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  • A harbor porpoise skeleton hangs from the ceiling at the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. The Marine Mammal Camp at Peterson Bay articulated the skeleton this summer as part of learning about marine mammals. CACS also holds its annual CoastWalk kickoff at 5:30 p.m. today at its Smokey Bay Way hea...

    Thu, 09/12/2013 - 8:35am
  • ANCHORAGE — The number of plane crash fatalities in Alaska has more than tripled this year, yet the number of light plane crashes has fallen. As of Tuesday, there were 32 fatalities in crashes this year in the state. Clint Johnson, head of the Alaska region for the National Transportation Safety B...

    Thu, 09/12/2013 - 8:10am
  • The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly makes its annual visit to Homer on Tuesday, meeting in the Homer City Council chambers. The afternoon schedule includes a Finance Committee meeting at 3 p.m., Lands Committee at 3:15 p.m., Policies and Procedures Committee at 3:30 p.m. and Legislative Committee a...

    Thu, 09/12/2013 - 8:10am
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    Thu, 09/12/2013 - 7:56am
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Department of Justice last week reached a settlement with Safeway to reduce emissions of ozone-depleting refrigerants nationwide, the EPA announced in a press release. Safeway, the second-largest grocery store chain, agreed to pay a $650,000 civil penalty...

    Thu, 09/12/2013 - 7:51am
  • Homer Police last week charged a Canadian man with shoplifting wine from a local liquor store — very expensive wine, it turns out. Eric Laurence, 37, of Montreal, Quebec, faces two counts each of second-degree theft, a felony, and two counts of third-degree theft. Police arrested Laurence and he i...

    Thu, 09/12/2013 - 7:44am
  • The welcome mat was rolled out for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board’s annual visit to the southern peninsula on Monday....

    Wed, 09/11/2013 - 5:08pm
  • In discussions at its work session on Monday, the Homer City Council leaned toward selecting the Homer Education and Recreation Complex building lot as the site for a proposed $15.3 million public safety building that would include a fire hall, police station and jail....

    Wed, 09/11/2013 - 5:06pm
  • Lower Kenai Peninsula voters won’t have national or state elections to worry about this fall. When we go to the polls on Oct. 1, this time around, as the late Speaker of the House Tip O’Neill said, all politics is local. In the city of Homer election, a slate of four candidates run for two 3-yea...

    Wed, 09/11/2013 - 5:05pm
  • It is unclear when the wreckage of the F/V Six will be pulled out of Cook Inlet, however a U.S. Coast Guard-led team cleared the vessel of any remaining oil-based pollutants on Tuesday. While there was a sheen on the water, there were no fuel or oil-based products left in the vessel’s tanks by the...

    Wed, 09/11/2013 - 4:46pm

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