Southcentral Alaska

Stroozas: Desires to bring business mindset to city

In a long career that includes photography and natural gas sales, food has been the start and the most recent aspect of Homer City Council… Continue reading

 

All open burning prohibited

The State Forester announced yesterday that all open fires are now banned in Southcentral Alaska, including the Kenai Peninsula, Municipality of Anchorage and Matanuska-Susitna Borough.… Continue reading

 

Red flag fire danger warning is issued

Because of high temperatures and low humidity, the National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning until 10 p.m. Monday for most of Southcentral… Continue reading

 

HEA warns of scams

Homer Electric Association issued a warning this week that southcentral Alaska utilities, including HEA, have been getting reports from businesses regarding suspicious phone calls. The… Continue reading

Board of Fisheries once again spurns Central Kenai Peninsula

By the time the Alaska Board of Fisheries holds its next meeting on Upper Cook Inlet fisheries, it will have been nearly 20 years since… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula to Board of Fisheries:

Municipalities across the Kenai Peninsula are slated to consider asking the Alaska Board of Fisheries hold the 2017 Upper Cook Inlet Finfish meetings on the… Continue reading

Funny River Trail fire grows to 67,000 acres

High, dry winds from the southwest could increase activity on the Funny River Horse Trail fire Friday afternoon. In a press release this morning, the… Continue reading

Funny River Trail fire grows to 67,000 acres

Smoke affects all of southcentral Alaska; Funny River Trail fire grows to 67,000 acres   High, dry winds from the southwest could increase activity on… Continue reading

Ronald W. Drathman

Ronald William Drathman, a longtime Homer resident, died on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, of natural causes at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. A memorial service… Continue reading

With new year, HEA starts generating own power

After nearly six years of study, planning, designing and construction, HEA is set to begin generating its own power on Jan. 1, 2014. The move… Continue reading

Hockey game canceled due to weather

The Homer High School Mariner hockey game with Wasilla scheduled for today has been canceled due to weather conditions. Icy roads and freezing rain have… Continue reading

Buccaneer says it can produce 10 million cubic feet of gas daily

Buccaneer Energy says it expects to produce 9 to 10 million cubic feet of natural gas daily from two wells at its small Kenai Loop… Continue reading

Southcentral gas supplies tight; producers to the rescue?

The weather has been cold and natural gas supplies in Southcentral Alaska are very tight. Enstar Natural Gas Co. distributed near-record amounts of gas in… Continue reading

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