Recent News Stories

Oral arguments are being heard Friday in US District Court in Anchorage for a lawsuit that challenges the decision made by the National Marine Fisheries Service to authorize the first of at least three years of seismic exploration in Cook Inlet.

Homer’s wearable art show is returning this fall. Fiber artists from the Kenai Peninsula and beyond are invited to submit creations for the November shows. This year’s theme is “Show Off.”

Alaska author Dana Stabenow has big plans – and they have nothing to do with the plot of her next crime fiction novel. Stabenow hopes to turn her 10-acre property outside of Homer into a writers retreat dedicated to fostering the skills of female writers.

Homer’s production of the Nutcracker Ballet has going strong for 24 years, although last year saw some significant changes to the show. Audiences can expect to see some new twists in the production this year.

Thanks to a judge’s ruling, the City of Homer no longer has to worry about plowing an ice skating area on Beluga Lake. A Homer man who donated parkland to the city 30 years ago thought the city had an obligation to create an ice skating area.

If you’re suffering from a little late-winter cabin fever, you might want to think about heading to Anchor Point this weekend. The community is gearing up for this year’s Snow Rondi, an annual celebration of all things winter.

Dotting the coast line of Cook Inlet from Ninilchik to Nikiski are some of the Kenai Peninsula’s oldest businesses. Many of these commercial fish camps are still owned and operated by the families that started them two or three generations ago.

The Homer City Council has approved a bond ordinance totaling $12.7 million. The money would be used for construction on the natural gas trunk line and distribution system with Enstar Natural Gas Company.

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