Sexual Assault - Education, Prevention and Response is the topic on this week's Coffee Table. Guests: Chris Fontaine, Forensic Nurse, South Peninsula Hospital, Amy Woodruff, Prevention Coordinator, Haven House and Doug Koester Trainer, Facilitator, Green Dot Homer.
State Representative Paul Seaton is this week's guest. KBBI News Director Aaron Bolton reviews the budget, this year's session and special sessions, as well as the recent vote within the state Republican party to block Seaton and two other Republicans from running on the party's ticket.
What kind of care does the State of Alaska make available? On this week's Coffee Table, Homer Public Health Nurse Alivia Erickson and Nurse Jerry Troshynski, Alaska Department of Public Health Regional Supervisor, go over the services and programs available today at your Homer Public Health Center and across the peninsula.
This week's Coffee Table is an edited recording of a panel presented Saturday, October 14, 2017 by The Homer chapter of The Pioneers of Alaska and Homer Senior Citizens Inc. Moderated by Daisy Lee Bitter, Homer Women Pioneers features homesteading stories from Marie Anderson Walker, Barbara Perkins Hill, Pam Middleton Hooker and Mossy Kilcher. It was recorded at The Friendship Center on Svendlund Avenue in Homer.
On this week's Coffee Table, local and state organizations are working and networking to address the physical and societal effects of adverse childhood experiences. Guests: Reverend Lisa Talbott of First United Methodist Church, Alivia Ericson of The Safe Families for Children program, Amy Woodruff, SKP Resilience Coalition Coordinator, Laura Norton-Cruz, Alaska Resilience Coalition Director, and a taped interview with Reverend Elizabeth Schultz and First Lady of Alaska Donna Walker.
This week's Coffee Table spotlights the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Attu. The Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge and The National Park Service traveled to Attu with descendants of people evacuated, to hold a ceremony of rememberance and collect information about Attu, it's people and the battle. Guests: Marianne Aplin from AMNWR Author Jeff Dickrell Descendant of Attu, Crystal Dushkin Rachel Mason from NPS and reporter Zoe Sobel from KUCB, Unalaska.
Two Homer City Council seats are up for election on October 3. This week, KBBI's Jesse Rabinowitz hosted candidates on The Coffee Table, KBBI's live , call-in public affairs program. Wednesday, September 13 Guests: Kim Ketter, Rachel Lord, Caroline Venuti and Dwane Nustvold
Thursday, September 14 Guests: Andy Kita, Stephen Meuller, Sarah Vance