Third person charged with sexual assault in Sept. 8 incident

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER A third person has been charged in the Sept. 8 incident in which a 17-year-old boy was sexually assaulted with… Continue reading

City works to answer questions on gas line

As property owners ponder whether to support the Homer Natural Gas Special Assessment District, the city held its first two neighborhood meetings to help inform… Continue reading

‘ARTrageous diva’ Gaye Wolfe dies

In Homer artist Gaye Wolfe’s last show, “ARTrageous Homer: A Human Tapestry,” she painted 14 portraits of artists, musicians and arts leaders from around Kachemak… Continue reading

Storm-caused bluff erosion threatens homes

After 11 years living in the 2,000-square-foot, post-and-beam house Gary Stevenson built for himself and his wife, Grace, Stevenson woke up on a recent September… Continue reading

Theater to show debates

The Homer Theatre will show the last two debates between presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Both debates will be shown live starting at… Continue reading

Canvass boards announce election results for city, borough

The city of Homer and Kenai Peninsula Borough canvass boards have tallied results in the Oct. 2 municipal election. The city of Homer ballot included… Continue reading

Flood meeting set for Friday in Anchor Point

As a result of recent floods, Gov. San Parnell declared a state disaster for the Mat-Su and Kenai Peninsula boroughs. The declaration has activated the… Continue reading

Hospice of Homer offers training, range of volunteer opportunities

Furniture movers to office helpers. Garden keepers to providing a compassionate presence in someone’s life. Hospice of Homer volunteers do all of that and more.… Continue reading

State must stand up to bullying by big oil

An article entitled “Scope of multi-billion dollar Alaska gas line project hits home” was recently published in the Anchorage Daily News. Aside from being a… Continue reading

Students’ perspective: Don’t judge all Homer teens by the actions of a few

I t concerns us to see that our entire school has been associated with recent events. We fully understand the anger that has grown within… Continue reading

Hospice says thanks

Hospice of Homer extends a warm thank you to all the generous businesses and individuals who supported the first annual Hospice All Ages Summer Fun… Continue reading

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Kudos to readers, plant lovers

The Friends of the Homer Library would like to thank the generous book-worms and master gardeners who donated books and plants to our 2012 Fall… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2012

Fair blooming success

The Voznesenka School had its annual Garden Fair this September. It was a great success thanks to the commitment of our local communities. We would… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2012

Planning for Thanksgiving

Here we are again less than a couple of months from Thanksgiving. It is important to start early asking for donations this year because I… Continue reading

Buccaneer defined

Buccaneer 1) Historically, a pirate who preyed on Spanish colonies and ships in the West Indies during the 17th and 18th centuries; currently used as… Continue reading

Some lessons arent being taught

How do you teach empathy? Instill a conscience? In this country, this state, this community one in three people have been the victim of some… Continue reading

Innocent until proven guilty

I am writing this letter after I read the charges the Resetarits boys received last week. The purpose of this letter is not to condemn… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2012

Student apologizes for behavior

To all of those who have supported me throughout my high school career, I am apologizing for my actions last weekend. I have let you… Continue reading

  • Oct 11, 2012

Random thoughts on Homer High students, Oct. 2 election, gas line

Lesson learned: The teens who spoke at Thursday night’s meeting at the Mariner Theatre reminded adults of something important: The majority of students at Homer… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District Chapman School Oct. 16: Basketball, Ninilchik at Chapman, 4 p.m. Oct. 18: Basketball, Nikolaevsk at Chapman, 4 p.m. Oct. 18:… Continue reading