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.

City Council moves hospital project forward

The Ketchikan City Council meeting Thursday focused mostly on hospital-related projects, including the relocation of the KAR House. City Mayor Lew Williams III joined KRBD for a recap.

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Financial planning simulation for students

The Financial Foundation task force, part of the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition, is holding a financial planning simulation at Shoenbar Middle School Friday.

Community Chorus presents Gershwin concert

Steve Kinney from the Ketchikan Community Chorus gives details about the “Gershwin Portrait” performance on April 25 and 26.

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Rendezvous Services offers range of senior activites

Lichia Kelly-King talks to KRBD about the activities for seniors at Rendezvous Senior Day Services.

AARP releases new senior directory

AARP Senior DirectoryEd Zastrow and Dick Coose of AARP in Ketchikan explain what's new and interesting about the 2014-2016 Greater Ketchikan Area Senior Directory.

Hummingbird Festival coming in April

Leslie Swada of the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, and bird enthusiast Andy Piston speak about bird migration and festival events.

School board hires new curriculum director

The Board approved a contract for a new curriculum director, heard about glitches in the school nutrition policy that may affect grant funding, and discussed budget frustrations

James A. Cole pens maritime history

Author Jim Cole will be in Ketchikan April 2nd to present his book, "Drawing on our History: Fishing Vessels of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska."

Girls can learn about careers in the arts

Victoria Lord with the Girl Scouts of Alaska gives details on the “Women in the Arts” program coming up March 29th.  You do not have to be a Girl Scout to participate.  WmInArtsmore

ACA not affordable for all

Insurance agents DeAnn Karlson and Nancy Tietje answer questions about the Affordable Care Act, explain some of the pitfalls, and share how policies are proving not to be “affordable” for many.  ACA032414more