Recent News Stories

The filing period is open for seats on the Seldovia city council and for mayor. The deadline to file is 5 p.m. Monday, September 8th. The Seldovia general election will be held October 7th.

 

Money allocated from the State Legislature will go toward refurbishing two outdated emergency response vehicles at the Homer Fire Department.

 

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.

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