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New school moves to top of district's priority list
Constructing a new school for Kachemak Selo has found its way to the top of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's six-year-plan for fiscal years 2015-2021.
Council to update city's priority list
The Homer City Council reviewed the city's 2015-2020 Capital Improvement Plan, CIP, at the council's work session on Monday.
In District 31, voters said "Yes" on ballot initiative
In District 31, voters favored the Yes vote, 2,689 to 2,148, to rescind SB21 that regulates taxation for oil and gas taxes.
Good for Mayor Navarre
Extra revenue for promoting tourism on the Kenai Peninsula is almost always a welcome sight.
FYI - News briefs & announcements - Aug. 13
Alaska State Troopers are asking for the public's help in locating a 14-year-old boy who hasn't been seen since he ran away from his North Pole home on June 29. Efforts by family and troopers to find Richard Wellfort have been unsuccessful, and no one has reportedly seen, nor had any known communication with Wellfort since June 29. Wellfort is ... (more)
Board bumps a new schools for K-Selo to No. 1
A new building for Kachemak Selo school has knocked Kenai Middle School asbestos removal and office remodel project out of the No.
Homer boasts marine trades of world-class proportions
Above, this 58-foot seiner was built in Homer in 2013 for Gus Linville of Seward by Freddy's Marine, as well as "nearly all of Homer's marine trades," according to Eric Engebretsen of Bay Weld Boats.
Picture Alaska owner prepares for liquidation
Owner Lynda Reed is liquidating to put more effort into her own art. One of Homer's longest-operating business owners plans a liquidation sale, a move that means the loss of a major art venue and one less place to purchase the finer women's fashions available in this fishing town.