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KBBI seeks mug design

KBBI Public Radio seeks a design for its 2020 members mugs. Designs should be in a horizontal or landscape orientation no larger than 8.5-inches-by-11-inches and include the words “KBBI AM 890 Homer AK” as well as the artist’s signature. The design can be created in any medium, but will need to be scanned at high resolution and converted to the above format. The winning artist will receive a set of six mugs and two tickets to Salmonfest. Submit designs by March 20 to the station at 3913 Kachemak Way, Homer, AK 99603 or email to For more information, call Loren at 235-7721, ext. 224.

Park Service seeks bear pin design

The National Park Service invites artists from the Southwest Alaska region to submit designs for use on Brooks Camp 2020 Bear Etiquette Pins. The selected design will appear on thousands of bear pins distributed to Brooks Camp visitors this summer. In addition to the satisfaction of seeing their artwork reaching an audience from around the world, the winner will also receive a pair of pins as an award.

The bear etiquette pins are presented to every visitor to Brooks Camp upon their completion of the mandatory bear safety training, and serve as a visual reminder of their training. The booster pins are colored versions of the etiquette pins, and are awarded to exemplars of excellent bear behavior while at Brooks Camp.

The design competition run through Feb. 14. Entries can be submitted in person at the park headquarters in King Salmon between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, or emailed to Contest rules are available at either of these locations, or online at For more information, call 907-246-2137.

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