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.

Run / Walk group seeks to inspire others

Bill Elberson provides information on a running and walking group that meets each Saturday at noon at the Gateway Recreation Center.  Elberson says the goal is to help people of all levels stay motivated and make a plan for success.  … more

Early Learning Program

Adrienne O’Brien with Community Connections’ Early Learning Program talks about the services ELP offers and where to find them. She also previews some upcoming public classes at the Ketchikan Public Library including infant massage. Early Learning Program more

Breaking bad habits

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Danelle Landis offers advice on breaking your dog’s unwanted behaviors such as barking, chewing things and jumping on people. Also advice on how to handle encounters with other people’s dogs.  BreakingHabitsmore

The facts about diabetes

Janet Hanna, nurse and diabetes education coordinator for PeaceHealth in Ketchikan provides information about the disease and answers callers’ questions. DiabetesEdmore

BP Teachers of Excellence

Roxanne Abajian was recognized as a BP Teacher of Excellence in 2013 for her work  at Fawn Mountain Elementary in Ketchikan. Anyone can nominate a teacher by visiting The deadline is January 30. Winners receive $500 and a … more

Schoenrock joins PeaceHealth team

Doctor Gary Schoenrock is now visiting Ketchikan monthly.  He speaks about his 37 years as a urologist and how technology and treatment have changed over the years.  Schoenrockmore

Tsimpsian language classes begin

Intermediate Tsimpsian classes begin January 21st. Terri Burr speaks about the class and efforts to preserve the language.

Boombal focuses on tango this month

Boombal Dance Hall is an opportunity to practice partner dance.  Guest instructor Dirk Mandt will be teaching Argentine tango in January and encourages others to give it a try. Tangomore

Cat behavior

CatHeather Muench of the Ketchikan Humane Society offers tips on solving cat behavior problems.

Author creates dystopian novel with help of readers

Aftermath_CoverLeAnn Edmondson of Ketchikan speaks about her novel, "Aftermath: A Story of Survival, " and her interest in self-sufficiency.