Jazz saxophonist Bob Kindred died August 15th in Nashville, Tennessee. He was 76. Kindred was well known in the Ketchikan jazz community, performing at First City Players Jazz and Cabaret Festival for more than a dozen years.
Elizabeth Nelson, and Amanda Glanzer speak about auditions for “The Little Mermaid,” Divas and Divos, and their trip to a theater conference.
Ketchikan native and 2008 Kayhi graduate Mari Freitag is in Corpus Christi, Texas, participating in a training program that transforms U.S. Navy officers into Navy pilots.
Additional charges have been filed against a 27-year-old Prince of Wales Island man accused of murdering his girlfriend.
The Ketchikan City Council Thursday night directed City Manager Karl Amylon to take measures to address the greater issue of homelessness and inebriation in the First City. At its next meeting, the Council will also consider limiting the number of marijuana retail stores.
Organizers announced last week that the Race to Alaska is a go for the summer of 2017. The 750-mile engineless boat race is from Port Townsend, Washington, to Ketchikan.
The Inter-Island Ferry Authority announced last week that the IFA’s participation in the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs transportation grant program will end August 31st. The program offers free transportation to veterans traveling for healthcare needs.
Kathleen Light and Marni Rickelmann list the winners of Blueberry Arts Festival contests, speak about events this week, and talk about call-to-artist deadlines.
Gail Jones speaks about a support program for expecting parents, the baby box program, changes at some of the clinics and a fundraiser for the PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center Foundation – small baby boxes.
Lisa Pearson speaks about the end of the summer reading programs for this year, a quieter time at the library, and gearing up for fall.