FYI – News briefs & announcements – Aug. 19

Natural gas line damaged On Aug. 13, Homer Volunteer Fire and Police departments responded to a report of a residential natural gas line that had been damaged while rototilling and was leaking gas in a Soundview Avenue neighborhood. Neighboring homes were evacuated, while crews were able to clamp the line and stand by for ENSTAR […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Aug. 12

KESA meeting Kachemak Emergency Service Area will hold a their monthly board meeting 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station, (Mile 12 East End Rd.). The public is welcome to attend. An agenda will be posted at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station and the KPB annex office at 206 E. Pioneer Ave. […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Aug. 5

EMTs live longer in a zombie apocalypse It’s also a great way to serve your community and help others. Anchor Point Emergency Services and Homer Volunteer Fire Department will offer an EMT I class starting Sept. 9, and running through Nov. 14. If you are interested in participating in the class, call 235-6700 to sign […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – July 29

Help local kids be prepared for school Children in need will get a positive start in school this year, thanks to a program at the Homer Food Pantry. The Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma — a service organization of women educators — is holding its annual “Back to School Supplies Project” during the month […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – July 22

Arts and culture complex planning begins The Pratt Museum and Homer Council on the Arts are in conversation about the possibilities of collaborating to make use of the existing museum building as a performance, art and activity space. The future arts and culture complex — to be located on the Pratt Museum’s 9.8-acre property — […]

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FYI – News briefs & announcements – July 8

Independence day ‘black out’ At 11:48 p.m., July 4, Homer Electric Association experienced a power outage that impacted the Homer Spit and the south side of Kachemak Bay.  The cause of the outage was a primary underground fault between the McKeon Flats re-closer and the junction box where the undersea cable comes ashore.  Power was […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – June 24

Burn ban still in place The open burning suspension remains in place for most of southcentral Alaska. Even with higher humidity over the last two days, little or no rain provided relief to the overall dry conditions of the area. This burn ban includes all areas of the Kenai Peninsula and extends to all camping, […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – June 17

Don’t burn anything Homer Electric Association responded to a power outage Monday afternoon in the Diamond Ridge and Old Sterling Highway area. The outage started at 2:37 p.m. and affected 638 HEA members. The cause of the outage was a failed insulator on power pole. The failure of the insulator caused a small fire at […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – June 10

Cosmopolitan plans to drill up to 33 wells The Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Oil and Gas, received a plan of operations application from BlueCrest Energy Inc. in October 2014 to drill up to 33 wells from an existing 35-acre pad located on private land within the Kenai Peninsula Borough. The Cosmopolitan Project […]

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