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Extinguishers: More than just point-and-shoot

KRBD's intern, Megan Petersen, practices putting out a controlled fire with an extinguisher.In a perfect world, none of us will ever need to use a fire extinguisher. But we all know the world isn’t perfect, so it’s recommended that we at least prepare for the possibility.

Alleged escapee quickly caught, charged

A 26-year-old Ketchikan woman who already was incarcerated faces additional charges after she allegedly attempted to escape from custody on Friday.

Public Health nurses talk flu vaccine

Public Health nurses Evan Phillips and Sue Medel give information on the flu vaccine and other immunizations.

LGBTQ support group meets in Ketchikan

Jacob Trumble, Holly Nore, Tyler Varner, "Izm," and Austin Kalkins meet up in a casual support group for LGBTQ people in Ketchikan.While support may be rising nationwide, there aren’t any official LGBTQ organizations in Ketchikan. But there are unofficial support systems.

Dog park receives lease, plans Halloween event

Kim Whalen of the Ketchikan Dog Park group gives an update on their progress and details on a dog and owner costume contest on November 1st. DogParkmore

Rotary’s District Governor visits Ketchikan

Rotary District 5010 Governor Dick Sutliff, Chris Baca of First City Rotary and Nancy Tietje of Rotary 2000 speak about the governor’s visit to Ketchikan and Rotary activities. Rotarymore

Report Card to the Public outlines Ketchikan student performance

kayhiHere’s the synopsis: test scores are up, but the four-year graduation rate is down and the drop-out rate is up.

School District deals with ten-student drop

The Ketchikan School District is dealing with another unexpected change in enrollment.

Rotary honors four with vocational awards

LiquidStoneKetchikan’s two Rotary clubs teamed up with the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce this week to present the annual Rotary Vocation Awards.

Ketchikan PAC project starts first design phase

The recently painted Ketchikan Performing Arts Center building on Main Street. (Used with permission from PAC.)The Performing Arts Center committee has hired a California-based architect, who will work with a local firm on design plans. The first phase of that design is expected to be complete by early next summer.