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.

Meet Ketchikan Theatre Ballet’s new director

Photo courtesy of the Oklahoma Arts Council

Photo courtesy of the Oklahoma Arts Council

Desiree LaVigne-Roan tells us about her dance background and career, her thoughts about teaching and upcoming class opportunities.  KTB_Roanmore

Container Gardening

container-gardenAlethea Johnson shares some of her tips on container gardening during a call-in show.

Garden maintenance

Lee Skidmore of the Ketchikan Garden Club answers questions from callers about garden maintenance.

Men’s health

Andy West, RN Care Coordinator for PeaceHealth’s Prince of Wales Island Clinic speaks about men’s health month and important screenings.  Marty West of PHKMC also provides some information. PeaceHealthmore

Assembly report

Borough Assembly member Jim Van Horn gives an update on Monday’s meeting. Assembly061714more

Garden invaders

A couple of invasive slugs enjoy breakfast on a cool, rainy spring morning.

A couple of invasive slugs enjoy breakfast on a cool, rainy spring morning.

Lee Skidmore and Rebecca Jackson of the Ketchikan Garden Club give advice on dealing with invaders in your garden such as slugs, bugs and animals.

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Food canning workshops in Ketchikan

Sarah Lewis of the Southeast District Cooperative Extension will teach two food preservation classes in Ketchikan on Sunday, June 8th.

Day Camp for girls starts next week

Victoria Lord with the Girl Scouts gives details about Girl Scout Camp that starts Monday, June 9th.  The week-long camp is open to all girls K-12, not just Girl Scouts.  ScoutCampmore

Borough assembly approves FY15 budget

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved a FY15 budget at its meeting Monday night. It includes funding for many community programs and no tax increases. Assembly member Alan Bailey joined KRBD to talk about the budget.

Southeast Alaska State Fair seeking local arts and crafts

Jessica Edwards, Executive Director of the Southeast Alaska State Fair, talked to KRBD about how Ketchikan residents can get involved. The fair is in Haines July 31-August 3. Edwards will be in Ketchikan June 4th at the New York Cafe … more