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.

Cooking tips for turkey day and beyond


Cameo McRoberts and Lindsey Johnson give some tips on cooking a turkey and ideas for vegetables and side dishes during a call-in show. cookingmore

Commission addresses discrimination issues

ASCHR logo

Marti Buscaglia, executive director of the Alaska State Commison for Human Rights, talks about the commission’s mission and her visit to Ketchikan.

SAIL works to empower seniors and persons with disabilities


Keith Smith of Southeast Alaska Independent Living speaks about the mission of SAIL and the services it offers. He also talks about the annual auction.

Women in Combat

Department of Defense photo

Department of Defense photo

Professor John Radzilowski speaks about the next ASK UAS presentation, “Women in Combat: History and Psychology, past and present.”

Self defense classes offered

The borough-run Gateway Recreation Center. (KRBD file photo)

The borough-run Gateway Recreation Center. (KRBD file photo)

Clint Shultz will be teaching Adaptive Self Defense classes at the Gateway Recreation Center. He gives more detail about the class and its flexible schedule.

Vista AmeriCorps volunteers

AmeriCorps_VISTALogoBobbie McCreary of Ketchikan Youth Initiatives introduces three Vista volunteers who are in Ketchikan to work with KYI, the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition and Southeast Alaska Independent Living.

Listen to a discussion about domestic violence

ShowImageOctober is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Representatives from Women in Safe Homes and Ketchikan Indian Community joined us for a discussion about domestic violence and ways to prevent or at least reduce incidents. Listen to the approximately half-hour discussion, posted here.

Russian delegates visit Ketchikan

OpenWorldLeadershipA group of Russian delegates are in Ketchikan as part of the Open World Leadership Center program. They visited KRBD on Friday to share their impressions of Ketchikan.

Fire prevention tips


It’s Fire Prevention Week, and Ketchikan fire marshall Chris Grooms gives tips on how to stay safe and prepared.

Tips on growing garlic


Deb Matthews and Loann Swanson give tips on how to grow and harvest garlic.