Author Archives: Leila Kheiry

Schulte takes interim UAS provost position

University of Alaska Southeast 2University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Campus Director Priscilla Schulte has accepted a temporary assignment as provost for UAS, effective Aug. 9, and will relocate to Juneau for the coming academic year.

Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for July 31st CraigPR073115more

Council talks water rate hikes, overtime, library

The Ketchikan City Council talked money for about half an hour Thursday, including rate hikes – particularly for city water.

Groups seek halt to POW wolf hunting, logging

POW wolf pupCiting a state study that shows a sharp decline in the wolf population on Prince of Wales Island and surrounding islands, six conservation groups have asked state and federal officials to take steps to help preserve the remaining animals.

Filing period to open for city, borough office

The filing period for candidates seeking local elected office opens Aug. 1st, and will remain open through 5 p.m. Aug. 25th.

UAS Ketchikan hosts beach food seminar

IMG_1465Ketchikan recently hosted a seminar on beach foods and foraging that garnered more interest and a bigger crowds than anyone expected. While there's plenty of edible morsels on the beach, people learned that there's some potentially deadly drawbacks to eating what you find.

Ketchikan Creek open for all salmon fishing

Stedman Street Bridge spans Ketchikan Creek, where the creek flows into Thomas Basin. (KRBD file photo)The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced Thursday that fishing for all species of salmon could commence on the creek, and will continue through the end of the year.

Fish-waste ‘burp’ stinks up downtown Ketchikan

A view of Ketchikan from the top of the Edmonds Street stairs.There was a big stink in Ketchikan Wednesday.

Bill would change rural designation process

Saxman Totem Park and Clan House.Local resident Lee Wallace testified today in Washington, D.C., during a hearing in front of the House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.

One more weekend for The Fish Pirate’s Daughter

ImageKetchikan's own quirky, campy melodrama is back: The Fish Pirates Daughter. With one weekend left to see this year's production, KRBD looks into its history and what makes it so unique.