FYI – News briefs & announcements – June 11

Alaska gas prices climb, national average drops

Average retail gasoline prices in Alaska have risen 2.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.00/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 398 gas outlets in Alaska. This compares with the national average that has fallen 0.9 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.63/g.
Including the change in gas prices in Alaska during the past week, prices yesterday were 3.8 cents per gallon lower than the same day one year ago and are 11.9 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 0.3 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 0.4 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago.

Putting by: food and identity on the Kenai

The Pratt Museum exhibit, “Putting By” explores how traditional cultural foods, networks of food sharing and food storage techniques lend particular insights into the culture of this region. Focused around foods collected and preserved to last the winter, this exhibit explores the particularly seasonal nature of our local cuisine and food traditions. The exhibit is on view through June 22.
In conjunction, the museum will hold a canned food drive through June 22, accepting donations of canned and preserved foods for the Homer Food Pantry.

KESA to hold monthly meeting

Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will hold its regular monthly board meeting on Thursday, June 12 at 7 p.m. at the KPB annex building (206 E. Pioneer). The public is welcome to attend, and the agenda will be posted at the annex building and the McNeil Canyon Fire Station. Call 235-9811 for more information.

KBFPC to hold annual meeting

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic will hold its annual meeting on Monday, June 23 at 4 p.m. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be in the Women’s Health Outreach Office on the second floor of the R.E.C. Room building at 3957 Nielsen Circle.

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