Renee Gross, KBBI - Homer
The Kenai Peninsula village is one of six Alaska communities that have dealt with water shortages this summer, a season of record heat and dryness.
The development district is collaborating with the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, Kenai Peninsula College, Alaska’s Institute of Technology and multiple others to find out what’s most needed.
Alaska State Ombudsman Alaska State Ombudsman Kate Burkhart said it was clear that the board wasn’t following the rules.
The Kenai Peninsula is drying out and this summer, fires have sprouted up in some unusual places. Scientists warn about this trend: meaning bigger fires and more of them.
Oil and gas development company Hilcorp is planning to survey an offshore lease site in lower Cook Inlet.
A 57-year-old from Maryland died and five others were injured in a plane accident near Tutka Bay Friday morning, according to Alaska State Troopers.
NOAA observers jump on board hundreds of vessels each year to make sure commercial fishers are following regulations. But many of the women who perform these duties say they experience sexual harassment.
House Bill 156 would allow municipalities, University of Alaska employees and school districts to opt-in to the state’s health care program.
Kenai Peninsula Borough School District employees voted Wednesday to strike next fall over rising health care costs.
Some are using the economic study to oppose the Army Corps of Engineers draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Pebble Mine.
Many women in the commercial fishing industry say sexual harassment is part of the job. But, being on a boat for weeks or months at a time can make harassment hard to escape and seeking help especially difficult. Now, there’s a push to make the seas safer for women.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has seen a 10 percent spike in homeless students since this time last year. While it’s difficult to pinpoint a specific reason for the increase, administrators think lack of affordable housing is a factor.
Kachemak City in the southern Kenai Peninsula offers grants to residents to fix roads themselves. Some residents say DIY roadwork beats higher taxes.
A transgender woman is suing the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services commissioner for denying transition-related health care coverage under Medicaid. The suit argues that prohibiting coverage for gender reassignment surgery and hormone therapy is discriminatory and illegal.
Homer residents and the local Coast Guard community are rallying around Kozloski’s family. He is survived by his wife and four children.
A U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory crew member died in an accident on the Homer Spit on Thursday.
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