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.

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

Community Chorus presents Gershwin concert

Steve Kinney from the Ketchikan Community Chorus gives details about the “Gershwin Portrait” performance on April 25 and 26.… more

Rendezvous Services offers range of senior activites

Lichia Kelly-King talks to KRBD about the activities for seniors at Rendezvous Senior Day Services. more

AARP releases new senior directory

AARP Senior Directory

Ed Zastrow and Dick Coose of AARP in Ketchikan explain what’s new and interesting about the 2014-2016 Greater Ketchikan Area Senior Directory. more

Hummingbird Festival coming in April

Hummingbird

Leslie Swada of the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, and bird enthusiast Andy Piston speak about bird migration and festival events. more

School board hires new curriculum director

The Board approved a contract for a new curriculum director, heard about glitches in the school nutrition policy that may affect grant funding, and discussed budget frustrations more