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.

Moms offer advice on breastfeeding

Karla Gelhar and Aubree Kline share their experiences as breastfeeding moms. They also speak about about a mom and baby-friendly rest area at the Blueberry Arts Festival. Jessica Mills Clark speaks about the “Watch Me Grow” program.

William “Bill” Evans in Ketchikan for dance intensive

Bill Evans during a recent KTB class.Ketchikan Theatre Ballet brought dancer, teacher and choreographer Bill Evans to town for workshops. Evans speaks about his background and technique, classses, and upcoming performances at Gigglefeet.

Funding available for high tunnels

nrcs.usda.govSamia Savell and Will Murray of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service give details about the high tunnel cost share program.

Fish Pirate’s Daughter original cast returns

Fish Pirate's DaughterSome of the original cast of Ketchikan's original musical melodrama, "The Fish Pirate's Daughter" are in town for the play's 50th anniversary.

Fourth of July events

Life-sized sculptures on Dave Rubin's The Rock appear to be watching the fireworks show late on the Fourth of July.

Life-sized sculptures on Dave Rubin’s The Rock appear to be watching the fireworks show late on the Fourth of July. (KRBD file photo)

Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce Director Julie Isom and Ketchikan Downtown Steering Committee chair Susan Peters give a … more

R2AK update

Al Hughes, Matt Steverson and Graeme Esarey take first-place in the Race To Alaska. The crew crossed the finish line in Ketchikan, Alaska at 12:55pm on Friday, June 12, 2015. (KRBD File Photo)

Last year’s winners: Al Hughes, Matt Steverson and Graeme Esarey. (KRBD File Photo)

Jake Beattie, co-founder of the Race to Alaska, gives an update on the second annual 750-mile boat race from Port Townsend, Wash., to Ketchikan. The first-place team … more

R2AK’s Team Ketchikan ready to race

Team Soggy Beavers was one of the 15 teams to finish last year's Race to Alaska. (KRBS file photo)A Ketchikan team will compete in this year's Race to Alaska. The 750-mile event for human and wind-powered watercraft starts in Port Townsend, Wash., and ends in Ketchikan.

Understanding gardening terms


Master gardener Lee Skidmore explains gardening terms such as dead head, damping off, being leggy, wuzzled and more. GardenTermsmore

Advocates for older Alaskans

Lisa Gowdy with the State of Alaska Office of the Long Term Care Ombudsman taks about the rights of seniors in long-term care facilities and volunteer opportunities.

Ketchikan CHARR King Salmon Derby underway

Derby Coordinator Michael Briggs speaks about the first two weeks of the derby, prize categories and more. There’s still time to fish in the derby. derbymore