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Hunter Morrison

Reporter

Hunter Morrison joined KDLL as a news reporter in August 2023. He comes to us from WUWF in Pensacola, Florida. He’s a University of West Florida graduate and is looking forward to exploring the outdoors and finding good Thai food spots in Alaska.

  • Peninsula Center Mall will hold a community health fair this Friday and Saturday. The educational event will inform attendees about local health care services and offer low-cost blood testing.
  • Our guest is Robert Ruffner, a Kenai Peninsula resident who recently completed a three-week raft adventure in Bolivia.
  • Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer is currently hosting a Canadian sound artist and radio producer through its residency program. During his stay, the artist will create and broadcast audio collages about the city’s landscapes and the ways people connect with them.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture awards a grant to a multi-phase solar project in Soldotna. And, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s Board of Education approves a budget with cuts to teachers, staff and programs. Plus, the City of Seldovia's library will soon display a new collection and reading room.
  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently awarded a grant to a multi-phase solar investment project in Soldotna. The project, which is now nearing completion, will generate enough energy to power four small businesses.
  • A fish passage restoration project will bring improvements to the health of a southern Kenai Peninsula salmon population. And, the Alaska House rejects a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would guarantee Permanent Fund dividends paid out according to a formula. Plus, most Alaskans now have until May 15th to remove studded tires from their vehicles.
  • A fish passage restoration project will soon bring improvements to the movement and health of a southern Kenai Peninsula salmon population. The Kenai Peninsula Borough and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service recently entered into a partnership to complete the restoration work.
  • The Pet Fort sells a number of items made for furry companions, from beds to leashes to treats. The shop's owner noticed a need for a locally-owned pet store after realizing there are few options on the peninsula to choose from.
  • The Pet Fort sells a number of items made for furry companions, from beds to leashes to treats. The shop's owner noticed a need for a locally-owned pet store after realizing there are few options on the peninsula to choose from.
  • During Kachemak Bay’s extreme low tides this week, a group of curious Homer residents had the opportunity to see and hold marine creatures that normally stay beneath the water. The uncommon ebb provides optimal conditions for tide pooling, an activity where people can explore the water’s exposed ecosystems.