Morning Edition Interviews

Interviews with local news makers, musicians, artists and more. Hosted by Keith Smith and can be heard regularly on KRBD beginning at 8:30am during Morning Edition.

Music performances planned this week

Roy McPherson speaks about the Jerry Galley Memorial Scholarship Concert and Ketchikan Community Concert Band performances. 23bandmore

“The Jungle Book” to be performed by more than 260 students

Students from Fawn Mountain Elementary speak about the musical they’ll be performing on May 1st.  23junglemore

Assembly hears about chloramine, tideland leases, more

Most of Monday night’s Borough Assembly meeting revolved around a variety of presentations.  The assembly also approved pursuing a school reserve fund and will repair the aquatic center roof.  Alan Bailey gives details.  Assembly042214more

Performance raises awareness / benefits WISH

Rebekka Esbjornson, Lindsey Klees and Diane Gubatayao speak about this weekend’s production of “The Vagina Monologues.” more

Council budgets more for water division, nixes fence

The Ketchikan City Council approved an additional $100,000 for the water division should  additional costs be incurred with the chloramine plant.  The council decided against a fence on the bypass.  Marty West gives a meeting update.  City041814more

School board considers budget

The Ketchikan School Board continued work on the 2015 budget, which will be considered in final reading April 23rd.  The nutrition program and policies were also discussed.  School Board Member Ralph Beardsworth provides more information.  SB041014more

Assembly okays school budget

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly accepted the budget presented by the school board. Fines for improper maintenance of sewer systems were also approved. more

MS Walk and info

Information about Multiple Sclerosis and an upcoming walk to raise awareness and funds. more

City Council moves hospital project forward

The Ketchikan City Council meeting Thursday focused mostly on hospital-related projects, including the relocation of the KAR House. City Mayor Lew Williams III joined KRBD for a recap.… more

Financial planning simulation for students

The Financial Foundation task force, part of the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition, is holding a financial planning simulation at Shoenbar Middle School Friday. more