HOMER — The debate over whether a Cook Inlet hatchery operator can move some net pens out into a Homer-area bay is tangled up with the future of the tourism industry and commercial fishing in Lower Cook Inlet.
Alaskans removed 2.1 tons of prescription drugs from circulation during the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Mind you, I’m not anti-management. Some good leaders maintain thriving companies by inspiring a passion for a job well done in an atmosphere of confidence. Collaboration is their organizational approach, where praise co-exists with constructive criticism. The employees operate with a well-defined sense of mission, because it has been clearly communicated from the top every step of the way.
On Monday night, a group of five interns from across the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District were celebrated with a graduation ceremony for their work with Project SEARCH , a program that seeks to give developmentally disabled students job experience and training.
Wasilla Republican David Eastman has proposed a measure making abortion illegal in the state of Alaska.
Grab your binoculars, the annual Kenai Peninsula Birding Festival starts Thursday, May 18 and runs through Sunday, May 21 with different birding hot spots and events throughout Soldotna, Kenai, Kasilof and Sterling.
Kenai National Wildlife Refuge intern Kyra Clark rakes masses of the invasive waterweed elodea from the Soldotna-area Sport Lake on Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Behind her, staff from the Refuge, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources, and the Kenai Watershed Forum prepare to launch the two boats that will target elodea with the herbicides diquat and fluridone. Following Tuesday's herbicide discharge into Sport Lake, Refuge biologist John Morton said there's a three-day safety restriction on drinking the lake water, but none on swimming or fishing. He also cautioned against sprinkling the herbicide-treated water on lawns or gardens. A second round of diquat and fluridone will be put into Sport Lake in September, Morton said, to contnue killing elodea through the winter. (Ben Boettger/Peninsula Clarion)
During an interview last June in his New York office, I asked Donald Trump about his use of language that many considered insulting and divisive. “Will there be a pivot for you from the primaries to the general election campaign?”
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered reasoned and reflective words to his circumpolar counterparts on the subject of global climate change this week in his opening remarks at the Arctic Council gathering in Fairbanks.