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 parents and child care providers

Jessica Mills Clark speaks about upcoming classes for child care providers and parents of young children.

Winter Recreation and Safety

Jerry Kiffer of the Ketchikan Volunteer Rescue Squad and Clark Simpson of the Forest Service speak about winter recreation and provide tips for staying safe.  WinterRec010515more

Skateboarders fundraise for roof

Bobbie McCreary of Ketchikan Youth Initiatives speaks about efforts to “Raise the Roof” on the Ketchikan Skate Park. Skate park users Nyah Edenshaw, Happy Shomaker and Spencer Barr speak about what the park means to them. SkatePark

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Winter Emergency Preparedness

Ketchikan CERT team members speak about emergency preparedness. A Facebook link follows the audio.

Nutrition and healthy eating

RN and Diabetes Education Coordinator Janet Hanna speaks about healthy eating and nutrition.  Nutritionmore

Thoughts on health care reform

Matt Eisenhower of PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center speaks about some of the healthcare reforms impacting hospitals and what he sees in store for the future of healthcare nationally and in Ketchikan.  Healthcaremore

Musical science hour with the Ratfish Wranglers

Ray Troll, Shauna Lee and Russell Wodehouse of the “Ratfish Wranglers” speak about their music and a performance and slide show at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center Friday night.  RatfishWranglersmore

Concerts this week

Rob Holston speaks about the Sam Pitcher Memorial Scholarship Concert taking place tonight (12/9) and the Singing Christmas Tree with multiple performances Friday and Saturday. Concertsmore

Dog behavior and training

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Danelle Landis offers some tips for getting your dog to come and not pull on the leash as well as thoughts on breeds that might best fit your expectations during a call-in show.  DogTipsmore

Opportunties for artists

Shannon Daut of the Alaska State Council on the Arts and Jayson Smart of the Rasmuson Foundation speak about grant opportunities, calls to artists and assistance available to emerging and established artists. ArtsGrantsmore