Author Archives: KRBD Staff

Museum Report

Ann Froeschle and Anita Maxwell speak about the upcoming “Wilderness” exhibit and final classes for the season.   Museum041514more

School board considers budget

The Ketchikan School Board continued work on the 2015 budget, which will be considered in final reading April 23rd.  The nutrition program and policies were also discussed.  School Board Member Ralph Beardsworth provides more information.  SB041014more

Assembly okays school budget

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly accepted the budget presented by the school board. Fines for improper maintenance of sewer systems were also approved. more

Library Report

Linda Lyshol speaks about “An Evening of Chocolate,” activities for children, movies, gardening workshops and more.  Library040814more

MS Walk and info

Information about Multiple Sclerosis and an upcoming walk to raise awareness and funds. more

Hummingbird Festival coming in April

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Leslie Swada of the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, and bird enthusiast Andy Piston speak about bird migration and festival events. more

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