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.

Ketchikan to Costa Rica

Ketchikan High Schooler Gabrial Canfield and her mother talk about an upcoming summer exchange program with the American Field Association to Costa Rica. Gabrial will be doing a variety of community service programs during her trip. 3.15 Costa Rica gabemore

Red Cross seeks volunteers

Paulette Lebarge and Karen Petersen, volunteers for the American Red Cross, speak about the need for more help in the Ketchikan area and on Prince of Wales Island.  RedCrossmore

Sharing culture, traditions and food

Kathleen Wiechelman and Shellie Tabb speak about the next ASK UAS presentation, “Women Sharing Culture: Sustaining Traditions With Food and Story” taking place March 10th at noon. WomensHistoryEventmore

Multiple Sclerosis Awarness Month

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. Beth provides information about the disease and shares her experiences. She also gives details about a local support group.

Tax time

Local accountant Choc Schafer and Nancy Tietje from AARP Tax Aide talk tax season tips.

Empty Bowls Dinner helps homeless

Evelyn Erbele and Susan Peters speak about Ketchikan’s homeless and the day shelter. They also talk about the Empty Bowls Dinner, a fundraiser to benefit the First City Homeless Services Day Shelter. EmptyBowlsmore

Pasley pens poems

George Pasley will share some of his poems during a program at the Ketchikan Public Library on March 1st. Pasley was recently in Cuba and penned some new works influenced by his travels. GeorgePasleymore

Classes for new and expecting parents

PeaceHealth is working with other providers to present pregnancy workshops “Belly, Birth, Baby and Beyond.” Gail Jones gives some information on upcoming classes, and Jessie Minshall speaks about the class she recently held. Baby_Birth_Workshopsmore

The science of love

Dr. Kasia Polanska presents “The Science of Love” Wednesday night at the UAS Ketchikan Campus Library. This is part of the ASK UAS series. ASKUAS_Lovemore

Peratrovich celebrations planned


Vicki Fouts speaks about Elizabeth Peratrovich events planned for February 13th and 16th, and Janalee Gage invites the community to participate in “One Billion Rising” on Saturday. Peratrovich_Respectmore