The Homer Courthouse. (Homer News file photo)

Local legislative aide fired after arrest

Rep. Sarah Vance (R-Homer) has fired one of her aides after he was arrested for alleged assault earlier this month. Adam Hykes of Homer was… Continue reading

 

Sarah Dayan. (Photo courtesy Alaska State Troopers)

Homer woman indicted for murder of Soldotna man

Keith Huss of Soldotna was found shot to death in late September, troopers say

 

Sarah Dayan. (Photo courtesy Alaska State Troopers)

Homer woman charged in murder of Soldotna man

The victim, Keith Huss, 57, was found in Turnagain Pass

 

Troopers search for Homer woman in connection with suspected homicide

Troopers search for Homer woman in connection with suspected homicide

A Homer woman is being sought by the Alaska State Troopers in connection to a suspected homicide. Investigators are looking for Sarah Dayan, 35, after… Continue reading

Troopers search for Homer woman in connection with suspected homicide
Former Alaska State Trooper accused of stealing

Former Alaska State Trooper accused of stealing

$20,000 taken from Anchor Point Post

Former Alaska State Trooper accused of stealing
Facebook post leads to ID of alleged burglar

Facebook post leads to ID of alleged burglar

An appeal on social media last month by Homer Police looking to identify a man in a photo alleged to have broken into a Kachemak… Continue reading

Facebook post leads to ID of alleged burglar
Woman fatally shot by troopers

Woman fatally shot by troopers

ANCHORAGE (AP) — Alaska State Troopers fatally shot a woman they say brandished a firearm at them, the second deadly shooting involving troopers this week.… Continue reading

Woman fatally shot by troopers
The Homer Courthouse. (Homer News file photo)

Homer man accused of attempted murder and assault

A Homer man has been accused of attempted murder and several counts of assault following a violent incident near the Fritz Creek area on Monday.… Continue reading

The Homer Courthouse. (Homer News file photo)
Kasilof man killed by troopers

Kasilof man killed by troopers

The Alaska Bureau of Investigation and the General Investigative Unit in Soldotna are investigating.

Kasilof man killed by troopers
Man charged for nailing sign to governor’s mansion pleads no contest
Man charged for nailing sign to governor’s mansion pleads no contest
Tammie Willis is seen here at Kenai Peninsula College on Dec. 19, 2019. The bandage on her arm covers some of the cuts Willis received while being attacked at her home on Dec. 9. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

‘I don’t want it to be about me’

After series of attacks, local woman fears LGBTQ community is being targeted.

Tammie Willis is seen here at Kenai Peninsula College on Dec. 19, 2019. The bandage on her arm covers some of the cuts Willis received while being attacked at her home on Dec. 9. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
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Police say Seward homicide victim was lured, beaten

Five people have been charged in the Aug. 25 death of Preston Atwood.

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Trial delayed for Homer man accused of murder

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

Trial delayed for Homer man accused of murder
Evidence argued ahead of Homer murder trial

Evidence argued ahead of Homer murder trial

The beginning of a jury trial for a Homer man accused of murder hinges on an argument over what evidence can be admitted into that… Continue reading

Evidence argued ahead of Homer murder trial
Soldotna doctor arrested on narcotics charges

Soldotna doctor arrested on narcotics charges

Authorities say Lavern Davidhizar illegally distributed large amounts of opioids and other narcotics

Soldotna doctor arrested on narcotics charges
Scotts Family Pharmacy on Lake Street as seen on Sept. 24, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Jury acquits Homer woman on drug charges

A Homer jury last Tuesday, Sept. 17, acquitted a Homer woman on two felony drug charges and one misdemeanor theft charge. In a seven-day jury… Continue reading

Scotts Family Pharmacy on Lake Street as seen on Sept. 24, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
High speed chase through Homer ends in arrest

High speed chase through Homer ends in arrest

One man is in custody after Alaska State Troopers pursued him in a high speed chase from Anchor Point to Homer. Sgt. Daniel Cox of… Continue reading

High speed chase through Homer ends in arrest
FILE- In this August 2009, file photo, provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. Conservation groups are suing a federal agency over rules they say could harm beluga whales and other marine mammals in Alaska’s Cook Inlet. An attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity, which is challenging the rules along with Cook Inletkeeper, says the lawsuit was filed Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, against the National Marine Fisheries Service. The agency has said its analysis indicates that the rules will not contribute to or worsen the observed decline of the Cook Inlet beluga whale population. (Christopher Garner/Department of Defense via AP, File)

Groups sue over rules they say could harm belugas in Alaska

JUNEAU (AP) — Conservation groups are suing a federal agency over rules they say could harm beluga whales and other marine mammals in Alaska’s Cook… Continue reading

FILE- In this August 2009, file photo, provided by the Department of Defense, a Cook Inlet beluga whale calf, left, and an adult breach near Anchorage, Alaska. Conservation groups are suing a federal agency over rules they say could harm beluga whales and other marine mammals in Alaska’s Cook Inlet. An attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity, which is challenging the rules along with Cook Inletkeeper, says the lawsuit was filed Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, against the National Marine Fisheries Service. The agency has said its analysis indicates that the rules will not contribute to or worsen the observed decline of the Cook Inlet beluga whale population. (Christopher Garner/Department of Defense via AP, File)
Oregon man arrested in 1978 death of Alaska teen

Oregon man arrested in 1978 death of Alaska teen

ANCHORAGE — A 62-year-old Oregon man is under arrest in connection with the 1978 rape and death of a teenage Anchorage girl, Alaska State Troopers… Continue reading

Oregon man arrested in 1978 death of Alaska teen
Anchorage woman arrested in Anchor Point shooting

Anchorage woman arrested in Anchor Point shooting

An Anchorage woman has been arrested for allegedly shooting a man in the Anchor Point area earlier this week, according to Alaska State Troopers. The… Continue reading

Anchorage woman arrested in Anchor Point shooting
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