Anchorage

Grizzly Classic bodes well for Lady Mariners

Both Homer Mariners basketball teams took part in the 2012 Grace Christian Grizzly Basketball Classic in Anchorage last weekend. The four-team tournament featured Homer, Grace,… Continue reading

Southcentral gas supplies tight; producers to the rescue?

The weather has been cold and natural gas supplies in Southcentral Alaska are very tight. Enstar Natural Gas Co. distributed near-record amounts of gas in… Continue reading

Bunnell presents live radio: “It’s a Wonderful Life’

Bunnell Street Arts Center presents a live-radio version of the holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28 and 29 and 3… Continue reading

AP man injured in collision, faces charges

A head-on collision last week in Girdwood injured an Anchor Point man. Girdwood Fire Department emergency medical technicians took Ralph E. Adams, 60, to Providence… Continue reading

Virgil L. Kinney

Longtime Alaskan Virgil L. Kinney, 74, died Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012, at The Ark of Homer Assisted Living.Graveside services are 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8,… Continue reading

Mariners take fourth in Wasilla ice tourney

The Homer Mariners traveled to Wasilla last weekend where they took fourth place in the Curtis C. Menard II Memorial Tournament. The Mariners started the… Continue reading

Caressa, Dean win video contest

  Homer musician Caressa and video director Tehben Dean have won first place in F Magazine’s music video contest. The video features Caressa performing her… Continue reading

Photojournalist’s book documents Alaska career

In the introduction to his book, “Snap Decisions,” photojournalist Jim Lavrakas calls himself “the last ambulance chaser.” A big hunk of the 152-page photo-filled memoir… 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

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

Arts Briefs

Ellis Paul and Radoslav Lorkovic play together in Homer on Friday  Longtime friends and internationally touring folk-blues musicians Ellis Paul and Radoslav Lorkovic perform for… 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

Rock and Mineral Show scheduled for Nov. 9-11

The 11th annual Rock and Mineral Show put on by the Chugach Gem and Mineral Society and sponsored by the  Alaska Miners Association will be… Continue reading

Arts in Brief

Freeman receives award for All Alaska Juried Art work Homer artist Asia Freeman received a $250 award for her paintings selected for the All Alaska… Continue reading

Homer Recorders Office will reopen on Oct. 15

The state of Alaska Homer Recorders Office will be temporarily closed beginning Monday and reopening Oct. 15 at 8:30 a.m. Alternate recording will be done… Continue reading

Millie May Medema

Homer resident Millie May Medema, 88, died Sept. 26, 2012, at her home. Millie was born Jan. 31, 1924, to Jack and Ruth Barker in… Continue reading

Homer Recorders Office will be closed temporarily

  The state of Alaska Homer Recorders Office will be temporarily closed beginning Monday and reopening Oct. 15 at 8:30 a.m. Alternate recording will be… Continue reading

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