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The constant barrage of rain has come at the chagrin of a lot of Alaskans in Southcentral this summer. But Jenni Trissel, of Kachemak Naturals in Homer, said it’s been awesome for Alaskans harvesting berries and mushrooms.
The three-day gathering was held at the same location as the popular Salmonfest music festival, which aims to protect salmon and the watersheds that sustain them. Sacred Acre has a similar conservation mission in mind: to advocate for healthy Alaska fisheries.
A Kenai grand jury indicted Kirby Calderwood Wednesday in the 2019 killing of Anesha "Duffy" Murnane, of Homer.Thirty-two-year-old Calderwood is charged with nine felony counts, including murder, kidnapping and sexual assault in Murnane's disappearance.
South Peninsula Hospital’s specialty clinic on Bartlett street has run out of Moderna Bivalent booster doses, according to Derotha Ferraro, director of public relations for the hospital. Last week, the SPH COVID clinic received a shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna Bivalent vaccines, but due to high local demand, all 300 of the Moderna doses have run out.
The Hope Airport is getting a revamp, thanks to a grant from the Federal Aviation Administration; and a 1,000-acre parcel of land northwest of Cooper Landing has the potential to become 100 affordable housing units, or maybe a recreation area or wildlife reserve.
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