KBBI Newscast KBBI's News Department brings you the latest news from Kachemak Bay, the Kenai Peninsula, and Alaska. Updated weekday mornings and afternoons.
KBBI Newscast

KBBI Newscast

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KBBI's News Department brings you the latest news from Kachemak Bay, the Kenai Peninsula, and Alaska. Updated weekday mornings and afternoons.

Most Recent Episodes

Wednesday Morning 02/08/23

Weeks into his first legislative session, Soldotna Republican Rep. Justin Ruffridge is leading an informal caucus of first-time representatives in the Alaska State House; a local organization is on a mission to put free period products in every Kenai Peninsula public school; and Kodiak's Tanner crab fleet spent the first two weeks of the season tied up at the docks, awaiting better prices from local seafood processors and after a highly anticipated opener just over a week ago, the season is nearly over.

Tuesday Evening 02/07/23

Weeks into his first legislative session, Soldotna Republican Rep. Justin Ruffridge is leading an informal caucus of first-time representatives in the Alaska State House; a local organization is on a mission to put free period products in every Kenai Peninsula public school; and Kodiak's Alutiiq Museum is now the sole owner of a rare kayak that dates back to the 19th century.

Tuesday Morning 02/07/23

The Alaska SeaLife Center admitted a northern fur seal pup to its rehabilitation facility last week; a bus station in Ninilchik has the potential to become a small Native reservation — but the state of Alaska is pushing back; and early voting started last week for this month's special election for Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor.

Monday Evening 02/06/23

The Alaska SeaLife Center admitted a northern fur seal pup to its rehabilitation facility last week; a bus station in Ninilchik has the potential to become a small Native reservation — but the state of Alaska is pushing back; Alaskans have been pursuing healthier lifestyles by many measures, but disturbing trends of violence and suicide continue to plague the population, according to status reports released by the Alaska Department of Health.

Monday Morning 02/06/23

While statewide trends show increased precipitation over the past 50 years, a recent report offers insights into the distinct changes Homer and Seldovia may face; Early voting started last week for this month's special election for Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor.

Friday Evening 02/03/23

While statewide trends show increased precipitation over the past 50 years, a recent report offers insights into the distinct changes Homer and Seldovia may face; the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education has upheld the district's decision to fire Matt Fischer, a Soldotna physical education teacher who was let go in December following a years-long insurance dispute; and it's First Friday in Homer!

Friday Morning 02/03/23

The Kenai Peninsula Borough is getting almost $1 million from the federal government to make a plan for safer transportation across the peninsula; and a Homer resident died in early January in one of the most deadly plane crashes in Nepal in more than three decades.

Thursday Evening 02/02/23

The Kenai Peninsula Borough is getting almost $1 million from the federal government to make a plan for safer transportation across the peninsula; and a Homer resident died in early January in one of the most deadly plane crashes in Nepal in more than three decades.

Thursday Morning 02/02/23

A cornerstone of the Peninsula arts community has passed. Lance Petersen, founding member and artistic director of Pier One Theatre, career educator at Homer High School and Kenai Peninsula College and founding member of the KBBI Board of directors died on Thursday, leaving scores of Alaskans who already carry on his work.

Wednesday Evening 02/01/23

A cornerstone of the Peninsula arts community has passed. Lance Petersen, founding member and artistic director of Pier One Theatre, career educator at Homer High School and Kenai Peninsula College and founding member of the KBBI Board of directors died on Thursday, leaving scores of Alaskans who already carry on his work; and early voting started Monday for this month's special election for Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor.