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.

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.

Childcare shortage in Ketchikan prompts meeting

Jessica Mills Clark of the Association for Education of Young Children discusses the severe shortage of childcare options for children under 5. There will be a meeting to brainstorm solutions to the problem at Community Connections Thursday, May 29 from … more

Health Needs Assessment results

Mischa Chernick of PeaceHealth KMC and Bett Jakubek of the PHKMC Foundation speak about the Community Health Needs Assessment and how that influenced where the Sole-Stice Fundraising money will go.  PeaceHealthmore

Assembly approves rezoning and annexation

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly approved a rezone on Third Avenue and also approved an annexation plan for the Forest Park Service Area.  Assembly052014more

School Board approves budget and hires

School Board member Trevor Shaw gives an update of the May 14th meeting.  SB051514more

Garden prep

Gardening

Lee Skidmore of the Ketchikan Garden Club answers questions during a call-in show on garden-prep and transplanting.  GardenPrepmore

Wilderness medical training planned

Cliff Stockton is conducting a week-long training course focusing on managing injuries and illness in the wilderness.  Community Connections is bringing Stockton to POW for the training.  He speaks about the training program and wilderness therapy.  WildernessTherapymore

First farmers’ market of the season coming

Bett Jakubek of the Tongass Community Foods Alliance speaks about other Ketchikan Wellness Coalition efforts and this year’s farmers’ markets.  Market050714more

Assembly approves budget

Assembly member Todd Phillips speaks about a change to the mayoral term, the budget moving forward, and revisiting a decision about the Forest Park Service Area.  Assembly050614more