Anchor Point

Terry Rensel, KBBI General Manager

Three trees that were home to bald eagle nests near Anchor Point were recently chopped down, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The agency announced Friday that it is searching for the responsible party.

The wildlife service says the trees were initially discovered in aerial surveys. After investigating, the agency believes the trees were cut down this spring. All three trees are located within a half- mile radius and appear to be the only trees cut down.

Stolen vehicle used to rob Anchor Point pawnshop

Sep 29, 2017
Image courtesy of Alaska State Troopers

Early Thursday morning, a Dodge Nitro SUV parked outside Sarge’s Auto Repair Shop in Anchor Point was stolen and used to rob the Useful Things Pawnshop.

The assailants used the SUV to drive to the shop, break in, and the vehicle was later abandoned.

Mike Slaughter owns the pawnshop and he estimates $20,000 worth of merchandise was taken from the store. 

“We had five handguns taken, some rings, miscellaneous jewelry, some old bills, some high-end knives,” Slaughter listed.

Courtesy of Chase McKinney

As Hurricane Irma barrels through the Caribbean and onwards to the Southeastern U.S., the relief effort is still underway in Texas after hurricane Harvey devastated Houston. A former Anchor Point resident, who now lives on the southwest corner of the city, spent three days responding to the disaster. Now that the waters have receded, he doesn’t want Alaskans and the rest of the country to forget about the mountain of work left to do.

Homer Man Leads Troopers on High Speed Chase

Oct 7, 2016
Image courtesy of Alaska State Troopers

On Thursday afternoon, a Homer resident led local law enforcement on a high speed chase from Anchor Point to Homer.

According to an Alaska State Trooper dispatch, Anchor Point Troopers received a report just after 3 p.m. Thursday of a reckless driver on Sterling Highway near mile 171. Troopers located the vehicle, a red Chevrolet Lumina, and attempted a traffic stop.

The driver, 30-year-old Paul Suter of Homer, led police on a brief car chase before crashing into a ditch. Suter then fled into the woods on foot at mile 158, near Sabea Circle.

BlueCrest Noise Frustrates Area Residents

Sep 19, 2016
Photo by Jenny Neyman

Residents of a tiny Kenai Peninsula subdivision near Anchor Point thought they had a little slice of peace and quiet. But a tract of homestead land to the south held an oil test well. And now it’s home to 38 acres of an active oil well, processing train, natural gas flare, workers’ camp, truck filling station and a five-story rig that is about to start drilling 30 more wells. 


Hundreds Celebrate Community Health Center

Aug 15, 2016

Seldovia Village Tribe’s SVT Health and Wellness celebrated National Community Health Center Week with a free community barbeque in their parking lot on Friday.

“We just want to help to make this community aware of the fact that we’re here and that we are open for everyone,” said Laurel Hilts, the marketing and public relations director for Seldovia Village Tribe.