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.

Young women compete for scholarships

The Distinguished Young Women contestants are in Ketchikan this week and the final performances and public competition are Saturday March 21st. Bob McClory and Amy Owings provide details. Note: the second half of the interview was cut off. DYW2015more

PeaceHealth’s mission in El Salvador

Catherine Jahn of PeaceHealth in Ketchikan speaks about her participation in a medical mission to El Salvador. PeaceHealthMissionmore

Landscape photography exhibit opens April 3rd

Photographer Jeremy Barry speaks about his work and upcoming exhibit at the Main Street Gallery. Barrymore

Photography exhibit opens April 3rd

Jeremy Barry speaks about his landscape photography show, “Through My Eyes,” opening April 3rd at the Main Street Gallery. Barrymore

Irish band BOWI comes to Ketchikan

Tony Schuler of the Seattle-based BOWI Band speaks about the group, their performances March 14th and 15th in Ketchikan and the St. Patrick’s Parade. BOWImore

Roller Derby 101

Jill Walker and Kirsten Baltz of the Rainforest Roller Girls explain the rules of the game and the start up of a youth roller derby league. RollerDerbymore

Bifoss explores new style with portrait exhibit

Artist Lance Bifoss speaks about his exhibit, “Local Color: People and Places of Ketchikan,” on display at the Main Street Gallery March 6-27.  Bifossmore

Drugs in Ketchikan

Ketchikan Police Chief Alan Bengaard and Detective Mike Purcell speak about illegal drugs in Ketchikan and the unknowns regarding legalization of marijuana. DrugProbsmore

KAR House to reopen

The substance abuse treatment facility KAR House is set to reopen soon. Joel Jackson with AKEELA Gateway Center for Human Services speaks about the facility and how it operates. There is an open house on Friday, March 6th, from 3:00 … more

Learn more about the State Parks Advisory Board

Teri Hoyt and Megan Dorman of the State Parks Advisory Board in Ketchikan explain what the board does, projects they’ve achieved or are working on, provide information about the local state parks and invite the community to a chili cook … more