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300 Villages: Anchor Point
This week we're heading to Anchor Point, a small community 14 miles north of Homer on the Kenai Peninsula.
Thu May 23, 2013
Police report - May 22
Fire and EMS May 13-19 Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to 12 emergency medical calls and one fire call.
Wed May 22, 2013
Anchorage Daily News
Fishing, like the weather, is definitely getting better
Shawn Shipman was in second place with a 70.4 lbs. halibut. The Whitehorse, Yukon Territory resident caught the fish May 19, 2013 on the Dan Orion.
Lazy Sun Tanning and Tours to close, but building to get new life as B&B or rental in Anchor Point
The eye-catching Anchor Point landmark on the corner of the Sterling Highway and North Fork Road is about to go away.
Farmers Market set to ring in 2013 growing season
It is expected to have more food booths and produce showing up from the many high tunnels in Homer and Anchor Point.
Sat May 18, 2013
Buccaneer Energy Ltd. has spud a well at Cosmopolitan, but the company is asking the state for additional time to complete its larger work program at the Cook Inlet prospect.
Thu May 16, 2013
Even with a late spring, it's time to think about fishing
I spent the last two weeks bouncing up and down the Kenai Peninsula looking for open water -- that is, when I wasn't reading this year's regulations, trying to figure out where, when and how I can fish.
Tue May 14, 2013
Anchorage Daily News
Buccaneer Energy begins drilling Cosmo well
The Peninsula Clarion says the company began drilling near Anchor Point on Sunday.
Thu May 09, 2013
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Hilcorp dominates Cook Inlet lease sale
Twenty-eight lease tracts were sold with high bids of $419,840 offered by six bidder groups, state Oil and Gas Division Director Bill Barron said.
Wed May 08, 2013
Seward City News
Mrs Lil Gets BP Teacher of Excellence Award
Myla Liljemark, who teaches social studies at Seward Middle School, was among seven Kenai Peninsula Borough teachers honored May 1st as 2013 BP Teachers of Excellence.
Sat May 04, 2013
Homer holds nose at stinky spring scent
If the May 1 print edition of the of the Homer News had scratch 'n' sniff ink, an eau de Homer this spring would have a recipe like this: Open the bucket a week later, take a deep whiff and prepare to gag.
Thu May 02, 2013
Felony charges dismissed in kidnapping, robbery case
The day before his trial was set to begin in Homer, a 53-year-old man accused of kidnapping, armed assault, robbery and burglary has accepted a plea deal dismissing those felony charges.
Show opens at Cosmic Kitchen
While there is no First Friday reception, Anchor Point artist Gary Sheridan will visit Cosmic Kitchen from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday for the opening of a show at the Pioneer Avenue restaurant, celebrating its 10th anniversary this month.
Enstar provides gas project update
Enstar Natural Gas has provided the following update on its project to bring natural gas from Anchor Point to Homer and Kachemak City.
Wed May 01, 2013
Man arrested in shooting tries, fails at jail break
An Anchor Point man arrested last week for a shooting incident faces a new charge after he allegedly tried to escape from the Homer Jail two days later.
Homer holds nose at spring scent
If the print edition of today's Homer News had scratch 'n' sniff ink, an eau de Homer this spring would have a recipe like this: Open the bucket a week later, take a deep whiff and prepare to gag.
Police report - May 1
Fire Kachemak Emergency Services responded to four medical emergency calls and one fire call during the week of April 22-28. Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to seven emergency medical service calls and two fire calls for the week of April 22-28. Anchor Point Fire and EMS responded to 5 medical calls and two fire calls the week of April ... (more)
Anchorage Daily News
The long journey of Alaska's Russian Old Believers -- and the challenges that lie ahead
The village of Nikolaevsk, Alaska, is seen Saturday, June 5, 2004. A group of Old Believers came to Nikolaevsk on the Kenai Peninsula near Homer in the late 1960s, built the village themselves and worked in the lucrative commercial fishing industry.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Anchorage plant outage affects 4,600 on Peninsula
More than 4,000 Kenai Peninsula homes lost power this morning when Chugach Electric's Southcentral Power Project in Anchorage went offline.