Recent News Stories

Alaska has diverse ecosystems that can be thrown off-balance by non-native animals and plants. This spring, the Department of Natural Resources and Fish and Game held joint training sessions on managing invasive species on the Kenai Peninsula.

The annual Metropolitan Opera film series at the Homer Theater starts with a gala opening reception this Thursday night.  Eight different full length operas will be shown once a month from October through May.

The City of Homer isn’t immune to troubles with covering rising health care costs. The costs associated with providing insurance for city employees have increased over the last few years. City officials have had to change the benefits package to save money.

Artist Emily Johnson is bringing her multi-media installation Niicugni to Homer’s Pier One Theatre this weekend. The performance includes dance, music, storytelling and dozens of hand-sewn fish-skin lanterns.

The months-long, sometimes contentious debate over the City of Homer’s wintertime tax on non-prepared foods is finally over. The Homer City Council rejected a measure to reinstate the tax at its meeting Monday night.

Sport fishermen from all over Alaska have had their eye on their calendars all winter, in preparation for March 22nd. That’s the day of the 21st annual Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament, one of the largest tournaments of its kind anywhere.

A Homer biologist has determined that shells and organic marine debris attached to the jack-up rig “Endeavour” did not survive the trip from Singapore to Cook Inlet waters.

Kachemak Crane Watch is hoping to gather as many citizen scientists as possible to help count cranes in the Homer area. There are two more chances for crane spotting before they migrate. The group is running two studies in tandem.

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