Anchorage

Bald Mountain Air Service earns Medallion Shield

Bald Mountain Air Service, owned by lifelong Alaskans Gary and Jeanne Porter of Homer, has earned the Medallion Shield, the highest safety award by the… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District March 2: School board meeting, 7 p.m. March 3: Interviews with district superintendent candidates. March 6: Inservice, no school.  Chapman… Continue reading

Real story of UAA music program

The good news is that the University of Alaska Anchorage Department of Music offers high quality degree programs that are meeting the employment and artistic… Continue reading

Mariner girls skiers awarded for speed, academics

Skiing over tracks of man-made snow across otherwise grassy fields, the Homer High School Mariner skiers raced to the finish of their 2015 season at… Continue reading

Floyd Grant ‘Pat’ Peterson

Longtime Alaska resident Mr. Floyd Grant “Pat” Patterson, 68, died Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, at Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage. Funeral services were held… Continue reading

Claire Deitz

Longtime Homer resident, Claire Deitz, 80, died Feb. 11, 2015, in Anchorage. A celebration of Claire’s life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21,… Continue reading

Drive at your own risk

Two men in a Chevrolet pickup truck spin brodies on Beluga Lake on Monday afternoon. With the ice thickening up, people have begun driving on… Continue reading

First Friday Events

Bunnell Street Arts Center 106 W. Bunnell Ave. On Hockey, sculpture and other works by Michael Conti 5-7 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception; 6 p.m.,… Continue reading

Hospital board gets new members, elects officers

At its December meeting, South Peninsula Hospital Inc. Board of Directors welcomed Barbara Howard and Caroline Venuti as newly appointed members to the board. Howard… Continue reading

ADF&G biologist charged with moose hunting violations

An Alaska Department of Fish and Game biologist has been charged with two violations related to a moose hunt last August. Jason Herreman, 33, was… Continue reading

Homer Divas hold annual Winter Jamboree with style

The rink was abustle last weekend as 95 women from around the state took to the ice for the annual Homer Winter Jamboree. The tournament… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Chapman School Jan. 24: Wrestling at Skyview, 10 a.m. Jan. 29: Spelling bee, grades 3-8, 9 a.m. Jan. 31: Wrestling… Continue reading

Angelica has army of angels assisting

Hold a spaghetti feed and auction benefit and you just never know what will happen.  In the case of Sunday’s event benefitting Angelica Haakenson, 11,… Continue reading

2 KPC degree programs top earnings list for UAA grads

Five years after graduation, alumni of two Kenai Peninsula College associate of applied science degree programs rank No. 1 and No. 3 in average earnings… Continue reading

Transportation chief asked to step down

JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker’s administration asked for and received state transportation commissioner Patrick Kemp’s resignation Monday following Kemp’s defense of his department’s pursuit of… Continue reading

Betty Jean Irving

Betty Jean Irving Sept. 14, 1921-Dec. 22, 2014 Her last wish fulfilled, Betty Jean Irving, 93, died peacefully in the comfort of her own home… Continue reading

AIDEA to share more expenses for studies on Port Mac LNG plant

The state of Alaska has expanded its financial commitment in aiding a new Cook Inlet liquefied natural gas project being planned by Japanese companies. In… Continue reading

AIDEA to share more expenses for studies on Port Mac LNG plant

The state of Alaska has expanded its financial commitment in aiding a new Cook Inlet liquefied natural gas project being planned by Japanese companies. In… Continue reading

Homer High skiers honor Lars Spurkland

For the second weekend in a row, the Mariner ski team was forced to be flexible when their race was rescheduled at the last minute.… Continue reading

Bower performs Jan. 9

Alaska singer-songwriter Jonathan J. Bower holds a gallery performance 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Homer Council on the Arts.  Tickets are $5 youth, $10… Continue reading

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