Ninilchik Fire Chief David Bear moves the fire truck out of the new Ninilchik Emergency Services building on Aug. 9, 2014, to make room for visitors to the open house of the new NES building. (Homer News file photo)

Proposition 1: What you need to know

Ninilchik, Anchor Point voters to decide on combined fire and EMS service area

 

Homer Farmers Market: The market has reached the end of the season

Last staffed Market is Saturday; no Harvest Party will be held

 

COVID-19. (Image via CDC)

State reports 5 new COVID-19 cases on central peninsula Wednesday

The tally includes a case associated with Soldotna High School.

 

200 show up for ‘We the People’ rally

Trump event held at Land’s End

Clara Stading, a junior, is this month’s recipient of the Flex Phoenix Award given out by Homer Flex School. (Photo courtesy Ingrid Harrald)

Flex Phoenix Award winner: Clara Stading

With school back in session for the year, Homer Flex School has returned to recognizing students who best represent its values with the Flex Phoenix… Continue reading

Clara Stading, a junior, is this month’s recipient of the Flex Phoenix Award given out by Homer Flex School. (Photo courtesy Ingrid Harrald)

New city manager settles into role

Homer’s new city manager, Rob Dumouchel, has been settling in with over a month on the job so far. Dumouchel, who came from Eureka, California,… Continue reading

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)
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                                Homer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

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                                Homer High School.
In this Nov. 12, 2018 file photo, ballots are prepared to be tabulated in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District election in Augusta, Maine. Alaska’s Measure 2 would change the state’s voting system to a ranked-choice voting system like the one used in Maine, among other election reforms. (Robert F. Bukaty/Associated Press)
In this Nov. 12, 2018 file photo, ballots are prepared to be tabulated in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District election in Augusta, Maine. Alaska’s Measure 2 would change the state’s voting system to a ranked-choice voting system like the one used in Maine, among other election reforms. (Robert F. Bukaty/Associated Press)
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                                Gov. Mike Dunlevy speaks at a news conference on Aug. 18.

State says additional unemployment payments are coming soon

People will receive the extra $300 payment for each week filed if eligible to receive $100 or more.

Courtesy Photo / Office of Gov. Mike Dunleavy 
                                Gov. Mike Dunlevy speaks at a news conference on Aug. 18.
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Homer News file photo
                                Homer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

Homer News file photo
                                Homer High School.

Candidate Q&A: Caroline Venuti

Current Homer City Council Member Caroline Venuti is seeking to repeat her term, running for one of two open seats in the municipal election coming… Continue reading

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)
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

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)
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

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)

Candidate Q&A: Donna Aderhold

Current Homer City Council member Donna Robertson Aderhold is running for Homer Mayor in the upcoming Oct. 6 municipal election. Program Coordinator for the Gulf… Continue reading

Candidate Q&A: Ken Castner

Homer Mayor Ken Castner is looking to continue serving the city in that capacity, and is running for reelection to that seat in the October… Continue reading

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 Q&A: George Hall

Political newcomer and Homer resident George Hall has thrown his hat in the ring to serve on the Homer City Council. Hall is running in… Continue reading