Author Archives: Madelyn Beck

Kids can become Junior Rangers

Junior RangerLeslie Swada and April Evans of the US Forest Service speak about the Junior Ranger Program that starts July 20th at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center.

Yogi comes to Ketchikan for classes and concert

Ram Vakkalanka (photo courtesy of Akshara Yoga)Yogi, Sanskrit expert, philosopher and Kirtan artist Ram Vakkalanka discusses classes he's conducting at the Advaita Yoga Center this weekend, along with a dinner and concert.

Phytoplankton and beach foods

Barbara Morgan explains the cause of the unusual green color of local waters and talks about an upcoming class on foods available from the beach.

Caring for your garden in hot weather

Master gardener Lee Skidmore offers advice on how to take care of your garden during our heat wave. Gardening0715more

Library Report

Kelly Johnson speaks about the teen summer program and fun events associated with it. She also give information on upcoming activities for all ages. Library070715


Museum Report

Ann Froeschle talks about the Totem Heritage center’s recent acquisition and Anita Maxwell invites you to participate in the fall exhibit, Then & Now. Museum070815more

KRBD schedule changes

Due to budget cuts, KRBD has made many changes to our programming. The new schedule begins Monday, July 6th. Click on the Program Schedule tab above to check out the new schedule.

UAS Ketchikan Report

Gail Klein says July is the time to register for fall classes. Registration ends in early August. She also speaks about resources available to those who may feel intimidated going to college. UAS070115


Totem pole conservation

State Museum Conservator Ellen Carlee is in Ketchikan examining totem poles at the Totem Heritage Center. She explains the survey process and conservation efforts.

Understanding grief

Counselor Jan Lighthill speaks about the process of grief and how everyone grieves differently. Members of local bereavement support groups share their experiences and advice.