CoffeeTable

Wednesday mornings 9-10 a.m.

CoffeeTable is KBBI's local interview program. You can be a part of the conversation by calling 235-7721, in the Homer area, or toll-free at 1-800-979-5224.

Homer City Council recall organizers
Heartbeat of Homer were the guests on this week's Coffee Table. Political action committee spokesperson Sarah Vance and recall supporter Ralph Crane spent the hour live in the studio taking questions from the listeners.

Homer Farmers Market

Locally produced food and products were well represented on this week's Coffee Table.
Guests:
Homer Farmers Market Director and Kenai Peninsula Food Hub Coordinator Robbi Mixon, Susan Houlihan of Alpenglow Skin Care, and Jenny Medley from Blood, Sweat, and Food Farm.

The AK Budget Breakdown with guests Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly President Kelly Cooper and District 31 State Representative Paul Seaton.

Inlet Keeper

A Cook Inlet Health Check
Guests: Angela Doroff from the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, and Bob Shavelson from 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.

Alder Seaman, KBBI

Local chef and columnist Teri Robl joined Kathleen Gustafson to share holiday recipes and cooking tips on the CoffeeTable program.

Alder Seaman

Homer author Dana Stabenow joined host Terry Rensel, and callers, to talk about the books that we've read in the past year. Dana also gave recommendations of books to give to yourself, or that someone special in your life.

You can find a complete list of all the books mentioned at Dana's website.

KBBI General Manager Dave Anderson, Program Director Terry Rensel, and Board of Director's President Dave Eckwert discussed all things KBBI during this hour long program that aired in place of CoffeeTable on Wednesday morning.

Coffee Table: School District Update

Mar 10, 2016
Photo by Dorle Harness/KBBI

Schools could be in for painful cuts in the upcoming fiscal year. It all depends on the votes that come out of the state legislature. This week on the Coffee Table we checked in with the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District to keep you informed on how cuts from Juneau will translate into the classroom. Our guests were the principals of Homer Middle School, Chapman School in Anchor Point, Razdolna and Kachemak Selo as well as Superintendent Sean Dusek.


Coffee Table: KPB Healthcare Task Force

Feb 12, 2016
Photo by Dorle Harness/KBBI

Managing the costs of healthcare is a never ending problem especially in Alaska’s rural communities. The Kenai Peninsula Borough has convened a healthcare task force to find new ways to continue providing sustainable health care on the Kenai Peninsula. On this week’s Coffee Table we examined the work being done by the task force and the options under consideration. Our guests were Task Force Chair Rick Ross, Vice Chair Bill Smith and Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre. 

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