Cox takes second run for District 31 rep

In a second run at the Republican Party nomination for the Alaska House of Representative District 31 seat, Anchor Point resident John Cox seeks to… Continue reading

 

From left to right: Candidates for Alaska governor William Toien, Mead Treadwell and current Governor Bill Walker participate in a forum Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018 held at Alice’s Champagne Palace in Homer, Alaska. They are joined in the race by Democrat Mark Begich and Republican Mike Dunleavy. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Governor candidates vie for Homer votes

Homer area voters got an earful on Tuesday about how the five candidates for governor of Alaska feel about issues both statewide and closer to… Continue reading

 

Henry “Hank” Kroll, candidate for the Republican Party nomination, District 31 Representative. (Photo provided)

Kroll: Lifelong Alaskan brings sourdough perspective to race

If the mold got broken making a classic Republican Alaska politician like Jay Hammond or Yule Kilcher, picking up the pieces and gluing them together… Continue reading

 

Homer City Council candidate Sarah Vance speaks at a Homer City Council candidates forum, Sept. 21, 2017, at Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by MIchael Armstrong, Homer News)

Sarah Vance makes run at House of Representatives seat

Homer resident Sarah Vance hopes to make the House of Representatives District 31 seat her first official political office. Vance, who grew up in Homer… Continue reading

Homer City Council candidate Sarah Vance speaks at a Homer City Council candidates forum, Sept. 21, 2017, at Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by MIchael Armstrong, Homer News)
Paul Seaton, nonpartisan candidate for the Democratic Party nomination, District 31 Representative. (Homer News file photo)

Seaton looks to hold onto his Alaska House seat

Paul Seaton isn’t ready to let go of his position working on Alaska’s law through the House of Representatives, though his path to re-election got… Continue reading

Paul Seaton, nonpartisan candidate for the Democratic Party nomination, District 31 Representative. (Homer News file photo)

Aderhold re-files for council seat

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to add that Deb Lowney has filed to run for city council. With Homer’s municipal election coming up… Continue reading

Candidates for governor, lt. governor hold forum

Candidates for Alaska governor and lieutenant governor speak in a forum at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 14, at Alice’s Chanpage Palace. Attending are gubernatorial candidates… Continue reading

Primary election candidates are final

Kenai Peninsula voters will have a choice in the Aug. 21 primary of two Republicans running for state Senate, three candidates for the northern peninsula’s… Continue reading

Two more file to run against Rep. Paul Seaton

A Board of Fisheries member is planning to challenge Rep. Paul Seaton (R-Homer) for his seat in the Alaska Legislature. Robert Ruffner of Kasilof filed… Continue reading

Borough mayor runoff is Tuesday

Voters choose between candidates Charlie Pierce and Linda Hutchings in a runoff election in the Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor’s race to be held Tuesday, Oct.… Continue reading

Personal attacks muddy mayoral runoff race

A candidate for borough mayor has threatened legal action over comments regarding a 2000 court case, while his opponent says the comments did not come… Continue reading

Hibbert, Smalley, Blakeley poised to join assembly

Norm Blakeley, Brent Hibbert, Hal Smalley, Kelly Cooper and Kenn Carpenter will fill five of the nine seats on the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly, according… Continue reading

Tauriainen beats Arness for Nikiski school board seat

A new face will be representing Nikiski and Tyonek on the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District’s Board of Education. Jason Tauriainen has beat long-time board… Continue reading

Borough ballot props fail

Cannabis businesses in the borough outside the cities can continue operations as usual with the failure of Kenai Peninsula Borough Proposition 1, according to Tuesday’s… Continue reading

Pierce, Hutchings headed to runoff

Charlie Pierce and Linda Hutchings are headed to a runoff election in the race for Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor, according to unofficial results of Tuesday’s… Continue reading

Council candidates speak

Roads, the recall, taxes, business and budgets dominated discussion at two Homer City Council candidate forums held the past two weeks. On Sept. 21, KBBI… Continue reading

Mueller: Time for Homer to heal and realize full potential

While attending the September 11, 2017 Homer City Council Meeting, it became blatantly obvious that the wounds sustained by the citizens of Homer as a… Continue reading

Kita: Will do my best to represent all voices

What a beautiful day! A big minus tide and a barefoot walk in the sunshine, an idea of a future I have chosen for myself… Continue reading

Ketter: Prop 1 is ‘Highway Robbery at the End of the Road’

Many philosophers in ancient history had a plethora of inspiring and intriguing schools of thought about life. Perhaps one of the most mysterious ones was… Continue reading

Venuti: Time to revitalize Homer

When I drive away from my home the first intersection that I encounter is Pioneer Avenue. As many of us know, trying to make a… Continue reading