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Rates paid by Homer Electric Association users will rise by 3.25 percent beginning Feb. 1. The Alaska Regulatory Commission, which permits rates charged by public utilities, allowed the rate raise on Friday.

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 9:38pm

Some legislators are seeking an end to the Alaska Measures of Progress and Alaska Alternate Assessment tests.

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 9:39pm

Due to weather conditions, the 2016 Tustumena 200 Sled Dog Race has been canceled. The race, which covers 200 miles through the Caribou Hills on the central and southern Kenai Peninsula, had been scheduled to start Jan. 30.

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 9:39pm

Alaska's mental health services may soon be easier to access, even for patients in remote and rural areas. A bill pre-filed for the January legislative session, sponsored by Rep.

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 9:38pm

AMES, Iowa - Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump received the endorsement Tuesday of conservative firebrand Sarah Palin, giving the billionaire businessman a potential boost less than two weeks before Iowa's kick-off caucuses.

Tue, 01/19/2016 - 9:38pm

Homer Electric Association is requesting a temporary 3.25 percent rate increase, effective in February, to recover what it says is a significant loss from transmitting power for other utilities.

Sat, 01/16/2016 - 7:37pm

In a fight between a 47-year old hunter and an approximately 500-pound brown bear, Greg Matthews of Plano, Texas came out the unlikely winner this past fall.

Sun, 01/17/2016 - 7:44pm

Budget constraints might mean all but two of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's 44 schools will have more students and fewer teachers in the classroom next year.

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 9:18pm


Mon, 01/18/2016 - 9:19pm

With the annual lease sale approaching and the Alaska LNG Project proposed to enter Cook Inlet, some groups are asking what oil and gas development may do to beluga whale habitat in the inlet.

Mon, 01/18/2016 - 9:18pm


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