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Wasting found in Kachemak Bay sea stars

...disease were discovered last week in Kachemak Bay.Brenda Konar and Katrin Iken...Pisaster, which is much more rare in Kachemak Bay.Konar said observers have reported...individual diseased sea stars in Kachemak Bay in the past, but this is the first...
Alaska businesses, schools partner on maritime job skills

...advertising collective with more than 70 members from the Kachemak Bay region, worked with Homer High School and Kenai Peninsula College's Kachemak Bay Campus this year to offer new programs meant to help...
Body of overdue Seldovia boater found in Kachemak Bay

ANCHORAGE - Alaska State Troopers say searchers have found the body of an overdue boater from Seldovia.
Registration opens for Tutka Bay Writers Retreat

...and dramatic tidal fluctuations. To get to the lodge, participants will take a 20-minute water taxi ride across Kachemak Bay from Homer. 49 Writers' retreat facility, The Widgeon, is a crabbing boat dry-docked on a tidal lagoon just a...
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell to perform at Salmonfest 2015

...Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik on the first weekend of August, July 31-Aug. 2. This year's sponsor is the Kachemak Bay Conservation Society, a Kenai Peninsula based nonprofit.Salmonfest is organized to bring attention Alaska salmon...
Big king salmon wins Homer tournament for Kodiak fisherman

...Mike Olsen got to taste what some might consider a perfect fishing day in Homer on Saturday.Sunshine reflected off Kachemak Bay. Temperatures reached the upper 40s, "like summertime," according to the 45-year-old. And, heck, he couldn't...
Alaska Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer finishes up two-year term

...recognitionsDauenhauer's appearances as Alaska State Writer Laureate have included serving on the faculties of the Kachemak Bay Writers Conference in Homer and Northwords Writers Symposium in Skagway; participating in the First Alaskans Institute...
Contributions to Literacy in Alaska awards announced

...also taught at the college level and at school residencies throughout the state, and is part of the core faculty for Kachemak Bay Writers Conference. Her honors include fellowships, artist residencies, a Pushcart Prize and the Celia Hunter Award...
Testing shows no radiation in Cook Inlet

...the organization on Monday announced the results of its test on water sampled in September, north of Yukon Island in Kachemak Bay.Cook Inletkeeper Executive Director Bob Shavelson said during a June interview that the Fukushima nuclear disaster...
Tutka Bay Writers Retreat registration now open

The Tutka Bay Writers Retreat, organized by 49 Writers, will be held Sept. 5-7, at the Tutka Bay Lodge across Kachemak Bay from Homer. This year's conference will feature acclaimed poet Carolyn Forche, and is designed for poets and memoirists...


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