Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today — Winter Activities Pep Rally in the gym at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6 — Nutcracker Fair set up in the… Continue reading

Organizations open arms to community with Thanksgiving meals

Thanksgiving and other holidays are generally a time when families come together around a table to enjoy a meal and each other’s company. For those… Continue reading

It’s a great day to bird — Homer’s birds and the birders who love them

Correction: Carol Harding is the chair of the Kachemak Bay Birders. Also, her correct email address is carolgharding1@gmail.com. Homer, in addition to being a well-known… Continue reading

Baycrest campground and RV park wins KOA award

After several years of remodeling and upgrades, the Homer/Baycrest KOA Holiday Campground has won the 2020 Kampgrounds of America President’s Award and KOA Founder’s Award,… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay Medical Center is now Kachemak Medical Group

The medical center formally known as Kachemak Bay Medical Clinic and owned by MediCenter has closed and reopened under a new name and in a… Continue reading

Storm Hansen-Cavasos is sworn in as a new member of the Homer City Council at a Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 council meeting at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Court date set for lawsuit over city election

Editor’s note: The hearing date for this case was changed after this story was published, and the article has been updated to reflect that change.… Continue reading

Storm Hansen-Cavasos is sworn in as a new member of the Homer City Council at a Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 council meeting at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Alaska case on campaign finance laws could go national

Department of Law has until Monday to appeal.

City offers tours of its facilities

Ever wondered what exactly goes on inside the local police station, or how things work at the water treatment plant? Now is your opportunity to… Continue reading

City, marine trades put a face on Homer’s boat business at Marine Expo

Homer may have its toes in Kachemak Bay, but last week Homer Deputy Harbormaster Matt Clarke, the Homer Marine Trades Association and many of Homer’s… Continue reading

From left to right: Karl Wickstrom, Eddie Robinett, Daisy Kettle, Sam Cary, Maddox Berg, Catherine Conner and Kelli Bishop pose for a photo after being awarded this quarter’s Mariners on the Move in this undated photo at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. Not pictured: Skyler Rodriguez. (Photo courtesy Paul Story)

Mariners on the Move

The most recent recipients of the Mariners on the Move award have been announced. Each Homer High faculty member selects one outstanding student per year… Continue reading

From left to right: Karl Wickstrom, Eddie Robinett, Daisy Kettle, Sam Cary, Maddox Berg, Catherine Conner and Kelli Bishop pose for a photo after being awarded this quarter’s Mariners on the Move in this undated photo at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. Not pictured: Skyler Rodriguez. (Photo courtesy Paul Story)

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today and Friday — Thanksgiving break, no school. Monday, Dec. 2 — Basketball cheer tryouts at 4 p.m. Big Booster Club meeting… Continue reading

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets to discuss school safety during a work session Monday in Soldotna. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

School board to interview applicants for vacant seat

There are four applicants for the District 6 vacancy — which covers the eastern peninsula.

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Board of Education meets to discuss school safety during a work session Monday in Soldotna. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Vigil held Saturday for missing Homer woman

Update: Information has been added regarding a canvass from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Homer Harbor. About 50 people held signs and candles… Continue reading

The Juneau Pioneers’ Home on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
The Juneau Pioneers’ Home on Tuesday, April 11, 2017. (Michael Penn | Juneau Empire File)
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Cities back online sales tax initiative

Sales tax revenues help support government services in both Kenai and Soldotna.

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South Peninsula Hospital welcomes new general surgeon

South Peninsula Hospital has hired Dr. Jeffrey Larsen, board certified general surgeon, to be on its active medical staff, the hospital announced in a press… Continue reading

DNR does erosion work at Anchor Point, Deep Creek beaches

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources has completed repairs to two lower Kenai Peninsula beaches damaged by erosion, according to a press release from October.… Continue reading

Three nominated to serve on Homer Superior Court

The Alaska Judicial Council has nominated three people to be the first Superior Court Judge in Homer. The council met Nov. 4-8 in the communities… Continue reading

Trial delayed for Homer man accused of murder

A Kenai Superior Court Judge last week denied a motion by the defense in a murder case to have evidence excluded from the upcoming trial.… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Thursday, Nov. 21 — Mariner on the Move Awards Ceremony at 3 p.m. in the library. Homer Flex School Wednesday, Nov. 27… Continue reading