Recent News Stories

Local Homer musician Lindianne Sarno describes herself as a renaissance woman. She plays multiple instruments, sings, writes, gardens and instructs the next generation in music.

 

The Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic had its 20th annual breast cancer run. This year’s run was a little bit different from the past, with a new location and bikers participating alongside the usual walkers and runners.

Representative Paul Seaton currently represents state House district 30. He’s running for another term and, due to redistricting, would represent House district 31.

 

The Homer City Council adopted an ordinance to clear underbrush and plant material in certain public areas because of health and safety concerns.

 

The Department of Fish and Game made the announcement Thursday afternoon, and nets were to be out of the water by 7 p.m.

 

The state fire marshal has identified the cause of the June 13th house fire at 478 Rainbow Court near downtown Homer. According to the Homer Police Department, the cause was determined to be discarded smoking materials. It was accidental.

Summer is the season for construction on the Kenai Peninsula. The Department of Transportation is doing several projects along the Sterling Highway.

 

Scientists are looking into the dangers ocean acidification may present to Alaska’s marine life and the people who depend on it. Recently, a professor from California shared her research into acidification at the Alaska Islands and Oceans Visitor Center in Homer.

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