Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Empty Bowls dinner to benefit shelter

EmptyBowls

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

School board approves superintendent’s contract

The Ketchikan School Board Wednesday night voted to extend Superintendent Robert Boyle’s contract for three year.  The board also approved additional funding for substitute teachers.  Board member Dave Timmerman gives a meeting update.  SB031314more

Ketchikan Visitors’ Bureau Report

Anna Marie Mestes lists the KVB Awards recipients, talks about the upcoming luncheon, and gives an update on meetings and conventions.  KVB031214more

Boat handling training available

YachtClub

Judith McQuerry and Jim Dahl of the Kethikan Yacht Club speak about an opportunity to learn and improve boat handling skills.  Help is available to sail boat owners and prospective crew.  Boatingmore

Council considers museum options

The Ketchikan City Council on Thursday directed staff to explore options for the fate of the aging Centennial Building that houses the museum.  Council member Dick Coose gives a meeting update.  City030714more

Birds of Chicago performs Saturday

BirdsOfChicago

JT Nero of “Birds of Chicago” speaks about the band and the upcoming performance at the Saxman Tribal House.  BirdsOfChicagomore

Wellness Coalition

Nancy Tietje and Liberty Johnson of the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition speak about efforts to help people quit smoking, and prevent youth from starting.  Wellness030514more

Assembly approves Herring Cove plan

The Borough Assembly on Monday introduced an ordinance designed to address problems in the Herrring Cove area during tourist season.  Assembly member Agnes Moran gives an update on the meeting.  Assembly030414more

“One Poem a Day” coming in April

Poetry

Attention poetry fans…KRBD once again brings you “One Poem A Day Won’t Kill You” in April. If you are interested in reading a poem you wrote, or one in the public domain, contact us. more

Healthy garden soil

Soil

Jeannie Blackmore and Maura O’Dell share insights into prepping and maintaining your garden soil during a call-in show on KRBD’s Morning Edition. Soilmore