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.

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

Vegetable gardening in Southeast Alaska

Kalvin Traudt answers callers' questions about growing vegetables such as lettuce, zucchini, and carrots in Southeast Alaska's climate.

School Board discusses high school gym logo

From School District website.At a meeting last night, the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School Board talked about the possibility of changing the king salmon logo on the Ketchikan High School gym floor.

Kayhi graduate reflects on experience

IMG_0377Ketchikan High School class of 2014 graduate Annie Johnson joined KRBD to talk about her high school experience. She says a drafting class at Kayhi helped her decide what to study in college: engineering.

Childcare shortage in Ketchikan prompts meeting

Jessica Mills Clark of the Association for Education of Young Children discusses the severe shortage of childcare options for children under 5. There will be a meeting to brainstorm solutions to the problem at Community Connections Thursday, May 29 from … more

Health Needs Assessment results

Mischa Chernick of PeaceHealth KMC and Bett Jakubek of the PHKMC Foundation speak about the Community Health Needs Assessment and how that influenced where the Sole-Stice Fundraising money will go.  PeaceHealthmore

Assembly approves rezoning and annexation

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved a rezone on Third Avenue and also approved an annexation plan for the Forest Park Service Area.  Assembly052014more

School Board approves budget and hires

School Board member Trevor Shaw gives an update of the May 14th meeting.  SB051514more