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The latest measurement of the fire puts it at 100,812 acres.
A faith-based organization that’s been trying to set up an inpatient addiction treatment center in the Homer area for months is again searching for a… Continue reading
Thirteen people have applied for a new Homer Superior Court position created by the passage of Senate Bill 41, which established superior court judgeships for… Continue reading
Editor’s note: This article has been updated to correct where Michael Franklin was from. He was from Palmer. A two-vehicle collision killed a Palmer man… Continue reading
The vote failed, but they said a lot.
Time to fear the sweeper?
The response was overwhelming.
On June 28, the same day U.S. Attorney General William Barr declared a law enforcement emergency in rural Alaska, and made more than $10 million… Continue reading
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
In the midst of high fire danger on the Kenai Peninsula, Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Medical Services quickly put out a car fire late… Continue reading
After a brief period of slowed growth, the Swan Lake Fire flared up again on Monday — reaching 99,086 acres, according to an update from… Continue reading
The woman was reported disappearing under the water near the Izaak Walton Campground in Sterling.
Last week’s annual July Fourth parade drew hundreds of spectators to the sidewalks along Pioneer Avenue dozens of creative and energetic floats, even in the… Continue reading
Increased wildfire activity and persistent dry conditions have prompted the Alaska Department of Natural Resources to ban all campfires in several parts of the state,… Continue reading
I’m sitting on my deck watching as a Steller’s jay grabs some large insect and then lands nearby and shows it off to me as… Continue reading
Pierce said he did not support a dedicated or targeted tax on specific activities or services.
As part of statewide protests by an ad-hoc group of artists and arts supporters against a veto by Gov. Mike Dunleavy of $2.8 million to… Continue reading
In the wake of Gov. Mike Dunleavy’s line-item budget vetoes, local public radio stations on the Kenai Peninsula stand to lose a substantial chunk of… Continue reading
Blaze surpasses 77,000 acres
Right now the bar is open and offering small appetizers, beer on tap and specialty cocktails.