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As the novel coronavirus continues to dominate headlines worldwide, halibut and sablefish got off to a surprisingly strong start in terms of pounds, but not… Continue reading
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is preparing to migrate education from brick-and-mortar schools to a distance delivery system. The extended spring break for students… Continue reading
Homer High grad one of 19 Alaskans stranded when Peru closed its borders due to coronavirus
No cases yet, but hospital is preparing for coronavirus patients
Homer City Manager Katie Koester served at her very last Homer City Council meeting on Monday before she takes off for a new job with… Continue reading
The Alaskan who died, described as a “high-risk older individual,” was in Washington state.
Monday’s addition of a case in Sterling brings Alaska’s total to 39
5 total new cases Monday bring Alaska count to 37
Juneau, Mat-Su Borough announce their first cases
State closes schools through May 1, issues business restrictions for Fairbanks, Ketchikan
State working with federal authorities.
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Homer News office will be closed to walk-in traffic starting today, March 19, until further notice. Office staff may… Continue reading
“We’re asking you to help us by staying home if at all possible.”
The state of Alaska and local communities are beginning to implement closures of public buildings and events and encouraging social distancing to prevent the spread… Continue reading
“This could be the tipping point.”
Public buildings are being closed and events canceled locally and across the state.
As the global pandemic of the novel coronavirus disrupts all sorts of industries around the world, the seafood industry is already feeling the impact. Diversified… Continue reading
Update, 11:45 a.m. March 19: Homer Mayor Ken Castner declared a local emergency and Homer City Manager Katie Koester ordered all city facilities closed to… Continue reading
JUNEAU — Gov. Mike Dunleavy announced Tuesday that a one-time political rival will help lead a new team tasked with looking at ways to aid… Continue reading
Alaska gained three new cases of people who tested positive for COVID-19, Alaska Chief Medical Officer Dr. Anne Zink announced in a press conference on… Continue reading