Kachemak Bay State Park and the State Wilderness Park have recently applied to operate commercial heli-skiing ventures, a decision that may lead to some controversy. Officials are seeking statewide public comment.
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It’s been ten months since Grant Aviation pulled its services out of Homer, leaving behind disgruntled former customers and a $20,000 debt with the City of Homer. But the company has now settled with the city, agreeing to pay $25,000 to avoid litigation.
The Alaska Aviation Centennial Celebration is barnstorming its way through the state, bringing many antique aircraft along with it. Recently it made its way through Homer.
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.