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Wednesday Evening 11-15-23

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From increased fees to changing parking zones, people saw many changes on the Homer Spit this past summer. A massive federal grant will fund a project to run a 50-mile undersea cable through Cook Inlet, to better connect railbelt utilities and improve access to renewable sources. Lt. Gov. Nancy Dahlstrom announced yesterday that she’s running for Alaska’s sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, challenging Congresswoman Mary Peltola.

The production of the local evening newscast is made possible by the generous support of  Bay Realty, listing and selling homes, lots, acreage, multi-family, commercial properties and property management in the southern Kenai Peninsula since 1974.

Jamie Diep is a reporter/host for KBBI from Portland, Oregon. They joined KBBI right after getting a degree in music and Anthropology from the University of Oregon. They’ve built a strong passion for public radio through their work with OPB in Portland and the Here I Stand Project in Taipei, Taiwan.Jamie covers everything related to Homer and the Kenai Peninsula, and they’re particularly interested in education and environmental reporting. You can reach them at to send story ideas.