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The election was held by mail-in ballot only this year due to concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Using a 2020 Gratitude Grant from the Elks National Foundation, the Homer Elks Lodge #2127 donated $2,500 to the Homer Community Food Pantry last month.… Continue reading
United Fishermen of Alaska, with some financial help from Icicle Seafoods, held an informative webinar last week on the state’s mandate No. 17, which is… Continue reading
A husband and wife team have joined the South Peninsula Hospital health care team. Registered Nurse Stephanie Swain and Dr. Matthew Swain are the latest… Continue reading
This is the next installment in the series “A Soils Primer for Homer.” When driving north on the Sterling Highway, climbing the Ninilchik Hill, off… Continue reading
Homer Transfer Station workers pulled a burning trash container out of the station building this past Friday and kept the building from catching on fire.… Continue reading
The borough finance department has had to adjust projections.
Alaskans looking to return home after snowbirding in the Lower 48 will be allowed to travel through Canada, despite the fact that the country closed… Continue reading
Like many other schools across the country, Kachemak Bay Campus had to get creative to honor this spring’s graduates in the midst of the novel… Continue reading
The public is invited to a procession through town following the ceremony
The Homer Public Library now offers limited service where people can check out materials and pick them up from the back door. The building remains… Continue reading
In awarding the quarterly Mariners on the Move awards, Homer High School had to get a little creative, seeing as students haven’t actually been in… Continue reading
Retirement announcements Jeri McLean of Paul Banks Elementary School is retiring after 31 years. The school asks community members to help staff celebrate by sending… Continue reading
The remote community of Seldovia across Kachemak Bay can breathe a bit easier for now in the wake of the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic —… Continue reading
Though the annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival was canceled along with so many other events in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic, the festival organizers… Continue reading
Cloth face coverings are strongly encouraged when going out in public.
An Anchor Point man in his 80s with underlying health conditions has died from COVID-19, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services reported Wednesday.… Continue reading
The latest person to contract COVID-19 in Alaska is an Anchorage man, and he brings the state total to 371 positive cases. The Alaska Department… Continue reading
Two more COVID-19 cases were reported Monday, bringing the total number of cases in Alaska to 370. This includes nine people who have died and… Continue reading
Another Homer person has tested positive for COVID-19, according to Sunday’s update from the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services. This is the third… Continue reading