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  • Local representatives of the Alaska Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Project said that although their leaders have spoken of possible delays, employees of the project remain set on smaller steps before them. These steps include creating final drafts of impact reports and completing property acquisitions ...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:30am
  • JUNEAU — A regulatory board in Alaska on Wednesday began accepting applications for marijuana business licenses — the next step in setting up the state’s legal pot industry. Leif Abel has had the date marked on his calendar. He and his partners have been building a facility on the Kenai Penins...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:27am
  • Homer High School is taking an artistic approach to difficulties faced by students. Several pieces of installation art can be seen around the school — from a white board where students wrote their aspirations to a slew of insults covering the walls of a stairwell.  Art teacher Alayne Tetor as...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 10:42am
  • Chapman School Feb. 26: Volleyball tournament at Chapman. Fireweed Academy (all grades) March 11 : Teacher inservice day, no school. March 14-18 : Spring break, no school Fireweed Academy K-2) ...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 10:26am
  • McNeil Canyon Elementary students are heading to Tustumena Elementary in Kasilof to compete in the district forensics competition on Saturday at 10 a.m. McNeil students will compete against others from throughout the peninsula, including Sterling, Soldotna, Seward and Nikiski, across nine categories...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 10:23am
  • Homer High school’s Drama, Debate and Forensics team finished their season by taking several awards at the state tournament held at East Anchorage High School from Feb. 18-20.  Nolan Bunting took home the Student of the Year award, which recognized him out of all the students in the state for...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 10:21am
  • The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will receive $1.2 million more from the state than originally estimated for the current school year. Unexpected enrollment increases in the Connections Home School Program and number of intensive needs students floated the extra funding. “Students who qu...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 10:19am
  • Homer Electric Association (HEA) is accepting nominations from members interested in running for a seat on the cooperative’s Board of Directors. The cooperative’s board is made up of nine directors, three from each of the three districts that make up the service area....

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 10:07am
  • The night before entrepreneurs across Alaska were able to apply for marijuana business licenses, the Kenai Peninsula Borough assembly affirmed its local regulations. With a few exceptions, marijuana businesses in the Kenai Peninsula Borough will be regulated similarly to the way the state has chosen...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 10:07am
  • Panel advances national checks  for pot business applicants JUNEAU — A state Senate committee has advanced legislation that would allow regulators of Alaska’s up-and-coming legal marijuana industry to obtain national criminal history checks on those applyin...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 10:05am

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