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.

Artist partners with WISH for exhibit focused on domestic violence

Carmel Anderson’s “Unheard Voices – Unheard Wisdom” sculptural art exhibit will open at the Main Street Gallery on March 7. Anderson and WISH’s Diane Gubatayao talk about the message behind the art.… more

School Board hears music education testimony

School Board Member Stephen Bradford explains why the elementary music program is being considered for budget cuts, and other updates from Wednesday’s School Board meeting. 022714SchoolBoardmore

Therapy available to cancer patients

Staff of PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center speak about physical therapy treatments available to cancer patients and about the new infusion therapy suite.  CancerRehabmore

Mardi Gras bash Saturday

A Mardi Gras Gala with cajun food, dance, music, mask making, costume contest and more is coming up on March 1st.  Bobbie McCreary provides more details about this fundraiser for Ketchikan Youth Initiatives.  MardiGras

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Council approxes tax increase

The Ketchikan City Council approved a half-cent sales tax increase on Thursday.  The council also addressed community agency funding and authorized demolition of the Deer Mountain Hatchery.  Council member Dick Coose gives details.  Council022114more

Registration begins soon

LittleLeague

Glenn Brown gives details on Ketchikan Little League and upcoming registration.  LittleLeaguemore

Assembly nixes Parnell letter

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly voted against mailing a letter drafted by assembly members Glen Thompson and Agnes Moran to Governor Sean Parnell. more

Ketchikan Ballet “Evening of Dance” coming up

Jess Hofmann from the Ketchikan Theatre Ballet tells KRBD about the upcoming Evening of Dance performance on February 20. more

The importance of maintaining your septic system

A series of meetings are being held to educate homeowners about septic system problems and the importance of regular maintenance.  Jim Pomplun of Borough Public Works and Brett Serlin of Tongass Engineering provide more information.  wastewatermore

School Board approves 3D printer

School Board member Ralph Beardworth gives and update on the February 12th  meeting.  SB021314more