Author Archives: KRBD Staff

UAS Ketchikan Report

Shellie Tabb and Kathy Bolling talk about the UAS Ketchikan Campus Library murder mystery night, set for Thursday, Oct. 27th.

First City Players Report

14716080_10154178605828068_4557425348698740729_nAmanda Glanzer of First City Players, along with fellow actors Patrick Wiabel (Prince Eric) and Bridget Mattson (Scuttle the Seagull), give some details about the upcoming fall musical, “The Little Mermaid.”

Arts Council Report


Marni Rickelmann and Jeff Fitzwater speak about dance and music events, crafty options, Winter Arts Fair registration, and the Season Benefits Card.
















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Christine Palmer and Carolyn Corrao talk about the Chasing Zero award that PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center recently received; and about the importance of flu vaccines.

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Russian delegates visit Ketchikan

OpenWorldLeadershipA group of Russian delegates are in Ketchikan as part of the Open World Leadership Center program. They visited KRBD on Friday to share their impressions of Ketchikan.

Fire prevention tips


It’s Fire Prevention Week, and Ketchikan fire marshall Chris Grooms gives tips on how to stay safe and prepared.

Update from the Coast Guard


Commander Ashley Holt speaks about recent and upcoming events at the Coast Guard Base – including the Haunted Mansion, and Chief Jeremy Kastner speaks about boating safety.… more

Museum Report

The Tongass Historical Museum. (KRBD file photo)

Anita Maxwell speaks about moving all the archives while the Tongass Historical Museum is under renovation. Ann Froeschle speaks about upcoming classes.


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Tips on growing garlic


Deb Matthews and Loann Swanson give tips on how to grow and harvest garlic.

Christianson named interim chair

Hydaburg Mayor Tony Christianson goes seine fishing for salmon in Eek Inlet off Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska. (Photo courtesy The Nature Conservancy)Anthony “Tony” Christianson of Hydaburg has been named interim chair of the Federal Subsistence Board. The announcement was made by Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell on Tuesday.