Kenai Peninsula Teachers Honored For Excellence

May 3, 2017

Five Kenai Peninsula Borough School District educators have been named the 2017 BP Teachers of Excellence. 


Kenaitze Woman Places In NYO Kneel Jump

May 3, 2017

  Last week, hundreds of students from across Alaska gathered in Anchorage for the start of the 2017 Native Youth Olympics. This is the 47th annual games. The event is hosted by the Cook Inlet Tribal Council.


Port Graham Educator Named BP Teacher Of Excellence

May 3, 2017
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

Last week, several educators from around the state were recognized for their teaching prowess as 2017 BP Teachers of Excellence. Five were from Kenai Peninsula schools, including Colby Way. He’s the first teacher ever to win from the Port Graham School.


KBBI’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with him recently about the award, his students, and teaching in rural Alaska.



Tune in to KBBI
Wednesday morning from 9 to 10 AM
for The Coffee Table
our public affairs, call-in program.

Guests, this week: 

Angela Doroff from Kachemak Bay Estuarine Research Reserve

and Bob Shavelson from Cook Inlet Keeper.

Sug'stun Word of the Week for May 1, 2017

May 1, 2017
JW Heldermon Photography

Pituugaaq: Rooster.

Pituugaankuk Kuulicaani-llu katrilariik.

Translation: The rooster and his hen went square dancing.

Alder Seaman

Borough Assembly Member Willie Dunne of Homer is the guest on this edition of The Coffee Table -KBBI's live, call-in, public affairs program. The topic of the show is the two lawsuits against The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly over issues pertaining to their invocation policy.  Assembly Member Dunne is suing the borough over what he claims was their attempt to prevent him from communicating with his constituents regarding the borough's invocation policy.

Alaska ACLU Files Suit Against City Over Recall

Apr 25, 2017
Courtesy of

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


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