Recent News Stories

The financial picture hasn’t been so good this year for South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. That’s according its chief executive officer, Robert Letson, at the regular borough assembly meeting on Tuesday.

 

Mayor Mike Navarre made a proclamation at Tuesday’s regular meeting of the borough assembly. September is now Hunger Action month on the Kenai Peninsula.

 

Governor Sean Parnell announced yesterday the 2014 Permanent Fund Dividend will be $1,884. That’s more than double last year’s low of $900.

 

Last week, the City of Homer rolled out the first of three planned open house meetings meant to showcase plans for a new public safety building. The first open house on Thursday addressed the need for the project and provided a space for residents to voice their doubts.

Homer Chamber of Commerce executive director Jim Lavrakas is stepping down from that position in mid-October.

 

In business, the general rule is cut costs and raise revenue wherever possible. A company in Homer partially ignores this tenet to provide compostable and recyclable products to environmentally conscious businesses.

 

A very special Steller sea lion pup got a name last week at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward. He’s the result of a special breeding and research program looking into the decline of the endangered marine mammals in the state.

 

Jim Lavrakas will be stepping down as Executive Director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce next month to pursue photography and guiding.

 

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