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.

Hummingbird Festival underway

Leslie Swada gives details about Hummingbird Festival events taking place in April and early May. HummingbirdFestmore

Impacts of climate change on culture explored

Collaborating with KAAHC, The Island Institute is bringing the "Tidelines Ferry Tour" to coastal communities. They will be in Ketchikan April 6 and 7. Island Institute director Peter Bradley gives the details.

“Grow. Harvest. Eat.” initiative promoted on POW

An effort to promote growing, harvesting and preparing traditional and locally-grown foods has a kick off event at the Klawock Wellness Fair on April 2nd. Representative of the POW Health Nework share details.

“Top Chef” returns to Ketchikan

Michelle O’Brien of KPU Telecommunications and Laura Ladd from the Coast Guard speak about the upcoming “Top Chef: Heroes Edition” cooking competition April 7th.  TopChefmore

State Parks offers orienteering session

Mary Kowalczyk of Alaska State Parks and Chris Scanga, a State Parks volunteer, speak about an orienteering class Saturday at 11:00 am at Settler’s Cove . You can learn more about using a map and compass. Orienteeringmore

Distinguished Young Women

Ketchikan High School counselor Bob McClory bring last year’s Alaska and national distinguished woman Máire Nakada to talk about this year’s scholarship competition.

Fish and Game upcoming trainings

Boyd Porter talks about upcoming training and certification classes in Ketchikan put on by  Fish and Game. You can find more information online :

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