Wednesday May 8
Steam helps reduce fossil fuel needs at new HEA plant
Since waste heat is being used to produce steam, the Nikiski HEA plant will see an increase from its original output of 40 megawatts to 60 megawatts without using any additional natural gas.
Tue May 07, 2013
Fry wins another term on HEA board
Dan Chay of Kenai won the race for District 1; Soldotna's Ed Oberts was elected to District 2; and incumbent Bill Fry of Homer was re-elected to his District 3 seat.
Troopers charge driver with felony DUI
A 50-year-old Kenai Peninsula man whose driver's license is revoked until 2063 has been charged with felony driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Sat May 04, 2013
'Kids today' are doing great things
Three recent stories we'd like to draw to your attention have touched on some very different subjects - teen suicide, animal neglect and abuse, and the Caring for the Kenai competition - but each touches on a similar theme: young people in our community raising awareness to make their world a better place.
Fri May 03, 2013
NordAq says if testing goes OK production could begin this fall
NordAq Energy has submitted an amended plan of operations for its Tiger Eye Central project, and has told the Alaska Division of Oil and Gas that pending the successful outcome of its exploration program, it may install production facilities.
Sun Apr 28, 2013
'Proof is in the pudding' - Industry, lawmakers agree: don't change successful Cook Inlet tax credits
While state lawmakers have been mulling changes to Alaska's oil tax system on the North Slope for the last several years, interest, exploration and production has been increasing in Cook Inlet.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Anchorage plant outage affects 4,600 on Peninsula
More than 4,000 Kenai Peninsula homes lost power this morning when Chugach Electric's Southcentral Power Project in Anchorage went offline.
Wed Apr 24, 2013
Tours of HEA's Nikiski generation plant offered
Homer Electric Association will provide public tours of its new Nikiski Combined Cycle Conversion Project from 1-4:30 p.m. May 1. The tours will be approximately 30-minutes long and provide the public with an opportunity to get an up-close look at the new power generation facility.
Homer's winning entries dominate - Caring for the Kenai' competition
Ask a Homer High School student what he or she can do, invent or create to better care for the environment of the Kenai Peninsula or to improve the area's preparedness for a natural disaster, and you'll get an answer.
District looks for principals
Four area schools are in the process of searching for new principals and the public is invited to weigh in on the process in candidate interviews ahead.