Kenai Peninsula

Kudos to Kenai Peninsula Orchestra

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra performance here on Aug. 8 was simply stupendous. This assemblage of dedicated, all-volunteer performers seems to get better each year. I… Continue reading

Assembly OKs bonds for Soldotna hospital

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly voted on Tuesday to move forward with issuing more than $3 million in bonds to fund a Central Peninsula Hospital… Continue reading

Local peonies grace Obama hotel suite

Though President Barack Obama’s three-day visit to Alaska this week didn’t bring him to the lower Kenai Peninsula, he got a scent of Homer when… Continue reading

Seward trip provides close-up view of climate change effects

Standing at the bow of the Viewfinder, President Barack Obama gripped the steel railing as the boat cut through the deep blue water of Resurrection… Continue reading

Announcements

The Homer Native Plant Society field trip on mushroom identification scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled. “Return of the Bark Beetle? The Changing Forest of… Continue reading

Announcements

The Homer Native Plant Society field trip on mushroom identification scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled. “Return of the Bark Beetle? The Changing Forest of… Continue reading

Mariners host Homer Invite Friday

Following a great performance at the Tsalteshi Invitational, the Mariners will host the Homer Invitational starting at 3 p.m. Friday. Although the Tsalteshi race doesn’t… Continue reading

Vets’ picnic committee says thanks

The Veterans Picnic was held Aug. 16 with some 150 plus veterans and immediate family attending the event. We were honored to have four World… Continue reading

Moose hunting on lower peninsula opens Sept. 1

In a change from 2014, moose hunting season in game management unit 15C, the lower Kenai Peninsula, opens on Sept. 1, later this year than… Continue reading

Announcements

The Alaskan Warrior Class Community holds a #Stop22on22 Ruck March starting at 9 a.m. Aug. 22 at the base of the Homer Spit. #Stop22on22 is… Continue reading

Nanwalek students get their new iPads

Nanwalek School’s 80 students finally received their iPads on Tuesday. The long-awaited celebration was not a quiet one.  Staff and students clustered into the village… Continue reading

7 file for 2 council positions

A last-day filing by three candidates on Monday boosted the Homer City Council election from four candidates last Friday to seven as of 5 p.m.… Continue reading

Patricia Ann Arnold

Patricia Ann Arnold, 70, died July 26, 2015, in Anchorage of natural causes. Services are at 4 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, at Faith Lutheran… Continue reading

Announcements

The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds it regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. today at the Diamond Ridge Fire Station, 65705 Diamond Ridge Road.… Continue reading

School board enters budget discussions

The Board of Education has started 2017 fiscal year budget discussions. Kenai Peninsula Borough School District administration brought a development calendar before the board during… Continue reading

Homer’s Schroer inducted into Hall of Fame

When the state inducted a new class of luminaries into the Alaska High School Hall of Fame, the Kenai Peninsula had the chance to celebrate… Continue reading

Announcements

The Omicron chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a service organization of women educators, holds its annual Back to School Supplies Project. Help local children start… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Less than 24 hours after the Homer City Council held its longest meeting in recent memory — 4 hours and 8 minutes, but who’s counting?… Continue reading

Assembly nixes changes to service area boundaries

Medical service areas, and the implications of their boundaries, drew the most debate from Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly members during their Tuesday night meeting. The… Continue reading

Announcements

The Omicron chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma, a service organization of women educators, holds its annual Back to School Supplies Project. Help local children start… Continue reading

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