Author Archives: Leila Kheiry

ANILCA change opens up USFS job opportunities

birdUntil now, local residents have been preferred for certain positions, because of their local knowledge. But they weren’t able to transition into permanent jobs with the U.S. Forest Service.

Craig Parks and Recreation

Victoria Merritt with the Craig Parks and Recreation report for May 27th. CraigPR052716

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Craig woman killed in POW car crash

birdAccording to the Alaska State Troopers online dispatch, the accident was discovered and reported on Wednesday morning.

Retirees honored by Ketchikan School Board

kayhiSuperintendent Robert Boyle recognized David Boyd from the district’s maintenance department, Kayhi custodian Larry Mestas, and teachers Cheryl Elliott and Roxanne Abajian.

Jewelry missing from South Tongass home

birdAlaska State Troopers are seeking information about a theft from a home near Mile 2 South Tongass Highway.

Alaska-Virgin merger will expand opportunities

A detail of a slide from Scott Habberstad's presentation to the Ketchikan Chamber of Commerce.An Alaska Airlines executive gave some details during Wednesday’s Chamber of Commerce lunch about the company’s recently announced merger with Virgin Air.

Hydaburg man in custody for DV assault

birdAccording to the Alaska State Troopers online dispatch, the Hydaburg Village Public Safety Officer received a report at about 6:30 a.m. that a man was using a splitting maul to break down the front door of a home.

KRBD celebrates 40th birthday with on-air party

Tom Miller was the first voice heard on KRBD, on May 22, 1976.KRBD Rainbird Community Radio in Ketchikan celebrated its 40th birthday over the weekend. The party incorporated the station’s annual “Live Day,” a day where everything is read or performed live on the air.

Houghtaling projects top proposed CIP list

Houghtaling Elementary School. (KRBD file photo)The CIP places a new drop-off zone at Houghtaling Elementary School at the top of the prioritized list, followed closely by a roof replacement for that same school.

Library director headed to southern Michigan

Ketchikan Public Library. (KRBD file photo)Ketchikan’s Library Director Linda Lyshol is moving on to a new job as library director of the Branch District Library in southern Michigan, starting in just a few weeks.