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A new poster seeking information on the whereabouts of Anesha "Duffy" Murnane produced on Oct. 12, 2020, in Homer, Alaska, will go up at Two Sisters Bakery in Homer. (Photo courtesy Anesha Murnane family)

Search continues for Anesha Murnane, missing since Oct. 17, 2019

Family, friends will hold candlelight vigil on Sunday to mark anniversary of her disappearance

A new poster seeking information on the whereabouts of Anesha "Duffy" Murnane produced on Oct. 12, 2020, in Homer, Alaska, will go up at Two Sisters Bakery in Homer. (Photo courtesy Anesha Murnane family)
This “I voted” sticker in Aleut by artist Barbara Lavallee is part of the Alaska Division of Elections 2020 stickers designed to “depict the diversity, strength and power of Alaskan women,” according to an Oct. 12, 2020, press release from the Division of Elections. The designs feature the words “I voted” in English, Spanish, Koyukon, Gwich’in, Aleut, Tagalog, Alutiiq, Northern Inupiaq, Nunivak Cup’ig, and Yup’ik, and will be available at polling places for the Nov. 3 general election as well as online. (Photo courtesy Alaska Division of Elections)

Absentee in-person voting starts Oct. 20 in Homer

Absentee ballots can be mailed or dropped off at Homer City Hall

This “I voted” sticker in Aleut by artist Barbara Lavallee is part of the Alaska Division of Elections 2020 stickers designed to “depict the diversity, strength and power of Alaskan women,” according to an Oct. 12, 2020, press release from the Division of Elections. The designs feature the words “I voted” in English, Spanish, Koyukon, Gwich’in, Aleut, Tagalog, Alutiiq, Northern Inupiaq, Nunivak Cup’ig, and Yup’ik, and will be available at polling places for the Nov. 3 general election as well as online. (Photo courtesy Alaska Division of Elections)
Christina Whiting poses for a photo on Oct. 5, 2020, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Taz Tally)

Homer artist takes pandemic project on road

‘Behind the Mask - Our Stories’ invites people to share experiences

Christina Whiting poses for a photo on Oct. 5, 2020, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Taz Tally)
Flu shots are just one part of the Hope Health Fair as seen on March 20, 2019, in Hope, British Columbia, Canada. (Black Press file photo)

Public health: Get flu shot by end of month

Dr. Anne Zink said anyone over the age of 6 months should get their flu shot.

Flu shots are just one part of the Hope Health Fair as seen on March 20, 2019, in Hope, British Columbia, Canada. (Black Press file photo)
Sarah Dayan. (Photo courtesy Alaska State Troopers)

Homer woman charged in murder of Soldotna man

The victim, Keith Huss, 57, was found in Turnagain Pass

Sarah Dayan. (Photo courtesy Alaska State Troopers)
The new U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Homer Community Based Outpatient Clinic as seen on Aug. 11, 2020, in Homer, Alaska. The clinic opened for patients on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)

New VA clinic opens in Homer

Homer VA clinic returns to in-patient service after pandemic hiatus

The new U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Homer Community Based Outpatient Clinic as seen on Aug. 11, 2020, in Homer, Alaska. The clinic opened for patients on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020. (Photo courtesy of U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs)
October First Friday shows feature several group exhibits

October First Friday shows feature several group exhibits

First Friday openings presente a diversity of artists and art

October First Friday shows feature several group exhibits
Homer Theatre re-opens — but cautiously with restrictions
Homer Theatre re-opens — but cautiously with restrictions
200 show up for ‘We the People’ rally

200 show up for ‘We the People’ rally

Trump event held at Land’s End

200 show up for ‘We the People’ rally
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)

Absentee in-person voting for October election has started

When, where and how to vote in the Oct. 6 municipal election

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)
Terry Yager, left, poses with new Kachemak Group Realty owner Valerie Buss, far right, and her husband, Bryce Buss, center, on Tuesday, Sept, 15. 2020, at the agency’s office on West Pioneer Avenue in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer raised woman buys Kachemak Group

Homer raised woman, Valerie Buss, returns and buys Kachemak Group

Terry Yager, left, poses with new Kachemak Group Realty owner Valerie Buss, far right, and her husband, Bryce Buss, center, on Tuesday, Sept, 15. 2020, at the agency’s office on West Pioneer Avenue in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Candidate QA: Lane Chesley

Candidate QA: Lane Chesley

Former Homer City Council member Lane Chesley seeks to move on to Kenai Peninsula Borough government service with his run for the District 8 KPB… Continue reading

Candidate QA: Lane Chesley
KBBI broadcasts new radio play on Friday

KBBI broadcasts new radio play on Friday

‘Knife Skills’ was written and directed by Homer playwright Lindsey Schneider

KBBI broadcasts new radio play on Friday
Two plane crashes occur over weekend

Two plane crashes occur over weekend

No major injuries for pilots, passengers in two separate incidents

Two plane crashes occur over weekend
Pilot suffers minor injuries in Sunday plane crash

Pilot suffers minor injuries in Sunday plane crash

Piper PA 22-135 plane crashed after takeoff from airport

Pilot suffers minor injuries in Sunday plane crash
Alaska World Arts Festival returns

Alaska World Arts Festival returns

For 2020, most of the festival will be virtual

Alaska World Arts Festival returns
A Remington Deluxe Model 5 typewriter sits on a desk on Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Editorial: Vow to hold a civil election

Reject violent protest as we head into fall elections

A Remington Deluxe Model 5 typewriter sits on a desk on Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Burning Basket will be virtual this year

Burning Basket will be virtual this year

Event includes public display of basket

Burning Basket will be virtual this year
September First Friday shows close the summer with mix of live, virtual events

September First Friday shows close the summer with mix of live, virtual events

September’s First Friday shows continue a mix of in-person and virtual art openings and events. Live opening receptions will be held for Liz Bowen’s work… Continue reading

September First Friday shows close the summer with mix of live, virtual events
Sign making looks at land acknowledgment

Sign making looks at land acknowledgment

‘Our work today is to reinvent this space’

Sign making looks at land acknowledgment