Kenai Peninsula College

Dr. Reid Brewer holds a Pacific giant octopus while doing field research in 2009. Brewer was named Campus Director of Kachemak Bay Campus, Kenai Peninsula College, on Oct. 19. (Photo provided)

Brewer named new KBC director

After a national search and three finalists, Dr. Reid Brewer, 46, of Sitka, has been selected and approved to become the next Kenai Peninsula College… Continue reading


First Friday events

Alaska Marketplace 1130 Ocean Drive mAKers First Friday by various artists 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception Alaska Marketplace’s mAKers First Friday continues with a… Continue reading


Vets’ picnic committee says thanks

The Veterans Picnic was held Aug. 16 with some 150 plus veterans and immediate family attending the event. We were honored to have four World… Continue reading



The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds it regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Diamond Ridge Fire Station, 65705 Diamond Ridge Road.… Continue reading


The Omicron chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a service organization of women educators, holds its annual Back to School Supplies Project. Help local children start… Continue reading

Research Reserve gets new partner

More than a year ago, things looked bleak for the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve. The House Subcommittee on Fish and Game had cut annual funding.… Continue reading

Writers’ conference success from opening to last chapter

The Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College would like to extend its sincerest appreciation and gratitude to the following individuals, agencies and businesses whose… Continue reading

Writing faculty inspires aspiring authors during annual conference

An exuberant mood ruled the 14th Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference, held June 12-16 in Homer. The public readings crackled with enthusiasm. The radiant weather didn’t… Continue reading

Community, creativity catalysts of conference

Creative writing is a solitary and intense endeavor, so it is important for writers to find kindred spirits who can understand, support and inspire them.… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay Campus 2015 graduates

Occupational Endorsement Certificate, medical office codingColleen M. BehenKenai Peninsula College Associate of Arts DegreeConner BargerAdam DiazAlexander KonevDennis MartushoffMichael Tupper Michael SteenAssociate of Applied Science, Radiologic… Continue reading

KBC grads start new stories in life

Dream big. Persevere in your dreams. Make mistakes. Stay involved in your community. Be the new storytellers.That was some of the advice keynote speaker Francie… Continue reading

KBC Commencement planned for May 6

The 2015 Commencment of the Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College 2015 Commencement will be at 7 p.m. May 6 at Homer High School’s… Continue reading

Campaign to endow fund continues

On behalf of the students and future students of Kachemak Bay Campus, we are writing to thank everyone in the community who attended the open… Continue reading

KPC process technology program earns certification

Kenai Peninsula College’s process technology program has received national industry certification. KPC has been notified by the North America Process Technology Alliance that both KPC’s… Continue reading


The U.S. Coast Guard holds Commercial Fishing Industry Day from 12:20-4 p.m. Friday at Pioneer Hall, Kachemak Bay Campus. Coast Guard examiners will be available… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District March 6: Inservice, no school. March 9-13: Spring break March 27: Early release day. April 6: School board meeting, Soldotna. … Continue reading


An organizational meeting for a Parkinson’s Support Group is 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Homer Senior Citizens Center Conference Room. For more information, call Daniel… Continue reading

Hospital board gets new members, elects officers

At its December meeting, South Peninsula Hospital Inc. Board of Directors welcomed Barbara Howard and Caroline Venuti as newly appointed members to the board. Howard… Continue reading

Tiny homes could solve big problems

A new community group has some tiny ideas that aim to make a big impact for the disadvantaged. Soldotna resident Krista Schooley, a homeless advocate,… Continue reading

HHS, KBC, marine trades partner to open doors to job opportunities

With 60 percent of the nation’s seafood harvested and processed right here in Alaska and with more than 47,000 miles of coastline, it makes sense… Continue reading