Homer Electric Association expects to implement a rate increase beginning Jan. 1, 2014. HEA will submit a filing with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska that increases the Cost of Power Adjustment (COPA) from 5.
Upper Cook Inlet could see another strong year for sockeye returns if the 2014 forecast for 6.1 million fish comes to fruition.
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game released its 2014 forecast Nov. 19, which predicts a run of between 4.4 million to 7.
The 25th annual World AIDS Day may have been Sunday, but Planned Parenthood clinics across Alaska are recognizing AIDS and HIV all week long.
All four clinics, including the Soldotna location, are offering free HIV testing.
Alaska State Troopers and Central Emergency Services responded to a trailer house fire in Soldotna on Saturday at about 11 p.m.
According to a trooper report, the fire was contained to the kitchen and underneath the trailer.