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Assembly to consider rezone for firearm business

The rezone from General Commercial to Heavy Industrial would allow Elliot Enterprises to develop a firearm manufacturing facility, with indoor and outdoor ranges to test the firearms they want to build.

Council postpones decision on downtown port RFP

The Ketchikan City Council's vote now is scheduled for a special meeting on Aug. 28th, when representatives from consulting firm Bermello, Ajamil and Partners will be present.

Call for art!

KRBD Rainbird Community Radio invites you to submit an original design/logo for use on items that will be sold through our new online store.

Cleaning Out the Closet Sale!

We're cleaning out our merchandise closet to make room for new items. There's lots of great KRBD gear available including many items at reduced prices! Plus a free bag of Raven's Brew Coffee with every purchase (while supplies last)!

Photo of the Day

Sheila Spores sent us this shot of a ptarmigan changing colors for the season.

Arts Council Report

Meet Rachel Jacobucci, KTB’s new assistant director. She and Elizabeth Schultz talk about...

Museum Report

New exhibits are open at the Tongass Historical Museum and the Totem Heritage Museum. Marnie Rickelmann this and more.

Four years after deadly landslides, Sitka has a warning system

In the aftermath of the August 18, 2015 landslide, the Kramer Avenue area was mapped using LIDAR imaging techniques. The rest of the slopes above Sitka have since been mapped also, and that information is critical to the...

Summer king season ends on a high note for SE trollers

A troller in Sitka’s ANB Harbor. A two-day opener this week likely finished the season’s allocation for king salmon — but ADF&G doesn’t rule out a third opening later this month. (KCAW file photo) Southeast’s troll fleet...

McKinley fire forces evacuations, crews work to save homes

A fast-moving, wind-driven wildfire forced the closure late Sunday of the only highway leading north from Anchorage, threatening homes and burning on both sides of the road. A 19-mile stretch of the Parks Highway was closed some...



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