The Coffee Table

The Southern Kenia Peninsula Opioid Task Force shared a recording of their recent presentation of resources on KBBI's Coffee Table on Wednesday.

The presentation, Help is Here, features representatives from area treatment centers and organizations dedicated to reducing drug use and treating addiction on the Peninsula.


The presentation has been lightly edited.
It is introduced by Stephanie Sitwell of the  SKP Opioid Task Force and includes presentations by:

Gardeners: Learn About Your Soil

May 14, 2021
Homer Grown

The role the Homer Soil and Water Conservation District plays in local gardening and farming is vast. Kyra Wagoner was on The Coffee Table with Desiree Hagen recently and talked about some of the services the District offers, including free soil testing. Here's an excerpt. You can hear the whole show at any time at KBBI.org; we have a link below.

HEA

This week's Coffee Table looks at the 2021 Homer Electric Association annual meeting and board of directors elections.

Meet Keriann Baker, new spokesperson for Homer Electric Association and find out about next month’s HEA annual meeting and the HEA board elections. Ballots arrived in the mail last week. Baker and HEA Board members Erin McKittrick and Jim Levine take  questions from the listeners. And, meet HEA Board candidate in District 3,  Louie Flora.

HPL

Coffee Table is celebrating Black History Month with a visit from local storyteller and activist Skywalker Payne.

City of Homer

Homer public works projects cover everything from street drainage, to sea walls, to water and sewer improvement districts and more. On this week's edition of The Coffee Table, host Jay Barrett talks with Homer Public Works Director Jan Keiser and City Manager Rob Dumouchel about all of that -- and as recent residents of Homer, how they're settling in.

Wikimedia Commons

Holiday season in Homer always means increased efforts to aid people in need, but what will that look like this year?

Smithsonian Institute

On this week's Coffee Table:

A recording of the Kenai Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum recorded earlier this month between candidates for Kenai Peninsua Borough Mayor - incumbent Charlie Pierce and challenger Linda Farnsworth-Hutchings.

The race will be decided next Tuesday, October 6, in the municipal election.
 

 

Smithsonian Institute

The incumbent candidates for Homer City Council appeared on The Coffee Table, Wednesday morning on KBBI. 

Smithsonian Institute

Borough Ballot Measure One is the topic on this week's Coffee Table.
Voters in the October 6 Municipal Election will decide whether or not to expand of the Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Medical Service Area to include the Ninilchik area, creating the Western Emergency Services Area.

Kelly Cooper

On this week's Coffee Table, the guest is Kelly Cooper.

Cooper is the current Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly President. She’s challenging incumbent Sarah Vance for District 31 Representative to the Alaska House of Representatives in the November election.

Cooper took questions from the listeners and laid out her platform. Click on the link to hear the show.

Kenai Peninsula Votes

This week on Coffee Table, a rebroadcast of the candidate’s forum for House District 31 in the August 18th primary.

The program aired live on KBBI Tuesday, August 11, 2020. It features primary candidates for US Senate, US House, State Senate and State House.
The forum was produced by Kenai Peninsula Votes with technical assistance from the Homer Public Library and moderated by Sean Cambell.

City of Homer

In Part One of this week's Coffee Table, Homer Wastewater Superintendent Todd Cook and Mariana Matus, CEO and cofounder of Biobot Analytics in Cambridge, Massachusetts, talk about Biobot's wastewater testing project to detect coronavirus in Homer.

In Part Two, Cook takes questions from the listeners and talks about the reservoir, what makes good drinking water and about the latest Water Quality Report for the City of Homer.
 

 

Kenai Peninsula Borough

Borough Assembly President Kelly Cooper and Borough Assemblymember Willy Dunne are the guests on this week's Coffee Table. 

Homer Farmers Market

This week:  not just why, but where and how to buy local in Homer this summer.
Guests:
Robbi Mixon, Alaska Food Hub, Homer Farmers Market and Alaska Farmers Market Association Director
Kyra Wagner, Homer Soil & Water District Manager
Emily Garrity from Twitter Creek Gardens  

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Graduation Day for Homer High School and Homer Flex School is Monday, May 18.
You can hear the ceremonies on KBBI.
The Flex graduation program is prerecorded and begins on KBBI at 5 p.m. Monday.
Homer High School Graduation begins at 7 p.m. 
You can also watch the Homer High ceremony and a prerecorded presentation by the teachers on the HHS You Tube Channel. 
Everyone is invited to line Pioneer Avenue after the ceremony to cheer on the graduates as they roll in procession through Homer.
Click on the arrows below to hear:

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