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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

Council to vote on retail pot sales

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On Monday night, the Ketchikan City Council decided to vote on the sale of retail marijuana at its next meeting. The Council made this decision after hearing a presentation by Chris French, the Borough Planning and Community Development Director. more

Tulsequah cleanup won’t restart water treatment

Acid drainage from the Tulsequah Chief Mine discolors a leaking containment pond next to the Tulsequah River in British Columbia in 2013. (Photo courtesy Chris Miller/Trout Unlimited)
Canadian regulators say the Tulsequah Chief Project, near Juneau, has agreed to reduce pollution leaking into a nearby river. But the mine won’t have to restart a shuttered water-treatment plant. more