The Homer Spit, once excluded from the commercial cannabis narrative in the city, has been brought back into the conversation.
Reading social media last week after the start of the Kenai Peninsula Borough school year, a reader might have thought kids got transported to school in the back of a Ford Model A pickup truck — which, yes, was how the lucky children of the Homer Heights School actually did get to class in 1940. Parents complained about young children getting on the wrong buses, transportation taking two hours to get home, and late pick ups and drop offs.
Even with few state dollars rolling downhill to help municipalities with infrastructure, cities are tasked each year with assembling their capital improvement priorities for the state, and Homer has released its draft list.
The Voznesenka Cougars came out fighting in their first game of the season Saturday, but fell to Monroe Catholic High School from Fairbanks.
The Homer High School varsity football team brought its standings up to 2-1 over the weekend, victorious over Valdez High School.
The organizers of a military exercise held in Alaska this summer took efforts to minimize impact to marine wildlife, U.S. Navy officials said.
Early Saturday morning, a group of local residents young and old were packed onto a school bus, driven out onto a runway at the Homer Airport, and launched into a full-scale ” airplane crash,” complete with injuries and casualties. They didn’t have to worry, though.
By Megan Pacer
The Homer Mariners varsity volleyball team started out their season with a new coach this weekend at the Homer Jamboree, where the team took fourth.
Rain or shine — or in Friday’s case, lots of rain — peninsula residents can’t be kept from the annual Kenai Peninsula Fair in Ninilchik.
Homer is one step closer to seeing a new police station.
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On Aug. 19, 1967, Bruce Bayes and Ann McGrew were married in Phoenix, Arizona. They moved to Anchor Point in 1976, where they raised three children and welcomed four grandchildren. Congratulations on their 50th Anniversary.
South Peninsula Hospital CEO Bob Letson is leaving Homer after nearly a decade. What he’ll remember most from his time here are all the expanded medical services he brought on board to make it easier for Homer residents to get the help they need, he said.
A Homer man faces charges including burglary, assault and reckless endangerment after breaking into a home with a gun last month.
As the start of a new school year draws ever closer, parents and students alike have plenty of things to get ready for: sports, new classes and teachers, and new assignments. Part of being ready for school means equipping students with the supplies they’ll need to complete note taking, projects and assignments, both in the classroom and back at home.
The Homer Mariners varsity football team was toppled 21-8 by the Kodiak High School team during their opening home game this past Saturday, but head coach Walter Love isn’t worried.
Mose Hayes and Seth Adkins from Homer were named “Honorable Mention” for the Alaska American Legion Baseball 2017 Team of Excellence.
A recent field to vase dinner and tour at Scenic Place Peonies in Homer helped to highlight the state of the area’s peony industry today.