Fishing Report: North Kenai Peninsula Management Area

June 20, 2016 Week of June 20 to June 26 PRESS RELEASE: Emergency Orders and regulation reminders Emergency Orders are in effect for the following areas: In the Kenai River: Beginning Saturday June 18, this emergency order allows the harvest of king salmon from its mouth upstream to ADF&G regulatory markers located approximately 300 yards […]

Salmonfest announces full lineup

PRESS RELEASE – The full lineup for the 2016 Salmonfest festival is now available. Save the date for 2016 Salmonfest, August 5-7. A three-day weekend full of music; over 15 national acts and over 40 local performers. Every year over 6,000 people turn the Kenai Peninsula village of Ninilchik into a city as families and […]

Homer Area Fishing Report

Homer Area Week of June 13 to June 19 Issued June 15, 2016 Regulation Reminders and Emergency Orders Regulation Reminders Snagging is not allowed in Kachemak Bay east of a line from Anchor Point to Point Pogibshi until June 24 It’s a good idea to consult the sport fishing regulation booklet before starting your fishing […]

Fishing Report

North Kenai Peninsula Management Area Week of June 13 to June 19 Issued June 14, 2016 Emergency Orders and regulation reminders Emergency Orders are in effect for the following areas: In the Kenai River: This emergency order prohibits the retention of king salmon while sport fishing in the Kenai River from its mouth upstream to […]

Trail Conditions Report Kachemak Bay State Park

June 10, 2016: Overall Conditions: Snow level is at 1000 ft. and above. Trail locations obscured in alpine areas. Majority of trails are/will be very brushy. When in doubt, look for chainsaw cuts on trees and logs. Advisory: Trails in KBSP are rough, with steep grades in places, and in some cases only marked routes. […]

Alaska Court System to close Fridays at noon

Beginning July 1, 2016 Court System to Close Courts Statewide on Fridays at Noon to Help Reduce Operating Costs Anchorage, Alaska, June 15, 2016: Beginning July 1, 2016, the Alaska Court System will close courts and court offices statewide at noon every Friday to reduce operating costs. Some designated courts will be open for certain […]

Point of View | Peter Zuyus

At the last assembly meeting, KPB Mayor Navarre introduced Ordinance 2016-24 to eliminate the KPB Senior Citizen property exemption. The Mayor’s proposal attempts to create inter and intra generational warfare by turning the KPB community against Seniors and also turning current Seniors against future Seniors. Mayor Navarre has asserted that he believes there are currently […]

Letters to the Editor

Special Thanks Recently we had our annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. This was our best fund raiser ever and we have our community to thank for that. We would like to give a special thanks to the Emblem Club for feeding us again at the end of the run, Officer Sean Perry […]

Carmen Valentine-Garcia

Anchor Point resident, Mrs. Carmen Valentine-Garcia, 52, died Thursday, June 2, 2016 at her home in Anchor Point, Alaska. Memorial services will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 11, 2016 at The Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall in Homer, Alaska. Carmen was born October 30, 1963 in Hessen, Germany. She moved to Alaska in 2008 where […]

Give your children the gift of ‘financial’ knowledge

It’s almost Father’s Day. If you’re a dad with young children, you can expect some nice homemade cards and maybe even a baseball cap. But, of course, your greatest reward is spending time with your kids and watching them grow. In return, you can give them a gift – the gift of knowledge. Specifically, in the months and years ahead, teach them the financial skills that can help make their lives easier and more rewarding.

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