Megan Pacer

Homer chef to represent Alaska and “iconic” state dish at national event

Move over kings, sockeyes and pinks — there’s a new iconic Alaska food in town. Rather than everyone’s favorite omega-3-packed fish, or the time-honored king… Continue reading

Local man retires after years of service

If shoppers frequent Safeway regularly, chances are they’ve seen or met Terry Elliott. The Homer resident has worked there since about 1989, said Independent Living… Continue reading

Homer claims second win over Valdez

The Homer High School varsity football team brought its standings up to 2-1 over the weekend, victorious over Valdez High School. The Mariners topped the… Continue reading

Commission recommends Spit opens for pot

The Homer Spit, once excluded from the commercial cannabis narrative in the city, has been brought back into the conversation. Members of the Cannabis Advisory… Continue reading

Weekly high school sports highlights

Upcoming events Cross Country will run at Kodiak Friday and Saturday, Sept. 1-2. Volleyball plays at the Seward Invite Friday and Saturday Sept 1-2. Homer… Continue reading

New trails complete at Karen Hornaday

As if there weren’t already enough reasons to love Homer’s Karen Hornaday Park, a group of service-minded volunteers just added a few more with several… Continue reading

Council talks capital projects

Even with few state dollars rolling downhill to help municipalities with infrastructure, cities are tasked each year with assembling their capital improvement priorities for the… Continue reading

Cougars fall to Monroe Catholic

The Voznesenka Cougars came out fighting in their first game of the season Saturday, but fell to Monroe Catholic High School from Fairbanks. The Buccaneers… Continue reading

Military exercise tried to limit wildlife impact

The organizers of a military exercise held in Alaska this summer took efforts to minimize impact to marine wildlife, U.S. Navy officials said. Northern Edge… Continue reading

Kodiak tops Mariners in opening home game

The Homer Mariners varsity football team was toppled 21-8 by the Kodiak High School team during their opening home game this past Saturday, but head… Continue reading

Homer man faces burglary, assault charges

A Homer man faces charges including burglary, assault and reckless endangerment after breaking into a home with a gun last month. Roddy Hahnlen, 47, was… Continue reading

Homer flies through triennial airport drill

Early Saturday morning, a group of local residents young and old were packed onto a school bus, driven out onto a runway at the Homer… Continue reading

Schools, organizations provide help with supplies

As the start of a new school year draws ever closer, parents and students alike have plenty of things to get ready for: sports, new… Continue reading

Fun at the fair

Rain or shine — or in Friday’s case, lots of rain — peninsula residents can’t be kept from the annual Kenai Peninsula Fair in Ninilchik.… Continue reading

First day of school at Paul Banks

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Homer takes 4th in Jamboree

The Homer Mariners varsity volleyball team started out their season with a new coach this weekend at the Homer Jamboree, where the team took fourth.… Continue reading

Two get honorable mention for baseball

Mose Hayes and Seth Adkins from Homer were named “Honorable Mention” for the Alaska American Legion Baseball 2017 Team of Excellence. As teammates of the… Continue reading

Bruce Bayes and Ann McGrew Anniversary

On Aug. 19, 1967, Bruce Bayes and Ann McGrew were married in Phoenix, Arizona. They moved to Anchor Point in 1976, where they raised three… Continue reading

Council OKs next step toward new police station

Homer is one step closer to seeing a new police station. Members of the Homer City Council voted unanimously at their Monday meeting to approve… Continue reading

Homer fall sports schedule

Homer Mariners Football, Varsity: Saturday, Aug. 19, Barrow Varsity, Barrow High School, 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, Valdez Varsity, Homer High School, 2 p.m. Friday,… Continue reading