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  • Dr. William Bell has been elected chief of staff for 2013 at South Peninsula Hospital. Bell is a family practice physician and the medical director of Homer Medical Center.  He has been on the hospital’s medical staff for more than 30 years, and replaces outgoing c...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:40pm
  • There’s progress being made in Enstar Natural Gas’ plans to construct a trunk line to bring natural gas from Anchor Point to Homer and Kachemak City.  For starters, the contract to construct the line has been awarded to Chumley Inc., a Sterling-based company. “(Chumley) did our Girdwood e...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:25pm
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:22pm
  • The excitement Paul Banks Elementary School students have for reading is too big to be contained on Earth. They’ve taken it to the universe and beyond. On Tuesday, the school launched “Blast Off and Read,” an outer space-sized adventure that includes, of course, an alien visi...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:22pm
  • SPH Foundation holds annual meeting at 3:30 p.m. Monday The annual meeting of the South Peninsula Hospital Foundation Inc. is 3:30 p.m. Monday in the hospital’s conference room at 4300 Bartlett St. in Homer. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda will include an annual fina...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:20pm
  • A man who drove his car down a steep embankment last summer has been charged with texting while driving. In a criminal complaint filed last week, Alaska State Troopers charged Michael D. Mobley, 23, with driving a motor vehicle with a screen device operating, the formal charge for driving a car whil...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:09pm
  • Forecasters this winter have been calling out a wide range of weather patterns — snow, rain, freeze. But organizers of the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race hope to only hear three sounds next weekend — mush, mush, mush....

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 4:00pm
  • Forecasters this winter have been calling out a wide range of weather patterns — snow, rain, freeze. But organizers of the Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race hope to only hear three sounds next weekend — mush, mush, mush....

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:59pm
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough officials are considering loaning Homer and Kachemak City a combined $13 million to help create a natural gas grid on the heels of last year’s state capital appropriations that will bring a gas line from Anchor Point south. Although the borough helps connect residents with ...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:52pm
  • BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER A rate schedule proposed by the Water Sewer Task Force would drop monthly service fees from $45 to $18 a month, with apartment users seeing service fees drop from $45 to $5 a month for each unit, even if the building has one meter. That’s...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:50pm
  • In a short — less than 45 minutes — meeting of the Kachemak City Council on Monday, the council reviewed a contract with Enstar Natural Gas to distribute natural gas to city residents. With a unanimous vote, the council approved Resolution 2013-02, giving Mayor Phil Morris the OK to sign the 13-...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:47pm
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    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:46pm
  • By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer For Homer residents following the progress to bring natural gas to Homer, some of what was said at the Enstar Natural Gas community meeting at the Homer High School commons on Jan. 9 was familiar. Some of it, however, was new and offered m...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 2:33pm
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 2:31pm
  • Think you know your geography? See how you stack up against the National Geographic’s daily quiz questions.  On Monday, the question of the day was which of the following is true of snowflakes:  (a) they all have six sides; (b) they all have the same basic shape; (c) al...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 2:29pm
  • BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER While the Homer Natural Gas Special Assessment District was the focus of Monday night’s Homer City Council meeting (see story, page 1), the council also took other actions, including approval of an ordinance disbursing net earni...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 2:16pm
  • Autumn Jones had just finished working out and was getting ready to leave her East End Road home on China Poot Court on Jan. 7. Her daughter, Destiny, 13, was in class at Homer Middle School. Her partner, Neils Cordes, was at work. “Then some guy came and told me the house was on...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 2:11pm
  • JUNEAU — Gov. Sean Parnell is proposing an overhaul of Alaska’s oil tax structure, saying his new plan is simpler and aimed at making the state more competitive while encouraging new production. The proposal, which was expected to be announced Wednesday, scraps the progressive ...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 2:08pm
  • JUNEAU — Alaska would face a budget deficit of $920 million if spending for next year matched that of the current year, a report released Monday states. The Legislative Finance Division report offers a sobering look at the state’s fiscal situation amid declining oil production ...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 2:08pm
  • Ten Upper Cook Inlet Task Force members met Monday to address the mountain of data generated since their last meeting, propose changes to salmon management plans and hear from local fishermen. The day began with a presentation on a draft escapement goal recommendation of 15,000 to ...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 2:06pm

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