Recent News Stories

After hearing more than 100 public comments about proposed changes to the Borough’s anadromous habitat protection ordinance, the Assembly was able to get in a vote on one of two proposals on the agenda before adjourning at its midnight deadline.

The two-day Industry Outlook Forum wrapped up Friday in Homer but not without a “virtual” visit from Alaska’s Congressional delegation. All three members of the delegation recorded video messages to be played at the forum.

A bill sponsored by Homer Representative Paul Seaton that would make it easier for small non-profits to participate in the “Pick.Click.Give” program passed the Alaska Legislature Monday.

Students from central and southern Kenai Peninsula schools gathered at the Anchor River Friday to learn about the salmon life cycle. This was the kick-off to the Salmon in the Classroom program.

As the snow pack slowly fades away, the Kenai Peninsula becomes an attractive spot for birds and bird lovers. The spring birding season is just around the corner with lots of activities and species to keep an eye out for.

A decision on whether heli-skiing should be allowed in Kachemak Bay State Park and Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park has been postponed until the park's management plan can be updated.

More and more buildings around Homer are hooking up to the natural gas distribution system now that the first section is complete. And some of those include city- and borough-owned facilities.

Buccaneer Energy is having a busy summer. The company’s jack-up rig Endeavor is finishing a drilling project at the Cosmopolitan Unit in southern Cook Inlet while plans are being made to drill onshore near Homer.

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