Members of two Kenai Peninsula high school cross-country ski teams were taken to a Valdez hospital following an accident at Mile 55 of the Richardson Highway last week. Their bus rear-ended a DOT semi-truck.
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The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District needs money to complete the second phase of its roof replacement schedule and upgrade the field at Homer High with turf. Board members approved a bond proposition totaling $22.9 million for the improvements.
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.
Homer Police Department officers have made five arrests related to a pair of high-profile burglaries in Homer. On October 21st, the TechConnect electronics store on Pioneer Avenue reported that it had been burglarized, with more than $4,500 worth of items missing.
The adventures of Seldovia’s Higman-McKittirick family continued into the Central Peninsula over the weekend. They are one month into a journey that is taking them 800 miles around the shores of Cook Inlet.
A recently released report outlining the numerous deficiencies of the old Homer Middle School – or HERC – building says the City of Homer would do just as well to tear it down as try to renovate the aging structure. The report could spell trouble for the Homer Boys and Girls Club.
If you’ve ever thought you might like to run for public office, now is the time to get the ball rolling. The candidacy filing period for this year’s municipal and borough elections is now open.
The Cook Inlet Risk Assessment Advisory Team has produced a list of action items that they say would mitigate the possibility of an oil-related accident in the inlet. The team released its findings Wednesday following a meeting in Anchorage last week.