Summit seeks to empower women

The Southeast Alaska Women's Summit is October 4th in Ketchikan. Chelsea Goucher and Aftan Lynch give more details about the event, designed to bring empowerment and opportunities to women.

Police offer safety assessments

Officers Travers and Sivertsen discuss safety at KRBD.In June, the Ketchikan Police Department made safety assessments available for local businesses. They look for potential weak spots, and see how prepared a workplace might be for anything from a natural disaster to a vandalism.

Living history group brings back Middle Ages

DSC_0120Ketchikan is home to a new group. It’s called the Shire or Canton of Erleninsel, and it’s the local chapter of the international Society of Creative Anachronism.

Fall bulbs


Lee Skidmore speaks about selecting, planning for and planting fall bulbs during this call-in show.  Bulbs090814more

Southeast Yoga Project offers free classes

Ketchikan local and Portland resident Sarasvati Hewitt is coming home to teach free yoga in Ketchikan and Metlakatla as part of the Southeast Alaska Yoga Project.

Man charged for yelling, kicking, spitting

A man is charged with felony assault in the third degree, harassment in the first degree and disorderly conduct after a Labor Day Weekend altercation.

Alleged assault with Civil War-era rifle

A Ketchikan man is charged with a felony after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend with a Civil War era rifle.

Does Vigor still need local tax, utility breaks?

Ketchikan's shipyard is seen in 2012. (Photo by Ed Schoenfeld)As Ketchikan’s shipyard continues to grow and attract contracts, questions arose this week about whether the community should continue to offer tax and utility breaks for the property.

Dockside exams for POW commercial vessels

U.S. Coast Guard Commercial Fishing Vessel Examiners will offer dockside exams for commercial fishing vessels in Craig and Klawock Sept. 22 through 24.

Council approves anti-Prop 2 resolution

Ketchikan from the waterThe Ketchikan City Council took a stand against state Ballot Proposition 2 on Thursday by approving a resolution that urges local residents to vote no on the initiative that seeks to legalize marijuana in Alaska.