One Poem a Day Schedule and Poems

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First City Homeless Day Shelter

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Evelyn Erbele and Susan Peters from the First City Homeless Services Day Shelter. Talk about the increase in needs and an upcoming fundraiser with handmade bowls and local soup. The Day Shelter is also sponsoring ‘Ketchikan Chooses Respect’ a rally … more

Ketchikan in the 1940s

From left are Merta Kiffer, Beth Antonsen, Margaret Antonsen, Delma Inman, Doug Vig, Joan Aegerter, Gail Alguire and moderator Alaire Stanton.Victory gardens, USO dances, air raid drills and blackouts, and the forced internment of Japanese and Aleut Alaskans. Those memories and more were discussed last week by a group of Ketchikan pioneers who lived in Alaska’s First City during the 1940s.

Member of Kayhi debate takes first in state

IMG_0185Eight members of the Ketchikan High School debate team took a trip recently to Anchorage for the state competition. Sophomore Audrey Kistler took first place in speaking points.



Making Music


Gender Conversations

Ketchikan Wartime 1940s

Russia & the Ukraine

Terrorism… more

“One Poem a Day” coming in April

PoetryAttention 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.

Get Involved. Grow Our Community.

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Recommend minimum age to ride school bus alone

WhiteCliffThe Ketchikan School Board Wednesday night approved in first reading a motion to recommend kindergarten as the minimum grade level for a student to be dropped off or picked up alone. The recommendation came after two votes and a lot of back and forth.

Colleen Scanlon resigns from School Board

The Ketchikan School Board meets will meet Wednesday night. Agenda items include approving kindergarten as the minimum age for students to board or exit the school bus alone; accepting Board Member Colleen Scanlon’s resignation; and a continuing discussion related to the Fiscal Year 2016 budget.

School holiday used to empower youth

IMG_0137Despite the holiday on Monday, a group of students willingly spent the day at Ketchikan High School. Monday was the first of a two-day workshop sponsored by the Ketchikan Wellness Coalition.