Station Highlights

Shh! It’s The Quiet Drive!

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Our Fall Quiet Drive is in full swing! What is the value of your KRBD membership? What is the value to your community? As our devoted follower, you are part of a community of like-minded people who believe that public radio is an essential element that enriches our daily lives.
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The Shirts Are In!

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The Fall Membership Drive shirts are here! Men's short sleeve in Rusty Bronze. Women's long sleeve in Garnet Red. The Fall shirt is your gift with a contribution of $75 or more. A shirt & mug are yours with a Frequency Level donation or better. Why not make your contribution today?
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Laird Jones shared this photo of the Super Moon over Kasaan, on Prince of Wales Island.

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Morning Edition Interviews

Emergency drill set for October 4th

Emergency responders, hospital workers and others will participate in an emergency drill Saturday morning at the Ketchikan International Airport. Volunteers are still needed.
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Girls Scouts seeking members and volunteers

Victoria Lord of Girls Scouts Alaska speaks about the program, volunteer opportunities, and the current membership drive. GirlScoutsmore

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New emergency warning system for Ketchikan

He is information about the "All Hazards Emergency Warning System." Be prepared to hear weekly tests and plan for what to do in the event of a real emergency.
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Southeast News

Petersburg High boys swim team wins regional meet

The Petersburg boys’ swim team won a region-wide meet in Juneau last weekend. The Thunder Mountain meet included teams from all over Southeast Alaska.

Deadline set for Southeast wolf listing decision

The federal government has agreed to a deadline of the end of next year for an endangered species review for wolves in Southeast Alaska.

Petersburg police investigate the death of a local man

Petersburg police are investigating the death of Dennis Moore, age 32, of Petersburg.

Local News

School Board to consider last-minute teacher hires

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The Ketchikan School Board on Wednesday night will consider new teacher positions at two elementary schools and technology purchases for the Alaska Digital Academy.
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KPU resolving issues with Whitman generators

The Whitman Lake dam. (Alaska Energy Authority photo)

Ketchikan’s newest source of hydroelectric power at Whitman Lake is at least a few weeks away from completion. While most of the work is done, both generators have issues that need to be resolved before Whitman can start adding its 4.6 megawatts to the city-owned Ketchikan Public Utilities electric grid.
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Weather changes local cruise ship schedule

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Due to offshore weather, Wednesday will be a two-ship day in Ketchikan.
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Local man charged with drug distribution

A Ketchikan man faces five felony drug possession and distribution charges today after a traffic stop allegedly revealed more than 60 grams of various drugs and $45,000 in cash.
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Woman arraigned for roll-over DUI crash

A 39-year-old Ketchikan woman faces charges after a roll-over accident this weekend.
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African Children’s Choir talks touring Alaska

The choir is made up of 18 children from Uganda between ages 9 and 12.

Ketchikan was one of several Alaska stops for the African Children’s Choir. The choir is made up of 18 Ugandan children. They were recruited by the Music for Life charity, a Christian organization that educates kids in countries throughout Africa.
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Community Reports

Library Report

Lisa Pearson speaks about ephemera at the library.
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Job Service Report

The latest Job Service Report from the Ketchikan Job Center. Jobs092314more

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Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for September 19th  CraigPR091914more

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Arts Report

Elizabeth Nelson speaks about “City Love Song,” a show being put on to raise funds for the performing arts center, the Diva/Divo competition and more. Shelley Baumeister of the Arts Council gives info on upcoming events and calls to artists.  … more

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PeaceHealth

Ross Fewing, director of ethics at PeaceHealth’s St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Bellingham, speaks about his job and visit to Ketchikan.  PHKMCmore

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UAS Ketchikan Report

Wendy Miles speaks about upcoming educational workshops for students and the general public, along with other events.  UAS091714

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