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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.

  • Four harbor seals have been rescued and brought to the Alaska Sealife Center in Seward over the last two weeks. KTOO's Chloe Pleznac speaks with Vera Starbard, a Writer's Guild of America member who wrote for PBS Kids program Molly of Denali, and ABC's Alaska Daily.
  • Nikiski pool is getting a new boiler. Kodiak’s Crabfest turns 65.
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough releases survey results about resident satisfaction with borough services. South Peninsula Amateur Radio Club discusses amateur radio and its role in the area.
  • Local HAM Radio enthusiasts from SPARC promote amateur radio, its uses, and its community.
  • Eastern Cook Inlet Beaches will have a limited opening for razor clams, July 1st-4th. KCAW’s Ezra Dan speaks with a Sitka scallop fisherman who is bringing the delicacy to dinner tables with sustainability in mind.
  • Invasive green crabs are in Alaska. At a workshop in Metlakatla last month, citizen scientists learned from experts how to look out for the invasive crabs in their own communities.
  • A bill exempting veterinarians from reporting to the state’s prescription drug database passes the House and Senate. Grubby the Opossum finds a new home at the Alaska Zoo. Flooding is still an issue along Kalifornsky Beach Road.
  • Two sets of human remains have been found on the central Kenai Peninsula. A timber company owned by Yakutat’s village corporation has filed for bankruptcy this month after a bank sued the corporation over $13 million in outstanding debts.
  • A Soldotna teacher and union president was arrested this weekend for sexual abuse of a minor. The Petersburg School District just received approval for a $25,000 grant that will help keep its mental health counseling services afloat.
  • Kenai Peninsula locals are hoping to find treasure when they participate in the PBS program Antiques Roadshow. Fisheries Disaster Relief Funds are being allocated for impacted Alaskan fisheries. Alaska State Troopers are conducting a Click It or Ticket Campaign through June 4th.