing with another unexpected change in enrollment.
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Rotary honors four with vocational awards

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Ketchikan’s two Rotary clubs teamed up with the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce this week to present the annual Rotary Vocation Awards.
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Ketchikan PAC project starts first design phase

The recently painted Ketchikan Performing Arts Center building on Main Street. (Used with permission from PAC.)

The Performing Arts Center committee has hired a California-based architect, who will work with a local firm on design plans. The first phase of that design is expected to be complete by early next summer.
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House District 36 candidates square off

Dan Ortiz, left, and Chere Klein before the House District 36 candidate forum on KRBD.

While the two candidates agree on some issues, such as promoting resource development and making sure the Alaska Marine Highway System remains viable, they have some clear differences, as well. One such area is Medicaid expansion.
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Community Reports

Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for October 24th.  CraigPR102414

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Job Service Report

The latest Job Service Report from the Ketchikan Job Center.  Jobs102414

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Arts Report

Debby Otte of First City Players speaks about “Les Miserables,” and Marni Rickelmann and Shelly Baumeister of the Arts Council speak about calls-to-artists, dances and more. Arts102314

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Museum Report

Ann Froeschle and Anita Maxwell give a wrap up on the gallery season. The museums are open and always free to locals.
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UAS Ketchikan Report

UAS Ketchikan assistant director Wendy Miles talks about upcoming events.

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PeaceHealth

Lisa McCranie and Donnette Williams from Peacehealth Ketchikan Medical Center talk about Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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