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  • Tonight’s chamber mixer to showcase Second Star Second Star, the luxury lodge in Homer for special events and dream vacations, will host tonight’s Homer Chamber of Commerce business mixer. The event starts at 5 p.m. at the lodge, 5620 Kachemak Drive. Not only is the event a chamber mixer, but Se...

    Thu, 11/17/2016 - 2:02pm
  • AOGCC to hold hearing on fracking notice proposal By BEN BOETTGER Morris news Service - Alaska Alaska’s oil and gas regulatory oversight body, the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, is required to make public the locations, depth and operating data of oil and gas wells, but not informati...

    Thu, 11/17/2016 - 1:59pm
  • By ELIZABETH EARL Morris News Service - Alaska Gov. Bill Walker’s lead oil and gas adviser Tuesday emphasized the importance of a fiscal plan to ensure the state’s future. John Hendrix, the former manager of Apache Corporation’s Alaska operations, has been advising Walker on oil and gas issues...

    Thu, 11/17/2016 - 1:55pm
  • By STEPHANIE PROKOPMorris News Service-Alaska Oral arguments are scheduled for today in the Superior Court Third Judicial District in Anchorage for the lawsuit filed by Sen. Bill Wielechowski, D-Anchorage, and former state Sens. Rick Halford and Clem Tillion. The plaintiffs are demanding a full divi...

    Thu, 11/17/2016 - 1:52pm
  • By Elwood Brehmer Morris News Service - Alaska Gov. Bill Walker took umbrage with the conclusion drawn by Alaska business groups that his policies have almost failed the state’s private sector. The governor wrote a six-page point-by-point rebuttal to the “D” grade he received on the Alaska Bus...

    Thu, 11/17/2016 - 1:49pm
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Fireweed Academy (both schools) Nov. 18: Fresh fruit fundraiser. Call 235-9728 to order. Nov. 23: Early release. Nov. 24-25: Thanksgiving holiday. No school. Dec. 12: APC meeting in room 104 at Big Fireweed, 4:30-6 p.m. Dec. 22-Jan. 6: Holiday break. No School...

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 3:21pm
  • While most of the currently enrolled students were still learning how to count to 10, Laureen Wentz was starting her first day at Homer Flex. Fifteen years later, she’s still at Flex, serving as the SPED (special education) aide/paraprofessional and perhaps more importantly, as the school caregive...

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 3:18pm
  • Close your eyes and imagine a map of Homer High School, like the ones with the fire escape routes you see in the classrooms. Now, on that map, picture two red dots in the gym, one in the classroom upstairs, three in the commons and one in each hallway....

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 3:15pm
  • Although the Alaska House has organized a bipartisan caucus, the Alaska Senate will look much the same as it has for several years, but it will be led by Fairbanks Republican Sen. Pete Kelly as the state’s new Senate president, taking over for Anchorage Republican Sen. Kevin Meyer. Sen. Gary Steve...

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 2:14pm
  • A change of plea hearing for Stephen Boyle set for Nov. 9 has been continued to 3:30 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Homer Courthouse. Boyle had been scheduled to enter a plea, but his lawyer, Andy Pevehouse, said they had just that day received a plea agreement and offer from the state. Boyle, 43, was charged ...

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 2:11pm

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