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VA wants more veterans to register for healthcare

The Department of Veterans Affairs in Alaska, or VA, wants to provide Homer veterans with more health services and a larger clinic. But there’s a hang up. Listen now

LGBTQ mayoral proclamation causes controversy in Homer

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

Kenai Peninsula’s last bowling alley closes after nearly 60 years of operation

Homer bowlers had their final chance to throw 10 frames Saturday at Kachemak Bowl before the building was turned over to Regent Life Church. That’s left several bowlers in Homer unsure about what they’ll do without the sport. Listen now

Octopus eggs hatch at Alaska SeaLife Center

Alaska SeaLife Center’s family of octopuses is growing. A giant Pacific octopus, named Gilligan, laid thousands of eggs about a year ago. Less than a hundred hatched this month. Aquarium curator Richard Hocking expects the remaining eggs to hatch by the end of May. Listen now

Valdez woman run over by drunk driver, police say

Valdez police say a drunk driver ran over and killed a woman Sunday morning outside of a local bar.

Kachemak Selo makes progress toward a new school but the project isn’t guaranteed

Kachemak Selo, a small Russian Old Believer village at the head of Kachemak Bay, is desperate for a new school building. Deteriorating infrastructure and limited space has plagued the community for years. However, progress toward a new school is happening. Listen now