Recent News Stories

The federally-managed waters of Cook Inlet could open up for oil and gas exploration in the next few years. Industry interest has spurred the review of sites along the Inlet by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.

Last month, the US Navy held public scoping meetings across coastal Alaska to get feedback on its planned training in the Gulf of Alaska. The public comment period is open through today, October 20th.

It’s college application season. High school juniors and seniors have the chance to meet with representatives from colleges and universities across the country on October 21st at the Soldotna Sports Center.

Republican State Senator Gary Stevens is running to secure his senate seat in the November Election. We sat down with Senator Stevens to discuss his vision for the legislature if he is re-elected.

The Pregnancy Care Center of Homer is featuring the film "Mom's Night Out" at its annual movie night fundraiser Thursday, October 16th, at 6:30 p.m. at the Homer Theatre.

 

On Election Day the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s voters said yes to expanding the service area of the South Kenai Peninsula Hospital. The change means potential patients who previously fell outside of the coverage area will see their tax dollars go towards the services the hospital provides.

Recently Homer Senior Citizens Inc. hosted this year’s South Peninsula Senior Summit. A number of speakers attended to address the problems facing Alaska seniors and the services available to them. Homer Senior Citizens plans to use the information shared over the two day Summit to improve the services they provide to seniors in the southern peninsula.

On Thursday, October 16th at 10:16 a.m., thousands of Alaskans will drop, cover, and hold on as part of a worldwide earthquake preparedness drill. Participants of the Great Alaska Shakeout will simulate being in an earthquake and taking the necessary steps to protect themselves.

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