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.

Wilderness medical training planned

Cliff Stockton is conducting a week-long training course focusing on managing injuries and illness in the wilderness.  Community Connections is bringing Stockton to POW for the training.  He speaks about the training program and wilderness therapy.  WildernessTherapymore

First farmers’ market of the season coming

Bett Jakubek of the Tongass Community Foods Alliance speaks about other Ketchikan Wellness Coalition efforts and this year’s farmers’ markets.  Market050714more

Assembly approves budget

Assembly member Todd Phillips speaks about a change to the mayoral term, the budget moving forward, and revisiting a decision about the Forest Park Service Area.  Assembly050614more

School board approves budget

The Ketchikan School Board approved the FY15 budget Wednesday night.

Music performances planned this week

Roy McPherson speaks about the Jerry Galley Memorial Scholarship Concert and Ketchikan Community Concert Band performances. 23bandmore

“The Jungle Book” to be performed by more than 260 students

Students from Fawn Mountain Elementary speak about the musical they’ll be performing on May 1st.  23junglemore

Assembly hears about chloramine, tideland leases, more

Most of Monday night’s Borough Assembly meeting revolved around a variety of presentations.  The assembly also approved pursuing a school reserve fund and will repair the aquatic center roof.  Alan Bailey gives details.  Assembly042214more

Performance raises awareness / benefits WISH

Rebekka Esbjornson, Lindsey Klees and Diane Gubatayao speak about this weekend's production of "The Vagina Monologues."

Council budgets more for water division, nixes fence

The Ketchikan City Council approved an additional $100,000 for the water division should  additional costs be incurred with the chloramine plant.  The council decided against a fence on the bypass.  Marty West gives a meeting update.  City041814more

School board considers budget

The Ketchikan School Board continued work on the 2015 budget, which will be considered in final reading April 23rd.  The nutrition program and policies were also discussed.  School Board Member Ralph Beardsworth provides more information.  SB041014more