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.

Community Chorus presents Gershwin concert

Steve Kinney from the Ketchikan Community Chorus gives details about the “Gershwin Portrait” performance on April 25 and 26.… more

Rendezvous Services offers range of senior activites

Lichia Kelly-King talks to KRBD about the activities for seniors at Rendezvous Senior Day Services. more

AARP releases new senior directory

AARP Senior Directory

Ed Zastrow and Dick Coose of AARP in Ketchikan explain what’s new and interesting about the 2014-2016 Greater Ketchikan Area Senior Directory. more

Hummingbird Festival coming in April

Hummingbird

Leslie Swada of the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, and bird enthusiast Andy Piston speak about bird migration and festival events. more

School board hires new curriculum director

The Board approved a contract for a new curriculum director, heard about glitches in the school nutrition policy that may affect grant funding, and discussed budget frustrations more

James A. Cole pens maritime history

ColeBook

Author Jim Cole will be in Ketchikan April 2nd to present his book, “Drawing on our History: Fishing Vessels of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.” more

Girls can learn about careers in the arts

Victoria Lord with the Girl Scouts of Alaska gives details on the “Women in the Arts” program coming up March 29th.  You do not have to be a Girl Scout to participate.  WmInArtsmore

ACA not affordable for all

Insurance agents DeAnn Karlson and Nancy Tietje answer questions about the Affordable Care Act, explain some of the pitfalls, and share how policies are proving not to be “affordable” for many.  ACA032414more

Council sets start date for new water treatment plant

The Ketchikan City Council on Thursday approved April 7th as the start date for turning on the new chloramination plant.  Spring Clean Up week is coming April 19th.  Council member Bob Sivertsen gives a meeting update.  City032114more

ICU nurses CCRN certified

John McCormick, manager for patient care for the medical/surgical and intensive care units speaks about the qualifications of nurses in the units and efforts to prevent injuries from falls.  ICU032014more