Recent News Stories

This week is the first Harvest Moon Local Foods Week on the Kenai Peninsula. There are events going on throughout the next several days focusing on local food, restaurants and stores.

 

Homer High School is losing its principal. Dr. Allan Gee has announced that he will be leaving the school – and the state – after this school year. Gee will remain on the job until June 7th. Candidate interviews are scheduled for April 29th. 

Halibut Cove residents will be experiencing a handful of planned power outages over the next two weeks, according to a news release from Homer Electric Association.

 

Halibut fisherman in Homer and the central gulf area will be happy to learn that one of their own has been appointed to the International Pacific Halibut Commission. Long-time Homer fisherman Don Lane says he’s very happy to be on the commission.

Federal investigators have made their way to Soldotna to look for a possible cause of the plane crash that happened late Sunday morning. All 10 people on board were killed.

The Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center in Homer has been re-opened after a week-long closure. The pool’s manager says the lengthy closure was preventable and with a little help from pool users, should be avoided in the future.

     The Soldotna fire is located near Funny River Road about three miles south of Soldotna airport. As of 10 a.m. this morning, Forestry Spokesperson Andy Alexandrou says the fire has burned 3,000 acres.

Although the next session of the Alaska State Legislature is still a couple of months away, Homer Representative Paul Seaton is working to raise awareness on an issue that he has championed for a long time. 

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