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One Anchor Point man, Pete Kineen, is trying to change how Alaskans store their property, by selling storage units instead of renting them. He plans… Continue reading
Pierce said he did not support a dedicated or targeted tax on specific activities or services.
Right now the bar is open and offering small appetizers, beer on tap and specialty cocktails.
A quick search on airbnb.com shows hundreds of home, cabins and even yurts for rent
Pierce vetoed the $100,000 in funding for the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council
A new charter business in town is making a name for itself in more ways than one by being having the first boat of its… Continue reading
Armstrong joined Homer News team when the newspaper was owned by Washington Post managing editor
The 12% bed tax would affect temporary lodging, including motels, hotels and bed and B&Bs
For a week prior to their fifth annual Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, May 25, a handwritten sign hung on the door of Thurmond’s Far… Continue reading
Though already in use, Homer’s new Aspen Suites Hotel got a grand opening celebration last week while local elected officials celebrated bringing the business chain… Continue reading
Homer’s newest hotel opens on Monday, May 27, on the Sterling Highway across from Safeway and the Chevron gas station. The Aspen Suites Hotel is… Continue reading
Researchers at the University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences have made a discovery about mortality in late-stage chinook salmon — fish… Continue reading
Local Homer business Alaska Salt Company has settled into its new home on the Homer Spit, and celebrated on Friday with a grand opening ceremony.… Continue reading
The 12% bed tax would affect temporary lodging across the borough
Sen. Pete Micciche (R-Soldotna) is having another go at getting a bill through the legislature that would reduce the number of commercial east side setnetters… Continue reading
The Homer Animal Friends, a local volunteer group dedicated to promoting the welfare of animals in the community, is moving its storefront from Main Street… Continue reading
The ordinance permits the activity through a conditional use permit process.
Togiak sac roe herring may be wrapping up as the fish are getting smaller and some buyers may start balking. The quota is 29,930 tons,… Continue reading
The Alaska Board of Fisheries kicks off its meeting dealing with state-wide finfish proposals on March 9 in Anchorage, covering about 20 proposals and expected… Continue reading
Gov. Mike Dunleavy has nominated someone who could possibly be the most divisive member ever to the Alaska Board of Fisheries, retired Superior Court judge… Continue reading