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

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Homer Volunteer Fire Department Jan. 4-10 Firefighters and… Continue reading

 

Freda Dee

Freda Maxine Dee

Freda Maxine Dee April 7, 1961 - Jan. 6, 2022 Freda Maxine Dee was a wonderful mother, grandmother and wife. Her smile was bright and… Continue reading

 

Charlie Franz.

Point of View: Election integrity is not anti-democratic

Shortly after reading the “Fight for Democracy” Point of View in last week’s paper, I read “Is Ensuring Election Integrity Anti-Democratic,” by John R. Lott,… Continue reading

 

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Point of View: How can we make healthy, positive changes in our lives?

Use ‘8 Dimensions of Wellness’ tool to start making changes.

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Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Jan. 13, 2022.

Letters to the Editor

Don’t fall for the lies Dear Editor, In last week’s paper, the left attempted to gaslight you. They tried to use the false narrative of… Continue reading

Michael O'Meara's cartoon for Jan. 13, 2022.
Clarke (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)

Pet of the Week: Clarke

Clarke is a sweet 4-year-old girl who would make a great companion! She’s a bit of a bull in a China shop, so a home… Continue reading

Clarke (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)
The masthead for the Homer Weekly News.

Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

The masthead for the Homer Weekly News.
Alaska Airlines planes are parked at gates with Mount Rainier in the background at sunrise, March 1, 2021, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Alaska Airlines said Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, it will trim its schedule by about 10% for the rest of January at it deals with “unprecedented” numbers of employees calling in sick during the current COVID-19 surge. (AP Photo / Ted S. Warren, File)

Alaska Air trims January flights to cope with virus outbreak

Alaska Airlines said Thursday it will trim its schedule by about 10% for the rest of January.

Alaska Airlines planes are parked at gates with Mount Rainier in the background at sunrise, March 1, 2021, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. Alaska Airlines said Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, it will trim its schedule by about 10% for the rest of January at it deals with “unprecedented” numbers of employees calling in sick during the current COVID-19 surge. (AP Photo / Ted S. Warren, File)
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District Attorney Angie Kemp speaks with Assembly member Wade Bryson after at September 2019 presentation for a Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Kemp has been named director of the Alaska Department of Law’s Criminal Division.

Kemp picked to head state’s Criminal Division

Department of Law is working to fill district attorney vacancy.

Ben Hohenstatt / Juneau Empire File
District Attorney Angie Kemp speaks with Assembly member Wade Bryson after at September 2019 presentation for a Greater Juneau Chamber of Commerce luncheon. Kemp has been named director of the Alaska Department of Law’s Criminal Division.
Sophia Dias is the November Phoenix Award recipient. (Photo by Beth Schneider)

Dias named November Phoenix Award recipient

The November recipient of the Homer Flex High School Phoenix Award is Sophia Dias. Each month, the school staff choose a student to receive the… Continue reading

Sophia Dias is the November Phoenix Award recipient. (Photo by Beth Schneider)
Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
Town Crier teaser.

Town Crier

The Homer Legislative Information Office at 270 W Pioneer, is now open for the second session of the 32nd State Legislature which convenes Tuesday, Jan.… Continue reading

Town Crier teaser.
Ice surrounds the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory at the Pioneer Dock on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, in Homer, Alaska. The buoy tender is known as "The Bull of the North." (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer’s Best Bets

Decades ago when the Betster started building the family cabin one chilly fall, Mama Betster had these words of advice. “Inch by inch, life’s a… Continue reading

Ice surrounds the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory at the Pioneer Dock on Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, in Homer, Alaska. The buoy tender is known as "The Bull of the North." (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Sports in brief

DDF Upcoming meets: TBA Friday, Jan. 14: DDF Competition at Dimond TBA Saturday, Jan. 15: DDF Competition at Dimond Basketball Upcoming meets: 4 p.m. Thursday,… Continue reading

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

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Homer Volunteer Fire Department Dec. 27-Jan. 3 Firefighters… Continue reading

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

The Homer Unitarian Universalists will host a Vigil for Democracy at Wisdom, Knowledge, Friendship and Love Park from 10 a.m. to noon Thursday, Jan. 6… Continue reading

Town Crier teaser.
Drew John Brown

Drew John Brown

Drew John Brown Nov. 15, 1996-Dec. 22, 2021 Drew John Brown was in a traffic accident on the evening of Solstice and his spirit passed… Continue reading

Drew John Brown
Anna Creasey

Anna Creasey

Anna Creasey Sept. 14, 1928 - Jan. 2, 2022 Lifelong Alaskan Anna Creasey, 93, passed away Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022 at Central Peninsula Hospital. Memorial… Continue reading

Anna Creasey
Mary Patricia Baringer

Mary “Pat” Patricia Baringer

Mary “Pat” Patricia Baringer May 5, 1955 - Dec. 17, 2021 Mary Patricia Baringer (Dahl), of Coeur’ D Alene, Idaho, passed away unexpectedly on Friday,… Continue reading

Mary Patricia Baringer
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Efforts continue in Alaska to find abandon baby’s family

ANCHORAGE — Officials in Alaska said Tuesday they are still attempting to identify a newborn that was found abandoned in a cardboard box on street… Continue reading

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