Kachemak Bay

Announcements

The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies offers Ocean Connection from 1-5 p.m. every Thursday starting July 7. Reach beneath Kachemak Bay without getting wet. Small… Continue reading

Jake Moe finishes first in Spit Run for third time

A cool overcast morning made for perfect running weather on Saturday. Almost 300 people gathered at the high school for the Homer Spit Run, a… Continue reading

Hunting for lingcod? Nick’s got a few tips for novice anglers

I was asked yesterday what I thought about lingcod. I deliberated for a few seconds and then replied, “Well I know from personal experience that… Continue reading

GOOD OL’ FASHIONED FUN FOR THE FOURTH

This year, the Fourth of July falls on Saturday, which means some good news for celebrants on the lower Kenai Peninsula: • Hey, you might… Continue reading

Council opposes Navy’s exercises

The Homer City Council set an apparent record at its regular Monday night meeting with what may be the largest council packet ever, a two-volume,… Continue reading

Aphids plague spruce stands

Bad bugs attacking the forest have become a recurring nightmare for Alaska. The latest alarm comes from Halibut Cove, where tiny invaders created an icky… Continue reading

Sport fishing scofflaws stretch limits of intelligence, common sense

N ormally I don’t get into to the area of investments but after reading the Alaska Wildlife Trooper’s section of the police report in the… Continue reading

By road, lake, river: Boats make their way to Bristol Bay fishing

PILE BAY — It’s noon. Iliamna Lake is calm and half a dozen fishermen are sitting around in the grass outside the bathroom at Pile… Continue reading

Student grateful for scholarships

Throughout the last months of my high school career, I was very lucky to have many generous businesses offer me scholarships to take me to… Continue reading

Research Reserve gets new partner

More than a year ago, things looked bleak for the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve. The House Subcommittee on Fish and Game had cut annual funding.… Continue reading

Red flag warning lifted for peninsula

Updated 10:40 a.m. June 18 to add that campfires are now prohibited. Lessening winds and higher humidity caused the National Weather Service to lift a… Continue reading

Troopers

June 1 Alaska State Troopers at 1:35 p.m. received a report of a burglary and theft at an Old Sterling Highway residence. Troopers said that… Continue reading

Grant helps keep nonprofit going

On behalf of Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic and the R.E.C. Room (a Youth Resource & Enrichment Co-op), I want to thank the city of… Continue reading

Writers’ conference success from opening to last chapter

The Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College would like to extend its sincerest appreciation and gratitude to the following individuals, agencies and businesses whose… Continue reading

You never know what you might see when you’re fishing — or watching

I need to start this column with a warning: There is a despicable sneak thief roaming the Homer Spit and the area prowler can ruin… Continue reading

Writing faculty inspires aspiring authors during annual conference

An exuberant mood ruled the 14th Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference, held June 12-16 in Homer. The public readings crackled with enthusiasm. The radiant weather didn’t… Continue reading

Anchor River looks like it’s making a comeback

It’s always righteous to be able to start out a column on the upbeat although things may slide a bit backward as the initial subject… Continue reading

Delores “Dee” M. Hanrahan

Delores M. “Dee” Hanrahan, 73, died peacefully from cancer at the South Peninsula Hospital in Homer on May 26, 2015. She passed while surrounded by… Continue reading

Announcements

A 5-minute film, “Homeless in Homer,” shows at 6 p.m. today at the Homer Theatre. The film was made by local teen group Lead On!… Continue reading

National Trails Day a success

Alaska State Parks would like to thank all of the volunteers who participated in National Trails Day on Saturday, June 6.  Friends of Kachemak Bay… Continue reading

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