• The University of Alaska Fairbanks Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center is planning a workshop for those who would like to learn how to smoke their own fish, or turn their favorite smoking recipe into a profitable enterprise. “Smoking and Salting Fish for Fun and Profit” is a workshop for an...

    Fri, 10/26/2012 - 1:22pm
  • ANCHORAGE — State researchers looking for answers to Alaska’s diminishing king salmon returns were urged Tuesday to take a look at the critical days after smolt leave fresh water and to closely examine how humans may affect salmon in marine waters. “The two leading hypotheses for things that m...

    Fri, 10/26/2012 - 1:20pm
  • The Friends of the Homer Library, with support from the Homer Chamber of Commerce and the Alaska Small Business Development Center, announces BIZ-Idea 2012, a contest to encourage new business ideas in Homer and the surrounding area. Prize money will be awarded for the three winning entries, and als...

    Fri, 10/26/2012 - 1:17pm
  • Homer Electric Association is offering its members an opportunity to learn about the latest innovations in energy saving appliances, home improvements, and alternative energy.   From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 3, HEA will host its fourth annual Energy and Conservation Fair at Kenai Middle School. T...

    Fri, 10/26/2012 - 1:14pm
  • It’s been just about 10 years since Maura Brenin opened Maura’s Café next to Bunnell Street Art Center in Homer’s Old Town. Now, after a decade of serving delicious sandwiches on fresh-baked baguettes, tasty soups to warm the chilliest of days, salads that draw upo...

    Tue, 10/23/2012 - 4:38pm
  • Bering Sea crab fishermen need to prepare for another bad ice year, according to Kathleen Cole, ice forecaster for the National Weather Service. “I hate to say this to them, but yeah, we’re going to have an ice year that is above normal again,” Cole said. She said it is not ex...

    Tue, 10/23/2012 - 4:36pm
  • BOSTON — College savings plans offered through the states of Alaska, Maryland, Nevada and Utah earned top marks from Morningstar Inc. in the company’s annual update to ratings of so-called 529 plans. Another four plans received second-rung silver-medal ratings from Mo...

    Tue, 10/23/2012 - 4:32pm
  • FAIRBANKS (AP) — The University of Alaska Fairbanks’ grand experiment in sustainable student housing has officially begun. UAF unveiled its newest housing development, the Sustainable Village, on Oct. 3. Unlike the generic dorms scattered across most campuses, the uni...

    Tue, 10/23/2012 - 4:31pm
  • JUNEAU — Gov. Sean Parnell has no immediate plans to change an administration policy that instructs employees to use state email for conducting state business, his spokeswoman said Monday....

    Tue, 10/23/2012 - 4:26pm
  • A familiar subject — the anadromous streams ordinance — overshadowed the Oct. 9 Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting, again. Three residents, including Fred Braun, a local Realtor and head of the Citizens 4 Responsible Waterfront Land Use, testified against the measure to the assembly while ...

    Tue, 10/23/2012 - 4:25pm

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