Coffee Table Archive

How can ordinary citizens reduce violence and abuse in their communities? On this week’s “Coffee Table” program, we explore that topic – and learn what the “Green Dot” program is all about – when experts from the Leeshore Center in Kenai and the South Peninsula Haven House join us.

Recent events involving young people in Homer have spurred a community conversation on the subjects of bullying, peer pressure and alcohol abuse. On this week’s Coffee Table program, we take a deeper look at these issues with guests representing the school system, law enforcement and victim’s resources. 

Books always make a great Christmas gift for the readers among your friends and family. If you need some expert advice to pick out that perfect book, here is some great advice from the Kenai Peninsula’s very own New York Times best-selling author Dana Stabenow.

Get an insider’s look at the important news stories of the day on this week’s Coffee Table program, as journalists from all over the Kenai Peninsula sit down for a special “reporter’s roundtable” discussion. 

The October 1st Kenai Peninsula Borough and municipal election is just a few weeks away and on this week’s edition of the "Coffee Table," it’s time to meet some of the candidates for local office. Wayne Ogle and Steven Chamberlain are running for the District 3 seat.

Learn more about the work done by Kenai Peninsula animal shelters on this week’s edition of the “Coffee Table” program, when representatives from shelters in Kenai, Soldotna and Homer join us for the conversation.

On this week’s edition of the “Coffee Table” program, we take on the difficult but important subject of alcoholism and its effect on our neighbors and our society. Meet three people who are recovering from alcoholism, hear their stories of survival and learn what resources are available on the Kenai Peninsula for those who suffer from this terrible disease. 

Birders from around the Kenai Peninsula have been put in high gear, as the annual migrations bring dozens of species to the area. On this week’s Coffee Table, we’ll learn more about this ever-growing hobby of birding and some of the events planned on the peninsula.

The October 1st Kenai Peninsula Borough and municipal election is just a few weeks away and on this week’s edition of the "Coffee Table," it’s time to meet some of the candidates for local office. Linda Murphy and Dale Bagley are running for the District 4 seat.

Senator Peter Micciche and Homer Representative Paul Seaton join us this week to preview the upcoming session of the Alaska State Legislature.

Soldotna Mayor and Senator-Elect Peter Micciche sits down with KDLL's Shaylon Cochran to discuss issues surrounding oil and gas development, commercial fishing and more.

Representatives from Enstar Natural Gas Company discuss the plans for this year's buildout of a natural gas network in Homer, as well as other gas projects going on around the Kenai Peninsula and the outlook for gas exploration around Cook Inlet.

Meet candidates for the Homer City Council, running in the Kenai Peninsula Borough and municipal election October 1st. Gus Van Dyke, Bryan Zak and Justin Arnold are our guests.

It’s been more than five years since a global economic recession wreaked havoc on real estate values all over the country. Here on the Kenai Peninsula, we were spared from the worst of it but definitely saw a slow-down in growth. So where do we stand now? On this week's "Coffee table," local real estate experts tell us about trends in property, where the growth is and what the future may look like.

Friday is the deadline for Homer residents to voice any objections they may have concerning the special assessment district that’s proposed for the build-out of a natural gas network in the city. On this week's edition of the "Coffee Table," we discuss the natural gas pipeline, what it means for Homer and what it might cost for you to hook up to the gas.

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