Getting ready for disaster

Community Resilience Fair will offer skills training and resources for emergency preparedness

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Members of a shelter development work group meet at the Independent Living Center in Soldotna, Alaska, to discuss the establishment of an emergency cold-weather shelter on the peninsula on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
‘We want to see this shelter yesterday’

As winter approaches, work group looks to train emergency homeless shelter volunteers

ACLU: State prisons are overcrowded

Wildwood Correctional Center in Kenai was over maximum capacity for more than 200 days.

In this Nov. 14, 2019, photo provided by John Guillote and taken from an aerial drone shows the U.S. research vessel Sikuliaq as it makes its way through sea ice in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska’s north coast. University of Washington scientists onboard the research vessel are studying the changes and how less sea ice will affect coastlines, which already are vulnerable to erosion because increased waves delivered by storms. More erosion would increase the chance of winter flooding in villages and danger to hunters in small boats. (John Guillote via AP)
Warm oceans delay sea ice

Sea ice in the Chukchi Sea every day since mid-October has been the lowest on record.

Cities back online sales tax initiative

Sales tax revenues help support government services in both Kenai and Soldotna.

Court reports for Nov. 20, 2019

Read the latest reports.

Iraq War veteran Robert “R.J.” Carlough stands with a Quilt of Valor presented to him at the Veterans Day lunch held at the Elks Lodge on Nov. 11, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. Carlough served in the U.S. Army First Division, 16th Infantry — the Big Red One — from 2002-10, and in Iraq from 2003-04. To his right is Karrie Youngblood, who quilted the work. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Quilters honor those who served on Veterans Day

More than 235,000 quilts have been presented nationally.

Kelly Cooper (Photo provided)
Cooper files for House District 31 race

Cooper filed her letter of intent to run for the seat now held by Rep. Sarah Vance, R-Homer.

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