Tuesday Apr 8
Locals appeal tower project on Skyline Drive
A group of property owners in Homer have lodged an appeal against a December Homer Planning Commission decision that approved construction of a 160-foot lattice communications tower on Easy Street off of Skyline Drive.
Residents still carry spill's hurt
As word spread that the belly of the Exxon Valdez, a tanker carrying Alaska oil from Valdez to Long Beach, Calif., had been ripped open and its contents were pouring into Prince William Sound, Homer-area residents were filled with an urgency to do something.
Kachemak Drive project completed after 3 years
HOMER TRIBUNE/Jane Pascall The vacation property at 5260 Kachemak Drive took more than three years to complete.
Ketchikan artist wins Alex Combs Award
The Bunnell Street Arts Center Alex Combs Award Committee has awarded Ketchikan sculptor Carmel Anderson $1,500 to support workshop fees and materials to study with artist Matthew West.
Planning commission OKs microwave tower
In a unanimous vote, the Homer Advisory Planning Commission last week approved a conditional-use permit to allow a 160-foot microwave tower to be built on Easy Street off Skyline Drive.