Recent News Stories

An Alaska State Trooper was involved in a shooting earlier this week on the Sterling Highway that left one man with serious injuries.

 

Joe Miller, Dan Sullivan and Mead Treadwell were in Homer on Tuesday to discuss everything from abortion and climate change to sport fishing and the Affordable Care Act.

 

 

The community of Ninilchik has come together to bring free books to families with young children. Local volunteers, the public library, and the state are working with a national program to encourage early literacy.

 

Five wolf cubs rescued from the Funny River wildfire earlier this summer near Soldotna are leaving Alaska on July 15 for their new home at the Minnesota Zoo.

 

It’s getting into the height of the commercial fishing season in the waters off the Kenai Peninsula. There are additional openings for fisheries in Lower Cook Inlet.

 

Commercial salmon fishing is picking up in the waters of Lower Cook Inlet with several areas opening this week in the Kamishak Bay, Outer, and Southern Districts.

 

Renowned boat builder Renn Tolman passed away July 5 at his cabin in Homer. He was 80 years old. He was the designer of the Tolman Skiff. In the words of one of his friends, the day he died, “we lost an icon.”

The City of Seldovia comprehensive plan went before the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly with strong community support at its regular meeting July 1.

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