Recent News Stories

Homer police are searching for information about an armed robbery September 4th at the Wagon Wheel Trading Post on Ocean Drive near the Homer Spit.

 

Recently, the Alaska SeaLife Center released two harbor seal pups that the organization took in at the beginning of summer.

 

The United States Navy is seeking feedback on proposed training operations in the Gulf of Alaska. It’s a continuation of projects that have been going on for several years.

 

An artist from Cleveland, Ohio will spend two months in Homer as part of an artist exchange program. Her goal is to finish a drawing a day and make a community art project that connects the two communities.

 

Tuesday morning, tsunami warning sirens were activated around the Kenai Peninsula. Officials say there is no tsunami danger and right now they don’t know why the sirens went off.

 

Harmful Algal Blooms are a deadly serious topic in coastal areas across Alaska and the rest of the United States. Last week, the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center hosted a researcher from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for a talk on the dangers involved.

Elizabeth Emery is a printmaker and sculptor from Cleveland, Ohio. She will be spending two months working out of the Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer, starting in September.

 

The Kenai Peninsula School District will begin training administrators on a new program, called ALICE, to respond to potential threats at school. That stands for: Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate.

 

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