Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Run / Walk group seeks to inspire others

Bill Elberson provides information on a running and walking group that meets each Saturday at noon at the Gateway Recreation Center.  Elberson says the goal is to help people of all levels stay motivated and make a plan for success.  … more

Museum Report

Ann Froeschle speaks about the new exhibit opening at the end of March featuring gardening and food production in the Ketchikan area.  She also provides information on upcoming Native Arts classes.  Museum021715more

Ketchikan Visitors’ Bureau Report

Anna Marie Mestes speaks groups coming to Ketchikan in February and the beginning of March. She also invites everyone to the KVB’s  annual banquet, especially those in the hospitality industry. The theme is based on the TV show ‘Mad Men’ … more

Wellness Coalition

Gail Klein speaks about a two-day event students will be participating in later this month. Youth development educator Derek Peterson will lead the sessions seeking to empower youth.  There will also be evening sessions on February 17th and 18th for … more

Breaking bad habits

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Danelle Landis offers advice on breaking your dog’s unwanted behaviors such as barking, chewing things and jumping on people. Also advice on how to handle encounters with other people’s dogs.  BreakingHabitsmore

Willie Smith receives meritorious service award

Forest Service employee and KRBD volunteer Willie Smith has been named the 2014 winner of the Meritorious Service Award for Interpretive Support from the Tongass National Forest.

The Meritorious Service Award is given to an employee who provides outstanding … more

The facts about diabetes

Janet Hanna, nurse and diabetes education coordinator for PeaceHealth in Ketchikan provides information about the disease and answers callers’ questions. DiabetesEdmore

Schoenrock joins PeaceHealth team

Doctor Gary Schoenrock is now visiting Ketchikan monthly.  He speaks about his 37 years as a urologist and how technology and treatment have changed over the years.  Schoenrockmore

Tsimpsian language classes begin

Intermediate Tsimpsian classes begin January 21st. Terri Burr speaks about the class and efforts to preserve the language.

Boombal focuses on tango this month

Boombal Dance Hall is an opportunity to practice partner dance.  Guest instructor Dirk Mandt will be teaching Argentine tango in January and encourages others to give it a try. Tangomore