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Using a portion of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding it has received, the City of Homer is extending a hand… Continue reading
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has provided clarification on recent revisions to regulations for halibut charter fishermen. In part of his response to the… Continue reading
With their regular stream of out-of-state tourists significantly dried up, fishing charter operations are looking to lure Alaskans back onto their boats in hopes of… Continue reading
United Fishermen of Alaska, with some financial help from Icicle Seafoods, held an informative webinar last week on the state’s mandate No. 17, which is… Continue reading
It’s not all flower.
The 2020 salmon harvest for Alaska is expected to be down compared to last season, mostly due to a lower forecast for pink salmon, but… Continue reading
Journalists and photographers with the Sound Publishing Inc. newspapers in Alaska — the Homer News, Peninsula Clarion and Juneau Empire — won awards last weekend… Continue reading
Decision could come before April 20.
Facing an uncertain future as the COVID-19 pandemic wears on, Alaska’s commercial fishing industry is looking ahead to the upcoming season with determination to salvage… Continue reading
Alaska’s congressional delegation held a conference call with 65 of Alaska’s fishery leaders last week and laid out some details of the federal assistance available… Continue reading
“One thing that’s certain is that people want their cannabis.”
Residents facing financial hardships due to the pandemic will not see their electricity shut off.
‘Completely decimated travel in Alaska’
Business owners encouraged to take peninsula-wide survey
As the global pandemic of the novel coronavirus disrupts all sorts of industries around the world, the seafood industry is already feeling the impact. Diversified… Continue reading
As many Alaskans confront a governor who, according to CNN, lobbies foreign mining companies to invest in Pebble Mine, the environmental group Earthworks has released… Continue reading
The guided halibut charter fleet for Area 3A, including Homer, had its allocation set at 1.71 million pounds for the 2020 season at International Pacific… Continue reading
Industries gather at forum to discuss growth and opportunities
The Gulf Coast Region saw a 0.7% increase in jobs between November 2018 and November 2019.
The ferries are in trouble, remaking the system could be the answer