If Homer residents have ever wondered just what a bunch of fishing vessels are doing roaming around Kachemak Bay every spring with brightly colored equipment, they’ll get the chance to see it firsthand every six years. The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council sponsored Homer’s first public tour of annual oil spill response training in the bay on Saturday.
After 23 years in service as a police officer in Homer and five as lieutenant, Will Hutt is entering a well-earned retirement.
With Earth Day coming up on Sunday, several area organizations tend to offer ways for the community to get involved and help make Homer a cleaner place. One such organization, Homer Wilderness Leaders, extends that opportunity to kids.
Both Homer soccer teams established themselves in Peninsula Conference play Tuesday, winning games against Nikiski High School.
A freshman volleyball player for Homer High School has been selected from her peers to advance her skills out of state with the Alice Witte Memorial Volleyball Scholarship.
The Homer City Council will soon vote on whether to create a task force dedicated to answering questions about the Homer Education and Recreation Complex’s future.
Haven House and the Homer community at large will celebrate the 2018 Women of Distinction on Friday at Alice’s Champagne Palace.
As discussions of a new police station on the Homer City Council narrow in on exactly how the city is going to pay for it, a seasonal sales tax is being identified as a more popular option.
A campfire that got out of control and began climbing the bluff of Bishop’s Beach last Friday was a stark reminder of the importance of responsible burning practices as Homer heads into spring and summer.
Some outdoor enthusiasts are satisfied with a traditional swim, bike, run style triathlon. Not Homerites.
More than 1,200 anglers descended on Homer’s harbor on Saturday to try their luck in the 2018 Winter King Salmon Tournament.
By Megan Pacer
Homer’s former Assistant Fire Chief Terry Kadel is stepping in to fill former Chief Bob Painter’s shoes for good — he was offered the head position at the Homer Volunteer Fire Department on March 20 after serving as interim chief.
Plans for the construction of an Aspen Hotel on the Sterling Highway in Homer are advancing, and the project is slated to break ground in May.
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.