Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Alaska Day Auction raises funds for education

Father Pat Travers and Tiffany Cook speak about Holy Name School and the Alaska Day Auction on October 17th. HolyNamemore

Fire prevention and safety

Ketchikan Fire Marshall Chris Grooms offers tips on fire prevention and safety.  FirePreventionmore

KRBD to air AFN convention segments

AFNlogoUPDATE: KRBD will also broadcast the keynote speech by Delores Churchill and Donald Varnell. They are scheduled to speak at 10:00 am, though the time is approximate.

Storm produces record rainfall, minor damage in morning

Rockslide at mile 4.5 South Tongass Hwy after cleanup.

Rockslide at mile 4.5 South Tongass Hwy after cleanup.

UPDATE: At the time this story was posted, winds were expected to diminish by 7 pm this evening. Winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph are now … more

Childhood education and development opportunities

Jessica Clark from AEYC and Adrienne O'Brien of Community Connections speak about upcoming workshops and services their programs offer.

Transportation plan input sought

transit meeting graphicA coalition of several groups that provide transportation are seeking input for the new 5-year plan. Kyan Reeve and Leslie Jackson give more details.

Preventing domestic violence

Beth Bogarde of WISH and Hailey Beard of KIC speak about services they have available and efforts their organizations are taking to help address domestic violence.

Misconceptions about gender differences

Professor Ali Ziegler speaks about her Thursday presentation, “Common Misconceptions About Eender Differences and Sexuality.” ASKUAS

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Roses, rhododendrons, raspberries and more


Master Gardener Lee Skidmore offers advice on caring for your roses, rhodis, and raspberries as winter approaches. She also talks about clay pots and provides information on Mason bees. Gardening2more

Council discusses hawking and fire station

fire hallThe Ketchikan City Council discussed the fate of the old downtown fire station and problems with downtown hawking at its Thursday night meeting.