Kathleen Gustafson

Content Director

Kathleen Gustafson came to Homer in 1999 and has been involved with KBBI since 2003

She is responsible for all aspects of local program and content creation, on-air and on-line, for KBBI.

When not working at the station, Kathleen teaches theater, storytelling and public speaking through Pier One Youth Theater and produces and directs local theater.

Ways to Connect

Alder Seaman

Changing hostility and destructiveness into cooperation and justice is the stated goal of Hands of Peace, an Alaska nonprofit. The group holds workshops in Homer and at Wildwood Correctional Complex in Kenai.
Organizers Ginger Bryant and Karen Cauble, brought some friends and family to KBBI's studios to share a few songs.  They sat down with KBBI's Kathleen Gustafson to talk about the Alternatives to Violence Project, a conflict resolution, prison outreach training which Cauble has been facilitating since 1976.

Nature Rocks Homer

The wallow is ready to fill with water and Saturday the mud will fly for Nature Rocks Homer's annual Mud Games. The games run from 1:00 to 3:oop.m.  at The Cottonwood Horse Park - on the downhill side of mile 1.5 East Road in Homer. KBBI's Kathleen Gustafson talked with Sue Post and Cathy Wilmeth, two of the event organizers.

 

PCSS MAT

Dr. Sarah Spencer and Ginny Espenshade describe the public health benefits of having a local needle exchange and of training people to use opioid overdose response kits. And the Waird family shares their experience with addiction and recovery.

While students are on summer vacation and away from their school libraries, The Friends of the Homer Library is bringing the books to the kids. Ride the bookmobile with KBBI's Kathleen Gustafson.

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Domestic violence and sexual assault response and prevention are the topics on this week's Coffee Table.
Guests:
South Peninsula Haven House Executive Director Ronnie Leach, Haven House Board Member Sherry Stead, and Colleen James, forensic nurse at
South Peninsula Hospital.

Senator Lisa Murkowski met with the citizens of Homer, and a few folks from Anchorage, on Friday, July 7th.  Over 100 people attended. Most questions and comments were about health care and almost every person who spoke about health care in Alaska advocated for a single payer system.  Click on the link for audio of the complete meeting.

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Senator Lisa Murkowski made the rounds in Homer on Friday to address her constituents and take a few questions. KBBI's Kathleen Gustafson attended the meetings at Homer City Hall and at The Kachemak Bay Rotary Club Luncheon and filed this report.

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Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski was the guest speaker at The Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary Club at The Best Western Bidarka Hotel on Friday, July 7th.

Click on the link to hear Rotary President Beth Trowbridge introduce the senator, followed by  Senator Murkowski's address and a brief question and answer session.

District 31 Representative Paul Seaton digs in with explanations of the House and Senate oil and gas tax plans and an overview of the competing state budgets.

You can access Rep. Seaton's website at AKHouse.org/rep_seaton

Correction: City Code 1.18050 d reads, "The city clerk shall appoint a hearing officer to decide and investigate properly filed written complaints."

The certification of election results from the failed recall of Homer City Council members Aderhold, Lewis, and Reynolds may be the subject of an ethics complaint made on Friday by Stacey Stone, attorney for political action committee Heartbeat of Homer.

Or is it?

KBBI's Kathleen Gustafson went to Homer City Hall to  find out.

 

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