Much of the central and southern Kenai Peninsula went dark Wednesday afternoon during a widespread power outage. Homer Electric Association says the cause of the outage is unknown. Users on the HEA Facebook page reported power being out as far north as Sterling and Nikiski. The outage began between 1-1:30 p.m. Power was restored to most customers within the hour. No other issues are expected as a result of Wednesday's outage.
KBBI Call for Board Nominations
KBBI seeks nominations for its board of directors for the 2015-1018 term. Each of the seats is for a three year term. To apply you need to be a current member. Please submit a letter of intent and a personal biography of 250 words or less to email@example.com or to KBBI 3913 Kachemak Way, Homer, AK 99603.
The deadline to apply is Dec. 15, 2014. The results of this election will be announced at KBBI's Annual Meeting; date and location to be announced. Click here for a summary of Board expectations. For more info, please call KBBI at 235-7721.
NEW Program Changes
On Monday, November 17th NPR is changing the program clocks to Morning Edition and All Things Considered causing some KBBI programming changes, which are as follows:
- More brief local news updates throughout the morning
- Full local newscast moving to 7:49 a.m.
- Here and Now, from WBUR, will be joining the schedule from 8-9 a.m.
- Community Calendar will air at 8:19 and 8:39 and at 5:18 and 5:48 p.m.
- KBBI Evening News moving to 4:49, right after National Native News, which airs at 4:44 p.m.
- More local news and information throughout All Things Considered from 4-6 p.m.
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