As an Alaskan, I take exception to the assertion that the “benefit of all Alaskans” is the guiding star for state decision-makers when it comes to the fossil fuel industry.
Kenai students are performing well on state tests, and Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent Steve Atwater said reading proficiency scores are about 10 percent above those of students elsewhere in Alaska -- with science scores about 15 percent higher.
On a sunny Alaska day with reasonably flat water in Kachemak Bay, a whopping 907 anglers turned out for the tournament -- up more than 20 percent from a year ago.
An exhibit currently running at the Pratt Museum in Homer gives a glimpse at crab's role both in Southcentral Alaska's past and what the species could mean for the future.
The 5,000 miles between Alaska and the Philippines left Homer High exchange student Yusra Sahi briefly disconnected from family and friends following the devastation of typhoon Haiyan.
Here's a dozen or so nifty ideas on how to use those plastic shopping bags that will remain in Homer following the election. Or, of course, you could recycle them.
Anthony Resetarits and Joseph Resetarits have been indicted by a Kenai grand jury on charges they committed sexual assault at a Homer teen drinking party. The indictment sends the cases from District to Superior Court.
The town of Seldovia on Kachemak Bay in Southcentral Alaska has absorbed some population losses over the years. But as a great place to raise children, it continues to attract passionate newcomers.
Dredging, stocking levels, algae blooms all play part in lagoons productivity, and this year a 'well-below average' run of kings and fair run of silvers are expected.
The Alaska House is considering a low-interest loan program for homeowners wanting to improve their home heating systems. The one-time loan of $15,000 would be repaid over 10 years at 1 percent.
Alaska snowmachiner Steven Craig was incoherent and a few hours from death when help arrived, with some 100 people on the ground and in the air battling foul weather to find him.
It's been a long time coming, but the availability of natural gas for Homer area residents is getting closer.
Southern Kenai Peninsula students get an opportunity to set aside textbooks in favor of some hands-on learning about Alaska's salmon.
Fairbanks, Anchorage and Homer aren't the only communities trying to figure out how to get natural gas to residents and businesses. Kachemak City, Homer's little neighbor to the east, is in the same boat.
On Monday, the Homer City Council will consider two separate ordinances proposing sales taxes on food. Proponents say the taxes would provide additional revenues to make "the city stronger."