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.

Classes for new and expecting parents

PeaceHealth is working with other providers to present pregnancy workshops “Belly, Birth, Baby and Beyond.” Gail Jones gives some information on upcoming classes, and Jessie Minshall speaks about the class she recently held. Baby_Birth_Workshopsmore

The science of love

Dr. Kasia Polanska presents “The Science of Love” Wednesday night at the UAS Ketchikan Campus Library. This is part of the ASK UAS series. ASKUAS_Lovemore

Peratrovich celebrations planned


Vicki Fouts speaks about Elizabeth Peratrovich events planned for February 13th and 16th, and Janalee Gage invites the community to participate in “One Billion Rising” on Saturday. Peratrovich_Respectmore

Ketchikan Creek clean-up planned

The volunteer group Coastbusters is organizing a Ketchikan Creek clean-up on Saturday.  All are invited to help out. Brooke Ratzat and Beau Dale give details. KtnCreekCleanupmore

Garden prep


Lee Skidmore gives tips on getting your tools, supplies and garden prepped and ready for spring. GardenPrepmore

Shade gardening


Martha Jacobson shares information on how she designed her garden and plants that grow well in “shady” Southeast Alaska. ShadeGardening012516more

ASK UAS series looks at immigration

UAS Ketchikakn Professor John Radzilowski speaks about his upcoming presention “Immigration in the US and Europe, Past and Present.” The program is Thursday night (1/28). ImmigrationASK_UASmore

Opportunity for Alaska Native artists

Saunders McNeill of the Alaska State Council on the Arts speaks about a free workshop for Native artists in Ketchikan January 14th and 15th at the Totem Heritage Center. One can attend the entire workshop or drop in when convenient. … more

Keeping roads and streets safe this winter

Public Works Director Mark Hilson and assistant director Seth Brakke let residents know how they can help street crews and their neighbors in snowy and icy weather. StreetMaintmore

To flush or not to flush?


The City of Ketchikan wants to educate residents about being careful about what they put into the sewer system. Charles Mackey discusses some of the dos and don’ts to protect your home sewer system as well as the municipal system. … more