As stated in its Annual Report, Cook Inlet Aquaculture Association (CIAA) is a non-profit regional association which exists to:
On January 21, hundreds of thousands of people will join in the Women’s March on Washington, D.C. They will stand together in solidarity with their partners and children for the protection of our rights, our safety and health, and our families, while recognizing that our vibrant and diverse communities are the strength of our country. This March will send a bold message to our new administration on their first day of office and to the world, that women’s rights are human rights.
Women’s March to be
Kenai Peninsula students will get a chance to play and sing along with the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra in a set of concerts this week.
The Homer Council on the Arts holds its annual meeting and arts awards presentation at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, at its offices. The evening also includes a kick-off of the Gaye Wolfe portrait auction, featuring paintings by the late Homer artist. Before she died, Wolfe did a series of portraits of these arts, music and cultural icons: Toby Tyler, Shirley Timmreck, Renda Horn, Jill Berryman, Ahna Iredale, Alex Combs and Annette Bellamy, Mavis Muller, Lynn Naden, Ron Senungetuk, Laura and Peter Norton and Asia Freeman, Karla Freeman and Betty Weiser Kaplun.
HCOA offers circus, scrimshaw,
A Pioneer Avenue landmark got a major remodel, a new name and a new owner late last year. On Dec. 29, the 68-year-old historic Heritage Hotel sold to third-generation Homer resident Abe Alborn.
Some people seem surprised when a big southwest wind on a 20-foot plus tide turns the Spit Road into a big wall of surf splashing on the road. Here’s a life hack, Betseroids. If Kachemak Bay has so many whitecaps it looks like one ginormous washing machine, a high tide will bring all that energy up to the Spit. What do you get when those waves hit the rocks? Kablam! The plow people will be scraping rocks, driftwood and car parts off the road, that’s what.
Let’s revisit spruce aphids. I’m hearing lots of talk about how lucky we are to have cold temperatures after too many warm winters and how detrimental to the aphids this will be.
A resolution planned for hearing at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly would clarify that each assembly member’s opinions about the assembly’s controversial invocation policy are his or her own.
On a sunny winter day on Jan. 5, Holly and Jordin Keintz and their daughters Katie and Natalie hiked down to Diamond Creek to enjoy the remote beach at the bottom of a steep trail off the Sterling Highway near Diamond Ridge Road. They didn’t expect to add more information to the story of Ice Age Homer.
The South Peninsula Amateur Radio Club (SPARC) holds ham radio training classes from 5 p.m.-6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of every month and from noon-3 p.m. the second Saturday of every month in the Homer Public Library Conference Room. Classes started Jan. 14. The classes are a self-study program guided by Extra Class Operators and Instructors Shanley KL5AJK and Pat KL3DB. The testing session will be noon-3 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the Homer Public Library. There is no charge to take the tests. Door prizes will be given away along with a chance to win a new ham radio at the end of the Spring Class Session.
Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
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Diva’s Women’s Hockey hosted the 9th Annual Jamboree Tournament last weekend. More than 90 players traveled from Kenai, Anchorage, Palmer and the Valley. This tournament, sponsored by Beluga Lake Lodge, is a major fundraiser for Homer Women’s Hockey.
HHA, Divas host Winter Jamboree
The Kevin Bell Arena will be busy this weekend, as women hockey players from around the state meet to create a spectacular display of hockey talent.
The Homer Hockey Association and the Homer Divas Women’s Hockey announce the seventh annual Winter Jamboree hockey tournament scheduled to take place Jan. 13-15 at the ice arena on the Homer Spit.
Twelve days into the New Year and here in our peaceful corner of the universe, so far the world hasn’t collapsed. No well-loved musicians pivotal in the formation of your grandparents’ teen years have died. No big howling winter storms have blown in. Ice has yet to freeze the Homer Harbor solid, although Mud Bay might be there already. The new baby count stands at two. Welcome to the world, Everest and Hope. We hope you climb big mountains and bring light to the world. We’ll try not to mess things up for you.