Researchers leave Pebble mine review

    JUNEAU — One researcher has withdrawn and another has been excused from participation in the upcoming review of studies released by the group… Continue reading

Sobriety is message of new video from Ahtna

Driving to the funeral of a Copper Center teenage girl whose death was alcohol-related, Ken Johns, of the Glennallen area wondered what he could do… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2012
  • By McKibben Jackinsky
  • Business

Court temporarily halts Alaska rail extension

By    JUNEAU — A federal appeals court panel has halted work on a railroad extension project in southcentral Alaska, pending a full hearing on… Continue reading

Chef Dixon serves all-Alaska meal

  The University of Alaska Anchorage Culinary Arts Department hosted the 20th annual Celebrity Chef Invitational Sept. 19 at the Lucy Cuddy Hall. This year,… Continue reading

Homer Recorders Office will be closed temporarily

  The state of Alaska Homer Recorders Office will be temporarily closed beginning Monday and reopening Oct. 15 at 8:30 a.m. Alternate recording will be… Continue reading

Chamber schedules October luncheon, mixer

  Jerry Rombach, director of administration and public outreach for the Cook Inlet  Regional Citizens Advisory Council, will be the guest speaker at the next… Continue reading

KBFPC working to raise breast cancer awareness

  With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic is helping raise breast cancer awareness through two programs. Gift certificates… Continue reading

Buccaneer Energy seeking permits for project 20 miles east of Homer

Work on the jack-up rig Endeavour-Spirit of Independence, with its three 410-foot legs towering above the harbor, isn't Buccaneer Energy's only work on the southern… Continue reading

Haggerty re-elected to borough assembly

Tuesday's election for two Kenai Peninsula Borough races saw two incumbents re-elected, although in the race for the District 8 School Board seat, board member… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2012
  • By Michael Armstrong and McKibben Jackinsky
  • Local News

Wythe gets mayor’s job, creating vacancy

With 809 or 18 percent of 4,375 registered voters going to the polls, Homer has a new mayor, two returning council members and, as a… Continue reading

  • Oct 4, 2012
  • By Michael Armstrong and McKibben Jackinsky
  • Local News

Troopers investigate teen party incident

 The proverbial elephant in the room has been stomping down the hallways of Homer High School.  Rumors have been raging among students and parents about… Continue reading