Author Archives: Maria Dudzak

Women in Safe Homes sees changes

Don Moss, president of the WISH board, talks about some changes going on with the non-profit, and gives an update on the organization’s probation status.

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Election results for Saxman and some POW communities

US-Flag1Saxman and Prince of Wales Island voters hit the polls Tuesday. Here are unofficial results from those communities in the KRBD listening area.

Students learn about earthquake preparedness

Mike Drummond briefs students at the Quake Shack while Jared Woody assists.An earthquake simulator has been visiting Southeast communities the past few months. It made two stops in Ketchikan. A few third graders at Fawn Mountain Elementary School share their experiences.

Mallott discusses opportunities and issues facing Alaska

Byron Mallott poses at KRBD-FM in Ketchikan during a campaign visit. The candidate for governor says he will leave Sealaskas board of directors next month.Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott was in Ketchikan earlier this week to address Ketchikan Indian Community’s Southeast Tribal Environmental Conference. At a press conference, he spoke about the "Our Ocean" conference and issues facing Alaska.

Couple shares story of recovery

A married couple, who asked to be identified as Mike and Marilyn, share their stories of addication and recovery.

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Saxman rally supports Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Protesters carry signs opposing the Dakota Access Pipeline.A peaceful gathering took place Monday afternoon in Saxman in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline. But speakers expressed concerns beyond what is happening in North Dakota.

Suicide prevention discussed

Charon Bird tells her story of attempted suicide and how she found help. Leah Canfield of the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition speaks about available resources and presentations.

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Paintballers learn tips from a former professional

A member of the Blue Team rushes the field (photo credit Nathan Kuehl).Ketchikan Youth Initiatives had a Sunday-Funday event at the Woodsball Paintball Course September 11. Novice and veteran players participated in a clinic with a former professional paintballer.

Addict shares story of recovery

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A recovering alcoholic and drug addict shares her story of success and 32 years of sobriety. Her message is that there is hope.

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Understanding depression and substance abuse

SubstanceAbuseandDepressionDiny Capland and Stephanie Lively with KIC Behavioral Health speak about depression and how it links to substance abuse.