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Josh Krohn

General Manager

Josh is a graduate of the University of Nebraska with a degree in communications and broadcasting, and a Certified Audio Engineer through the Society of Broadcast Engineers.  At 13, he got his first taste for public radio when he interned at KBBI, an experience that shaped his career.  Josh returns to Homer after twelve years with Classical 90.7 KVNO, in Omaha, Nebraska, where he was senior audio engineer and production coordinator. Previously he was station manager/general manager of KUHB-FM, St. Paul, Alaska, in the Pribilof Islands. 

  • An annual autumnal tradition in Homer turns twenty this year, the Burning Basket is currently being constructed at Mariner Park at the base of the spit, and it will culminate with the burning ceremony this Sunday at sundown (about 8:30pm).
  • Wrangell’s Search and Rescue helped recover six people from a grounded boat Tuesday. The boat, which was about six miles south of Wrangell, was left aground by a rapidly dropping tide. Alaska’s wildfire season remains on track to be slowest on record.
  • The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly is officially supporting a proposed statewide rule that would bar trans girls from women’s high school sports, per a resolution passed at its meeting Tuesday night. Alaska is one of the only places in the world where peony flowers grow in the summer months, but the unusually cold, wet weather this year is delaying the blooms by weeks.
  • The Kenai Peninsula School District’s Board of Education Monday night voted to draw on its savings to balance its budget for the 2024 fiscal year. A former Soldotna teacher and union president was arraigned yesterday, where he pleaded not guilty to 61 counts, including sexual abuse of a minor, exploitation of a minor and possession of child pornography. A male sandhill crane that was shot with an arrow off East End Road in Homer has been rescued and reunited with its colts, according to Kachemak Crane Watch.
  • The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly is deciding whether to back a proposed rule to ban trans girls from women's high school sports teams, after that rule advanced at a statewide school board meeting in Soldotna last month. Two new pharmacy-related bills were signed into law by Gov. Mike Dunleavy in Soldotna last Thursday. Homer's iconic Pier One Theatre is gearing up to commemorate an astounding milestone this summer: 50 years of captivating audiences with live local plays, enchanting musicals, and a myriad of unforgettable performances.
  • Seaweed from Alaska’s beaches makes really great plant fertilizer. And more people on the Kenai Peninsula are catching on, as harvesting the marine plant becomes more popular. Now, researchers are putting seaweed under the microscope to make sure that harvest isn’t causing harm to the populations that rely on it to survive. After a fire closed a fuel dock in the Whittier Harbor last week, city officials say it’s operational again.
  • After the sale of its utility to Homer Electric Association failed, again, by just a handful of votes, the city of Seward is now trying to figure out what to do next. The highly endangered Cook Inlet beluga whale is a coveted sighting in the Kenai River, for both locals and visitors. But boaters who aren’t looking out for the whales can pose danger to the pods when they're out on the water. An exploratory vessel that’s mapping the seafloor along Alaska’s coast docked in Kodiak last month.
  • Emergency responders say the Fritz Creek General Store could be a total loss after a fire early this morning destroyed the community hub. A former Soldotna teacher arrested for sexual abuse of a minor has been newly indicted on 61 counts by a grand jury. A white raven has been turning heads around Kenai for the last month.
  • A fire broke out at a fuel dock in the Southcentral Alaska community of Whittier on Tuesday, injuring two people and sinking a boat. A small plane crashed near the village of Old Harbor on the southeast side of Kodiak Island on Sunday afternoon. More than 800 runners tackled rain and treacherous trail yesterday in Seward’s grueling Mount Marathon race.