Bering Sea crab season opens Oct. 15

The Bering Sea crab fleet hits the grounds this week with the Bristol Bay red king crab quota the only one not taking a significant… Continue reading

NPFMC recommends catch sharing plan

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council voted 10-1 to recommend a halibut catch sharing plan at its meeting in Anchorage Oct. 5. The motion recommends… Continue reading

Simyra Taback-Hlebechuk, left, a guide with Hallo Bay Bear Camp, displays the silver award 2012 Wanderlust World Guide award she received in London on Oct. 4. With her is Sara Leibold, of Hallo Bay Wilderness Camp’s Homer office.-Photo provided

Hallo Bay guide wins international award

A lot of miles separate London from the remote stretch of beach known as Hallo Bay in Katmai National Park. Brown bear guide Simyra Taback-Hlebechuk… Continue reading

Simyra Taback-Hlebechuk, left, a guide with Hallo Bay Bear Camp, displays the silver award 2012 Wanderlust World Guide award she received in London on Oct. 4. With her is Sara Leibold, of Hallo Bay Wilderness Camp’s Homer office.-Photo provided
Bryan Zak, south west regional director of Alaska Small Business Development Center, received the State Star award from Debi Folwer, state director of the Alaska SBDC, and C.E. “Tee” Rowe, president and CEO of America’s SBDC Association.-Photo provided

Zak wins recognition for work with SBDC

Bryan Zak, southwest regional director of the Alaska Small Business Development Center, has been awarded the “State Star,” the highest honor for the state in… Continue reading

Bryan Zak, south west regional director of Alaska Small Business Development Center, received the State Star award from Debi Folwer, state director of the Alaska SBDC, and C.E. “Tee” Rowe, president and CEO of America’s SBDC Association.-Photo provided

Alaska Airlines flights return to normal

SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines said flights were running close to normal late Monday after a fiber-optic outage shut down its ticketing system for more than… Continue reading

Three business workshops scheduled for October

The Alaska Small Business Develop-ment Center has scheduled three workshops for October at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center building. • There will… Continue reading

Homer Inn and Day Spa to host chamber mixer

Homer Inn and Day Spa will host the next chamber mixer. It will be from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the inn and spa, 895… Continue reading

Homer Recorders Office will reopen on Oct. 15

The state of Alaska Homer Recorders Office will be temporarily closed beginning Monday and reopening Oct. 15 at 8:30 a.m. Alternate recording will be done… Continue reading

Business conference set for Oct. 15-16 at Land’s End

Land’s End will host its fourth annual Business, Marketing and Technology Conference Oct. 15-16 at Land’s End Resort. The conference is co-sponsored by the Kenai… Continue reading

Farmers’ Market

What a beautiful Saturday to have the Harvest Party. The crisp air filled with sun, the vendors’ booths overflowing with veggies, music from the stage,… Continue reading

Researchers leave Pebble mine review

    JUNEAU — One researcher has withdrawn and another has been excused from participation in the upcoming review of studies released by the group… Continue reading

Soldotna's Paul Gray, holding the camera, films a scene for "Stand Up & Stay Alive," a video combining music and strong visuals with a sobriety message. The film was produced by Ahtna Inc., an Alaska Native regional corporation.-Photo provided

Sobriety is message of new video from Ahtna

Driving to the funeral of a Copper Center teenage girl whose death was alcohol-related, Ken Johns, of the Glennallen area wondered what he could do… Continue reading

Soldotna's Paul Gray, holding the camera, films a scene for "Stand Up & Stay Alive," a video combining music and strong visuals with a sobriety message. The film was produced by Ahtna Inc., an Alaska Native regional corporation.-Photo provided

Court temporarily halts Alaska rail extension

By    JUNEAU — A federal appeals court panel has halted work on a railroad extension project in southcentral Alaska, pending a full hearing on… Continue reading

Chef Dixon serves all-Alaska meal

  The University of Alaska Anchorage Culinary Arts Department hosted the 20th annual Celebrity Chef Invitational Sept. 19 at the Lucy Cuddy Hall. This year,… Continue reading

Homer Recorders Office will be closed temporarily

  The state of Alaska Homer Recorders Office will be temporarily closed beginning Monday and reopening Oct. 15 at 8:30 a.m. Alternate recording will be… Continue reading

Chamber schedules October luncheon, mixer

  Jerry Rombach, director of administration and public outreach for the Cook Inlet  Regional Citizens Advisory Council, will be the guest speaker at the next… Continue reading

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