After six years of work, the Alaska Legislature on Saturday afternoon approved a statewide ban on smoking in most public places across Alaska.
The Alaska Legislature adjourned its 2018 session just before 2 a.m. Sunday morning after passing a $10.4 billion state operating budget that funds ferries, health care and everyday services through summer 2019.
Featured artists for the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival sometimes tend toward the Roger Tory Peterson side of the field — nerdy naturalists who paint with crisp precision. Every year the Kachemak Shorebird Festival commissions an artist to create a painting or sketch of a bird to be used on its program, posters and clothing.
The Soldotna girls and boys track teams repeated as champions Saturday at the Kenai Peninsula Borough track and field meet at Soldotna High School.
“Skjdfsdan,” one of our hotshot reporters wrote as a draft lede to Best Bets. No, that’s not the French keyboard that Mr. Scarf Man got stuck in his head after his Paris vacation. That would be “azertyuiop.” We don’t know what skjdfsdan means. Maybe it could be:
Pier One starts season with kick-off celebration
The Homer Mariners took another step to clinching a strong seed in the region baseball tournament with an 8-6 victory Wednesday night over Soldotna.
All year long, students from Paul Banks Elementary School and Homer Middle School have been enjoying a growing relationship as the elder students mentored and taught the younger. The program that brings them together had its last session of the school year on Monday.
Large female fish produce a disproportionate number and more robust eggs than previously thought, according to a new study published in the journal Nature.
Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Join the Homer Storytellers from 3-5 p.m. in the Library Conference Room. Share and listen to stories about overcoming a setback, difficult situation, or adversity. You’ll laugh, feel emotions, be entertained, and have a good time. Questions? Email email@example.com or call (907) 235-3180.
Now is the time when many high school seniors in Homer begin to look toward bigger horizons. Whether they stay local, travel far, enter the work force or go on to higher education, local students are big achievers.
Homer High School:
Where is the sunshine and warmer weather? The song birds and cranes got the memo to return, but maybe Mother Nature didn’t copy the sunshine in her annual email. My taste buds are so ready to enjoy fresh rhubarb, and sunshine and warm temperatures would be a wonderful accompaniment, almost as good as vanilla ice cream. I want to bake pie and make our favorite rhubarb and strawberry pan dessert.
Earth Day was amazing
Editor’s note: Some of the language in this article may be graphic to some readers.
By Michael Armstrong
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Mary Ellen Berger