Anchorage

Man charged with theft, harassment

Homer Police last Saturday arrested an Anchorage man suspected of stealing liquor from Safeway and Save-U-More after he returned to Save-U-More and allegedly put his… Continue reading

Szarzi encourages students to remember a time of resilience

Laughter, sentimental tears, and applause filled the upstairs of Land’s End Resort at the Homer Flex High School graduation ceremony Monday. Graduates were celebrated and… Continue reading

Pat Sweiven

Former Homer resident Pat Sweiven, 71, died May 3, 2014. Born Jan. 10, 1943, she moved to Hoonah around 1960 and then to Anchorage, where… Continue reading

‘The Dena’ina Way of Living’ opens Friday at Pratt

On loan from the Anchorage Musuem, “Dena’inaq’ Huch’ulyeshi: The Dena’ina Way of Living” opens Friday with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at the… Continue reading

Schroers sell golf course

Shoreline Golf Course has been sold to Scott and Esa Woodland from Anchorage. As of April 15 the Schroers are no longer involved with the… Continue reading

Ninilchik father, daughter inducted in ASAA Alaska High School Hall of Fame

Former Ninilchik basketball coach Dan Leman and his daughter and star player, Whitney, were among 11 named to the Alaska High School Hall of Fame,… Continue reading

Mariners post good performances at Anchorage Invite

Participating in the two-day Anchorage Invite was an open door for the Homer Mariner track and field athletes to plant their feet on the site… Continue reading

Softball off and running

The Homer High School softball team went on a shakedown cruise last week, with Head Coach Bill Bell at the helm.  In four nonconference games,… Continue reading

State’s economic outlook: Population, jobs will continue slow, steady growth

JUNEAU — Alaska’s economy seems in good shape and is continuing in a long-term, slow-growth trend, although questions around the national recovery hang over Alaska… Continue reading

Diving accident leaves Razdolna teen paralyzed

Medical appointments took Gavriil and Fenya Basargin of Razdolna and their four children to Anchorage in December. Turning the trip into a mini-vacation, the family… Continue reading

Albert Greer

Homesteader and longtime Homer resident, Mr. Albert Greer, 90, died Monday, April 7, 2014, at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage. Funeral services were held… Continue reading

Alaska’s largest daily newspaper sold

ANCHORAGE — An online competitor announced plans Tuesday to buy Alaska’s largest daily newspaper. Alaska Dispatch Publishing LLC, the parent company of the online newspaper… Continue reading

Homer-Kenai hockey team claim third in state

By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer Offered the opportunity to play on a Kenai all-girl hockey team, four Homer players — Rachel Bolin, Claire Bryant, Fiona… Continue reading

Nelda C Wythe

Nelda C. Wythe passed away March 27, 2014, in Port Townsend, Wash. She was born March 25, 1936, in Terre Haute, Ind., and moved to… Continue reading

Douglas A. Lien

Dr. Douglas Allen Lien, 63, died March 1, 2014, in Anchorage. “He took his final flight,” his family said. A celebration of life service was… Continue reading

HMS Math Meets team takes second in state

It isn’t that Homer Middle School students Denver Waclawski, Douglas Dean, Ben Kettle and Tim Blakely don’t already have very active lives. For starters, three… Continue reading

If it’s spring, it’s time to head to the track

By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer With the state champs decided in basketball, hockey and skiing, it’s time for the Homer High School Mariners to move… Continue reading

New angles for anglers in this year’s king tourney

Celebrating its 21st year, the Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament is all set for Saturday, with hooks in the water at 9 a.m., out of… Continue reading

What a weekend for hockey

Homer’s Pee Wee hockey team finished their season undefeated. The final game with Juneau left Homer with the State Championship in a 4-1 victory. My… Continue reading

Mitchell M. ‘Mike’ Stelling

Mitchell Murvin (Mike) Stelling, 53, died March 7, 2014, in Anchorage. He was born Feb. 9, 1961 in Redwood City, Calif. His family said he… Continue reading

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