Staff report

HEA energy fair set for Saturday

 

Homer Electric Association is offering its members an opportunity to learn about the latest innovations in energy-saving appliances, home improvements and alternative energy.  

HEA will host its fourth annual Energy and Conservation Fair from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at West Homer Elementary School. A similar event was held Nov. 3 in Kenai.

Kachemak Ski Club shows ‘Flow State’ at 7 p.m. today

 

The Kachemak Ski Club will show the latest Warren Miller film, “Flow State,” beginning at 7 p.m. today at the Homer Theater. Tickets are $10 for students and $15 for adults. 

This is Miller’s 63rd feature film; it “brings audiences to a place only recently identified by scientists; a place they now understand skiers and snowboarders achieve where, the faster they go physically, the slower things appear to them mentally,” according to information about the film.

Meetings on water trail scheduled


The Kachemak Bay Water Trail Steering Committee will hold open house meetings Nov. 13-16.  The purpose of the meetings is to provide an opportunity for organizations, agencies and the general public to look at maps and suggest locations around Kachemak Bay suitable as “Water Trail Sites.”

Participants also will be asked to identify sensitive areas that should not be considered for a water trail site for wildlife, bird, plant or cultural concerns.  Recommendations for seasonal closures especially related to wildlife are being sought.

Nordic skiers gearing up


All it takes is a little snow and skiers’ minds turn toward skiing, of course. The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club is all set for winter with a full calendar of events recently updated on the club’s website.

“The thing I would stress would be the annual meeting,” said club secretary Mike Byerly.

The annual meeting, a dinner and auction will be held at the Homer Elks Lodge on Nov. 9-10.

Flood meeting set for Friday in Anchor Point


As a result of recent floods, Gov. San Parnell declared a state disaster for the Mat-Su and Kenai Peninsula boroughs. The declaration has activated the state’s public and individual assistance programs.

Representatives from the Kenai Peninsula Borough Office of Emergency Management, road service area and state of Alaska will discuss recent flood events, response and recovery plans at a southern Kenai Peninsula community meeting to be held at Chapman School in Anchor Point from 7-8 p.m. Friday.

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