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.

Boat handling training available

YachtClub

Judith McQuerry and Jim Dahl of the Kethikan Yacht Club speak about an opportunity to learn and improve boat handling skills.  Help is available to sail boat owners and prospective crew.  Boatingmore

Council considers museum options

The Ketchikan City Council on Thursday directed staff to explore options for the fate of the aging Centennial Building that houses the museum.  Council member Dick Coose gives a meeting update.  City030714more

Birds of Chicago performs Saturday

BirdsOfChicago

JT Nero of “Birds of Chicago” speaks about the band and the upcoming performance at the Saxman Tribal House.  BirdsOfChicagomore

Assembly approves Herring Cove plan

The Borough Assembly on Monday introduced an ordinance designed to address problems in the Herrring Cove area during tourist season.  Assembly member Agnes Moran gives an update on the meeting.  Assembly030414more

Healthy garden soil

Soil

Jeannie Blackmore and Maura O’Dell share insights into prepping and maintaining your garden soil during a call-in show on KRBD’s Morning Edition. Soilmore

Artist partners with WISH for exhibit focused on domestic violence

Carmel Anderson’s “Unheard Voices – Unheard Wisdom” sculptural art exhibit will open at the Main Street Gallery on March 7. Anderson and WISH’s Diane Gubatayao talk about the message behind the art.… more

School Board hears music education testimony

School Board Member Stephen Bradford explains why the elementary music program is being considered for budget cuts, and other updates from Wednesday’s School Board meeting. 022714SchoolBoardmore

Therapy available to cancer patients

Staff of PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center speak about physical therapy treatments available to cancer patients and about the new infusion therapy suite.  CancerRehabmore

Mardi Gras bash Saturday

A Mardi Gras Gala with cajun food, dance, music, mask making, costume contest and more is coming up on March 1st.  Bobbie McCreary provides more details about this fundraiser for Ketchikan Youth Initiatives.  MardiGras

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Council approxes tax increase

The Ketchikan City Council approved a half-cent sales tax increase on Thursday.  The council also addressed community agency funding and authorized demolition of the Deer Mountain Hatchery.  Council member Dick Coose gives details.  Council022114more