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.

Two of the kittens up for adoption at the animal shelter.Homes are needed for many cats and kittens that recently arrived at the animal shelter. Assistant Borough Manager Deanna Garrison and Animal Protection Director Eddie Blackwood explain the situation, and the need for donations too.

Shellfish Farming workshop scheduled

This OceansAlaska photo shows geoduck seeds.Professor Ray RaLonde of the Alaska Sea Grant Program is offering a free, 3-day shellfish farming workshop September 8th through 13th. He gives details. Links to registration follow.

Ketchikan Wellness Coalition

Matt Tibbles, Diane Gubatyao and Janna Lee speak on the Wellness Coalition's new and ongoing programs to help children find mentors, to evaluate Ketchikan's mental health needs, and to help people with disabilities and the elderly reach out if they're being harassed or abused.

Community Connections’ services

Bess Clark, Mike Kinerk, Adrienne O’Brien and Amber Machado speak about the various social services offered for infants to senior citizens and those with developmental disabilities. CommConnmore

Workshop focuses on turning ideas into actions

JohnGraham2Author, adventurer and speaker John Graham will lead a workshop on how to transform ideas into action.

SAIL offers many services

Keith Smith of SAIL provides information on resources and services the organization has for those with disabilities of all types.

Building soil in Southeast

Soil Scientist Patti Krosse shares her knowledge on what you can do with the soils you have in your yard and how you can improve them. She also provides some gardening advice. Soilsmore

The benefits of breastfeeding promoted

There are support groups and information available to breastfeeding moms in Ketchikan. Several involved with groups are raising awareness about the benefits of breastfeeding and holding an event August 1st to kick off of World Breastfeeding Week. Breastfeedingmore

Girl Scout Day Camp

Victoria Lord of Southeast Girl Scouts speaks about a day camp in Ketchikan beginning August 3rd. All girls kindergarten through middle school are welcome. Scholarships are available. GirlScoutCampmore

Pasley releases new book of poetry

Ketchikan resident George Pasley has a new book of poetry. Pasley shares some of his poems and explains how the book came to be published. PasleyPoetrymore