Hollywood, Honolulu, and home again to POW

77-3-5-443 Vincent Price and Totem PoleA Tlingit totem pole has returned to Prince of Wales Island after a more than 5,000-mile odyssey to Hollywood, Honolulu, and back home.

KRBD’s Annual Meeting 2015

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At the Annual KRBD Board of Director’s meeting on Saturday night we welcomed returning board members Sheila Miller and Ken Montero, and new board members Vicki O’Brien and Kim Simpson.  We are grateful to the community members who threw their hats … more

UAS Presents: Murder at the Cadbury Library

Kathy Bolling from the UAS library talks about the this month’s ask UAS, a whodunnit to be played out on stage by UAS faculty and staff.

10.29 Ask UAS The event is October 29, 6:30 PM at the UAS Ketchikan Library, … more

KRBD to air AFN convention segments

AFNlogoUPDATE: KRBD will also broadcast the keynote speech by Delores Churchill and Donald Varnell. They are scheduled to speak at 10:00 am, though the time is approximate.

AK budget director: Legislature must act

State Budget Director Pat Pitney speaks during Southeast Conference in Prince Rupert, BC, Sept. 16.A former Olympic gold medalist in Women’s Rifle, Pitney said she expects to be a target -- for criticism – as she travels around the state providing information about Alaska’s budget crunch and the options for the state to overcome that crunch.

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School Board candidates discuss next year

School Board candidates (L-R) Conan Steele, Misty Archibald, Matt Eisenhower and Matt Tibbles at KRBD.Three positions are open on the Ketchikan School Board, each with a three year term. The five candidates running are Conan Steele, Matt Tibbles, Misty Archibald, Matt Eisenhower and Alma Manabat Parker.

District seeks new Athletic Director

Ketchikan Gateway Borough offices are in the White Cliff building.A large part of Wednesday night’s Ketchikan School Board meeting focused on the athletic director job description. Superintendent Robert Boyle previously suggested using the retirement of current Athletic Director Ed Klein as an opportunity to restructure the position.

Sea otter sewing class offered in Hydaburg

DSC_1419Sea otters have the thickest fur of any mammal, which makes it a valuable commodity. But there are strict regulations surrounding how to market that fur.

School Board to vote on football travel

School starts Wednesday, but some activities such as football, volleyball, cross country, swimming, dance and cheer leading are already in full swing. The Ketchikan School Board will vote Wednesday on a travel budget for the football team, as well as review the Board’s goals for the upcoming year.