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.

Are you prepared for an emergency?

Members of the Local Emergency Planning Committee talk about emergency preparedness during a call-in show.  EmergencyPrepmore

Technology workshops for entrepreneurs

Steve Nelson of the Association of Alaska School Boards speaks about e-commerce and e-publishing workshops being held in Klawock September 29th and 30th.  TechWorkshopmore

Public Lands Day Saturday

Leslie Swada and Colleen Farrell speak about “National Public Lands Day” and events and volunteer opportunities coming up this weekend.  PublicLandsmore

Emergency drill set for October 4th

Emergency responders, hospital workers and others will participate in an emergency drill Saturday morning at the Ketchikan International Airport. Volunteers are still needed.

Girls Scouts seeking members and volunteers

Victoria Lord of Girls Scouts Alaska speaks about the program, volunteer opportunities, and the current membership drive. GirlScoutsmore

New emergency warning system for Ketchikan

He is information about the "All Hazards Emergency Warning System." Be prepared to hear weekly tests and plan for what to do in the event of a real emergency.

Ballot proposition hearings in Ketchikan

Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell provides information on hearings taking place in Ketchikan Wednesday and Thursday on the marijuana, minimum wage and Bristol Bay mine ballot propositions.   Initiativesmore

Memoir of a float camp teacher

LifeJacket

Biz Robbins, author of “Life Jacket: A Memoir of a Float Camp Teacher,” speaks about the joys and challenges she faced living and teaching in remote areas of Southeast Alaska.  Robbinsmore

Classes and opportunities for parents and daycare providers

Jessica Clark speaks about classes for parents with young children – “Infant Massage” and “Positive Solutions For Parents” and grant opportunities for daycare providers. EarlyChildhoodmore

Summit seeks to empower women

The Southeast Alaska Women's Summit is October 4th in Ketchikan. Chelsea Goucher and Aftan Lynch give more details about the event, designed to bring empowerment and opportunities to women.