• The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council has earned U.S. Coast Guard recertification for another year. This certification allows CIRCAC to continue monitoring oil facility operations and marine transportation in accordance with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. ...

    Tue, 10/23/2012 - 4:23pm
  • The Bering Sea crab fleet hits the grounds this week with the Bristol Bay red king crab quota the only one not taking a significant hit, while the quota for the bread-and-butter opilio crab season is down 25 percent, and the St. Matthew Island blue king crab quota is down 31 percent. As expected, th...

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 11:44am
  • The North Pacific Fishery Management Council voted 10-1 to recommend a halibut catch sharing plan at its meeting in Anchorage Oct. 5. The motion recommends a combined catch limit for the commercial and charter sectors, with each receiving a portion of the allowed harvest, beginning in 2014. The exac...

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 11:42am
  • A lot of miles separate London from the remote stretch of beach known as Hallo Bay in Katmai National Park. Brown bear guide Simyra Taback-Hlebechuk of Hallo Bay Bear Camp has bridged that gap and then some. As proof, at an Oct. 4 awards ceremony of the Royal Geographic Society in London, Taback-Hle...

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 11:25am
  • Bryan Zak, southwest regional director of the Alaska Small Business Development Center, has been awarded the “State Star,” the highest honor for the state in America’s Small Business Development Centers. The Alaska SBDC is part of the nationwide association. “I cannot tell you how proud we a...

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 11:21am
  • SEATTLE — Alaska Airlines said flights were running close to normal late Monday after a fiber-optic outage shut down its ticketing system for more than four hours, causing the airline and its regional carrier to cancel 78 flights, affecting nearly 7,000 customers. More than 130 other flights depar...

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 11:16am
  • The Alaska Small Business Develop-ment Center has scheduled three workshops for October at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center building....

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 10:36am
  • Homer Inn and Day Spa will host the next chamber mixer. It will be from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 18 at the inn and spa, 895 Ocean Drive Loop. For more information or to host a future mixer, contact Debbie at the chamber: 235-7740 or

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 10:34am
  • The state of Alaska Homer Recorders Office will be temporarily closed beginning Monday and reopening Oct. 15 at 8:30 a.m. Alternate recording will be done in Anchorage. Mail recordings to: Anchorage Recorders Office Attn: Homer/Seldovia Districts  550 West 7th Ave., Suite 1200...

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 10:34am
  • Land’s End will host its fourth annual Business, Marketing and Technology Conference Oct. 15-16 at Land’s End Resort. The conference is co-sponsored by the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council and the Kenai Peninsula Borough Economic Development District. Tickets are $99 f...

    Thu, 10/11/2012 - 10:32am

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