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

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.

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 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.

Listen to a recording of Monday night's Homer City Council meeting.

Wikimedia Commons/Scott McMurren

On Thursday, April 6, 2017,  Borough Mayor Mike Navarre and Chief of Staff Larry Persily hosted an afternoon presentation and question and answer session at The Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in Homer, regarding the latest property tax assessments .
That evening, at Homer City Hall, Mayor Navarre and Persily held a town hall meeting on the topic of the state's fiscal situation.

Click on the links for full recordings of both events.

Photo Courtesy of Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival

Singer-Songwriter Andrea Pearson traveled all the way from Nashville, Tennessee to perform at the Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival this weekend.

It kicked off Thursday evening and continues Friday and Saturday. It will feature 14 performers and groups, with styles ranging from country western to blues and folk. A number of performers are from Alaska and a few are from the Kenai Peninsula.

Flautist Tomoka Raften and guitarist Armin Abdihodzic and the Anchorage-based band Nervis Rex, both Alaska acts, are headliners.

You can learn more at Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival on facebook.


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