This Week’s Circulars


Local News

Borough working group looks into peat

Much of the western Kenai Peninsula is covered in peatlands, and some people want the chance to harvest and sell it.

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3 seats on HEA ballot

The nearly 24,000 members of Homer Electric Association will soon have their chance to extend their involvement in the utility beyond flicking their light switches... Read more

Crime & Courts

Poor northern Cook Inlet king returns lead to closures

King salmon runs to the Susitna River aren’t looking good for 2018, leading to closures in both the commercial fisheries and sportfisheries of Upper Cook... Read more

Premera to invest $50 million in health initiatives in Alaska

Health insurer Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alaska is planning a multimillion-dollar investment into Alaska’s mental health and rural health care service.... Read more