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DOT project in downtown starting mid-February

Improvements to Front, Mill and Stedman streets will include wider sidewalks, new pedestrian safety features and road resurfacing. The first phase, which starts mid-February, will be sidewalk work on Stedman.

Rainbird Rainfall Classic 2017

We have our winners! Congratulations to Deb Davis & Shannon Leatherman! Their winning guesses were only 1/100th of an inch off from the 2017 rainfall total!

Photo of the Day

Sheila Spores took this photo of Ketchikan's Deer Mountain, and its reflection, on a sunny day.

The Bird is the Word Store

KRBD's Store is open! Pick up KRBD mugs, t-shirts, hats, and more including 40th Anniversary merchandise & Only Fools Run At Midnight gear!

Film to focus on challenging topic

Tyler Pitts from Ketchikan Volunteer Hospice and Licha Kelley-King from Courageous Conversations talk about end-of-life planning, and this Friday's screening of Consider the Conversation, set for 6 p.m. at the Southeast Alaska Discovery Center.

Pick.Click.Give overview

Pick.Click.Give Program Manager Sofia Fouquet gives an overview of the statewide charitable giving program, and talks about how it has benefited Ketchikan nonprofit organizations. 


Dr. Peter Rice introduces Monica Cox, a third-year medical student doing rotations at PeaceHealth...

Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for January 12th....

CoastAlaska soon to own KSTK to keep local station alive

The Southeast public radio consortium CoastAlaska will acquire Wrangell’s local station, KSTK. The move is an effort by both parties to keep the station healthy in the face of increased funding challenges on both the state and...

Salmon seiner forfeits boat for creek robbing

A commercial salmon seine fisherman from Klawock has to forfeit his boat, his catch and pay a fine of over 32,000 dollars for fishing too close to a salmon stream and other charges. 32-year-old Curtiss Demmert was charged after...

Petersburg electric department reorganization back on track

A plan to reorganize Petersburg’s borough departments for the oversight of the local electric utility is moving forward again. The borough assembly Tuesday directed staff to proceed with a plan that will lead to the creation of...



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