Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Ketchikan doggie doo not a joking matter

Helga FartzenpooterThere are many people trying to make a difference in their community, but one young woman in Ketchikan is taking on a particularly messy problem.

“Grow. Harvest. Eat.” initiative promoted on POW

An effort to promote growing, harvesting and preparing traditional and locally-grown foods has a kick off event at the Klawock Wellness Fair on April 2nd. Representative of the POW Health Nework share details.

“Top Chef” returns to Ketchikan

Michelle O’Brien of KPU Telecommunications and Laura Ladd from the Coast Guard speak about the upcoming “Top Chef: Heroes Edition” cooking competition April 7th.  TopChefmore

State Parks offers orienteering session

Mary Kowalczyk of Alaska State Parks and Chris Scanga, a State Parks volunteer, speak about an orienteering class Saturday at 11:00 am at Settler’s Cove . You can learn more about using a map and compass. Orienteeringmore

Red Cross seeks volunteers

Paulette Lebarge and Karen Petersen, volunteers for the American Red Cross, speak about the need for more help in the Ketchikan area and on Prince of Wales Island.  RedCrossmore

Sharing culture, traditions and food

Kathleen Wiechelman and Shellie Tabb speak about the next ASK UAS presentation, “Women Sharing Culture: Sustaining Traditions With Food and Story” taking place March 10th at noon. WomensHistoryEventmore

Multiple Sclerosis Awarness Month

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. Beth provides information about the disease and shares her experiences. She also gives details about a local support group.

One Poem a Day Schedule and Poems

PoetryClick here to see the list of poems and to listen.

Empty Bowls Dinner helps homeless

Evelyn Erbele and Susan Peters speak about Ketchikan’s homeless and the day shelter. They also talk about the Empty Bowls Dinner, a fundraiser to benefit the First City Homeless Services Day Shelter. EmptyBowlsmore

Pasley pens poems

George Pasley will share some of his poems during a program at the Ketchikan Public Library on March 1st. Pasley was recently in Cuba and penned some new works influenced by his travels. GeorgePasleymore