Sweet Potatoes

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Sweet Potatoes

It's time for a trip to the culinary mind of an eight-year-old, Webster Martin, who joins host Jeff Lockwood (and Webster's mom, Lisa Asselin, who handles the cutting and the fire) to demonstrate his own invention, Rainbow Stew.  Jeff also makes a sweet potato creme brulee.

First aired 02/28/21.  Produced at KBBI AM 890 in Homer, Alaska.  

Kasitsna Bay Lab

The Kachemak Bay Science Conference and Kenai Peninsula Fish Habitat Symposium will be March 15th through the 18th .


Over 100 people made appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, for next week's vaccination clinics at Homer High School and at South Peninsula Hospital's Test and Vaccine Site at 4120 Bartlett Street. SPH Spokesperson, Derotha Ferraro says 120 people signed up in the first two hours on Monday but there are still over 300 appointments available for eligible people and the hospital website scheduling portal is active 24 hours a day. 

Emilie Springer: NOMAR goes to Space

Mar 2, 2021

Nomar is a busy local business producing and providing gear from their expanding shop for many purposes, but one of their most exciting to report? A gear contract with NASA, National Air and Space Association, for the upcoming Artemis moon launch. Vessels across the marine industry in Alaska and beyond have been using reliable, sturdy, flexible, fast draining fish storage and brailer bags since 1982.


In an effort to reach more conservative Americans with a message about mask-wearing, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reached out to a couple of skippers from the Alaska-based reality TV show “Deadliest Catch.” The Discovery Channel hit show has a sizable following among conservative white adults.

Sunday outage hits South Kachemak Bay

Mar 1, 2021
Homer Electric Association

  A power outage early Sunday morning on the south side of Kachemak Bay initially affected upwards of 650 members of Homer Electric Association from McKeon Flats to Nanwalek. 

The outage occurred at 3:22 a.m., but just a few minutes later, around 3:31, members from Six Mile in Seldovia to Nanwalek were placed on the Seldovia backup generator. At 11:32 AM all member service was restored. 

While the cause of the outage is unknown, high winds were evident in the early morning hours.



Registration begins today, Monday, March 1 at noon for the next COVID-19 vaccination clinic organized by Homer Incident Command.

There are over 500 appointments available for a clinic on Friday, March 12 at Homer High School, and 200 appointments available at South Peninsula Hospital's COVID Vaccine and Test Center on March 9, 10, 11, 16 and 17.


Dr. Rob Downey is hosting a series of six, half-hour conversations  with Nurse Lorne Carroll.

For the next six Sundays at 3 p.m. they'll talk about COVID-19 from a public health perspective on COVID Riff.

Click on the audio below to hear episode 1, meet your hosts, learn about the protein ApoE4 and about the role of public health in any pandemic.

Support for the production of COVID Riff comes from Ulmer's Drug and Hardware and South Peninsula Hospital.

February 28, 2021: KBBI and Pier One Shakespeare bring you Sonnet 153 read by Susanne Wilson.

Sonnet a Day are brought to you by Coop's Coffee. Tune in to KBBI AM 890 every morning in February as local thespians read from the Bard's personal poems each day at 8:18am. 

February 27, 2021: KBBI and Pier One Shakespeare bring you Sonnet 151 read by Brian Duffy.

Sonnet a Day are brought to you by Coop's Coffee. Tune in to KBBI AM 890 every morning in February as local thespians read from the Bard's personal poems each day at 8:18am. 


Check the Pantry Virtual Cooking Class!

Cook along with Check the Pantry host Jeff Lockwood as he walks you through preparing a three courses meal. For additional information email loren@kbbi.org

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KBBI is happy to present Storytime Anytime! Tune in at your leisure to the three book series My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett and read by Claudia Haines from the Homer Public Library.

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