Sabine Poux, KBBI - Homer

Sabine Poux, KBBI - Homer
a woman

Cold weather delays harvests, but doesn’t stop Homer peony celebration

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.
a crane

Volunteers rescue Homer crane shot with an arrow

Kachemak Crane Watch's Nina Faust says shooting cranes outside the fall hunting season isn’t only illegal — it’s also cruel.

Study uncovers microscopic worlds of washed-up seaweed

University of Alaska Fairbanks researcher Brian Ulaski analyzed the seaweed that had washed up on Homer beaches — also called wrack.
an electric utility pole

Seward faces rate increases after the sale of its electric utility fails — again

Seward Electric Utility Manager Rob Montgomery said the situation at the utility is dire now that sale has been quashed.
Homer firefighters

Fire destroys Fritz Creek General Store near Homer

The blaze in the unoccupied building, which also housed a post office, liquor store and gas station, was reported around 4 a.m. Thursday.
Spring Creek Correctional Center

Smuggling cases point to need for better drug treatment in Alaska prisons, advocates say

At least two state employees have recently been charged with bringing medication into Kenai Peninsula correctional facilities.