FYI – News briefs & announcements – May 13

Tusty to return to service May 17 The M/V Tustumena’s return to service is further delayed due to necessary additional work discovered during the vessel’s annual overhaul. The ferry is now scheduled to return to service Sunday, May 17. The revised schedule will not impact the vessel’s Aleutian Chain sailing, departing Homer May 19. Additional Information will be […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – May 6

Shorebird Festival offers a variety of fun What has been deemed the largest wildlife festival in the State of Alaska begins this week with the 23 annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival. The five day event schedule offers 50 different events ranging from field events to workshops, and is certain to have something for everyone. Hundreds […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – April 29

KESA board meeting The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will hold its regular monthly board meeting on 6 p.m. May 7 at the new Diamond Ridge Fire Station located at 65705 Diamond Ridge Rd. The public is welcome to attend. The agenda is posted at the McNeil Fire Station and the KPB Annex building. For more information […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – April 22

Anchor Point hires new fire chief Retired city of Atlanta Fire Rescue Department Captain Al Terry has been hired by Anchor Point Fire and EMS to replace outgoing chief, James Dycus. Terry’s anticipated start date is May 18, and Assistant Chief Doug Loshbaugh will serve as acting chief until Terry’s arrival. Condo appeal deadline extended […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – April 15

Homer Pick.Click.Give. raises over $90,000 Some 25 percent more Alaskans made Pick.Click.Give. donations when filing online for the 2015 PFD this year, creating an overall growth of 20 percent more charitable contributions than last year. Homer saw 1,424 donors raise $93,275.00 in 2015. Top fund raisers were Cook Inletkeepter with 225 donors and $15,175.00, and […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – April 8

Fish and Game committee meeting The Homer Fish and Game Advisory Committee will meet 6 p.m. April 14 at the NERRS building. On the agenda is a report on the recent board meetings attended by Tom Hagberg, a discussion on submitting out-of-cycle proposals and any other resource-related topics brought forth by the committee or public […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – April 1

Experience ‘One Lord Sunday’ “One Lord Sunday” will be held April 19 at 11 a.m. in the Homer High gymnasium. A group of Homer churches will be celebrating together and everyone is welcome. HEA requests rate changes Homer Electric Association has requested a rate increase in its filings with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska. HEA […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – March 25

This is only a test Alaska will conduct a “live code” test of the State’s emergency alert system at approximately 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, March 25. The State’s Emergency Alert and NOAA Weather Radio systems will deliver a test tsunami warning message. While the message will be a “test” message, codes used to activate the system […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – March 18

Officials to test tsunami warning system In connection with Tsunami Preparedness Week, the NOAA’s National Weather Service, the Alaska Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Alaska Broadcasters Association plan to conduct a test of the tsunami warning communications system on Wednesday, March 25 at 10:15 a.m.  The test will be broadcast on […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – March 11

KESA Board meeting March 12 The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will holding its regular monthly board meeting on Thursday, March 12 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the new fire station at 65705 Diamond Ridge Road. The public is welcome. For more information, call 235-9811. HCOA looks to fill 2 positions […]

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