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Villages chosen for relocation grants singled out for climate-change threats — and progress

By Yereth Rosen Alaska Beacon Grants awarded to tribal governments in Alaska and the Lower 48 are only a start in what is expected to be a long process of funding relocation...

USCG, NOAA seize illegal halibut

KODIAK– A U.S. Coast Guard law enforcement boarding team seized illegally caught fish near Homer last Wednesday, Nov. 30. According to a press release, a USCG Cutter Naushon boarding team crew seized the catch...

EPA proposes restrictions to block Pebble Mine

By Mark Thiessen Associated Press ANCHORAGE — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last Thursday proposed restrictions that would block plans for a copper and gold mine in Alaska’s Bristol Bay region that is...

Mariners on the Move: Fall winners

Each Homer High faculty member selects one outstanding student per year based on scholarship and character. Honorees, their families and the nominating teachers attended a Nov. 16 celebration. Fall winners were: · Owen Pitzman...

Murkowski, Peltola and Dunleavy projected to win Alaska elections

By James Brooks Alaska Beacon All three incumbents likely clinched final victory in Alaska’s statewide elections last Friday, as the Alaska Division of Elections updated results with thousands of additional absentee, questioned...

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Homer Volunteer Fire Department Nov. 14–20 Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to three advanced life support emergencies...

Republicans will hold Alaska US Senate seat in tight race

JUNEAU— A Republican candidate is expected to hold Alaska’s U.S. Senate seat, with Donald Trump-endorsed Kelly Tshibaka and U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski leading in early returns. In results early Wednesday morning, Tshibaka had 44.56%...

Angst over youth outmigration emerges in Alaska campaign rhetoric and debates

By Yereth Rosen Alaska Beacon For nine straight years, more people have left Alaska than moved to the state, and for eight of those years, Alaska’s total population declined. It is the longest stretch...

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