Recent News Stories

The deadline has come and gone for candidates to file for this year’s Homer Electric Association Board of Directors election.With only three incumbents filed to run, there won’t be much competition this time around.

Another drilling rig is has arrived in Cook Inlet. Apache Corporation announced Tuesday that a rig for their on shore location near Tyonek has arrived with plans to begin drilling in the fourth quarter.

Election season is only a few weeks away. There are several candidates running for Borough Assembly and various city councils. But there is only one contested seat for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District School Board. 

Following a couple of accidents and concerns about overall safety, state planners are proposing a new airport be constructed to serve the villages of Nanwalek and Port Graham. The proposal calls for a new airstrip to be built between the villages.

Today is Election Day and Alaskans statewide are headed to the polls to cast their votes in several races. On the Kenai Peninsula, incumbent Republican Representative Paul Seaton is running against Democratic challenger Liz Diament for House District 30. 

For 21 years, Share the Spirit has been providing Christmas gift baskets filled with food, clothing and gifts to families in need on the southern Kenai Peninsula. Orgainzer Shari Daugherty says that this year, she expects to put together about 240 baskets.

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District could be in the red for next school year. The current projected deficit is a little more than $2 million.

 

 

Homer city officials have plans to re-allocate funds originally considered to be used for improvements at the intersection of Main Street and the Sterling Highway. The city received a Legislative Grant totaling $2 million that was set aside to be used for the troublesome intersection.

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