Local News

Senate District Q forum Oct. 10

KRBD-FM will host a live call-in forum featuring Senate District Q candidates Sen. Bert Stedman and Sen. Albert Kookesh, starting at 6 p.m. Oct. 10th. Listeners can call 225-9655 or 1-800-557-5723 with questions for the candidates. Voters also can submit questions ahead of time to news@krbd.org. Online streaming is available at www.krbd.org.

Where to tune in to KRBD:

105.3: Ketchikan, Metlakatla and Saxman
107.1: North Ketchikan, Ward Cove and Ketchikan
101.7: Craig
90.7: North Point Higgins
90.1: Mountain Point, Hydaburg, Klawock and Thorne Bay

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UAS Ketchikan Campus Director Priscuilla Schulte and UAS Chancellor Richard Caulfield.
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Young-growth transition final decision announced

Remains of a Tongass clear-cut and logging road north of Ketchikan. New growth in parts of the forest could be cut to jump-start a modern timber industry, a report says. (Ed Schoenfeld/CoastAlaska)
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