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.

Shade gardening


Martha Jacobson shares information on how she designed her garden and plants that grow well in “shady” Southeast Alaska. ShadeGardening012516more

ASK UAS series looks at immigration

UAS Ketchikakn Professor John Radzilowski speaks about his upcoming presention “Immigration in the US and Europe, Past and Present.” The program is Thursday night (1/28). ImmigrationASK_UASmore

Opportunity for Alaska Native artists

Saunders McNeill of the Alaska State Council on the Arts speaks about a free workshop for Native artists in Ketchikan January 14th and 15th at the Totem Heritage Center. One can attend the entire workshop or drop in when convenient. … more

Keeping roads and streets safe this winter

Public Works Director Mark Hilson and assistant director Seth Brakke let residents know how they can help street crews and their neighbors in snowy and icy weather. StreetMaintmore

To flush or not to flush?


The City of Ketchikan wants to educate residents about being careful about what they put into the sewer system. Charles Mackey discusses some of the dos and don’ts to protect your home sewer system as well as the municipal system. Wastewater1716more

Community Foundation offers non-profit grants

Tom Schultz and Mike Cessnun from the Ketchikan Community Foundation give details about an opportunity for non-profits to apply for up to $10,000 in grant funding. FoundationGrantsmore

Rotary District Governor visits Ketchikan

Rotary District Governor Brad Gamble is in Ketchikan. He’s been learning about Ketchikan area projects and visiting rotarians. Rosie Roppel and Michelle O’Brien share information about the local clubs. Rotarymore

ASK UAS presents a conversation with Dave Rubin

ASK UAS presents “The Universe Conspires: Part 2,” a conversation with Dave Rubin, facilitated by Chuck Slagle. Kathleen Wiechelman and Kathy Bolling also joined in on this morning’s conversation. UAS_RubinSlaglemore

Discussing Addictions

April Franklin, a private consultate and trainer, will hold a workshop "Discussing Addictions in Our Community." She will share her own experiences and offer ideas on overcoming challenges.

Academic Decathlon Results

Decathletes Gabe Canfield, Piper Cooper  along with Peter Stanton talk about studying 2-inch thick reading materials about India for this weekends tournament.


Emme Andersen took 5th place in art.

Frances Barry, Largim Zhuta, and Lora Starr all tied … more