Kenai peninsula Borough School District administration, members from the Kenai Peninsula Education Association and the Kenai Peninsula Education Support Association meet at a collective bargaining session to continue contract negotiations for employees who have been without contracts for a year, on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Educators set to strike Tuesday

Educators and staff will strike, starting Tuesday, a Friday night press release from two employee associations said. Executive committees with… Continue reading

Harbor seals released by SeaLife Center into Kachemak Bay

Ugashik “ Uggy” and Charley Fritz were found neglected by their mothers.

Council votes down new rules for extending water service outside the city

After numerous public hearings, hours of council discussion, consultation with the city attorney and several suggested substitutes, an ordinance to… Continue reading

Storm Hansen-Cavasos, pictured here on Aug. 30, 2019 at the Homer News in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Hansen-Cavasos hopes to serve community on city council

While Storm Hansen-Cavasos would be a newcomer to the Homer City Council should she be elected, she’s no newcomer to… Continue reading

Tom Stroozas looks to repeat term on city council

Homer City Council member Tom Stroozas has spent the last three years trying to help improve the city through projects… Continue reading

Evensen represents emerging political demographic of parents with young children

Homer City Council candidate Joey Evensen falls into a demographic emerging as part of the city’s political scene. Like council… Continue reading

Erickson wants to build on accomplishments and be re-elected

Incumbent Homer City Council member Shelly Erickson seeks to build on her accomplishments and be elected again. A lifelong and… Continue reading

Operators of an Alaska Crane Liebherr LTM 1500 mobile hydraulic crane move the Goldbelt Seawolf at its launch on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, at the Northern Enterprises Boatyard in Homer, Alaska. The crane held the Seawolf over the water until the tide had come in. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Largest Bay Weld boat ever built is launched in Homer

On Tuesday, Bay Weld broke its own record with the launch of its newest vessel, the 74-foot Goldbelt Seawolf, at Continue reading...

School board hears teacher concerns on contract, health care

Teachers, school staff and concerned community members flooded the Homer High School Mariner Theater with red on Monday as they Continue reading...

A sign advertising the annual Homer Documentary Film Festival hangs on the side of the Homer Theatre Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

A conversation with Doc Fest co-founder Jamie Sutton

The 16th annual Homer Documentary Film Festival begins today, marking the 16th year Homer has been host to moving, educational Continue reading...

Homer Farmers Market: Alaska farming boom is a mini revolution

Every farmer digs into the soil, the skin of the earth. Every farmer is taking the laws of nature into Continue reading...

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Opinion

Letters to the Editor

School unions send message to district An open letter to the communities of the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District, As Continue reading...

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Community

Pet of the Week: Tiny Lion

Pet of the week Tiny Lion is a 2-year-old male cat. This guy is a character. He’s extremely affectionate and… Continue reading

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Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Homer Volunteer Fire… Continue reading

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Obituaries

Kenneth A. Rowell

Kenneth A. Rowell Sept. 21, 1946 - June 27, 2019 Kenneth A. Rowell, 72, of Anchor Point, passed away Thursday,… Continue reading

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Ursula “Auralrea” Marie Claunch

Ursula “Auralrea” Marie Claunch Aug. 19, 1941 - Aug. 11, 2019 Anchor Point resident, Ms. Ursula “Auralrea” Marie Claunch, 77,… Continue reading

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