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.

Putting your garden to bed

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Master gardener Lee Skidmore offers advice on getting your garden ready for winter. Callers offer some other their tips, including how to identify slug eggs. Gardeningmore

Putting together an emergency go kit

Are you packed and ready to go if you had to evacuate your home? Nora Tombaugh explains what she has in her 3-day go kit. 3DayKitmore

Preparing your pets for an emergency

PetEmergencyDo you have a "Go Kit" for your pet should you need to evacuate your home? If you have to shelter in place, do you have enough supplies for yourself and your pet?

Are you covered in an emergency?

InsuranceDan Christensen of State Farm and Nicky Anderson of Davies-Barry Insurance offer advice on what your policy may or may not offer, and what every renter should know about insurance.

What is CERT?

CERTJay Henry and Corey Padron speak about Ketchikan's Community Emergency Response Team. CERT is looking for new members.

Emergency Preparedness


Abner Hoage, Emily Chapel and Dave Owing of the Local Emergency Planning Committee speak about the LEPC and Emergency Preparedness Month. LEPC

Two of the kittens up for adoption at the animal shelter.Homes are needed for many cats and kittens that recently arrived at the animal shelter. Assistant Borough Manager Deanna Garrison and Animal Protection Director Eddie Blackwood explain the situation, and the need for donations too.

Shellfish Farming workshop scheduled

This OceansAlaska photo shows geoduck seeds.Professor Ray RaLonde of the Alaska Sea Grant Program is offering a free, 3-day shellfish farming workshop September 8th through 13th. He gives details. Links to registration follow.

Community Connections’ services

Bess Clark, Mike Kinerk, Adrienne O’Brien and Amber Machado speak about the various social services offered for infants to senior citizens and those with developmental disabilities. CommConnmore

Workshop focuses on turning ideas into actions

JohnGraham2Author, adventurer and speaker John Graham will lead a workshop on how to transform ideas into action.