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High Wind Warning Through Friday

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Press Release from Bonnie Hanson – KPB Office of Emergency Management High Wind Warning URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ANCHORAGE AK 921 AM AKDT THU AUG 27 2015 …UNUSUALLY STRONG LATE SUMMER WINDSTORM… .A STRONG UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE ORIGINATING IN THE ARCTIC WILL DIVE SOUTHWARD ACROSS SOUTHCENTRAL ALASKA BY LATE TONIGHT. THIS WILL LEAD TO STRONG WINDS…ESPECIALLY […]

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Body Found on Backer’s Island

Body Found on Backer’s Island

| August 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

by Chief Hal Henning On 8/8/2015 at approximately 0830 hours, two fishermen observed a body on the beach at Backer’s Island.  They determined the individual was not breathing and called 911.  SPD responded with EMS and determined the individual was deceased.  The individual was identified as 47 year old Troy Dean Fisher from Grand Junction […]

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Funny River Road is Still Closed

| May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Brenda Ahlberg At this time the Funny River Road is still CLOSED until further notice. When AKIMT and AK State Troopers determine that it is safe for residents to return to their homes, OEM will deploy a Rapid Notify message, work with local media and post on the websites to let folks know. NOTE: […]

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HEA Taking Precautions as Funny River Fire Grows

HEA Taking Precautions as Funny River Fire Grows

| May 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Joe Gallagher May 24, 2014 – 4:00am –  As the Funny River Fire continues to expand, Homer Electric Association (HEA) is taking precautions to protect its transmission lines and continue to provide power to its members. Friday evening, the fire was very close to two transmission lines that are located between Kasilof and Soldotna, […]

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2014 2nd Annual Alaska Fiber & Arts Festival

2014 2nd Annual Alaska Fiber & Arts Festival

| April 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Debra Henderson The Kenai Peninsula Fair will be hosting the 2nd Annual Alaska Fiber & Arts Festival, April 26th-27th, 10am-5pm at the fairgrounds in Ninilchik, Alaska. This festival was started to bring awareness to a dying art, natural fibers of our state and education of that art. There will be informative booths, hands on experiences and demonstrations as […]

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A Seldovia, Alaska Miracle is Published!

A Seldovia, Alaska Miracle is Published!

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

by Jenny Chissus I received this inspiring and uplifting book in the mail from the publisher of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles Happen as it features a story about one of our very own – Peggy Cloninger! “Miracles happen every day – you just have to look around you to see them and be open […]

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