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300 Villages: Anchor Point
This week we're heading to Anchor Point, a small community 14 miles north of Homer on the Kenai Peninsula.
Thu May 23, 2013
Anchorage Daily News
Alaska sets new limits for razor clam harvesting
This is only the second time in more than 50 years that the limits have been lowered, KBBI reported .
Centennial Air Show visits Homer Friday
With the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Attu being honored this month, there's a bit of poignancy that a World War II era Japanese Mitsubishi A6M Zero is among the historic planes visiting Homer this weekend.
Creating home wherever you are
How do you find a home when you find yourself away from the land you've grown up in? For Native Alaskans who have left the village for the big city, for young Alaskans who have moved to the Lower 48 to find careers and for new Alaskans who have left homes Outside, that can be a common theme.
Anchorage Daily News
Fishing, like the weather, is definitely getting better
Shawn Shipman was in second place with a 70.4 lbs. halibut. The Whitehorse, Yukon Territory resident caught the fish May 19, 2013 on the Dan Orion.
Wed May 22, 2013
Lavrakas named chamber director
The Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center board reached within its ranks for a new executive director and has named board member Jim Lavrakas to succeed current director Monte Davis after Davis leaves Homer in mid-August. "Jim is passionate about Homer and we are excited about moving forward with Jim at the helm," board president Pat Melone ... (more)
Tumbledown House brings 'Speakeasy' music to Homer
Billed as "Modern Speakeasy Music," the Tumbledown House musicians, Gillian Howe and Tyler Ryan Miller, are traveling to Alaska from their home in San Francisco again this month for their fifth Alaskan tour, with four performances booked in Homer.
Blues reigns at Alice's Champagne Palace this weekend
Alice's Champagne Palace is bringing blues guitarist Rick Brooks to town Friday evening and the harmonica man Gary Sloan Saturday night.
Farmers Market set to ring in 2013 growing season
It is expected to have more food booths and produce showing up from the many high tunnels in Homer and Anchor Point.
Refuge installation honors historic 70-year-old battle
Photo provided - A plaque tells the story of Pvt. Joseph P. Martinez, who was posthumously awarded a Medal of Honor for his sacrifice.
Sun May 19, 2013
New Principal Announced for Mountain Park Elementary
News broke last week of Mountain Park Elementary's its current principal, Valerie Robinett, moving to Camp Creek Elementary .
Sat May 18, 2013
Buccaneer Energy Ltd. has spud a well at Cosmopolitan, but the company is asking the state for additional time to complete its larger work program at the Cook Inlet prospect.
Tue May 14, 2013
6 big challenges confronting the Arctic Council
The Arctic Council meets in Sweden on Wednesday. The disappearing Arctic ice cover is one of the issues confronting the council.
Anchorage Daily News
Homer chosen to host governor's picnic
KSRM reports the community of Homer has beaten out other Alaska communities to host one of Gov.
Sat May 11, 2013
Homer kids try entrepreneurship on 'Lemonade Day'
Small businesses and small, as in "young," business owners are the driving force behind Lemonade Day, a national event that occurs Saturday.
Thu May 09, 2013
Police at 10:12 a.m. contacted a 48-year-old man driving on Beluga Place and issued him a summons for driving while license revoked.
Namesake mountain drew shorebird artist to Alaska
The Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival featured artists have much in common in their choice of subject - shorebirds, of course - but Mary Bee Kaufman, this year's featured artist, stands out among them in one way: She's the only featured artist to have an Alaska peak named after her.
Residents talk fish to Seaton, Micciche
Homer area residents and voters from other areas of the Kenai Peninsula got a two-for-one special Friday with an opportunity to listen to and ask questions of Sen.
Wed May 08, 2013
Dunk the Fuzz raises funds The Homer Police Department is inviting the public to "Dunk the Fuzz," a charity drive for the Homer Special Olympics.
Shorebirds, motherhood: What don't they have in common?
The annual Kachemak Bay Shore Bird Festival arrives along with Mother's Day, a coincidental pairing of events that somehow ought to go together.