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While a brief afternoon rain shower fell over parts of the lower Kenai Peninsula on Monday, very little rain fell on the Caribou Lake fire.… Continue reading
Fire officials delivered some positive news about two lower Kenai Peninsula wildfires at a community meeting Saturday at McNeil Canyon Elementary School. For the North… Continue reading
Ground crews, aircraft continue work to contain the blaze
Caribou Lake Fire continues to grow slowly
One fire is nearly contained and another is still growing in size in the wildlands outside of Homer. The Caribou Lake Fire, which began Monday… Continue reading
Residents enjoy weekend of pig races, fish throwing, and livestock auctions in Ninilchik
As firefighters mopped up an almost 60-acre wildland fire on the south end of North Fork Road, attention shifted on Wednesday to a fire near… Continue reading
What started in the central peninsula when a small group of community members got together and decided to do something to thrust the issue of… Continue reading
An effort by a group of Homer residents to close off a pedestrian easement running by their properties was shot down at a Monday planning… Continue reading
Sullivan stops by the Empire to talk bills.
Lisa Murkowski talks PFD, Pebble and what’s happening in the Senate.
Negotiations between school district and associations have snagged on rising cost of health care.
Another city resident has thrown her hat into the ring to run for one of two open Homer City Council seats in the October municipal… Continue reading
An ordinance that would have compelled the mayor to use his ability to vote in the case of a tie did not make it past… Continue reading
The annual Kenai Peninsula Fair is headed to the Ninilchik Fairgrounds this weekend, and it’s packed with a full and fun schedule. From Friday through… Continue reading
On July 30, Homer Public Library ended its summer reading program, “A Universe of Stories,” with a special guest, NASA astronaut Rex Walheim. Walheim spoke… Continue reading
Kenai has seen a nearly 40% decrease in the average rainfall for the area from June to August.
A Facebook video posted last week of dead or dying pink salmon in Tutka Bay shows what turns out to have been the result of… Continue reading
Some people know the story of how Salmonfest came to be; a lot don’t. Back in 2011, it debuted as Salmonstock. The main purpose for… Continue reading
KBBI Public Radio, AM 890, has hired Homer native Joshua “Josh” Krohn as its new General Manager, KBBI Board President Genie Hambrick announced in an… Continue reading