Enstar holds plumbing, heating code meeting Feb. 13

The plumbing and heating contractor’s code will be discussed by Enstar Natural Gas at a meeting at Bidarka Inn Best Western from 1-3 p.m. Feb.… Continue reading

Peninsula welcomes responsible development

"Cook Inlet -- Energy for All Alaska" was the theme of the 2013 Industry Outlook Forum, organized by the Kenai Peninsula Economic Development District and… Continue reading

Seavey gets first T200 win

The sled dogs pulled Mitch Seavey to the finish line and the veteran musher smiled. He appeared comfortable wearing a lightweight jacket. A blotch of… Continue reading

Oil, gas companies outline plans for Kenai Peninsula, Cook Inlet

By McKibben Jackinsky AND MICHAEL ARMSTRONGSTAFF WRITERS "It's great being in Homer again," said homeboy John Hendrix in his opening remarks at last week's Industry… Continue reading

City insurance won’t pay for sewage flood damage

The city of Homer's insurance provider won't pay for damages to homes hit by a mid-January sewage flood. An insurance adjuster for the Alaska Municipal… Continue reading

Borough wants public input on land grant

Kenai Peninsula Borough officials are asking for the public’s help picking out which state lands the borough should gain ownership of as part of its… Continue reading

Snowmachine easement case settled — finally

Sixteen-feet wide. That’s the final number and detail in a 14-year dispute between members of the Snomads snowmachine club and an East End Road landowner,… Continue reading

Gathering for dinner, fellowship

About 200 people gathered Friday night at the Greatland Worship Center in Anchor Point for the fourth wild-game, potluck-style dinner. Guest speaker for the event… Continue reading

Bear data could increase area hunting opportunities

For the first time in more than a decade on the Kenai Peninsula, wildlife managers have a recent brown bear population estimate to inform their… Continue reading

T200 halfway point at McNeil Canyon

Temperatures in Homer were hovering around zero degrees Sunday afternoon, but at the Tustumena 200 volunteers’ meeting at Captain’s Coffee enthusiasm for this weekend’s sled… Continue reading

Man hurt in hit-and-run; police seek information

Homer Police are seeking information about a driver who hit and knocked unconscious a 47-year-old man walking on Ben Walters Lane last Wednesday morning. An… Continue reading

Cops charge third person in robbery

Homer Police last week charged a third person in the Dec. 17 armed robbery of the Grog Shop. James Mumey, 49, was arrested for first-degree… Continue reading

Homer public transportation slow, but project still rolling

A plan to bring public transportation to Homer remains in the works, with a Chrysler handicap accessible van in Kenai and ready to roll sometime… Continue reading

540 say no to gas proposal

Does Homer’s silent majority want natural gas or not? That was the topic at the Homer City Council’s regular meeting on Monday when members of… Continue reading

Collaborating for a good cause

What does a pink-haired, tattooed, ear-pierced, outspoken, former hairstylist, current college student, 20-something single mother of twins from the central peninsula have in common with… Continue reading

Enstar awards contract for constructing trunk line

There’s progress being made in Enstar Natural Gas’ plans to construct a trunk line to bring natural gas from Anchor Point to Homer and Kachemak… Continue reading

News Briefs

SPH Foundation holds annual meeting at 3:30 p.m. Monday The annual meeting of the South Peninsula Hospital Foundation Inc. is 3:30 p.m. Monday in the… Continue reading

Man charged with texting while driving after landing in ditch

A man who drove his car down a steep embankment last summer has been charged with texting while driving. In a criminal complaint filed last… Continue reading

T200 ready to go with bigger purse, more mushers

Forecasters this winter have been calling out a wide range of weather patterns — snow, rain, freeze. But organizers of the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog… Continue reading

T200 ready to go with bigger purse, more mushers

Forecasters this winter have been calling out a wide range of weather patterns — snow, rain, freeze. But organizers of the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog… Continue reading

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