Kenai Peninsula

Recycling E-waste

There was a record turnout for Cook Inletkeeper’s 10th Annual Homer Electronics Recycling Event held Saturday at Spenard Builders Supply. More than 160 individuals and… Continue reading

Big Read, big success

One of the things that makes Homer unique is its sense of community. The Big Read sponsored by the Friends of the Homer Public Library… Continue reading

Ranger Roger retires

The history of Alaska State Parks Chief Ranger Roger MacCampbell’s career mirrors that of lower Kenai Peninsula state parks. Among his milestones are: • Helping… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Just when you think the world might be getting back to normal, shazam, things have to go all topsy turvy on us. Not that the… Continue reading

WHES teacher noted for ‘excellence’

A West Homer Elementary School teacher is one of five Kenai Peninsula Borough School District educators who have been selected as 2014 BP Teachers of… Continue reading

No-till farming workshop set for May 5 in Soldotna

The Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District invites Kenai Peninsula farmers to a workshop covering all aspects of using the Truax No-Till Seed Planter.  This… Continue reading

Announcements

The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council (CIRCAC) holds its board meeting at 9 a.m. Friday at Cook Inlet Aquaculture, 40610 Kalifornsky Beach Road, Kenai.… Continue reading

Orchestra educates, entertains

For Mellisa Nill, participating in the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra is all about the personal connection with both fellow players and like-minded music lovers in the… Continue reading

School Events

May 1: Early release day. May 4: School board meeting, Seward. June 1: School board meeting, Soldotna. June 2: School board planning session, Soldotna. Homer… Continue reading

KPC process technology program earns certification

Kenai Peninsula College’s process technology program has received national industry certification. KPC has been notified by the North America Process Technology Alliance that both KPC’s… Continue reading

Upgrades for Soldotna’s sports complex progress

Soldotna is one step closer to having an improved sports complex. Last week, the Soldotna City Council approved an ordinance appropriating $500,000 to conduct the… Continue reading

Sea to Sea rounds out season

Nordic skiing was virtually put on hold this season due to this winter’s dismal snow fall. The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club hosted its annual Sea… Continue reading

Announcements

The Homer Farmers Market holds a film night fundraiser of “Seeds of Time” at 7 p.m. today at the Homer Theatre. There will be a… Continue reading

Announcements

Martin Renner, a local seabird ecologist and lifelong birder, presents a program on Shorebird identification at 7:30 p.m. April 2 in the Alaska Islands and… Continue reading

Food pantry depends on community

You may have noticed that the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank (KPFB) is sending out donation requests of late.  Homer Community Food Pantry (HCFP) has received… Continue reading

Council passes gas roll

After public hearings, hundreds of letters and dozens of people testifying, the Homer City Council on Monday passed the final roll for the Natural Gas… Continue reading

Numbers tell weird winter weather story: It’s really warm

Friday was the first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. That calendar convention never reflects Alaska realities, but it provides a convenient excuse to… Continue reading

Cook Inlet clams up for grabs

A remote beach on the west side of Cook Inlet has seen an uptick in traffic as clammers hitch rides with charter boat captains or… Continue reading

Assembly still chews on food tax

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly this week rejected the ordinance that would repeal the nine-month sales tax exemption on groceries. However, the issue is not… Continue reading

Variety of groups join forces to preserve the Anchor River

At first glance, the Anchor River seems remote and wild. After all, Anchor Point is small, even by Alaska standards, and the river’s headwater streams… Continue reading

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