Anchor Point

Anchor River Bridge to be closed for repairs

The Anchor River Bridge, or Bridge No. 910, will be closed starting next Monday for repairs to the bridge abutment. In a press release, the… Continue reading

The Anchor River bridge connects downtown Anchor Point with the Old Sterling Highway and the Anchor River State Recreation Area, as seen in this May 2013 file photo. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Anchor Point bridge repairs delayed until late August

After citizens complained about a pending closure of the Anchor Point bridge over the Anchor River, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities confirmed… Continue reading

The Anchor River bridge connects downtown Anchor Point with the Old Sterling Highway and the Anchor River State Recreation Area, as seen in this May 2013 file photo. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Borough denies Anchor Point gravel, approves two others

With the Kenai Peninsula Borough postponing efforts to rewrite its rules on the contentious subject of gravel pits, the Planning Commission approved two gravel pit… Continue reading

Lee Roy Glover

Longtime Anchor Point homesteader, Mr. Lee Roy Glover, 84, died Thursday, July 2, 2015, at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. Memorial services were held 4… Continue reading

Gordon M. Layel

Longtime Alaskan and Homer resident Gordon M. Layel, 67, died June 2, 2015, at home from heart failure. Memorial services will be held 6 p.m.… Continue reading

Iva Frances Nelson

Iva Frances Nelson, 83, of Anchor Point died Sunday, May 3, 2015, at her home. Fran was born Saturday, Sept. 12, 1931, in Goshen, Ill.,… Continue reading

AP Volunteers: Sale of angel kits benefits Haakenson

As an on-going benefit for Angelica Haakenson, an 11-year-old Anchor Point girl who lost her legs from injuries in a Christmas Day wreck on the… Continue reading

Vada Moore

Vada Lucille Moore of Anchor Point, 76, died Oct. 23, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. A celebration of Vada’s life is at 2 p.m.… Continue reading

Connie L. Prouty

Connie Louise Prouty, aged 62 of Anchor Point, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital. Connie was born Wednesday, Dec. 12, 1951.… Continue reading

Diana Lee Frank

Anchor Point resident, Mrs. Diana Lee Frank, 73, died Sunday, June 29, 2014, at her home in Anchor Point with her husband by her side. … Continue reading

State Trooper Report

Feb. 17 Alaska State Troopers at 9:22 a.m. went to a report of a domestic disturbance at an Anchor Point home. They arrested a 47-year-old… Continue reading

Charles ‘Chuck’ Mohn

Anchor Point resident, Mr. Charles “Chuck” Mohn, 62, died after a long term illness on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, at his home in Anchor Point… Continue reading

Man dies of injuries sustained in car crash

An Anchor Point man died on Sunday of injuries from a two-car collision near Mile 155 Sterling Highway in Anchor Point on Saturday. Dale Keefer,… Continue reading

Man dies of injuries from Anchor Point crash

An Anchor Point man died on Sunday of injuries from a two-car collision near Mile 155 Sterling Highway in Anchor Point on Saturday. Dale Keefer,… Continue reading

‘Anchor Point booming, and we’re excited,’ says chamber board member

What is it about Anchor Point that has five new businesses opening up in the Kenai Peninsula's westernmost community? Lower utility costs because of the… Continue reading

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