Recent News Stories

Harmful Algal Blooms are a deadly serious topic in coastal areas across Alaska and the rest of the United States. Last week, the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center hosted a researcher from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for a talk on the dangers involved.

Elizabeth Emery is a printmaker and sculptor from Cleveland, Ohio. She will be spending two months working out of the Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer, starting in September.


The Kenai Peninsula School District will begin training administrators on a new program, called ALICE, to respond to potential threats at school. That stands for: Alert, Lockdown, Inform, Counter and Evacuate.


Three Kenai Peninsula residents have filed complaints with the Alaska Public Offices Commission against statewide public officials for failure to disclose gifts.


Commercial fishing is winding down in lower Cook Inlet. It’s been a particularly good year for some fish, but decent across the board.


A new public safety building for Homer was discussed again at the regular city council meeting August 25th. The cost estimate has gone up and the Public Safety Building Review Committee is looking for options for the project.


Sunday afternoon was a special day for South Peninsula veterans, their families, and members of the American Legion. The Legion honored veterans with a barbecue style picnic inside the dining room of Post 465 on Homer’s East End Road.


Now that Democrat Jerry McCune from Cordova knows he’ll be facing Republican Louise Stutes from Kodiak in the general election for House District 32, he’s planning the next two and a half months of his campaign.