Seward Highway

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

 

Gordon M. Layel

Longtime Alaskan and Homer resident Gordon M. Layel, 67, died June 2, 2015, at home from heart failure. Memorial services will be held 6 p.m.… Continue reading

 

Road construction has begun:

Springtime in Alaska brings green-up and road construction. Cautionary road-work signs are blooming like flowers along Kenai Peninsula highways. Major projects will affect area drivers… Continue reading

 

Chlorus ‘Von’ Vaughan Pointer

Chlorus Vaughn Pointer, also known as Von Pointer, 79, died on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015, in Anchorage. A celebration of life service was at 2… Continue reading

Clyde Duren Jr.

Clyde Duren Jr., 92, of Homer died Jan. 7, 2015, from heart failure at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage. A service is at 2 p.m.… Continue reading

Paul S. McCartt

Longtime Homer resident Mr. Paul Samuel McCartt, 83, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. No services are planned per Paul’s… Continue reading

State Trooper Report

Jan. 11 Alaska Bureau of Highway Patrol Troopers at 9:30 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 1995 Chevrolet van near Mile 68 Seward Highway… Continue reading

State Trooper Report

Sept. 30 Alaska State Troopers at 9:06 p.m. stopped a driver for a moving violation near Mile 46 Seward Highway. Troopers cited a 60-year-old Homer… Continue reading

State Trooper Report

Troopers Aug. 22 Alaska State Troopers at 8:39 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 32-year-old Homer mean at Mile 83 Seward Highway near Portage.… Continue reading

Lonnie T. Byars

Lonnie Truman Byars, 67, a long-time Alaskan communication systems pioneer who was instrumental in implementing analog, satellite, microwave, digital, and fiber optic systems in Alaska,… Continue reading

Public turns out to hear of planned DOT projects

When the Department of Transportation and Public Facilities held an open house at Homer City Hall Aug. 5, Homer area residents showed up, eager to… Continue reading

Donna Muscia-Fields

Donna Muscia-Fields, 66, transitioned from this life on April 22, 2013, in Homer surrounded by the love of her many friends. A memorial celebration is… Continue reading

Edward P. “Mac” Maciariello

p>Longtime Sterling resident Mr. Edward P. "Mac" Maciariello, 83, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at his home in Sterling. Memorial services will be announced at… Continue reading

Business Briefs

Land’s End presents wedding, event expoLand’s End presents the Kenai Peninsula Wedding and Special Event Expo from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. There will… Continue reading

Business Briefs

Maritime Helicopters celebrates 40 yearsMaritime Helicopters Inc. celebrates 40 years of service in Alaska this year. Started by Don and Mary Ann Fell with one… 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

AP man injured in collision, faces charges

A head-on collision last week in Girdwood injured an Anchor Point man. Girdwood Fire Department emergency medical technicians took Ralph E. Adams, 60, to Providence… Continue reading

Virgil L. Kinney

Longtime Alaskan Virgil L. Kinney, 74, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at The Ark of Homer Assisted Living.Graveside services are 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8,… Continue reading

Troopers

Oct. 6 Alaska State Troopers at 10 p.m. received a REDDI report about a vehicle driving more than 100 mph and swerving near mile 48… Continue reading

Arts in Brief

Freeman receives award for All Alaska Juried Art work Homer artist Asia Freeman received a $250 award for her paintings selected for the All Alaska… Continue reading

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