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Using a portion of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding it has received, the City of Homer is extending a hand… Continue reading
Peninsula communities take different approaches to COVID-19 testing.
Setting a new record for the largest single-day increase in new cases of COVID-19 for Alaska residents, the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services… Continue reading
State sees one of its highest COVID-19 case increases in Tuesday count
Since Thursday, the state has reported four new resident cases and one new nonresident case.
The state reported 120 news cases this week.
Correction: Initial patch paving on Pioneer Avenue began Thursday. Directional closures and the final top-lift paving are taking place Friday through Saturday morning. A long-awaited… Continue reading
The infamous “Into the Wild” bus was airlifted Thursday from Stampede T`rail, the Alaska Army National Guard announced. The bus will be stored at a… Continue reading
ANCHORAGE — Jim Johnsen, the embattled University of Alaska president whose term has been marked by no-confidence votes from the faculty amid deep budget cuts,… Continue reading
This is indeed an odd summer. The weather has been amazing, but tourism is down. Around the state, farmers markets report that numbers are down… Continue reading
Residents of Ninilchik and Anchor Point have a few more chances left to weigh in before the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly votes on an ordinance… Continue reading
If a day goes by at Homer Flex School in which the focus never lands on Principal Chris Brown, he considers that a good day.… Continue reading
Residents of Homer and the surrounding area experienced their first ever celebration of Juneteenth last Friday, complete with food, faith, song, meditation and, in the… Continue reading
The Homer Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center has canceled the annual July Fourth parade in Homer, citing concerns over the lingering threat of the… Continue reading
The ordinance to change the process to a vote-by-mail hybrid was enacted on a vote of six to three.
As cases of illness caused by the novel coronavirus continue to climb in Alaska, members of the Homer City Council again got to hear from… Continue reading
As I walked by the booths at the Homer Farmers Market last weekend I overheard someone talking to a yoga instructor who excitedly told about… Continue reading
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has provided clarification on recent revisions to regulations for halibut charter fishermen. In part of his response to the… Continue reading
Following a week of protests in Wisdom, Knowledge, Faith and Love Park and the beginning of weekly educational gatherings centered around racial justice, a group… Continue reading
Homer’s tally of COVID-19 cases continues to grow along with that of other cities and towns, as the state announced 20 new cases of the… Continue reading