Candidate Q&A: Donna Aderhold

Current Homer City Council member Donna Robertson Aderhold is running for Homer Mayor in the upcoming Oct. 6 municipal election.… Continue reading

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Candidate Q&A: Ken Castner

Homer Mayor Ken Castner is looking to continue serving the city in that capacity, and is running for reelection to… Continue reading

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Candidate QA: Lane Chesley

Former Homer City Council member Lane Chesley seeks to move on to Kenai Peninsula Borough government service with his run… Continue reading

Candidate Q&A: George Hall

Political newcomer and Homer resident George Hall has thrown his hat in the ring to serve on the Homer City… Continue reading

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Candidate Q&A: Rachel Lord

Current Homer City Council member Rachel Lord is looking to continue her work on at the city level, and is… Continue reading

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Candidate Q&A: Caroline Venuti

Current Homer City Council Member Caroline Venuti is seeking to repeat her term, running for one of two open seats… Continue reading

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Raymond Walker. (Photo courtesy Raymond Walker)

Candidate QA: Raymond Walker

Longtime Homer resident and first time political hopeful Raymond Walker has added his name to the list of those vying… Continue reading

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A sign by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center shows where to vote on Aug. 21, 2018, for the Diamond Ridge, Homer, Alaska, precinct. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Candidates make their cases for local public office

Change starts at home — that’s why the Homer News reached out to all candidates running for local government positions Continue reading...

Homer Farmers Market: Harvest keeps coming

The Market isn’t over yet and will run through September

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Refuge Notebook: Become a secret agent at refuge headquarters

I arrived in Alaska in February, when it was still dark, cold and snow-covered. As a Floridian, I knew this Continue reading...

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Homer Police Station. (Homer News file photo)

Cops and Courts

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

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Pets of the Week: Kit and Dottie

Kit and Dottie are 12-week-old female kittens. Meet Dottie and Kit, our newest recruits. These gals are very sweet and… Continue reading

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Elmer Enzminger

Elmer Enzminger April 14, 1928 - Sept. 10, 2020 Elmer Enzminger peacefully passed away Sept. 10, 2020 at South Peninsula Continue reading...

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