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  1. Salmonfest 2016: Summer weekend of environmental consciousness, music, artRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Quixotic isn't the only act with Homer roots on Salmonfest's River stage this year. Wylde Style, a band led by Anchor Point resident David Wylde and his wife Kim Wylde, will perform at 2:10 p.m. Aug. 5. Along

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  2. Lower Cook Inlet oil leases advanceRead the original story

    Wednesday | Homer News

    Residents of Anchor Point, Homer and Seldovia could see drilling rigs off their coasts in the future if the federal Department of the Interior gives it the green light. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the federal agency that oversees offshore drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf, has issued a draft environmental impact statement for oil and gas exploratory leases in Lower Cook Inlet.

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  3. Assembly shoots down hospital service area boundary moveRead the original story

    Yesterday | Peninsula Clarion

    ... Hospital. Homer's hospital, a 22-bed facility about 75 miles south of Soldotna, serves Homer, Seldovia, Anchor Point, Fritz Creek and the other smaller communities on the Lower Kenai Peninsula. Although the hospital holds less outstanding debt than ...

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  4. BOEM releases draft plan for Lower Cook Inlet oil leasingRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 24 | Peninsula Clarion

    Residents of Anchor Point, Homer and Seldovia could see drilling rigs off their coasts in the future if the federal Department of the Interior gives it the green light. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, the federal agency that oversees offshore drilling on the Outer Continental Shelf, has issued a draft environmental impact statement for oil and gas exploratory leases in Lower Cook Inlet.

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  5. Upper Cook Inlet commercial fishermen near 2M salmon harvestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    The drift fleet and setnetters in Cook Inlet have been out frequently in the past two weeks and were out for extended hours Thursday. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game also opened the drift gillnet fishery in the Expanded Kenai and Expanded Kasilof Sections of the Upper Subdistrict and the Anchor Point Section of the Lower Subdistrict for an additional 12-hour period on Friday to increase harvest on the sockeye salmon bound for the Kenai and Kasilof rivers, according to an emergency order issued Thursday.

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  6. Gusto levels vary as Alaskans embrace TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    ... candidate. I think he would have been a fantastic candidate for the Democrat party," said Jesse Clutts of Anchor Point. He sounds like a guy still hoping for another option, because he knows for sure he won't vote for Hillary Clinton. "If you buy ...

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  7. Look like a pro when you fillet your catchRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Homer News

    ... else that disgusts you. Good luck and fillet away. Snagging is allowed in Kachemak Bay east of a line from Anchor Point to Point Pogibshi through Dec. 31, except in the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon. China Poot personal use dipnet fishery is open ...

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  8. Agency seeks comment on cook Inlet leaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 17 | The Gillette News-Record

    ... are included in the draft, as are measures aimed at northern sea otters. An alternative for 105 tracts north of Anchor Point is designed to reduce interactions with commercial fishermen who use drift nets to catch salmon. The BOEM announcement said ...

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  9. Anchor Point gets life-saving machineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Homer News

    Samantha Cunningham, left, shows Bobby News how to work an automatic external defibrilator at the Anchor Point Senior Center. Cunningham is the Kenai Peninsula Borough Emergency Medical Services coordinator and Ness is president of the senior center board.

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  10. Grand jury indicts Vanbuskirk for Short Stop, espresso robberyRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 | Homer News

    ... jury make an indictment and the charges were dismissed. Vanbuskirk also was charged with robbing a friend in Anchor Point. That charge remains dismissed. In the car theft charge, he's alleged to have taken the truck of one of the employees to flee ...

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  11. Fire severely damages Fireweed Avenue homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | Homer News

    ... home. Twelve HVFD firefighters and medics responded. No one was injured, Painter said. HVFD has mutual aid from Anchor Point Emergency Services and Kachemak Emergency Services. The house had a fire-hydrant nearby, Painter said. Firefighters fought ...

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  12. BlueCrest holds Cosmopolitan open houseRead the original story

    Friday Jul 1 | Petroleum News

    Newest Cook Inlet crude oil producer has well in production, plans to start drilling 2 more this fall; large rig on way to Alaska There was a little rain and it was a bit breezy, but otherwise a fine day for BlueCrest Energy's June 25 ceremonial opening of its Cosmopolitan oil gas production facilities near Anchor Point, on the Kenai Peninsula.

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  13. BlueCrest unveils Anchor Point padRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Homer News

    Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion U.S Senator Lisa Murkowksi listens to an explanation from BlueCrest Chief Operations Officer John Martineck on a bus tour of the company's Hansen Production oil wellpad on Saturday, April 25 near Anchor Point. The Hansen Facility, where oil drilling is expected to begin in August, is named after nearby homesteaders Viola and John Hansen who are leasing the land to BlueCrest.

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  14. Senator makes a fresh stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Homer News

    ... Energy's ceremonial opening of Hansen Production Facility, an oil wellpad on the shore of Cook Inlet near Anchor Point. Murkowski spoke to the Homer News about her recent statement on gun control, in which she said that she supported protecting ...

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  15. Youth rules the day at Spit RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Homer News

    Robert Letson, 68, of Anchor Point laughs as acquintances cheer him on from across the street on the Spit. Letson finished 45th out of 49 in the walkers division of the Saturday, June 25 Spit Run with a time of 1:55:09.64.

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  16. Early birds catch the kings; Cook Inlet halibut heating upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Homer News

    ... fishing report for the week of week of June 27 to July 3. Snagging is open in Kachemak Bay east of a line from Anchor Point to Point Pogibshi, except for the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon (Fishing Hole), which only opens to snagging by emergency order. ...

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  17. Homer's Best BetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Homer News

    ... parade at 11 a.m. on July 4. This year's theme is "Celebrating Weather." BEST THIS SIDE BET: Not to be outdone, Anchor Point has its own Fourth of July parade, too. It starts at 11:30 a.m. on the Anchor Point Road, the road to the beach. Homer has ...

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  18. Ochoa wins spit run for second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Homer News

    Robert Letson, 68, of Anchor Point laughs as acquintances cheer him on from across the street on the Spit. Letson finished 45th out of 49 in the walkers division of the Saturday, June 25 Spit Run with a time of 1:55:09.64.

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  19. BlueCrest celebrates start of 30-year oil production projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Alaska Journal of Commerce

    BlueCrest Energy ceremonially opened their Hansen Production Facility, an oil wellpad on the shore of Cook Inlet near Anchor Point. A small group of guests sheltered from the drizzle under a canopy in the middle of the 38-acre facility's gravel wellpad on June 25. Speakers included Sen. Lisa Murkowski, state Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, and BlueCrest President Benjamin Johnson, who took turns behind a podium with a low array of girders, tanks and pipes stretching behind them and a humming natural gas-fired power turbine underlying their words.

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  20. BlueCrest opens Anchor Point oil wellpad with ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | Peninsula Clarion

    BlueCrest's drill rig sits on the wellpad of the company's Hansen Production Facility during a ceremonial facility opening on Saturday, June 25, 2016 near Anchor Point, Alaska. A pipe from a future well can be seen poking up under the black plastic sheet in the foreground.

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