They may be in prison, but some of Wildwood Correctional Complex inmates aren’t exactly doing hard time. For the approximately 85 dogs that have been taken in through the facility’s dog rehabilitation program, prison means a warm place to sleep, lots of treats and a really big yard.
Customers of internet and cell service provider GCI lost service around the state after a Monday morning power outage in Anchorage.
About 125 Homer Electric Association customers in Halibut Cove, Peterson Bay and China Poot Bay endured a two-day power outage this week. The outage began about 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning and lasted until about 5:15 p.m Monday evening.
Seldovia Village Tribe received a $275,000 grant from the Rasmuson Foundation on Friday, July 6.
Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
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Prince is a 7-year-old male.
Alaska is facing a public health emergency due to opioid-based pain killers. Alaskans are dying and families are suffering. I joined other lawmakers to take action this past legislative session in our state. The legislature addressed the growing opioid epidemic by extending the opioid epidemic disaster declaration giving Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer the authority to proceed with a statewide response plan. We also ensured permission to distribute the overdose-reversing drug naloxone.
I received a report last week that a couple of silvers had been caught outside the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon along with awandering sockeye and a pink.
Down the road a piece, nestled in the woods just off East End Road, is a homemaker’s paradise — Jeff and Ranja Dean’s home, farm and art studio.
The Chariots of Fur 5K and Family Fun Run will be held from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, July 14 in Mariner Park. This is the third annual event.
Locals and sassenachs alike descended upon Homer last weekend for the Eighth Annual Kachemak Bay Scottish HighlandGames, and the kilted competitors did not disappoint.
Wherefore art thou, nice weather? Hath Mother Nature forsaken us so easily?
I ask everyone in our community to “be yourself” and work hard to accept others for who they are. The diverse viewpointsexpressed in Homer are what make us strong. We can be diverse. Respectful. Equal. And, yes, inclusive.
This delicious, fresh peach dessert is a perfect way to showcase those sweet and juicy peaches we get from California every summer.
Another Independence Day parade is on the books for Homer.
Most of us know that all parts of Swiss chard are edible, but many recipes direct you to cut off the thick stalks. Most beet recipes never had the beet greens in mind when they were written. When you buy a whole, fresh and beautiful vegetable at the Homer Farmers Market, it seems a pity to let any of it go to waste.
Even though school fall sports practices don’t start until August, Monday and Thursday nights are already buzzing at the Homer High School turf field. At the beginning of June, the city’s Community Recreation Program kicked off its first summer of organized ultimate frisbee, and participation continues to grow as the summer wears on.
With political campaigns underway across the state, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) reminds Alaskans that the use of public rights-of-way for political advertising is prohibited.