Joining about a thousand campuses nationwide, the University of Alaska, through its Board of Regents, will become smoke-free. Campuses statewide have until the end of this year to implement it. Wednesday, University of Alaska Southeast is the first to officially become smoke free.
Ketchikan’s summer tourism season is well underway. Record low rainfall in May and warmer-than-usual temperatures had a lot tourists smiling, but in a place known for rain is sunshine bad for business?
It was a battle for second place in the Race to Alaska, with two teams fighting each other and the weather, as calm winds forced them to row to the finish line early Monday morning.
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 … 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.