Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

School board hires new curriculum director

The Board approved a contract for a new curriculum director, heard about glitches in the school nutrition policy that may affect grant funding, and discussed budget frustrations more

James A. Cole pens maritime history

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Author Jim Cole will be in Ketchikan April 2nd to present his book, “Drawing on our History: Fishing Vessels of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.” more

Girls can learn about careers in the arts

Victoria Lord with the Girl Scouts of Alaska gives details on the “Women in the Arts” program coming up March 29th.  You do not have to be a Girl Scout to participate.  WmInArtsmore

ACA not affordable for all

Insurance agents DeAnn Karlson and Nancy Tietje answer questions about the Affordable Care Act, explain some of the pitfalls, and share how policies are proving not to be “affordable” for many.  ACA032414more

“One Poem a Day Won’t Kill You” – listen here

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CLICK ON PHOTO…Poems air on Morning Edition during the 7:20 local newscast and at the end of the KRBD Evening Report (approximately 5:30 pm). Poems also air during music programs hosted by volunteers. more

Council sets start date for new water treatment plant

The Ketchikan City Council on Thursday approved April 7th as the start date for turning on the new chloramination plant.  Spring Clean Up week is coming April 19th.  Council member Bob Sivertsen gives a meeting update.  City032114more

ICU nurses CCRN certified

John McCormick, manager for patient care for the medical/surgical and intensive care units speaks about the qualifications of nurses in the units and efforts to prevent injuries from falls.  ICU032014more

Distinguished Young Women finalists in Ketchikan

The finalists for the Distinguished Young Women of Alaska scholarship competition tell a little about themselves and their experiences so far in Ketchikan.  Finals begin Saturday at 7:00 pm at Kayhi.  DYWA031914more

Earthquake drill coming March 27th

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Are you ready for an earthquake? A chance to practice is planned statewide. more

Empty Bowls dinner to benefit shelter

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Evelyn Erbele and Susan Peters speak about a grassroots effort to raise awareness and fight hunger.  The soup and bread dinner will raise funds for the First City Homeless Services Day Shelter.  EmptyBowlsmore