Kathleen Gustafson

Senior Producer

Kathleen Gustafson came to Homer in 1999 and has been involved with KBBI since 2003

She is responsible for all aspects of local program and content creation, on-air and on-line, for KBBI.

When not working at the station, Kathleen teaches theater, storytelling and public speaking through Pier One Youth Theater and produces and directs local theater.

Ways to Connect

Public Domain

On this Kachemak Science, sea star wasting is the topic for discussion with Seth Spencer from the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies and Katrine Iken and Brenda Konar from University of Alaska Fairbanks. Also, Science Director Sue Mauger from Cook Inletkeeper tells the story of her recent expedition to Antarctica.

Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park

This week's Coffee Table focuses on Kachemak Bay State Park, the first state park in Alaska.
Guests:
Ranger Jason Okuly, Superintendent of Parks Jack Blackwell and Mako Haggerty representing the Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park.

Bunnell Street Arts Center

Arts in Community is the topic
for this week's Coffee Table.
Our guests are Adele Person from Bunnell Street Arts Center, Susan Johnson from Homer Council on the Arts and Laurie Stuart from The Pratt Museum.

Creative Commons

On this membership drive edition of Kachemak Science , Kachemak Bay Birders name the lesser sandhill crane their Bird of the Month on Bird Rhythms.
Also,  McNeil Canyon Elementary students, Hudson Loboy and Gautoma "Bubba" Schuett-Iwamura, present their data on dissolved oxygen and macroinvertebrates.  And, you'll hear part one of Sue Mauger's conversation with Kachemak Science on her recent trip to Antarctica.

Alaska State Legislature

Alaska State Representative Paul Seaton spoke with KBBI's Kathleen Gustafson about bills concerning school funding and about the current version of the state operating budget for this week's update.

Public Domain

This month on Kachemak Science, you'll hear audio from the keynote and plenary addresses to The Kachemak Bay Science Conference and a presentation from the conference on net-pen aquaculture.
You can hear all the presentations by going to kbayscience.org.

Kachemak Bay NERRS

Tune in this Saturday morning at 11 for Kachemak Science. KBBI is collaborating with local scientists and science students for this new, monthly, hour-long show dedicated to local presentations, discussions, readings and peer review. On the premier, you'll hear highlights from last week's Kachemak Bay Science Conference.

Kachemak Bay Science Conference

This week's Coffee Table is a preview of The Kachemak Bay Science Conference. Guests: Syverine Bentz from Kachemak Bay Estuarine Research Reserve, Beth Trowbridge, Executive Director of The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies, and Sue Saupe of Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council. The conference is March 7 - 11. It is free to attend. Register at:
kbayscience.org

Courtesy of Alaska Legislature

Alaska State Representative Paul Seaton of Homer spoke with KBBI's Kathleen Gustafson on Feb. 16 for an update from the 30th legislative session.

coloringhome.com

Nantiinaq  -  Bigfoot

Wamlanci llami umgaaqan Nantinam tuqercuaraaci.

Translation:
Don't play outside when it's foggy.
Bigfoot might grab you.

Bede Mountain: Latitude: 59° 18' 24" (59.3067°) north Longitude: 151° 55' 17" (151.9214°) west Elevation: 2,736 feet (834 meters)Credit NOAAEdit | Remove

Yuyaak  -  Bede Mountain

Yuyaak kwiinguasanet amlerqanek penqerllartuq

Translation:
Mt. Bede had lots of small creeks.

 

Creative Commons/ image by, paswordis0000

Anyum Sugaa  -  Snowman

Suliinguarluk anyumek.

Translation: Let's build a snowman.

Bud Johnson

KBBI is proud to announce a new music show in our lineup. Tune in on Sunday for Acoustic Accents with host, Bud Johnson.

It's an hour of acoustic folk, Americana, country and more with music and interviews with some of the best in the business. The show is produced here in Homer and will air every Sunday from two to three p.m.

south Peninsula Haven House

Sexual Assault -  Education, Prevention and Response  is the topic on this week's Coffee Table. 
Guests: Chris Fontaine, Forensic Nurse, South Peninsula Hospital, Amy Woodruff, Prevention Coordinator, Haven House and Doug Koester
Trainer, Facilitator, Green Dot Homer.

 

State of Alaska

What kind of care does the State of Alaska make available? On this week's Coffee Table, Homer Public Health Nurse Alivia Erickson and Nurse Jerry Troshynski, Alaska Department of Public Health Regional Supervisor,
go over the services and programs available today
at your Homer Public Health Center and across the peninsula.

 

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