Both first and eighth graders charted some somewhat unfamiliar territory on Tuesday as they teamed up to learn about the science of sound through a local mentorship program.
If there’s one thing you couldn’t get away with calling Head of the Bay Cougars defensive lineman and running back David Sanarov, it’s lazy.
Members of the Homer wrestling team showed they mean business this year by capturing the top spot in a weekend tournament for the second time in two weeks at the Round Robin Rumble, held at Homer High School on Friday and Saturday.
By Megan Pacer
What’s the difference between a sensor and a censor? Does it mean anything if a stamp is upside down? What is the significance of June 1944? These were just some of the hard-hitting questions fifth graders at West Homer Elementary tackled as mini detectives in a special lesson last Thursday.
“Every woman deserves a midwife.”
Work ethic, attitude, altruism: All helpful traits to have in a growing student, but not always able to be captured on a report card. A relatively new program at Homer High School seeks to recognize these and other student accomplishments.
Graduation held in an airport hangar, harrowing commutes to work across the tumultuous Cook Inlet, and mail dropped by airplanes overhead. While these may sound like situations of the far-off past, some Homer residents alive and well today are here to dispel that notion.
For a short time Tuesday night, schools from all corners of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District were connected by a common cause and presentation: the budget.
The Mariners fell short of what would have been their first Division III football state championship in school history on Saturday, losing to Barrow High School 20-14 in their game in Palmer.
Sometimes it’s nice to go back to where it all begins. At least that’s what several lower Kenai Peninsula elementary school kids did last week when they attended a field trip in Anchor Point that brought them to the beginning of the salmon life cycle.
Had you asked a Homer Mariners football fan this time last year what the team’s chances of going to the state playoffs were, you might not have gotten a very positive answer. But that’s all changed for the players this year, under the direction of newcomer Walter Love, who was named coach of the year for the Division III Peninsula Conference.
The discovery of a city water account that was under-billed for more than a decade has prompted a policy to deal with billing errors as well as an audit of water and sewer accounts in Homer.
Dozens of residents young and old traded their boots for sneakers this past weekend for Homer’s inaugural Walk with a Doc event, a localization of an international program.
There was much discussion and a bit of confusion in Homer City Hall on Monday as council members debated the details of a letter they will send to Alaska’s Marijuana Control Board weighing in on its discussion of regulations regarding onsite consumption in the state’s marijuana facilities.
The end of an era for two Homer City Council members Monday night was the beginning of a new adventure for a different pair as David Lewis and Catriona Reynolds sat their last meeting.
As short as our Alaskan summer may be, it still seems to be enough to embolden us and lull us into a pattern of traveling at speeds an ornery moose would surely love to take advantage of in the dead of winter’s night (or, you know, 3:30 p.m. in January).