• Flight company ordered  to pay whistleblower pilot ANCHORAGE (AP) — An attorney for a Homer-based Bald Mountain Air Services says the company denies allegations that it improperly fired a pilot in 2012. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:40am
  • The market for Alaska’s refineries is becoming even tougher with reduced demand and increased pressure to compete with imported fuels....

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:38am
  • Kachemak Board of Realtors President Gina Pelaia poses with Darlene Hildebrand, executive director of Hospice of Homer, after presenting Hildebrand a check for $2,000 for Hospice. The Realtors raised the money during their annual Christmas Auction and Benefit. In addition to presenting Hospi...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:35am
  • The FDA could require mandatory labeling for genetically engineered salmon as soon as March. Sen. Lisa Murkowski has lifted a nomination hold on the nomination of Dr. Richard Califf as U.S. Food and Drug Administration chief, saying the administration has guaranteed mandatory labeling requirements f...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:33am
  • ANCHORAGE — Marijuana business can expect a hefty square footage price for retail, cultivation and manufacturing leases within the Municipality of Anchorage once they open for business. On Wednesday, the Alaska Marijuana Control Board started accepting business license applications. In the meantim...

    Thu, 02/25/2016 - 11:31am
  • 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
  • City-owned Anchorage Municipal Light and Power and Chugach Electric Association agreed to purchase ConocoPhillips one-third interest in the Beluga River Unit gas field for a total of $152 million. Under the agreement ML&P will own 70 percent of the unit share and Chugach will take the remaining ...

    Thu, 02/18/2016 - 11:34am
  • JUNEAU (AP) — State Natural Resources Commissioner Mark Myers has announced his retirement. He cited personal reasons for his decision in an email to department staff Tuesday. His retirement will be effective March 1. He says Deputy Commissioner Marty Rutherford will serve as acting commissioner. ...

    Thu, 02/18/2016 - 11:33am
  • It took the community of Homer to shape Clinton Edminster into the entrepreneur and nonprofit director he is now at age 25.  In January, Edminster received the Generation NEXT Savannah’s Rising Stars of Business award, an accolade which he credits to his Homer upbringing....

    Thu, 02/18/2016 - 11:31am

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