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  • JUNEAU — A North Pole Republican is trying to change the Alaska Landlord and Tenant Act for the first time since the early 1990s. House Bill 282, sponsored by Rep. Doug Isaacson, R-North Pole, includes minor technical updates and serious alterations to the tenant act, such as a section authorizing...

    Wed, 03/05/2014 - 12:02pm
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has announced plans to lower the bycatch limits for halibut in the Gulf of Alaska for the trawl and hook and line fisheries effective either immediately or phased in over the next three years. Hook and line catcher processors will see a 7 percent reduc...

    Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:59am
  • JUNEAU — The House Finance Committee on Monday proposed a $9.1 billion state operating budget, about $1.3 billion less than the authorized level of spending at the start of the current fiscal year. The proposal also is more than $3 billion less than what Gov. Sean Parnell put forth. Parnell’s pr...

    Wed, 03/05/2014 - 11:57am
  • JUNEAU (AP) — House Democrats have confirmed Sam Kito III as the newest member of the state Legislature. Gov. Sean Parnell last week chose Kito from among three candidates forwarded by the Tongass Democrats to fill the House seat vacated when Juneau Democrat Beth Kerttula resigned for a fellowship...

    Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:30am
  • JUNEAU (AP) — A Kodiak lawmaker has requested an audit on the handling of repairs on the ferry Tustumena. Rep. Alan Austerman, in his request, says the project began in October 2012, completion was delayed and the ferry did not return to service for more than a year. He says as a result, ferry ser...

    Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:29am
  • JUNEAU (AP) — State officials say Alaska’s record pink salmon harvest in 2013 could create a market glut that will drive prices down for several years. KFSK-radio reports the state’s division of Economic Development sees a glut in supply after the 2013 harvest, bringing downward pressure on pr...

    Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:28am
  • Homer Electric Association 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.  ...

    Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:28am
  • Oil and gas companies have been making waves with developments in Cook Inlet and the Kenai Peninsula during the past year and companies are looking to continue that trend. Big projects and announcements from 2013 that look to continue progress in 2014 include moves to construct a pipeline across the...

    Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:27am
  • Locals last Thursday got an inside view of the big mansion on Kachemak Drive near Northern Enterprises Boat Yard when the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center held its monthly After Hours Event there. Second Star gets its name from the line in J.M. Barrie’s “Peter Pan” describing how t...

    Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:23am
  • Homer author Tom Kizzia holds a Homer Bookstore T-shirt at an event last Saturday honoring him for his book, “Pilgrim’s Wilderness,” becoming the all-time best-seller at the bookstore. The previous best-seller was J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.”...

    Wed, 02/26/2014 - 11:12am

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