Longtime KRBD volunteer and community member extraordinaire Tom LeCompte died June 6. KRBD hosted a two-hour, on-air sendoff that day for Tom. Click here to listen.
The Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District will again discuss its FY16 budget at its meeting Wednesday. Without a final budget from the state, things are likely to change again, however the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly agreed to contribute 7.7 million dollars in funding.
Today is KRBD’s birthday! Tomorrow we celebrate with Live Day. Be sure to tune in from noon until 5 pm to hear your friends and neighbors perform “Live” on-air, with hosts, Megan Petersen and Colin Patton.
Thank you to all the members, … more
Renew your membership to KRBD, or sign your graduating student up for a new membership between now and Friday and we will read a special message of your choice to your grad during KRBD's Live Day, this Saturday from noon to 5pm.
Third-graders at Fawn Mountain Elementary water their spruce saplings on Arbor Day 2015.
Each state celebrates Arbor Day on a different day, in Alaska it’s the third Monday in May. Today marks the 49th year Alaska has celebrated the … more
Join Colin Patton & Megan Petersen for 5 hours of live music & performance. This Saturday from noon to 5pm on KRBD and streamed live on the KRBD YouTube channel!
For a few days this week, Houghtling Elementary School’s library looked more like a laboratory than a library. Tables were covered in poster boards, and exploratory stations for its annual science fair. The fair is the only one still going in the district, and has been around for more than 20 years.
Funds for Medicaid expansion, ferry service and education could increase when the Legislature reconvenes next week. It’s unclear how much-- if any --funding will be restored to education, so districts are assuming the worst, while hoping for something better.
Join us on Sunday, May 3rd from 1-4 p.m. at the station, 1101 Copper Ridge Lane, to help plant this year’s carrots, kale, chard, mustard and herbs in the KRBD garden. Bring a side dish to accompany our BBQ and … more
The Ketchikan School Board is scheduled to take a second vote on the FY 2016 budget Wednesday during its regular meeting. The Board approved a first reading of the draft budget two weeks ago without much discussion.