Aaron Bolton, KBBI - Homer

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Out of the field of six candidates running to unseat U.S. House Rep. Don Young this fall, there is one candidate who’s never set foot in Alaska. Listen now

A conflict is intensifying over hatcheries in Prince William Sound. Listen now

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game announced Wednesday that it will close the Chitina River to dip-netting due to this year’s abysmal sockeye return to the Copper River. Listen now

The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, is awarding the City of Seward disaster relief after a storm in December severely damaged a road that leads to a small village south of town. Listen now

The Homer City Council’s meeting was canceled Monday after a mayoral proclamation celebrating the LGBTQ community in Homer caused some controversy. Listen now

Voters in the Kenai Peninsula Borough will decide in October whether the small Russian Old Believer village of Kachemak Selo, also known as K-Selo, will get a new school. Listen now

As a number of commercial salmon fisheries around the state kick off this week, the outlook for ex-vessel prices is looking good. But that doesn’t necessarily mean commercial fishermen will earn more this season compared to last year. Listen now

House Rep. Paul Seaton of Homer has represented House District 31 on the Kenai Peninsula as a Republican since 2002, but he filed Thursday to run as an independent in the Democratic primary. Listen now

Several women have brought forth allegations against a South Peninsula Hospital department manager in Homer, describing an environment of bullying and sexual harassment. Listen now

Uncle Herb’s joins the roughly 30 marijuana cultivation, manufacturing and retail businesses in the Kenai Peninsula Borough. Listen now

Historically, Atlantic halibut has not competed with its close relative on the West Coast since New England and Canadian fishermen overfished stocks in the late 1880s. Listen now
Alaska State Troopers. Photo: Monica Gokey/ Alaska Public Media file photo.

Alaska State Troopers say a pilot is dead after crashing early Saturday morning near Whittier. Listen now

Work on a $46 million project to expand the state’s largest hydroelectric facility is set to begin Thursday. Listen now

The bill aims to give the state, municipalities and individuals more tools to hold owners of derelict and abandoned vessels legally liable. Listen now

Homer has a housing problem. Like many rural Alaskan communities, finding a place to live can be a challenge. But the growing tourism industry may be making it more difficult for year-round residents to find long-term housing. Listen now

The 105-year-old Juneau Empire has been sold to a Canadian newspaper chain just six months after its longtime owner offloaded some of its Alaska holdings to GateHouse Media. Listen now
Alaska State Troopers. Photo: Monica Gokey/ Alaska Public Media file photo.

A Nikolaevsk man is dead and an Alaska State Trooper sustained serious injuries after an officer-involved shooting Saturday evening. Listen now

In Homer heating oil is an expensive alternative to natural gas. That forces some residents to consider less conventional options, like coal. Listen now

The total allowable catch for the 2018 Pacific halibut season in the Gulf of Alaska and Southeast will be set slightly lower than what U.S. commissioners on the International Pacific Halibut Commission had asked for. Listen now

A 12-year-old male student from the Ninilchik School is in custody after making threats about bringing a gun to school. Listen now