Recent News Stories

Recently Homer Senior Citizens Inc. hosted this year’s South Peninsula Senior Summit. A number of speakers attended to address the problems facing Alaska seniors and the services available to them. Homer Senior Citizens plans to use the information shared over the two day Summit to improve the services they provide to seniors in the southern peninsula.

On Thursday, October 16th at 10:16 a.m., thousands of Alaskans will drop, cover, and hold on as part of a worldwide earthquake preparedness drill. Participants of the Great Alaska Shakeout will simulate being in an earthquake and taking the necessary steps to protect themselves.

Each year the Department of Fish and Game and Kenai Peninsula Borough Schools sponsor a program meant to give kids a real life education on salmon. This year the Salmon in the Classroom program once again reached hundreds of students across the peninsula.

Each year the Department of Fish and Game and Kenai Peninsula Borough Schools sponsor a program meant to give kids a real life education on salmon. This year the Salmon in the Classroom program once again reached hundreds of students across the peninsula.

A research group studying marine bird mortality plans to hit the beaches of Homer this month. The group, based out of the University of Washington will recruit volunteer researchers from the community.

 

Senator Mark Begich’s campaign trail led him down to the End of the Road Sunday night. The Senator held a town hall meeting in Homer where he took questions from a welcoming audience.

 

The Preliminary election results for Homer show David Lewis and Catriona Lowe are the clear winners of the two open city council seats. Beth Wythe was voted back into the office of Mayor and Homer’s only ballot proposition weighing the choice to take the first steps towards a potential Home Rule transition failed.

There are two open seats on the city council to be filled in the next election. Catriona Lowe, Justin Arnold, Corbin Arno, and David Lewis are running for the seats. KBBI’s Shady Grove Oliver spoke with Corbin Arno about his hopes and goals if he’s elected.

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