Salmonfest attendees participate in the annual art installation by Homer artist and activist Mavis Muller on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 at Salmonfest in Ninilchik, Alaska. The message of this year’s art piece was “S.O.S.” or “Save our salmon.” (Photo by Brandon Hill)

Salmonfest attendees participate in the annual art installation by Homer artist and activist Mavis Muller on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019 at Salmonfest in Ninilchik, Alaska. The message of this year’s art piece was “S.O.S.” or “Save our salmon.” (Photo by Brandon Hill)

Salmonfest returns with renewed vigor over things to fight for, and against

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FILE- In this August 2009, file photo, provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. Conservation groups are suing a federal agency over rules they say could harm beluga whales and other marine mammals in Alaska’s Cook Inlet. An attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity, which is challenging the rules along with Cook Inletkeeper, says the lawsuit was filed Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, against the National Marine Fisheries Service. The agency has said its analysis indicates that the rules will not contribute to or worsen the observed decline of the Cook Inlet beluga whale population. (Christopher Garner/Department of Defense via AP, File)
Groups sue over rules they say could harm belugas in Alaska

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In this file photo from Jan. 29, Office of Management and Budget Director Donna Arduin presents the governor’s supplemental budget to the Senate Finance Committee at the Capitol. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
State’s budget director Arduin is out

New director to be named soon.

A sign directs voters at Soldotna City Hall during the special Field House election on March 5, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
Absentee voting now open

Absentee voting is open to any qualified voter.

SVT receives federal health grant

Seldovia Village Tribe received a $51,833 grant from the U.S. Department of… Continue reading

Borough assembly comes to Homer

With few items on the agenda for action, the Kenai Peninsula Borough… Continue reading

High speed chase through Homer ends in arrest

One man is in custody after Alaska State Troopers pursued him in… Continue reading

“Radiate,” the 16th annual Burning Basket, catches fire Sunday night, Sept. 15, 2019, at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Burning Basket makes ‘a brilliant, fiery exit’

Drenching rains on Sunday afternoon didn’t stop several hundred people from attending… Continue reading

Cafe Cups closes its doors

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Sport programs end for Russian Old Believer schools

Effective this year, the schools in three Russian Old Believer schools at… Continue reading

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