A forbidden love. A bitter rivalry. And love and hate expressed through rhyme. No, it’s not Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” Students in Homer High School’s Concert Choir are bringing “West Side Story” to life for the first time in 15 years on the Mariner Theatre stage this weekend.
For the better part of this past Saturday, 32 gluttons for punishment embarked on the Homer Epic through the Kenai Peninsula’s Caribou Hills.
After Darlene Hilderbrand put in nearly 20 years of work with Homer’s sick and terminally ill, the town decided to give a little something back to her.
“Are you kidding me?” puffed a skier as he pushed his way through the thick, soft snow at the McNeil Canyon Ski Area before the start of Saturday’s Kachemak Bay Nordic Ski Marathon.
After months of back and forth and several lengthy discussions, the Homer City Council has decided that the Homer Spit is not ready for retail marijuana.
Dissections, a rite of educational passage for students young and old, don’t really raise eyebrows among the learners at Fireweed Academy in Homer. In essence, Alaska curriculum is not for the faint of heart.
Art isn’t just for suffering artists anymore. A group of teenagers added “art show” to their resumes last week by having their work from a high school class featured in Grace Ridge Brewery’s First Friday art show.
The Homer Mariners basketball teams enjoyed a winning streak this past weekend, defeating Houston in a Southcentral Conference game Thursday, March 1 and shooting their way to victory during their Friday, March 2 Senior Night games against Seward.
Is it that time again already? That’s right — time to update Homer’s Comprehensive Plan.
The South Peninsula Hospital Board of Directors went into executive session at its Wednesday night meeting to discuss personnel matters, after an employee began to speak about why she transferred departments.
Several Homer Mariner skiers took to the snow for the last time as high school athletes over the weekend at the ASAA First National Bank Alaska Nordic Ski Championships.
There aren’t many things that could drive a person to leave the sun and warmth of Hawaii to sign up for a two week stay in Alaska in the dead of winter. Jocelyn Shiro found more than 260 good reasons in the students of West Homer Elementary School.
To some, the opioid epidemic gripping the state of Alaska and the nation at large might seem to have appeared almost overnight. Those in the health care industry know that in reality, it’s a problem that was percolating for several decades.
Retail marijuana stores making their way to the Homer Spit is once again on the table at City Hall.
A student from Ninilchik School was taken into custody in Kenai after allegedly making threats to bring a gun to the school last Tuesday, Feb. 20.
Do you remember the last book you read? Do you remember every character and plot point? Are you prepared to answer any question about any detail of that book in under 30 seconds? That’s basically what students all over the district train to do during Battle of the Books, a national reading incentive program for grades three through 12.