Statistics: Homer High students good kids

Editor's Note: How rigorously do Homer High School officials enforce rules against drinking by students and student athletes? Are those rules enforced fairly? How does… Continue reading

More pieces of peninsula’s puzzling past fall into place

A find here and a find there is one thing. Put all those finds together and a picture starts to take shape. Such has been… Continue reading

Conservation drill cuts load by about 1.5 percent

Officials from regional governments and utilities estimated an across-the-board energy load reduction of 1.5 percent on Oct. 30, between 6-8 p.m., during the fourth Energy… Continue reading

Chamber car raffle will go until Dec. 6

  With 200 car raffle tickets still to be sold, Monte Davis, executive director of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, has announced… Continue reading

Remote gold operations pick up pace

High gold prices have stimulated Alaska mining projects including several in remote areas. The small Nixon Fork underground gold and copper mine near McGrath on… Continue reading

AEDC predicts strong growth for Anchorage

 The Anchorage economy showing promise can be used as an indicator for the rest of Alaska, Bill Popp, president and CEO of the Anchorage Economic… Continue reading

Petco opens store in Soldotna

Store manager Anthony Havrilla carefully dipped a clear plastic Petco bag into an aquarium in the aquatic section of the new Soldotna store. After slowly… Continue reading

Alaska Air Group reports record quarterly profits

Alaska Air Group, Inc. announced record profits when its third quarter earnings were released Oct. 25. The airline company reported $150.3 million in net earnings… Continue reading

KPC anthropologists research Dena’ina, Yup’ik perspective on mining’s impact on Bristol Bay

Two Kenai Peninsula College anthropology professors concluded that a degradation of the water in Bristol Bay could have devestating nutritional, cultural and religious impacts on… Continue reading

HEA energy fair set for Saturday

  Homer Electric Association is offering its members an opportunity to learn about the latest innovations in energy-saving appliances, home improvements and alternative energy.  … Continue reading

Health fair exhibitors

Alzheimer’s Resource of Alaska Information about healthy aging vs. Alzheimer’s and free memory screenings Baha’i Faith of Homer Messages of well being and the benefits… Continue reading

An ounce of prevention worth a pound of cure

Ask Mike Gracz about the Rotary Health Fair and he’ll tell you it and the comprehensive blood analysis offered through the fair saved his life.… Continue reading

Rotary Health Fair gets bigger, better

Hard to imagine, but in its 29th year the Rotary Health Fair just keeps improving. “We are full, we are excited, we have new exhibitors,”… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough SChool District Today: Budget Development Committee meets, interested community members invited to participate, Borough Assembly Chambers in Soldotna, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov.… Continue reading

Homer Middle School students pick Romney

While United States voters took to the polls to decide the nation’s next president, Homer Middle School eighth graders did the same thing in a… Continue reading

  • Nov 15, 2012
  • By McKibben Jackinsky

Kachemak Ski Club shows ‘Flow State’ at 7 p.m. today

  The Kachemak Ski Club will show the latest Warren Miller film, “Flow State,” beginning at 7 p.m. today at the Homer Theater. Tickets are… Continue reading

Two Sisters Bakery appreciated

Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic would like to share our heartfelt thanks to Two Sisters Bakery for their generous and ongoing support for women’s health.… Continue reading

Help needed now for basket program

  We are again appealing to our community for help with the Thanksgiving Basket program.  Donations are not coming in yet but the requests for… Continue reading

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