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House District 33 forum

Matt Olsen, Peggy Wilson and Kyle Johansen participate in KRBD’s call-in candidate forum Oct. 23. The election is Nov. 6.

KRBD hosted a live call-in forum featuring House District 33 candidates Kyle Johansen, Peggy Wilson and Matt Olsen. Listen to the complete forum here.

Recent News

City Council defers premium pay issue

Ketchikan Fire Department
The Ketchikan City Council deferred action Thursday on the issue of premium pay for assistant managers filling in for department heads, instead asking the city manager to provide more information. more

Metlakatla group plans canoe trip to B.C.

A colorful canoe is towed from Saxman after a group of paddlers landed and disembarked in August 2013.
About two years ago, a group of First Nations and Alaska Native canoeists paddled from Canada’s northwest coast, across the U.S. border to Alaska’s only Indian reservation, on Annette Island. Now, a group is planning a return journey, paddling the same route back toward the Tsimshian Native community’s roots in British Columbia. more