Kenai Peninsula

‘Distinguished Service to the Humanities’

For nearly a dozen years, writers have been gathering annually on the shores of Kachemak Bay, sharing their talents, insights and expertise, and celebrating their… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District Today-Nov. 23: Holiday. Homer Flex School Nov. 21: Annual Thanksgiving lunch, noon. Homer High School Nov. 26: Basketball practice begins.… Continue reading

Writers Contest entries due Nov. 21

The deadline for the Homer Council on the Arts 21st annual Kenai Peninsula Writers Contest is fast approaching. Entries are due Nov. 21. Literary artists… Continue reading

Thanks to all who Share the Spirit

  We would like to thank the Homer Foundation’s Homer Community Chest Program for their continued support of Share the Spirit. This spring when our… Continue reading

Comments sought on heli-skiing in state parks

In summer, thousands of visitors hike, raft, fish and camp in Kachemak Bay State Park and Kachemak Bay Wilderness State Park. Many of them make… Continue reading

Health fair exhibitors

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska Information about healthy aging vs. Alzheimer’s and free memory screenings Baha’i Faith of Homer Messages of well being and the benefits… Continue reading

Borough considers fisheries economic study

While scientists, managers and stakeholders gathered in Anchorage to identify gaps in the state’s king salmon data at a symposium, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly… Continue reading

Carnegie Hall links orchestra with kids

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra, in conjunction with Carnegie Hall, will present two concerts that include area students this weekend. The first concert will be at… Continue reading

Candidate Comments – Paul Seaton

I have been actively involved in Kenai Peninsula communities for 37 years.  As your Representative I work hard for an Alaska that values fiscal responsibility,… Continue reading

Candidates meet in chamber-sponsored debate

With the general election quickly approaching, the two candidates for House District 30 met Tuesday in a debate sponsored by the Homer Chamber of Commerce… Continue reading

Cook Inlet oil, gas development focus of film, panel discussion

Some liken increasing oil and gas activity on the Kenai Peninsula and in Cook Inlet to a renaissance. A new Dark Ages may be more… Continue reading

Lots of winners in Lions raffle

Don’t be sad if you didn’t win the 2012 Harley Davidson Switchback or one of 15 other raffle prizes from the Kachemak Bay Lions Club.… Continue reading

Homer News Editorial

Gaye Wolfe leaves spirit of generosity Homer is poorer today after the death earlier this week of one of its more endearing residents, but it remains… Continue reading

Storm-caused bluff erosion threatens homes

After 11 years living in the 2,000-square-foot, post-and-beam house Gary Stevenson built for himself and his wife, Grace, Stevenson woke up on a recent September… Continue reading

Canvass boards announce election results for city, borough

The city of Homer and Kenai Peninsula Borough canvass boards have tallied results in the Oct. 2 municipal election. The city of Homer ballot included… Continue reading

Flood meeting set for Friday in Anchor Point

As a result of recent floods, Gov. San Parnell declared a state disaster for the Mat-Su and Kenai Peninsula boroughs. The declaration has activated the… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District Chapman School Oct. 16: Basketball, Ninilchik at Chapman, 4 p.m. Oct. 18: Basketball, Nikolaevsk at Chapman, 4 p.m. Oct. 18:… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay Campus

The Kenai Peninsula College Council meeting is today at 6 p.m. in Pioneer Hall.Teachers, register by Oct. 24 for the three-session Resources for Art Education… Continue reading

Announcements

Alices Champagne Palace is the site of a medical benefit for Aimee VanWagoner-Sulczynski on Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. The benefit includes a… Continue reading

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

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