Renee Gross, KBBI - Homer
A blind man’s complaint over voting accessibility prompted Kenai Peninsula election changes — but are they enough?
While the Kenai Peninsula Borough is taking steps to make elections more accessible to all local voters, the former Homer resident who raised the issue worries it's not enough.
Gee Denton is an artist and her home is full of her work, including a stained glass door. (Renee Gross/KBBI) A Homer neighborhood is at risk for a large...
Fire crews arrived at the scene to find 10 cars in flames — but there wasn't enough water to keep the fire from spreading, and it eventually burned more than 300 scrap vehicles.
The Homer Tribune, one of the city's two newspapers, delivered its last edition Thursday after more than two decades of printing. City residents are mourning its loss.
Hilcorp is using air guns to explore the lower Cook Inlet for oil and gas — but some researchers say it will cause irreversible damage to whales and other marine wildlife.
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.
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