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Top state ferry manager resigns

The person overseeing the Alaska Marine Highway System is leaving his post. Capt. Mike Neussl submitted his resignation May 4 and his boss accepted.

Delores Churchill honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

The Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska held its 82nd annual meeting last month in Juneau. At the welcoming banquet, Haida master weaver Delores Churchill of Ketchikan received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Joe White picked as new Ketchikan Police Department chief

The Ketchikan City Council learned Thursday that longtime Ketchikan police officer Lt. Joe White has been chosen as the new chief of police. The Council also agreed to try selling the former state juvenile detention center and talked about the smell of pot smoke downtown.

Blood drive in Ketchikan May 3rd -7th

Blood Bank of Alaska is in Ketchikan this week. Wes Dahlgren of the non-profit organizations gives details on the drive and how donations are utilized.

Internship opportunity!

KRBD Community Radio in Ketchikan, Alaska, is hiring a summertime news intern.

Live Day 2017-Call For Artists

KRBD is celebrating it's 41st birthday with an afternoon of live music, stories, and more! You can get in on the act. The deadline to sign up is May 15th.

Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for May 5.  ...

Arts Council Report

Jeff Fitzwater and Marni Rickelmann of KAAHC speak about the Celebration of the Sea Art Walk...

UAS Ketchikan Report

Wendy Miles speaks about this weekend’s graduation ceremony, summer classes, and fall...

Alaska News


After large haul, Togiak herring fleet closes in on quota

After a big haul Thursday, the Togiak herring purse seine fleet is closing in quickly on its quota. As of this morning’s tally, the fleet had about 2,800 tons left to fish. Tim Sands is the area management biologist with the...




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