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  1. Kenai Peninsula grocery tax takes another blowRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Alaska Statute only allows general law cities to tax the same items taxed by their borough unless the borough makes an exception. Kenai Peninsula Borough voters repealed an ordinance this year that gave general law cities the power to tax non-prepared foods year round.


  2. Kachemak sea otter sickness, deaths under investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    It's Friday night and Marc Webber, with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in Homer, has already had two calls for sick otters. "Well I just was out on the spit having dinner with my family and a call came in as I was coming into the station of two otters ashore on mariner this evening," he said.


  3. Researchers investigate uptick in stranded, dying ottersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Researchers are trying to figure out what has been causing more dead and dying sea otters to wash up on Kachemak Bay beaches near Homer. The Peninsula Clarion reports state wildlife officials have seen five times as many stranded sea otters in the last month than is normally expected, with 200 deaths or illnesses reported so far in 2015.


  4. Alaska composer collaborates with Juneau jazz trioRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Yngvil Vatn Guttu kicks off 360 North's concert series, Alaska Originals, Thuesday night at 7 p.m. @360. Alaska jazz composer and trumpet player Yngvil Vatn Guttu kicks off the Alaska Original concert series Thursday @360.


  5. WWOOFers bring transient farming culture to AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Every summer, Homer and the surrounding area is inundated by a transient population that's come to work for eco-friendly businesses. They're called WWOOFers and they spend weeks in different places around the world learning how to live sustainably.


  6. King of fermentation brings together microbiology, food & communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A fermentation specialist recently visited Home. He's making his way through Alaska, teaching about the crossover among food preservation, microbiology and community.


  7. Prominent anti-Pebble activist among four charged with stealing oysters from Kachemak Bay farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The fourth and final person charged with stealing oysters from a farm on the south side of Kachemak Bay has been identified. Alaska State Troopers have identified Homer resident Anders Gustafson as one of the four people charged with criminal trespass in the first degree and fourth degree theft.


  8. Fishing boat in Kachemak Bay missing out of HomerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Coast Guard crews are asking mariners in the Kachemak Bay to watch for a 20-foot boat that was last seen more than a day ago. KTUU-TV reports that the fishing boat carrying a man and two children left Homer on a halibut fishing trip Saturday.


  9. Fire destroys oyster company boat, dock & equipment in Little Jakolof BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    A fire destroyed a sailboat, part of a dock, and some equipment owned by the Jakolof Bay Oyster Company last night. There have been no reported injuries.


  10. Changing ocean conditions mean uncertain future for wild shellfish stocksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    According to a recent NOAA study, Alaska shellfish hatcheries risk unsustainability by 2040 because of ocean acidification. Over the last week, we've heard how a hatchery in Oregon is dealing with changes in ocean chemistry and about groundbreaking genetic research on shellfish adaptability.


  11. Navy reps hear complaints on Northern Edge exercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 17, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Four representatives travelled to Homer to explain the purpose of Northern Edge. Captain Raymond Hesser is a naval officer with Alaskan Command.


  12. Card Street Fire doubles in size on Kenai PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    State fire managers are calling the Card Street Fire in Sterling on the Kenai Peninsula "very concerning." It is now 150 acres and has consumed at least six structures.


  13. Mixed feelings on a new company's plans to drill in Cook InletRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 13, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    BlueCrest Energy plans to drill from shore about six miles north of Anchor Point. Informational meetings were held in Homer and Anchor Point this week.


  14. Coastal communities rally to protest Naval activity in Gulf of AlaskaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Several coastal communities, including Kodiak, Cordova, and Homer, have held both land-based and fishing boat flotilla protests over the last few weeks to voice their concerns about planned Navy and joint military training exercises in the Gulf of Alaska. Dozens of local residents ignored the strong winds, grey skies, and drizzle to gather around the mariners' memorial on the Homer spit.


  15. Medicaid denials leave Alaska seniors reelingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Many of Alaska's seniors are in danger of losing their only means of paying for disability services. The state and the federal government together fund in-home and assisted living services for qualifying seniors.


  16. Tustumena again delayed by repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    The state ferry Tustumena has already missed its first sailings in May as it undergoes repairs in shipyard. Now, it's delayed again - but its first trip to the Aleutians isn't set to change.


  17. The Blind Spot: beyond no-man's landRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    At the low end, prevention measures costs the State of Alaska $9 per point of contact. Intensive substance abuse treatment costs $49,502 per person on average.


  18. Town hall meetings tackle Alaska's food security issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Since January 2014, representatives of the Alaska Food Policy Council have been crisscrossing the state, getting a taste of local foods, food issues, and food successes. The first meeting was held in 2014 in Nome, followed by Juneau, Fairbanks, Bethel, and Palmer, then Homer and Anchorage this year.


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