Michael Armstrong

Police continue to investigate Oct. 29 boat fire

A 58-year-old Homer area man last week suffered burn injuries in a suicide attempt when he tried to kill himself by burning a fishing boat… Continue reading

Kate Finn, right, and Gregg Browngoetz help Democratic Party candidate for House District Seat 30 Liz Diament campaign on Pioneer Avenue Tuesday afternoon. Diament and Finn also hold signs for Democratic Party candidate for U.S. House Sharon Cissna.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Obama wins national vote, but loses here

Compared to the whooping and hollering of four years ago when Barack Obama won the presidency, the tone was celebratory but subdued at Alice’s Champagne… Continue reading

Kate Finn, right, and Gregg Browngoetz help Democratic Party candidate for House District Seat 30 Liz Diament campaign on Pioneer Avenue Tuesday afternoon. Diament and Finn also hold signs for Democratic Party candidate for U.S. House Sharon Cissna.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News
The Homer Volunteer Fire Department fire hall and trucks of today-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Homer Volunteer fire department celebrates big six-oh

OK, just to get the historical facts out of the way, the Homer Volunteer Fire Department Inc., the organization that celebrates its 60th anniversary this… Continue reading

The Homer Volunteer Fire Department fire hall and trucks of today-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Wrede submits ‘treading water’ budget to council

At the Homer City Council on Monday, the council put on its agenda the most important item of the year: setting the fiscal year 2013… Continue reading

Artist wears her gallery around her neck

Previous Bunnell Street Arts Center artists-in-residence like Mike Houston and Jim Woodring have set up studios in the gallery space that sprawled across the rough… Continue reading

Joseph Resetarits attends a bail hearing Monday at the Homer Courthouse. The hearing was continued to Tuesday. -Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Resetarits brothers released on bail

The two brothers charged with sexual assault of a drunk boy at a Sept. 8 East End Road teen drinking party were released from jail… Continue reading

Joseph Resetarits attends a bail hearing Monday at the Homer Courthouse. The hearing was continued to Tuesday. -Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Buccaneer’s jack-up rig to leave by Oct. 31

Buccaneer Energy’s jack-up rig Endeavour-Spirit of Independence will leave the Homer Deep Water Dock and Kachemak Bay by Oct. 31, said Buccaneer vice president Mark… Continue reading

HCOA - A painting by Donna Ridener from her show.

First Friday shows highlight unusual media

For October's First Friday openings, artists show works in traditional media like oils and watercolors. See media a bit out of the ordinary at other… Continue reading

HCOA - A painting by Donna Ridener from her show.

Troopers investigate teen party incident

 The proverbial elephant in the room has been stomping down the hallways of Homer High School.  Rumors have been raging among students and parents about… Continue reading