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.

Men’s health

Andy West, RN Care Coordinator for PeaceHealth’s Prince of Wales Island Clinic speaks about men’s health month and important screenings.  Marty West of PHKMC also provides some information. PeaceHealthmore

Assembly report

Borough Assembly member Jim Van Horn gives an update on Monday’s meeting. Assembly061714more

Garden invaders

A couple of invasive slugs enjoy breakfast on a cool, rainy spring morning.

A couple of invasive slugs enjoy breakfast on a cool, rainy spring morning.

Lee Skidmore and Rebecca Jackson of the Ketchikan Garden Club give advice on dealing with invaders in your garden such as slugs, bugs and animals.

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Food canning workshops in Ketchikan

Sarah Lewis of the Southeast District Cooperative Extension will teach two food preservation classes in Ketchikan on Sunday, June 8th.

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.