Morning Edition Interviews

BioBlitz set for Saturday

Volunteers are needed to help look for marine invasive species.  Linda McCann of the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center and Gary Freitag of the Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program explain.   Meet at the lower UAS campus, 600 Stedman Street on Saturday (9/28) at 9:00 am.  BioBlitz

Recent News

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. more

Decrease in 4-year graduation rate, small increase in drop-out rate

Myra Zelensky teaches a 35-student French 1 class.
The Ketchikan School District’s 4-year graduation rate dropped in the 2013-2014 school year. It fell from 77 percent to 73 percent. That’s still slightly higher than the statewide rate of 71 percent. more