Desiree Hagen, KBBI - Homer

Homer Library books

A battle over books: Petitioners push to remove LGBTQ titles from Homer Library children’s section

More than 100 people packed into Homer’s City Hall last week for a marathon Library Advisory Board meeting on whether to move or remove 50 LGBTQ children's books.
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Happy Valley combat vet’s memoir looks candidly at substance abuse, PTSD and healing

"Warflower" is a warts-and-all look at Bob Stark’s tumultuous childhood in Nome and Seward, his combat experience in Iraq and his struggles with substance abuse and PTSD.
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First-ever Sacred Acre festival puts Ninilchik on the electronic music map

The three-day gathering, which aims to advocate for healthy Alaska fisheries, was held at the same location as the popular Salmonfest music festival to protect salmon.
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Meet Ernie Norton: The Arctic’s volunteer Gospel DJ

Norton, who turns 80 years old in November and has volunteered at KOTZ for over 30 years, wakes up every Sunday at around 4 a.m. to prepare for his radio program.