The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District is facing a roughly $3.4 million deficit this year, but has a few options to close that gap.
Savanna Bradley is the collections manager at the Pratt Museum in Homer, but she’s been a personal fan and lover of the building and all its artifacts since childhood. To watch her slide out drawers of fragile bones and handle handcrafted fishhooks is to watch a professional care for her many charges, but to hear her talk about the Pratt and all it has to offer is to listen to the perspective of a lifelong lover of history.
“Dodging bullets is not part of the curriculum.”
Atz Kilcher has been a storyteller for decades. Whether through his music, art or other projects, his preferred method of communicating is through anecdotes, and that didn’t change when he set out to write his first book: “Son of a Midnight Land.”
The girls cross-country ski team for Homer High School came away from the weekend with the top title in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Championships, held in Seward.
Every member of Wendy Todd’s first grade class from Paul Banks Elementary School became mini movie stars in the latest installment of a mentorship program in conjunction with Homer Middle School.
Meet South Peninsula Hospital’s new Chief Executive Officer: Joseph Woodin.
This is the time of year chimneys start to get plugged up with creosote, and Kachemak Emergency Services is trying to help head that issue off before it becomes a real problem.
When musicians or bands who have enjoyed as long and varied a career as the Irish rock group Young Dubliners say they “just love” playing in (insert name of ridiculously small town you’ve never heard of in middle-of-nowhere America) you can usually bet they’re just being nice. When Dubliners frontrunner Keith Roberts says he loves Homer and the state of Alaska, he’s not only telling the truth — he’s speaking to a bit of a personal obsession.
Mariners on the Homer High School Nordic ski team didn’t let their last home invitational go by without a bang.
While a purple people eater pulled on her protective warm clothing, a group of commercial fishermen coordinated how they would hold their large fish net while skiing and a viking warrior princess skipped by on her way to registration.
An intense fire last Thursday destroyed a home on East End Road in Fritz Creek, but no one was hurt.
The Homer Mariner hockey team stayed true to its winning pattern this season in the last home game Thursday, earning a narrow victory over the Kenai Kardinals at the Kevin Bell Arena.
Memberd of the Homer City Council were able to come to some consensus on certain aspects of the planned future police station.
The license for what would have been Homer’s first standard marijuana cultivation facility within city limits has now been denied at both the local and state level.