Recent News Stories

Kachemak Crane Watch’s volunteers have kept a watchful eye out for sandhill crane adults and colts all summer. The season isn’t over yet, but the information collected so far has given the group a decent picture of the cranes’ progress.

 

Resolution14-085 was before the Homer City Council at its regular meeting August 11th. The resolution failed but it opened up discussion of transportation safety in town.

 

Concert pianist Jason Farnham returns to the Kenai Peninsula for a series of performances this week. He’ll be playing in Seward, Soldotna and Homer.

 

35 dogs, known as the "Knight Drive Pack," were rescued from a residence in Soldotna Tuesday night. They are being cared for at Alaska's Extended Life Animal Sanctuary in Nikiski.

 

The Homer City Council revisited the topic of e-cigarette use at its regular meeting August 11th. It voted to ban use in city buildings, vehicles, and watercraft.

 

A new school for the village of Kachemak Selo became the top item on the Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board’s six-year plan for Fiscal Year 2015 to 2021. Critics say a new school is too expensive; supporters say student safety is a priority.

The Alaska Supreme Court handed down an opinion last week that could change sales taxes on the Kenai Peninsula with regard to non-prepared food items.

 

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.

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