Author Archives: KRBD Staff

Library Report


Kelly Johnson speaks about the teen game night, and Lisa Pearson speaks about a special program about daily life in Afghanistan by a Ketchikanite who lived and worked there.






United Way of Southeast brings resources together

UnitedWaySEAKlogoUnited Way of Southeast Alaska is in the midst of its 2016 annual giving campaign. Representatives from the organization were at the Chamber of Commerce lunch in Ketchikan last week to speak about the campaign, and services provided by United Way.

Update from the Coast Guard


Captain Shannan Greene speaks about marine safetly bulletins and the “Kids Don’t Float” program.

SAIL works to empower seniors and persons with disabilities


Keith Smith of Southeast Alaska Independent Living speaks about the mission of SAIL and the services it offers. He also talks about the annual auction.

Metlakatla elects new council

Metlakatla's Town Hall is a historic building in that community and an important gathering place. It's also where the basketball court is located. (Photo by Leila Kheiry)In addition to casting their ballots for state and national races, Metlakatla voters elected six council members Tuesday.

Women in Combat

Department of Defense photo

Department of Defense photo

Professor John Radzilowski speaks about the next ASK UAS presentation, “Women in Combat: History and Psychology, past and present.”

UAS Ketchikan Report

UAS Ketchikan entrance

Gail Klein speaks of services offered by UAS Ketchikan state-wide.



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Grant allows some Vets to travel on the IFA for free

VeteransAffairsThe U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs renewed a transportation grant to the State of Alaska. Effective November 1st, the Inter-Island Ferry Authority is authorized to issue free passenger and vehicle ticketing to qualified Veterans traveling for healthcare needs.

Kayhi National Art Honory Society creates and serves

NAHSWith a new school year under way, Ketchikan students in grades 10 to 12 are invited to join the National Arts Honor Society. NAHS not only provides art fellowship and community service, but scholarship opportunities.

State approves local pot license applications

(U.S. Fish and Wildlife photo)On Friday, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board approved applications for two marijuana licenses in the Ketchikan area - JWS Enterprises and Cannabis Corner.