COVID-19 vaccines arrive at South Peninsula Hospital on Dec. 16, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

South Peninsula Hospital to host COVID-19 vaccine clinic for 700 seniors

Online appointments for the Moderna vaccine filled up in 8 minutes

About 50 people protest the Jan. 6, 2021, riot at the U.S. Capitol on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, at WKFL Park in Homer, Alaska. The group reacted to the events in which rioters broke into the U.S. Capitol while Congress attempted to tally the Electoral College results in which former Vice President Joe Biden won the presidential election. Charles Aguilar, far right, wore a Trump puppet costume. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Locals protest the riots at U.S. Capitol

About 50 show up on Saturday to protest Jan. 6 riot and Trump’s involvement

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

State reports 296 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths

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Students play during recess on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 at West Homer Elementary School in Homer, Alaska. Elementary students were able to return to onsite schooling five days a week starting Monday. (Photo courtesy Joni Wise/West Homer Elementary School)

Students head back to school as onsite learning resumes

Elementary students attend 5 days a week, middle and high schoolers have altered schedule

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

City to pay assessment fees on parcel eyed by moose habitat group

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The Homer office of the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles. (Courtesy photo Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles)

Cuts in governor’s budget would close DMV office in Homer

Policy analyst: DMV costs more to operate than it brings in

The Homer Courthouse. (Homer News file photo)

Case against former legislative aide to Rep. Vance dismissed

A criminal charge against a former legislative aide for Rep. Sarah Vance (R-Homer) has been dismissed. Homer resident Adam Hykes… Continue reading

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Biological intern Annaleese Rasanen surveys severely burned alpine shrub tundra within the Swan Lake Fire burn July 27, 2020.

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A large flock of rock sandpipers flies over the Mud Bay side of the Homer Spit on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

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Commercial fishing and other boats are moored in the Homer Harbor in this file photo. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Seawatch: Tribe wins lawsuit in herring roe subsistence claim

Sitka Tribe of Alaska claimed state wasn’t providing “reasonable opportunity” in herring roe harvest.

Sanitization equipment is seen inside of a classroom at Kenai Middle School on Friday, Jan. 8 in Kenai, Alaska. (Ashlyn O’Hara/Peninsula Clarion)

As in-person learning resumes, parents ask for more changes

Many called for allowing students in all grades to resume in-person learning five days a week or for eliminating mask requirements for student athletes while active.

Ebony. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

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The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

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