Casey Marsh, KBBI - Homer
FAA investigates recent “laser attack” reports
Recent police reports indicate aircraft on the Kenai Peninsula are being targeted by handheld lasers. Listen now
AVTEC closes Anchorage campus due to cuts
Alaska’s Institute of Technology, also known as AVTEC- the Alaska Vocational Technical Center- had to close the doors to their Anchorage satellite campus on Aug. 15, due to budget cuts. Listen now
Early spring impacts peony growers
Peonies are a growing Alaska export. In 2015, peony growers shipped more than 50,000 stems from Alaska, and Gov. Bill Walker recently declared July to be Alaska Peony Month for the second year in a row. But this year farmers were taken by surprise when the Alaska peony season came early.
DOT pilot program tests different speed limits for Seward Highway passing lanes
Soon there could be two speed limits on the Seward Highway, at least between mileposts 60 and 65. That’s from Hope Junction to the top of Turnagain Pass.
Peonies and murals to brighten Homer’s Pioneer Avenue
Since May, murals have been popping up around Homer's main commercial street, Pioneer Avenue. This is thanks to the Peonies on Pioneer Mural Program. The six-week program was led by an out of state art consultant with help from Bunnell Street Arts Center, and a handful of local artists. Listen now