Hope McKenney, KBBI - Homer
The Alaska SeaLife Center admitted a northern fur seal pup to its rehabilitation facility last week, the Seward center’s first since 2017.
Marian Tillion Beck was indicted last week on counts of attempted destruction of aircraft and gross negligent operation of a vessel.
Armstrong made his way to Alaska from Florida four decades ago. He started at the Homer News in 1999 as an editorial assistant, rising to reporter in 2003 and editor in 2017.
Coast Guard officials say the halibut wasn't documented in the logbook of the vessel it was seized from Wednesday.
The music education program, run by the nonprofit Homer OPUS and inspired by the El Sistema music program from Venezuela, puts violins in the hands of young people.
Tom Kizzia came to the Kenai Peninsula nearly five decades ago. He spent three years with the Homer News in the late 1970s before moving to the Anchorage Daily News, where he worked for 25 years.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s annual “Salmon in the Classroom” program teaches Kenai Peninsula students about salmon biology throughout the school year.
Arias Hoyle describes his music as Afro-Indigenous hip-hop.
The Anchorage FBI told police Tuesday that a 16-year-old Homer teenager posted on TikTok that he was going to shoot up a school and be the “next serial killer.”
Staff at the center have rescued an emaciated harbor seal and a 4-month-old sea otter pup in late August and early September, respectively.
Both pups were brought to the Alaska SeaLife Center in June in rough shape – emaciated and dehydrated. Cobalt even had rocks in her stomach.
Homer only sees tides this low a few times a year.
Alaskans marched in four cities across the state Saturday to advocate for reproductive rights. The rallies came after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in late June overturning the landmark case Roe v. Wade and ending the constitutional right to an abortion.
Vets hope to release them back to the ocean soon.