Family, friends, police keep up search for missing woman

Friends, family and police have kept up the search for Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, the Homer women who went missing from downtown Homer on Oct. 17.… Continue reading

Homer man charged with murder three years ago to face trial Tuesday

Editor’s note: The story has been changed to correct the first name of public defender Joy Hobart. A Homer man charged with murder three years… Continue reading

Former council member files election contest suit in superior court

A former Homer City Council member has filed a lawsuit in Alaska Superior Court contesting the results of the last city election. Tom Stroozas filed… Continue reading

Meet the man behind one of Homer’s newest drive through coffee shacks

Ethan Smith wants to serve up good vibes along with a good buzz at The Coffeesmith

Reward offered in search for missing Homer woman

Three weeks after she went missing on Oct. 17, Homer Police remain actively searching for Anesha “Duffy” Murnane. Murnane’s family has started a Facebook page,… Continue reading

Mariners on the Move announced

The Mariners on the Move for the most recent quarter at Homer High School have been announced. Each Homer High faculty member selects one outstanding… Continue reading

Recall Dunleavy application denied by Department of Law

Department says application is ‘both factually and legally insufficient.’

Seawatch: BOF to consider proposals at Seward meeting

The Alaska Board of Fisheries is kicking off its 2019-2020 meeting schedule with Lower Cook Inlet meetings taking place Dec. 13-20 in Seward, although pre-meeting… Continue reading

Homer Flex Phoenix award winner announced

This month’s Homer Flex Phoenix award has gone to sophomore Clavdia Kulikov, according to school counselor Ingrid Harrald. This award is given out each month… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Monday, Nov. 11 — Veterans Day (no school) Today through Saturday, Nov. 14-16 — End of Road Shoot Out at the Kevin… Continue reading

Dr. Alan Boraas leads a tour of Kalifornsky Village, a former Native settlement, in April 2014. Boraas was a professor of anthropology at Kenai Peninsula College, an honorary member of the Kenaitze Indian Tribe and the driving force behind the creation, maintenance and expansion of the Tsalteshi Ski Trails. (Photo courtesy of Jenny Neyman)

KPC professor Boraas dies at 72

Community celebrates the legacy of educator who was the driving force behind the Tsalteshi trails.

Dr. Alan Boraas leads a tour of Kalifornsky Village, a former Native settlement, in April 2014. Boraas was a professor of anthropology at Kenai Peninsula College, an honorary member of the Kenaitze Indian Tribe and the driving force behind the creation, maintenance and expansion of the Tsalteshi Ski Trails. (Photo courtesy of Jenny Neyman)

Homer Truffle Co. hosts Dia de los Muertos celebration

Homer’s traditional end-of-October celebrations in the form of trick or treating and haunted houses were joined this year by a new event — a celebration… Continue reading

Fair Share Campaign opens Homer office to collect signatures

A week after the Homer office of Alaska’s Fair Share campaign opened, volunteers have gathered close to 600 signatures of the 692 needed to put… Continue reading

Man, dogs survive bear attack on Diamond Ridge

A local man is recovering after surviving a bear attack Monday afternoon that happened when he was out walking his dogs on trails below Diamond… Continue reading

Hansen-Cavasos retains seat on council following election investigation

A Homer City Council member whose residency qualifications were called into question after she won election to the body earlier this month will retain her… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent John O’Brien gives a presentation to the Borough Assembly at the Betty J. Glick Assembly Chambers in Soldotna, Alaska on Aug. 22, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Superintendent updates assembly on enrollment, scores and more

Superintendent John O’Brien gave an update about district enrollment, test scores and goals at Tuesday’s Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly meeting. To begin, O’Brien said the… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Superintendent John O’Brien gives a presentation to the Borough Assembly at the Betty J. Glick Assembly Chambers in Soldotna, Alaska on Aug. 22, 2019. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
The University of Alaska Southeast. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

UA Regents address accrediting agency concerns

Regents commit to inclusivity.

The University of Alaska Southeast. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)

Coast Guard gets scary for a cause with Haunted Hickory

The weekend before Halloween has come and gone, which can only mean the annual Haunted Hickory experience has too. Approximately 1,300 people went through the… Continue reading

Rotary Health Fair returns for 36th year

As the weather cools and the propensity for getting sick increases, lower Kenai Peninsula resources have a reliable annual resource to turn to — the… Continue reading

Police actively searching for missing Homer woman

Nearly two weeks after she went missing on Oct. 17, Homer Police remain actively searching for Anesha “Duffy” Murnane. Murnane, 38, disappeared after leaving her… Continue reading