Station Highlights

Jennifer Williams sent us this shot of a bear peeking in her windows.

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Classical show hosts needed

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KRBD is looking for hosts for the 6 to 8 am Sunday morning classical show. We will provide training, you provide your love of classical music. more
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Planning for fall bulbs / fertilizer facts

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A call-in show with Lee Skidmore giving tips on preparing for fall bulb planting, and some myths and cautions about fertilizers.  BulbsFertilizermore

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And the Winners Are….

2014 Skiff Winner

1st Prize: Bennett Charles 2nd Prize: Cin Bashaw 3rd Prize: Travis Wilcox more
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Morning Edition Interviews

Author Nick Jans in Ketchikan Friday

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Author Nick Jans tells the story of a unique black wolf that forged relationships with dogs and humans in his book "A Wolf Called Romeo." Jans will be in Ketchikan Friday. more
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4 Islanders exhibit opens

Petersburg artists John McCabe, Pia Reilly and Joe Viechnicki speak about their new exhibit opening Friday (July 4th) at the Main Street Gallery.  4Islandersmore

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Greenhouse gardening in Ketchikan

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Ketchikan gardener Teri Hoyt discusses the joys and challenges of greenhouse or hothouse gardening. more
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Southeast News

Is the Tongass key to slowing climate change?

The Tongass National Forest is in the crosshairs of environmental organizations again. Two large coalitions are pressuring the Obama administration to stop all old-growth logging, in part to fight climate change. more

30-year-old buried TNT on Lance Drive

Explosives found last week at the end of Lance Drive in Sitka turned out to be no longer dangerous -- in fact, bomb experts believe that they had already detonated underground years ago. more

Southeast Alaska hydro facility transfer nearly done

The transfer of operations of a hydro electric power plant in central Southeast Alaska is progressing this summer and could be completed sometime in August. The owner of the plant, the Ketchikan-based Southeast Alaska Power Agency will take over running the facility. That will mean a different future role for the joint Wrangell and Petersburg organization that has been overseeing operations. more

Local News

Troopers: Jewelry stolen from S. Tongass vehicle

Alaska State Troopers in Ketchikan are investigating the theft of jewelry from a vehicle. more
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3 boys adrift in a skiff rescued Monday

Three children adrift in a small skiff are safe following a rescue off Saxman’s harbor Monday. more
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Plea agreement reached in June standoff incident

The Alaska and American flags fly at the State Office Building downtown.

A 30-year-old Ketchikan man who was charged in mid-June with felony assault, terrorist threatening, weapons misconduct and violating his conditions of release pleaded guilty Tuesday to the assault and weapons charges. more
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Council OKs bond props for voter approval

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The Ketchikan City Council agreed during a special meeting last week to place a couple of $5 million bond packages on the October ballot, to pay for water and sewer pipe replacement projects. more
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Southeast daycare ‘crisis’

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Daycare in the region has always been problematic, but it’s hit a breaking point. more
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‘Hidden learning’ in Lego robotics camp

Evie Posey and Mason Baxter explain what their EV3 robot can do.

About 20 local children spent this week trying to rescue astronauts and rovers stranded on faraway planets. Or at least…they built Lego robots that simulated those missions. more
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Community Reports

Job Service Report

The latest Job Service Report from the Ketchikan Job Center. Jobs072914more

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Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for July 25th.  CraigPR072514more

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Arts Report

Kathleen Light, Marni Ricklemann  and Christa Bruce of the Arts Council talk about all the Blueberry events and art opportunities. Elizabeth Nelson of First City Players speaks about Fish Pirates Daughter, ArtsCool’s production and more.   Arts072414more

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UAS Ketchikan Report

Lily Albecker walks us through a typical advising appointment for degree-seeking students.  She also discusses other services UAS advisers offer.  UAS072314

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Library Report

Lisa Pearson speaks about ephemera at the library. more
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PeaceHealth

Information on the medical center expansion, the “No One Dies Alone” program, and volunteer opportunities with CEO Ken Tonjes, Chaplain Sister Arnedene and Community Relations Specialist Marty West.  PHKMCmore

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