Business

Job losses appear to be slowing across state

Alaska’s unemployment rate improved slightly in June, but detailed statistics show job losses continuing. According to figures from the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce… Continue reading

<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit">Peninsula Clarion file photo</span>                                This May 15, 2017 photo shows a drift gillnet reel on the back of a commercial fishing vessel docked in the Homer small boat harbor in Homer.

Federal council names 5 commercial fishermen to committee

A committee of five fishermen, four of whom live on the Kenai Peninsula, will help provide advice to the council that will write a new… Continue reading

<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit">Peninsula Clarion file photo</span>                                This May 15, 2017 photo shows a drift gillnet reel on the back of a commercial fishing vessel docked in the Homer small boat harbor in Homer.
Farmers Market: Everything’s coming in at the Market

Farmers Market: Everything’s coming in at the Market

It’s all coming in. We now have cabbage, cauliflower and broccoli at the Homer Farmers Market regularly. Carrots, tomatoes, cucumbers, zucchini. Potatoes have started coming… Continue reading

Farmers Market: Everything’s coming in at the Market

Borough denies Anchor Point gravel, approves two others

With the Kenai Peninsula Borough postponing efforts to rewrite its rules on the contentious subject of gravel pits, the Planning Commission approved two gravel pit… Continue reading

Cannabis ad complicates delivery of small Alaska newspaper

JUNEAU — A small Alaska newspaper is scrambling to distribute papers after the U.S. Postal Service raised questions about a marijuana ad. Jenny-Marie Stryker is… Continue reading

New physician and medical director joins SPH medical staff

New physician and medical director joins SPH medical staff

South Peninsula Hospital is getting ready to welcome a new medical director into its midst. Dr. Christopher Landess will join the medical staff as its… Continue reading

New physician and medical director joins SPH medical staff

Fish board denies emergency petition on hatchery permit

The Board of Fisheries declined to take up an emergency petition related to hatchery pink salmon production in Prince William Sound, though members agreed the… Continue reading

Farmers Market: Market produce inspires local chefs

A meal can be quick, rushed and solo. Think of that experience of a hurried grab at a protein bar or microwaved leftovers eaten while… Continue reading