With the next session of the Alaska State Legislature approaching, Homer Representative Paul Seaton has been named to a handful of key positions in the House, including chair of the House Fisheries Committee.
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After a special shareholders meeting Tuesday, the Board of Directors for energy producer Buccaneer Energy has a new look. A takeover attempt by a group of Singapore-based investors was only partly defeated in a vote Tuesday in Sydney, Australia.
U.S. Senator Mark Begich was in Homer over the weekend to provide an update on what’s happening in Washington, DC. He also spent his time during the town hall forum to talk about his expectations for Alaska. A crowd of about 50 people gathered to connect with the Senator.
Homer Police say East End Road has been reopened following a mudslide incident earlier this afternoon. Workers from the Alaska Department of Transportation are on site, guiding traffic through one lane in the area near Kachemak Drive.
A property owner who lives outside the boundaries of the Homer and Kachemak City Special Assessment Districts wants natural gas at his house. Pete Roberts is leading the charge to create a Utility Special Assessment District, or USAD, with his neighbors out East End Road.
A bald eagle had to be euthanized Saturday after being struck and paralyzed by a vehicle. The eagle was struck while it was feasting on roadkill, something that becomes increasingly more common as the winter months approach.
A new addition to the Homer Electric Association’s power generation portfolio is set to go online by the end of the year. The Nikiski Combined Cycle Conversion Project is a steam turbine, fueled by the excess heat generated by an existing natural gas turbine.
The Homer High Swing Choir’s “Candlelight, Carols and Desserts” performance is Wednesday, Dec. 19. The elite group will take the Mariner Theater stage at 7 p.m.