Megan Pacer

Cosmic Cannabis Company sits ready for customers on East Bunnell Avenue in Old Town on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer’s second marijuana retail store opens

Cosmic Cannabis Company to hold grand opening in Old Town

 

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 during the October municipal election… Continue reading

 

Kenai’s Emilee Wilson leads a group of runners up a hill during the varsity girls’ 5 kilometer race Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at the Lookout Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Boonstra, Hamilton win Homer invite

Homer girls take second place

 

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

City council seeks to fill airport with Ravn replacement

Emergency ordinances for airport lease, COVID-19 response, pass at meeting

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Signs on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the main entrance to South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska, warn visitors not to enter until they have been met by hospital staff. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

2 new COVID-19 cases on southern Kenai Peninsula

South Peninsula Hospital relaxes visitation after weeks of low community spread

Signs on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the main entrance to South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska, warn visitors not to enter until they have been met by hospital staff. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Homer Police Station. (Homer News file photo)

Police respond to plane mishap at airport

No one injured in minor incident

Homer Police Station. (Homer News file photo)

Firefighters douse boat fire

No one injured in blaze at the Homer Harbor

Seward’s Selma Casagranda digs the ball during a volleyball game against the Homer Mariners on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 at the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Mariners volleyball tops Seahawks in home game

Homer will next play Nikiski this weekend

Seward’s Selma Casagranda digs the ball during a volleyball game against the Homer Mariners on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020 at the Alice Witte Gymnasium in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

Homer City Council preview

Council to consider building code change, funding allocations

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Seahawks quarterback No. 3 looks for a place to throw during a Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020 football game against Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Seahawks quarterback No. 3 looks for a place to throw during a Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020 football game against Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Homer News file photo 
                                Homer High School.

Valedictorian stories wanted

Retired school counselor seeks to compile tales from former top students

Homer News file photo 
                                Homer High School.
Election official Erin Petrie sanitizes a ballot privacy sleeve during the Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center polling location in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Sen. Gary Stevens wins primary election

Incumbent Sen. Gary Stevens (R-Kodiak) has emerged victorious from the Republican Primary after several days of waiting for absentee ballots to be counted before a… Continue reading

Election official Erin Petrie sanitizes a ballot privacy sleeve during the Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center polling location in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

New city manager sworn in

City attorney says Homer legally has no health powers

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

4 new COVID-19 cases on central peninsula

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported 69 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday — 68 cases in Alaska residents and one nonresident… Continue reading

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Seward’s Gaia Casagranda digs the ball during a game against the Homer Mariners on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 in the Alice Witte Gymnasium at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. The Homer-hosted jamboree scheduled for Saturday was pared down to a matchup between Homer and Seward teams after sports were canceled for central peninsula schools last week. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer victorious in pared down volleyball jamboree

Event changed after central peninsula sports got canceled

Seward’s Gaia Casagranda digs the ball during a game against the Homer Mariners on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 in the Alice Witte Gymnasium at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. The Homer-hosted jamboree scheduled for Saturday was pared down to a matchup between Homer and Seward teams after sports were canceled for central peninsula schools last week. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Let them eat schmear

The Bagel Shop aims to reopen this week

Linda Rourke navigates the various web pages needed for her Alaska History class, where she is a longterm sub, on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Students head back to school

Principals talk first few days in Homer, Anchor Point schools

Linda Rourke navigates the various web pages needed for her Alaska History class, where she is a longterm sub, on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
A Homer resident casts their vote during the Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Stevens overtakes Cox in Senate race as absentee ballots are counted

Division of Elections began counting absentee ballots Tuesday; results are still not final

A Homer resident casts their vote during the Primary Election on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)