Alaska ACLU Files Suit Against City Over Recall

18 hours ago
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The American Civil Liberties Union of Alaska on April 24 filed a suit against the City of Homer. The suit targets the proposed recall of three Homer City Council Members.

Senator Dan Sullivan Visits Homer

Apr 25, 2017

Senator Dan Sullivan spoke with his Homer constituents on Friday, April 21st. The Gathering was scheduled to take place in the port and harbor office conference room on the Homer Spit, but the number of attendees quickly overwhelmed the room's capacity and the meeting moved outdoors. KBBI's Carolyn Norton was there and filed this report.

Sug'stun Word of the Week for April 24, 2017

Apr 24, 2017
Shahla Farzan

Qanerki'iluni: To send a message.

Mic'uk qanerki'ilraa KBBI-Kun unuaqu tuyurciqniluta qaigyamek.

Translation: Mickey sent word through KBBI airwaves that he will send us a seal tomorrow.

Cranes Return to Kachemak Bay

Apr 22, 2017
Nina Faust

If you would like to contribute to Kachemak Crane Watch's tracking and research, call 235-6262 or send an email to Faust is tracking information about nesting pairs - the date they started nesting, the date they hatch their colts, and at the end of the season, when they fledge.
For complete information, go to

Alaska State Representative Paul Seaton of Homer joined KBBI's Carolyn Norton Friday morning, April 21st to discuss the process of negotiating an operating budget and fiscal plan.

U. S. Senator Dan Sullivan of Alaska held a Meet and Greet on Friday afternoon, April 21st on the Homer Spit. Sullivan's staff planned to hold the meeting in the harbormaster's conference room. So many Homer citizens attended that it had to be held in the parking lot.
KBBI's Carolyn Norton recorded the event in its entirety.

Senator Dan Sullivan on the Homer Spit Friday, April 21st 2017Credit Carolyn NortonEdit | Remove

Alaska Division of Forestry Area Forester Hans Rinke hosted a presentation/Q&A on Wednesday, April 19th at The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. He gave an update on the spruce aphid infestation first reported in Homer in 2015. Rinke says no live spruce aphids were found during their most recent sampling.

Seldovia's Ocean Film Fest Centers On Acidification

Apr 20, 2017

  Earth Day means the annual Alaska Ocean Film Festival is back in Seldovia.

“Of course we live on the water and some of [our livelihoods] depend on the quality and health of our waters. We consume a good part of our diet from our waters. The majority of us are interested in conservation and keeping our oceans healthy for the next generations to come," said event organizer Tania Spurkland. "So, just as it is in Homer, we’re a perfect place to have an ocean film festival and keep ourselves informed about all the threats.”

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Education will see significant reductions in funding if the Senate’s operating budget stands. Proposed cuts will affect districts around the state, including here on the Kenai Peninsula. 


KBBI Announces New Hire

Aaron Bolton to join KBBI Staff as new Reporter/Host on May 8th.

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