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Rep. Tammie Wilson, R-North Pole, chairs the House Finance Committee with Rep. Neal Foster, D-Nome, right, as they work on House Bill 14 at the Capitol on Wednesday, April 24, 2019 in Juneau, Alaska. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
Legislators will collect pay despite not finishing budget on time

They’re reinterpreting a law from last year.

Homer Farmers Market: Learn something new at Farmers Market

I learn something new every time I go to the Farmers Market.… Continue reading

Seward, Homer receive federal shipyard grants

The funding is aimed at fostering efficiency and economic growth

Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy walks to the podium at a news conference Friday, June 14, 2019, in Wasilla, Alaska. Dunleavy has called lawmakers into special session July 8 in Wasilla, and his administration gave a tour of the recommended site at Wasilla Middle School to reporters. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Legislators face pressure for dividend decision

Alaska legislators face mounting pressure to decide the annual dividend paid to… Continue reading

Flaggers direct traffic while workers install a fiber-optic line on the Homer Bypass to connect the Lake Street intersection traffic light with a new traffic light to be built at Main Street and the Homer Bypass on June 4, 2019 in Homer, Alaska (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
DOT to hold open house on area projects

The Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities will hold an open… Continue reading

This map and aerial photo prepared by the Alaska Department of Natural Resources shows the Dorothy Drive area and the section line property owners seek to vacate. The large home in the center of the map is owned by country-western singer Zac Brown.
DNR grants reconsideration of Dorothy Drive easement closure

Alaska Department of Natural Resources Commissioner Corri Feige has granted a request… Continue reading

Demonstrators hold signs outside the Kenai Peninsula Borough building in protest of an invocation by a member of the Satanic Temple on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 in Soldotna, Alaska. The invocation was the first given by the Satanic Temple since the borough changed its invocation policy following an Alaska Superior Court decision finding the policy unconstitutional and in violation of the state’s constitution’s establishment clause. (Photo courtesy Aud Walaszek)
Satanic Temple invocation prompts protest, walkouts at assembly meeting

The borough lost a lawsuit against plaintiffs represented by the ACLU of Alaska

Participant’s in Homer’s first ever Pride March start out from WKFL Park along Pioneer Avenue on Saturday, June 23, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. The march route went all the way to Grace Ridge Brewery. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer to celebrate Pride Month with walk, festivities

For the second year, Homer will have its own Pride Month celebration… Continue reading

New charter operation is first in town to use Seakeeper boat stabilization

A new charter business in town is making a name for itself… Continue reading

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