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 […]

Published Events – March 11

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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 […]

Published Events – March 4

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FYI – News briefs & announcements – March 4

Science conference held Island and Ocean Visitor Center will host a three-day Kachemak Bay Science Conference March 5-7. Presentations include scientific and traditional ecological knowledge relevant to Kachemak Bay and its surrounding coasts and waters. For more information, check out http://kbayscience.org/. Sen. Gary Stevens comes to visit Local Alaska State Senator Gary Stevens will host […]

Published Events – Feb. 25

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News briefs & announcements – Feb. 25

Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will hold a special meeting 7 p.m. Feb. 26. The meeting will be held at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station, Mile 12, East End Road. The agenda will be posted at the fire station and the KPB Annex Building on Pioneer Avenue in Homer. The public is welcome to attend. Call 235-9811 for more information.

Published events – Feb.18

WedFeb18 Community Recreation Zumba • 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the HERC Building Gym. 500 Sterling Hwy, next door to the Homer Middle School at the old Boys & Girls Club Gym. Locals Night at The Chart Room • 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Land’s End. 235-0406. Strong Women • 1:30-2:30 p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri. Homer Senior […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Feb. 18

New Alaska minimum wage effective Feb. 24 Alaska’s minimum wage will increase from the current $7.75 an hour, to $8.75 an hour on Feb. 24. An estimated 16,000 Alaska jobs currently pay $8.75 or less. While the voter-approved Ballot Measure 3 called for a Jan. 1 increase, in accordance with the Alaska Constitution, the effective […]

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