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Birders flock to town the more than 200 unique species of birds in the area. The largely fee-free festival follows the popular southern Kenai Peninsula Kachemak Bay shorebird festival and the annual Copper River Delta shorebird festival in Cordova which bring out...
Transportation costs driving school district toward changes

...for students. As a result, a proposal is being developed to bridge a $750,000 annual deficit by changing southern Kenai Peninsula bus schedules, school start times and making some school boundary adjustments. To bridge that gap, the district's...
Fish and Game to close early run king fishing on the Kenai River

...Kasilof rivers on Thursday. Fish and Game also issued a number of emergency orders to conserve king salmon on southern Kenai Peninsula streams, including the Anchor River, Deep Creek and Ninilchik River. According to the Fish and Game release...
Truck driver spills drilling waste in Nikiski Cook Inlet Energy owns on the east side of Cook Inlet is the North Fork Unit and gas field located on the southern Kenai Peninsula, east of Anchor Point, which is about 80 miles from Nikiski. The slick drilling waste mixed with melting snow...
Grocery tax relief measure makes 2015 ballot

...months each year will likely have a significant impact on the cities' revenues." Price said volunteers in the southern Kenai Peninsula collected about half of the signatures thanks to the efforts of Tara Kain, a co-sponsor for Alaskans for Grocery...
Icy roads create slippery commute

...caused the second trailer to fall on its side. Icy roads contributed to two separate school bus accidents in the southern Kenai Peninsula Monday. The first occurred near Anchor Point just before 8 a.m. on North Fork Road. The driver of the school...
Stevens on the ballot for southern, central Kenai Peninsula

...redistricting. While the district's boundaries may be new - they encompass House Districts 31 and 32, including the southern Kenai Peninsula and stretching southwest to Kodiak and southeast to Prince William Sound - Stevens is a familiar face. He represented...
Keeping the Peninsula's lights on

...least there will be an outlet where we can charge our smartphone. Homer Electric Association, the central and southern Kenai Peninsula's cooperative electric utility, continues to improve its power generation capabilities, this week sharing...
Global warming, bark beetles mean a hardwood forest future

This graph shows past and predicted summer temperatures for the southern Kenai Peninsula (Homer). Summer temperatures of most of this century are predicted to be above the 51 F threshold for large spruce bark beetle...
Henrichs running to represent District P

...Henrichs attended the Alaska Federation of Natives annual meeting in Anchorage, but plans to make a visit to the southern Kenai Peninsula before Nov. 4."I've spent quite a bit of time in Homer. I've fished halibut out of there for years...


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