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.

Disscussing end of life issues

Tyler Pitts, Ketchikan Hospice Coordinator; and hospice volunteers Maggie Freitag and Licha Kelly King talk about the Courageous Conversations task force and sessions providing information and tools to discuss end of life decisions. EndOfLifemore

Narcotics Anonymous offers hope

Members of Ketchikan’s “Never Alone” Narcotics Anonymous group share how the program has helped them and hope others can benefit from the program. NAmore

Chorus salutes Cole Porter

Steve Kinney gives details on the Ketchikan Community Chorus’ upcoming performance. The show is a cruise-theme aboard the S.S. Cold Porter. ColePortermore

Gardening tips – potatoes, strawberries and more

Master gardner Lee Skidmore offers tips on what to plant now and advice on raising potatoes, strawberries and bulbs. Gardening041116more

Garza to discuss beach foods

Dr. Dolly Garza is making a presentation on edible seaweeds April 7th at the UAS Ketchikan Campus. This is part of the ASK UAS series. BeachFoodsTalkmore

Food preservation workshop coming to Ketchikan

Sarah Lewis of the University of Alaska Cooperative Extension gives details about a food preservation workshop being held in Ketchikan April 16th and 17th.

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