Swim/dive meet huge success

More than 250 athletes, coaches and parents filled the Homer High School pool area the last weekend in October for the Regions III Swim/Dive meet. … Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2012

Thanks for help with carnival

  I would personally like to thank everyone that helped with the Chapman School Halloween Carnival this year. There are so many names to mention,… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2012

Cougar Football says thanks

The Head-of-the-Bay football team would like to express our gratitude to the Sons of the American Legion. The Cougars are greatly appreciative of your donation… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2012

Haunted Hickory spooky good time

  The crew of USCGC Hickory would like to thank everyone that helped us ensure that Haunted Hickory was once again a great success for… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2012

Soul workshop set for Nov. 17

Members of Alaska's Northern Lights Society (Urantia Book readers) will be in Homer this month to offer a free Soul Workshop, on Saturday, Nov. 17,… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2012

A buccaneer’s dream

  During an Oct. 25th public meeting at McNeil Canyon School, Buccaneer Alaska’s Mark Landt shared his dream for coming years. Strike it rich offshore… Continue reading

Buccaneer is not the enemy

Buccaneer is not well liked by some community members.    I sensed at the recent Bidarka Inn public information meeting a definite hostility, a visceral… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2012

What does wilderness mean to you?

  Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park was established as Alaska’s first (and only) state wilderness park back in 1972. Back then, both the public and… Continue reading

What does wilderness mean to you?

  Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park was established as Alaska’s first (and only) state wilderness park back in 1972. Back then, both the public and… Continue reading

Helicopter skiing proposal would hurt quality of life

In Homer we are blessed with an unusual share of beauty and tranquility, qualities that are rapidly fading from much of the world. While money… Continue reading

Annual ski and winter gear swap set for Nov. 14

The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club and the city’s Community Recreation office will sponsor the annual Ski and Winter Gear Swap beginning at 6:30 p.m. Nov.… Continue reading

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

Task force looks at human trafficking

By Rachel D’oro The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — Experts testifying before a new Alaska task force on sex trafficking said Monday the teenage victims often… Continue reading

Veterans Day activities scheduled for Sunday

Beginning with a musical “Tribute to Veterans” performed last Saturday and continuing with the ceremonies and parade planned for this weekend, area residents are calling… Continue reading

Seaton re-elected to sixth term in House

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONGSTAFF WRITERComing off a tough Republican Party primary challenge in August, Rep. Paul Seaton easily won election to a sixth term, beating Democratic… Continue reading

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

Test Editorial Node

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Borough considers fisheries economic study

While scientists, managers and stakeholders gathered in Anchorage to identify gaps in the state’s king salmon data at a symposium, the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly… Continue reading

Demand for health care means stable, high-paying job opportunities in industry, say state economists

As members of the baby-boom generation age into Medicare at 65, for those inspired to care for the elderly, Alaska’s health-care industry will blossom like… Continue reading

Symposium yields no easy answers on season’s low king salmon counts

 Salmon researchers, managers, and users gathered in Anchorage Oct. 22 and 23 to talk about what happened to chinook salmon around Alaska this summer.The simplest… Continue reading