Recent News Stories

Republican State Senator Gary Stevens is running to secure his senate seat in the November Election. We sat down with Senator Stevens to discuss his vision for the legislature if he is re-elected.

On Election Day the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s voters said yes to expanding the service area of the South Kenai Peninsula Hospital. The change means potential patients who previously fell outside of the coverage area will see their tax dollars go towards the services the hospital provides.

Recently Homer Senior Citizens Inc. hosted this year’s South Peninsula Senior Summit. A number of speakers attended to address the problems facing Alaska seniors and the services available to them. Homer Senior Citizens plans to use the information shared over the two day Summit to improve the services they provide to seniors in the southern peninsula.

The Pregnancy Care Center of Homer is featuring the film "Mom's Night Out" at its annual movie night fundraiser Thursday, October 16th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Homer Theatre.

 

On Thursday, October 16th at 10:16 a.m., thousands of Alaskans will drop, cover, and hold on as part of a worldwide earthquake preparedness drill. Participants of the Great Alaska Shakeout will simulate being in an earthquake and taking the necessary steps to protect themselves.

Each year the Department of Fish and Game and Kenai Peninsula Borough Schools sponsor a program meant to give kids a real life education on salmon. This year the Salmon in the Classroom program once again reached hundreds of students across the peninsula.

Each year the Department of Fish and Game and Kenai Peninsula Borough Schools sponsor a program meant to give kids a real life education on salmon. This year the Salmon in the Classroom program once again reached hundreds of students across the peninsula.

A research group studying marine bird mortality plans to hit the beaches of Homer this month. The group, based out of the University of Washington will recruit volunteer researchers from the community.

 

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