The Homer City Council got its first look at the 2014 fiscal year budget last Monday night, a spending proposal called status quo or “treading water” by City Manager Walt Wrede.
The Superior Court ruled that the State of Alaska’s Department of Natural Resources unreasonably delayed action on an application by the Chuitna Citizens Coalition aiming to protect salmon habitat by ensuring adequate water flow in the Chuitna River.
An Anchor Point woman was sentenced Monday to four months in a lesser sentence of “shock jail” and ordered to pay back $98,000 in an embezzlement case against local businessman Matt Shadle.
Among four ballot propositions, voters will be asked a two-part question on term limits when they enter the voting booth Oct. 1.
A new group of more than 60 businesses called Homer Voice for Business wants a more collaborative relationship with local city government.
Changing policies on cell phone use by students as well as an effort to get iPods into the hands of elementary school students were among the topics considered by the local Kenai Peninsula School Board at its once-a-year Homer meeting.
Following yet another evening of testimony from frustrated city residents and business owners unhappy with changes to the water and sewer rates, several city council members used their closing comments to encourage those with an interest in seeing changes to city policy to run for election.
HOMER – Homer Electric Association is instituting new fees designed to reduce the number of late and declined payments received. The new fees will not affect any HEA members who are paying their energy bill on time or those who have special arrangements. Under the new structure, which goes into effect on Sept. 1, a […]
Long-time resident Corbin Arno is the first to apply for one of two Homer City Council seats available at the next general election Oct. 1.
Arno, 32, who was born and raised in Homer is married with three children. He has been in the construction field for nearly 20 years and is currently the manager of Arno Construction.
Were you a 28, 29 or 30? An O or an N? In with Homer or South Anchorage? Well, forget your designation from the last election, because as of Sunday the map of Alaska voting districts has changed.
After a seven-month process, the Alaska Redistricting Board approved a new voting district map Sunday. A new-new map, as it were. Voting districts are redrawn every 10 years following the U.S. Census, in order to ensure elected representation is equitable. But the map used for the 2012 elections was found to be unconstitutional by the courts.