Upcoming Tongass Forest Plan amendment

The amendment will expedite the transition away from old-growth timber harvesting to the primary sale of young-growth trees.

Volunteer of the Year!

Karen Petersen
KRBD's 2014  
Volunteer of the Year!Karen Petersen receives her Volunteer of the Year Award!

Possible alternative to Challenge Day

The Ketchikan Gateway Borough School Board will revisit funding a February youth retreat in place of Challenge Day, which has taken place for many years

PeaceHealth nurses plan to picket this weekend

HospitalPeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center is in the middle of contract negotiations with the Ketchikan chapter of the Alaska Nurses Association, and talks don’t seem to be going well.

Inmate dies after hanging himself at Ketchikan jail

An inmate at the Ketchikan Correctional Center who was facing felony sex abuse charges died Saturday at Alaska Regional Hospital after apparently hanging himself with his bed sheet late Thursday morning.

Assembly: Try to contract out animal shelter service

The Pat Wise Animal Shelter.The Ketchikan Borough Assembly last week agreed to move toward contracting the shelter portion of its Animal Protection Department to a private business or organization, while retaining animal code enforcement powers.

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KRBD’s 2015 Board of Directors

KRBD Board of DirectorsLooking ahead to a busy year at the station!

Engineless boat race to finish in Ketchikan

Jake Beattie, Co-founder of the Race to Alaska speaks at the Ketchikan Chamber Luncheon on Tuesday, January 6 2015.The rules are few and first prize is $10,000. It’s the Race to Alaska, a 750-mile marine sprint from Washington’s north coast to southern Southeast Alaska.

Meet KRBD’s new reporter

Ruth Eddy

Ruth Eddy just joined the KRBD news team.  She’ll be covering education stories and more.  She shares a bit about herself and impressions. Eddymore