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Tuesday Evening 1/23/2024

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The Homer Farmers Market led the state in contributing to new programs launched by the Alaska Farmers Market Association last year matching SNAP funds and providing produce to local food pantries. Police arrested a 40-year-old Kenai man after they say he threatened an employee at a local business last week. The Homer City Council unanimously approved funding the Homer Harbor expansion investigation, designing a highway underpass, requesting the state to increase the base student allocation for public schools and more at last night’s meeting. Alaska State Troopers charged Barry Jay Teich with several offenses including one felony.

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.