Gardening tips


Lee Skidmore gives tips on summer watering, saving seeds, drying herbs, prepping for over-winter planting and more during this call-in show.  Gardeningmore

Pet of the Week – Deja Vu


We’re happy to report Bijou is out on a test drive with her possible fur-ever family. Meet Deja Vu! more

Ketchikan student wins full-ride Gates Scholarship

Martina May Brown won the Gates scholarship, which pays for up to 10 years of higher education.

For the first time in at least ten years, a Ketchikan high school student has won the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship. The scholarship pays full tuition for up to ten years of higher education. more

Council OKs $100K more for water consultant


Following a somewhat heated public hearing on the issue Thursday, the Ketchikan City Council unanimously approved a budget amendment to provide an extra $100,000 for the city’s contract with engineering consultants CH2MHill. more

Comment period opens for cruise waste permits


Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation’s Division of Water Director Michelle Hale stopped in Ketchikan on Wednesday to talk about new cruise ship wastewater discharge permits. more

Workshops offered by PeaceHealth

Lindsey Duckworth and Marty West speak about a workshop on Patient and Family Engagement, and a presentation on Cancer Screenings.  PeaceHealthmore

Klawock Lady Chieftains wrap up season at 1A tournament

Lady Chieftans coach Teresa Fairbanks talks to the team during a break.

The Klawock High School Lady Chieftains faced the Skagway Lady Panthers Wednesday afternoon in the Southeast Regional 1A Basketball Tournament at Ketchikan High School. more

“One Poem a Day” coming in April


Attention poetry fans…KRBD once again brings you “One Poem A Day Won’t Kill You” in April. If you are interested in reading a poem you wrote, or one in the public domain, contact us. more

Kayhi auto shop teacher retiring after 14 years

David Sweetman, Jeasten Correa, and Daniel Guthrie in the Kayhi auto shop.

Ketchikan High School’s longtime Automotive Technology teacher is retiring after this semester. David Sweetman has been teaching students how to do oil changes and repair car brakes for 14 years. more

School Board approves 3D printer

School Board member Ralph Beardworth gives and update on the February 12th  meeting.  SB021314more