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Cutter Roanoke Island leaves Homer on last voyage

...preparation, on Wednesday morning the Roanoke Island passed inside the green can - the Archimandritof Shoal buoy - and left Kachemak Bay one last time. Several families stood at the entrance of the harbor to wave good-bye to fathers and husbands. The Roanoke...
Card Street Fire spreads in Sterling

...Division of Forestry, Nikiski Fire Department, Central Peninsula Emergency Services, the U.S. Forest Service and Kachemak Bay Emergency Services have all responded to the Card Street fire. Mowry said there are 10 smoke jumpers, 3 air tankers...
Coast Guard cutter forced into retirement

...American islands. Roanoke Island is off the coast of North Carolina and Sapelo Island is near Darien, Ga. Like the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Sapelo Island is an estuarine reserve, with a small town of 50, Hog Hammock...
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...
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...
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...


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