Recent News Stories

Concert pianist Jason Farnham returns to the Kenai Peninsula for a series of performances this week. He’ll be playing in Seward, Soldotna and Homer.

 

The Alaska Supreme Court handed down an opinion last week that could change sales taxes on the Kenai Peninsula with regard to non-prepared food items.

 

The Homer City Council revisited the topic of e-cigarette use at its regular meeting August 11th. It voted to ban use in city buildings, vehicles, and watercraft.

 

A new school for the village of Kachemak Selo became the top item on the Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board’s six-year plan for Fiscal Year 2015 to 2021. Critics say a new school is too expensive; supporters say student safety is a priority.

The Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic had its 20th annual breast cancer run. This year’s run was a little bit different from the past, with a new location and bikers participating alongside the usual walkers and runners.

Local Homer musician Lindianne Sarno describes herself as a renaissance woman. She plays multiple instruments, sings, writes, gardens and instructs the next generation in music.

 

Representative Paul Seaton currently represents state House district 30. He’s running for another term and, due to redistricting, would represent House district 31.

 

The Homer City Council adopted an ordinance to clear underbrush and plant material in certain public areas because of health and safety concerns.

 

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