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Ketchikan Borough Assembly to consider proposed tax cap increase

Ketchikan Borough Assembly will take public testimony on five proposals during their regular meeting. April 3. Assembly members will consider changes to taxes, rezoning for assisted living facilities, and grants to the Denali Commission.

Ketchikan PD investigates possible arson fire

According to the residents, someone used an accelerant on empty plastic planters outside one of their doors. Sergeant Mike Purcell says they encourage people to call the PD with any information.

SEAPA gets pushback for hiring process of new CEO

Nonprofit power provider the Southeast Alaska Power Agency has hired Robert Siedman as the new chief executive officer, pending contract negotiations. He’s been filling in as acting CEO since the start of the year. But the agency’s board of directors got pushback about the internal hiring process.

Kayhi Drama Kings present James and the Giant Peach

The production will be Friday, March 31 and Saturday April 1 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kayhi Auditorium. "Our target audience are kids, they're youth, elementary kids, even younger. You know, it is such a fun show. It's about an hour, 15 minutes with a 10 minute intermission. And it's being completely put on by the students in my play production class," said drama teacher, Tommy Varela-Kossak.

KRBD Board Meeting

The KRBD Board of Directors regular meeting is Wednesday, April 5, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. in person and via videoconference.

Spring Quiet Drive

Give now during our Quiet Drive to be entered in a drawing for two round-trip Alaska Airlines tickets.

“One Poem a Day” coming in April

Attention 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.

Gardening Expo set for Saturday

The Ketchikan Garden Club and Ketchikan Community Gardens are hosting a spring gardening expo from...

Arts Council Report

The deadline for submitting pieces to “Squaring Off” and “Blackout Poetry”...

First City Players Report

Rehearsals are underway for “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” which opens next...



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