Recent News Stories

The board of directors for Buccaneer Energy may be taking the company in a new direction. In a news release, the Buccaneer Board of Directors announced that CEO Curtis Burton had been suspended with pay.

Anchor Point’s Chapman School was well represented during this year’s state spelling bee in Anchorage. Fourth-grader Kimberly Abbott made it to the third round before getting knocked out last month.

A bill that would place a priority on personal-use dipnet fishing has been working its way through the system since it was introduced in the state legislature last year. The bill had a hearing in the House Fisheries Committee Tuesday.

Sport fishermen from all over Alaska have had their eye on their calendars all winter, in preparation for March 22nd. That’s the day of the 21st annual Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament, one of the largest tournaments of its kind anywhere.

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has a plan in place for its capital projects over the next six years. The school board approved the timeline during its meeting earlier this month.

A Homer man has started an unusual business – selling hand-crafted belts, wallets and iPhone cases made out of South African ostrich skin. Ivan Heimbuch got the idea for his new business venture completely by accident.

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is looking closely at its health care offerings again as it tries to find ways to save money. The district’s Health Care Committee is floating the option of opting out of insurance for its “double-covered employees.”

The City of Homer wants to see more internet-based businesses in town, but officials want to make sure they’re making the area attractive enough. That’s where you come in. The city’s Economic Development Commission created a survey. 

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