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  • Among those representing Homer at the Pacific Marine Expo 2014 in Seattle Nov. 19-21, were, from left, Peter Ford of Kachemak Marine Haulout Service; Jennifer Hakala of NOMAR; Kate Mitchell of NOMAR and president of Homer Marine Trades Association; Eric Sloth of Sloth Marine; Bryan Hawkins o...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 12:06pm
  • Bristol Bay is expecting a sockeye salmon harvest topping 40 million fish next year, including the southern Alaska Peninsula. That’s bound to challenge harvesters and processors in ensuring quality, and have a chilling effect on prices for Upper Cook Inlet sockeyes....

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 12:03pm

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 12:01pm
  • BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER Three Kachemak Emergency Service Area emergency medical technicians took third place in the 37th Annual State of Alaska EMT Skills Competition.  KESA volunteer EMTs Kerbey Lyon, EMT I, Phillip Boyle, EMT III, and Joe Sallee, EMT III, p...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:51am
  • An outage at about 1:30 p.m. Nov. 19 cut power to 16,000 Homer Electric Association meters and affected members from south Kachemak Bay to Nikiski on the Kenai Peninsula. HEA engineers fully restored power to all customers by 2:30 p.m....

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:49am
  • A false carbon monoxide alert at a Homer residence earlier this month has prompted the Homer Volunteer Fire Department to remind home and business owners to install and check CO detectors. At about 1:30 a.m. on Nov. 6, firefighters went to a report of a CO detector alarm in a house. The homeowner&nb...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:21am
  • Reminder: Nov. 26 early release day; no school Nov. 27-28 Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will be closed Thursday and Friday. In addition, today, Nov. 26, is the third of six early release days scheduled in the district for the...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:02am
  • The Better Business Bureau, serving Alaska, Oregon and Western Washington, has officially launched its 2015 “Students of Integrity Scholarship.” High school seniors in the Northwest will have an opportunity to win a $10,000 scholarship by creating a 90-second video demonstrating how BBB helps pe...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:01am
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Nov. 26: Early release day. School ends 90 minutes early. Dec. 1: School board meeting, Soldotna, 7 p.m. Chapman School Nov. 26: Movie morning: Frozen-PG (tentative). ...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 9:00am
  • Outstanding musicians from Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming have been selected to participate in a 2015 NAfME, the National Association for Music Educators, All-Northwest performing group. The high school bands, orchestras and choirs will meet in Spokane, Wash., Feb. 12-15. Amo...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 8:58am

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