Author Nick Jans in Ketchikan Friday

JansBookAuthor Nick Jans tells the story of a unique black wolf that forged relationships with dogs and humans in his book "A Wolf Called Romeo." Jans will be in Ketchikan Friday.

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

4 Islanders exhibit opens

Petersburg artists John McCabe, Pia Reilly and Joe Viechnicki speak about their new exhibit opening Friday (July 4th) at the Main Street Gallery.  4Islandersmore

Greenhouse gardening in Ketchikan

14356893399_0c7e2a65fc_hKetchikan gardener Teri Hoyt discusses the joys and challenges of greenhouse or hothouse gardening.

Americorps team in Ketchikan for community service

A team of six AmeriCorps NCCC volunteers are in Ketchikan clearing a new paintball field for Ketchikan Youth Initiative. The team members talked about their experience with AmeriCorps and Ketchikan.

Open mic focuses on cultural respect

Members of Cultural Respect Embracing the World (CREW) join KRBD to talk about their upcoming "United As One" open mic.

Pet of the Week – Deja Vu

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

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.

Council OKs $100K more for water consultant

WaterFollowing 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.

Comment period opens for cruise waste permits

Berth3Alaska 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.