McKibben Jackinsky

  • Everything from angry reminders of past disasters to pleas for responsible development were expressed by area residents at two community outreach meetings held by Buccaneer Energy last week. Buccaneer held the Oct. 24 meeting at Best Western Bidarka Inn and the Oct. 25 meeting in McNeil Canyon Eleme...

    Thu, 11/01/2012 - 10:29am
  • On Monday, more than 60 local residents attended the last of three neighborhood meetings the city of Homer held to discuss plans for distributing natural gas to the area. City Manager Walt Wrede described details of the proposed project and associated costs.  Also answering questions were John ...

    Thu, 11/01/2012 - 10:25am
  • How important is the Sterling Highway to the southern Kenai Peninsula? To answer, area residents have only to recall the  flood of 2002....

    Thu, 11/01/2012 - 10:22am
  • Furniture movers to office helpers. Garden keepers to providing a compassionate presence in someone’s life. Hospice of Homer volunteers do all of that and more. Beginning Saturday, training will be offered for those interested in providing direct, person-to-person care. The 33-hours of training ar...

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 3:06pm
  • Saturday’s Run to the Altar — an uphill, 13.1-mile event — marks the third wedding anniversary for Jan and Megan Spurkland. The annual repeat of running the half-marathon distance makes this the fourth time the race has occurred. Connor McCarron led the men in a time of 1:46:30, a slim one min...

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 1:36pm
  • A lot of miles separate London from the remote stretch of beach known as Hallo Bay in Katmai National Park. Brown bear guide Simyra Taback-Hlebechuk of Hallo Bay Bear Camp has bridged that gap and then some. As proof, at an Oct. 4 awards ceremony of the Royal Geographic Society in London, Taback-Hle...

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 11:25am
  • Bryan Zak, southwest regional director of the Alaska Small Business Development Center, has been awarded the “State Star,” the highest honor for the state in America’s Small Business Development Centers. The Alaska SBDC is part of the nationwide association. “I cannot tell you how proud we a...

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 11:21am
  • Saturday was "free day" at the Pratt Museum. All ages — infants in baby-carriers, handholding couples, grandparents with grandchildren — took time from Saturday's sunny, no-rain, no-wind weather to see what the museum had to Saturday was "free day" at the Pratt Museum. All ages &am...

    Thu, 10/04/2012 - 4:18pm
  • If you think only the edible parts of halibut are valuable, think again. Throughout the summer and into Alaska Pacific University's current school year, Dr. Bradley Harris, assistant professor of marine biology, and students in Harris' fisheries ecology class and in APU's applied fisheries science l...

    Thu, 10/04/2012 - 3:50pm
  • It's been a long time coming, with the past year's extra effort including not only the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, but also support from community members, the city of Homer, Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre, KPB Capital Projects Director Kevin Lyon, the KPB assembly and legis...

    Thu, 10/04/2012 - 3:31pm

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