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A very special Steller sea lion pup got a name last week at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward. He’s the result of a special breeding and research program looking into the decline of the endangered marine mammals in the state.


The official search has been suspended for a missing kayaker on the Kenai Peninsula, pending new information.


A large storm front is bringing heavy rainfall and high winds to portions of southcentral Alaska and the northern gulf coast this evening through the weekend.


Jim Lavrakas will be stepping down as Executive Director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce next month to pursue photography and guiding.


An extra-tropical storm system continues to make its way up the southwestern coast of Alaska. It’s bringing with it rain and high winds in certain areas.


Since the late 1990’s, Cook Inletkeeper has collected data from water flowing into the Cook Inlet with help from an army of volunteers. The group now has a collection of data they believe will offer a definitive picture of water quality for the Kachemak Bay.

Homer Council on the Arts has asked the city to include the update and renovation of its building as part of the capital improvement plan. At the most recent council meeting, public comment on the CIP was dominated by support for the inclusion of HCOA's renovations.

An extra-tropical system is expected to bring rain and some wind to the coastal regions of western and southcentral Alaska later this week.