Recent News Stories

A Superior Court Judge in Anchorage ruled the Alaska Fisheries Conservation Alliance can begin collecting signatures for a ballot initiative, so voters can decide about the value of commercial set net fishing in Cook Inlet.

Candidates are hitting the campaign trail in preparation for the August 19 primary elections. Bob Williams is running for Lieutenant Governor on the democratic ticket. He was in Homer July 23 for a candidate meet-and-greet.

The Homer Jackpot Halibut derby is the longest running of its kind in the state. This season’s derby has gotten much more competitive over the last few weeks.

 

A revised draft of the Magnuson-Stevens Act reauthorization legislation is available for public comment. It's the federal law that governs the management of marine fisheries in United States waters.

 

There has been a nationwide recall of certain peaches, nectarines, plums and pluots distributed by Wawona Packing Company.

 

The suspect in the July 15th Trooper-involved shooting on the Sterling Highway has been identified, arrested and charged with assault.

 

Earlier this summer, Homer Council on the Arts held a community meeting to discuss its plans as an organization in the coming years. There are several ways in which it hopes to revitalize its building, space, and programs.

 

The Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge kicked off Sunday, July 20, in Key West, Florida. It’s an estimated 7,500-mile journey from the tip of Florida to the end of the Homer Spit.

 

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