Recent News Stories

Buccaneer Energy’s jack-up rig Endeavour has moved from the Cosmopolitan Unit in Cook Inlet to the Southern Cross Unit, but has yet to spud a well. Onshore, the company is planning to move the Glacier drilling rig from Kenai to the West Eagle Unit east of Homer.

As the Alaska State Legislature inches closer toward passage of controversial oil tax reform legislation, citizens across the state are letting their voices be heard on the matter. Kenai Peninsula residents got a chance to do just that during a committee meeting Monday.

The Homer Public Library is one of five Alaska libraries to have been designated a “Star Library” by the industry periodical, Library Journal. 

The City of Homer is looking for a few good volunteers to serve on its committees and commissions. This is a chance for interested residents to be on the ground floor of public policy.

The Kenai River Sportsfishing Association’s executive director will be in Washington, DC later this month. Ricky Gease will join other leaders of recreational fishing organizations across the country to talk about their roles and protections in the Magnuson-Stevens Act. 

The Homer City Council has unanimously approved the controversial Homer Special Assessment District – or HSAD. The collected funds will be used to pay for construction on a natural gas trunk line and distribution lines for the city of Homer.

Anchor Point’s library board has been in the process of securing a new building to house the library’s 22,000-volume collection of books and media. There have been local fundraising efforts and talks to capture state dollars.

The adventures of Seldovia’s Higman-McKittirick family continued into the Central Peninsula over the weekend. They are one month into a journey that is taking them 800 miles around the shores of Cook Inlet.

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