Sabine Poux, KBBI - Homer
Peonies in Alaska are usually ready to pick in early July — months later than other peony hubs and just in time for the mid-summer wedding season.
University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher Brian Ulaski analyzed the seaweed that had washed up on Homer beaches — also called wrack.
Seward Electric Utility Manager Rob Montgomery said the situation at the utility is dire now that sale has been quashed.
The blaze in the unoccupied building, which also housed a post office, liquor store and gas station, was reported around 4 a.m. Thursday.
At least two state employees have recently been charged with bringing medication into Kenai Peninsula correctional facilities.