Recent News Stories

The most comprehensive exhibit featuring the artifacts and culture of the Dena’ina the Anchorage Museum has ever produced is on display for about six more weeks. The exhibit’s coordinator, Aaron Leggett, spoke at Kenai Peninsula College about the exhibit.

A group of citizens on the Kenai Peninsula is trying to change the way voters cast their ballot in Kenai Peninsula Borough elections. Their "Better Elections initiative" would change elections in two big ways. 

With only a few days left before Homer officials are expected to take action on the special assessment district, several residents are coming out against building the natural gas trunk line into town.

Enstar Natural Gas Company is starting the purging process for sections of the Homer distribution system. Residents will see notifications on their doors to confirm the purging is complete and gas is available at the meter. 

The City of Homer is preparing residents for construction on the natural gas trunk line into town and the planned distribution system. Officials said they want to anticipate when contractors will be working in neighborhoods and provide updates on progress.

The state Department of Transportation and Public Facilities is developing a project that will construct slow vehicle turnouts on the Sterling Highway. The project would add 22 of the turnouts between Soldotna and Baycrest Hill.

A Kenai Superior Court judge sided with Ken Castner in a lawsuit against the City of Homer. He filed papers last March after taking issue with the way city officials were assessing condos as part of the Homer Special Assessment District.

A final decision has yet to be made on a controversial proposal to allow heli-skiing in Kachemak Bay State Park and the State Wilderness Park but the park’s Citizen Advisory Board voted against it at its meeting November 14th in Homer.

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