Recent News Stories

On the 20th of October the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s Board of Education met for the first time since this year’s municipal elections. Shortly after, KPBS Superintendent Dr. Steve Atwater spoke with KBBI about the board’s current business and issues facing the district.

The 2014 Rotary Health Fair is coming to Homer. The fair is a chance for residents to get discounted and free medical progress reports.


The Salmon Project is having a book giveaway this weekend in Homer. Project coordinators hope the book will encourage readers to critically think about salmon and its place in the Alaskan ecosystem.

Two complimentary advisory propositions on domestic animal rescue appeared on the borough ballot for Election Day. Prop A1 passed by a slight margin. A much larger number of voters refused Prop A2. But what are the implications of those results?

The federally-managed waters of Cook Inlet could open up for oil and gas exploration in the next few years. Industry interest has spurred the review of sites along the Inlet by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

Last month, the US Navy held public scoping meetings across coastal Alaska to get feedback on its planned training in the Gulf of Alaska. The public comment period is open through today, October 20th.

It’s college application season. High school juniors and seniors have the chance to meet with representatives from colleges and universities across the country on October 21st at the Soldotna Sports Center.

Republican State Senator Gary Stevens is running to secure his senate seat in the November Election. We sat down with Senator Stevens to discuss his vision for the legislature if he is re-elected.