Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Council discusses marijuana regulation

National Public Radio image.Ketchikan City Council members shared their opinions and concerns about legalizing commercial marijuana sales during last night’s City Council meeting.


Bett Jakubek of the PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center Foundation speaks about items for newborns the foundation hopes to purchase for the hospital. She and Debbi Thompson give details about the Sole-stice shoe auction fundraiser.  PHFoundationmore

New Old-Time Chautauqua coming to Ketchikan

Paul Magid, Keith Smith and Anne Gavzer speak about an event coming in June. The New Old-Time Chautauqua brings music, performance and education, plus a vaudeville show. Locals are invited to participate. Chautauquamore

Alzheimer’s in Alaska

Kelli Moorehead of the Alzheimer’s Association is leading a teleconference on Alzheimer’s in Alaska at noon on Tuesday, May 19th. She gives details and provides information on how you can participate. Alzheimers

To register or for more information, call 1-800-272-3900 … more

Taking care of your mental health

Emily Chapel of the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition and Katie Parrot of Residential Youth Care speak about the importance of taking care of your well-being and mental health, no matter who you are. They also discuss the stigmas and the importance … more

Arts Council Report

Marni Rickelmann and Kathleen Light speak about events this week and art opportunities as well as talk with guest artist Kathy Rousso about recently receiving a Rasmuson Foundation grant.

Arts Report May 21


Museum Report

Ann Froeschle and Anita Maxwell discuss activities for student groups visiting the museum and encourage teachers, youth-group organizers and home schoolers to plan for a museum visit next school year. Museum051315more

Gardening tips – bulb care, planting and more

Lee Skidmore speaks about caring for bulbs – both those you may have received as a gift and those planted outside – planting nursery plant, and slug patrol. She also answers listeners’ questions. Gardening051115more

Sports Report

Ron Medel speaks about high school sports activities, the upcoming track meet and the NFL football deflation controversy. Sports051115more

UAS Ketchikan Report

Gail Klein wants people to know UAS Ketchikan is open during the summer, and speaks about summer and fall class registration. UAS050615