Homer High School

Winter, summer, soccer keeps on going

Even with spring-like weather, it’s isn’t spring-like enough to move from Homer Community Recreation’s indoor soccer program to an outdoor setting. Unless you’re one of… Continue reading

Spring-like weather sidelines skiers

The Homer High School Mariner cross country ski team was dealt a change of plans last weekend, when warm weather caused cancelation of a scheduled… Continue reading

Homer News reporters Michael Armstrong, left, and McKibben Jackinsky, right, cut the cake at the 50th anniversary party for the Homer News last Thursday at VBS / Specialty Stoves. Former reporter Hal Spence is the background. For more photos, see the Spotted page at homernews.com.-Photo by Meldonna Cody

Homer’s Best Bets

A quick glance at the weather forecast for a Pacific Northwest city calls for a chance of rain, and temperatures in the high 40s and… Continue reading

Homer News reporters Michael Armstrong, left, and McKibben Jackinsky, right, cut the cake at the 50th anniversary party for the Homer News last Thursday at VBS / Specialty Stoves. Former reporter Hal Spence is the background. For more photos, see the Spotted page at homernews.com.-Photo by Meldonna Cody

Mariners ski Kenai Klassic

Tell a skier it’s winter and he or she will, well, ski. No matter the rain or ice. Friday, the Homer High School Mariner cross… Continue reading

School Events

Student News John Walsworth, a Homer High School senior, has been nominated by U.S. Rep. Don Young for the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado… Continue reading

Steven Wolfe

Steven Wolfe

Steven Wolfe, 64, died Jan. 5, 2014, in Homer of Guillain-Barre’s syndrome. Services were held Jan. 9, 2014, at the Church of Jesus Christ of… Continue reading

Steven Wolfe

Library holds ‘Liberty and Justice (for All)’ events

In conjunction with the art exhibit, “Liberty and Justice (For All),” the Friends of the Homer Public Library holds several upcoming events. At 6 p.m.… Continue reading

Homer, get ready for some winter fun

Keep your eyes open for the 2014 Homer Winter Carnival collectible buttons being sold around town as planning of carnival activities continues.  The first big… Continue reading

Andrea Bernice Moore Delkettie

Andrea Bernice Moore Delkettie

Andrea Moore Delkettie, 46, died Dec. 26, 2013, in Anchorage. Andrea was a life long Alaskan, living her early years in Homer with her family… Continue reading

Andrea Bernice Moore Delkettie
Homer High School student Chelsea Marsh’s photo is one of those in the PhotoVoice exhibit opening at K-Bay Caffe.-Photo by Chelsea Marsh

First Friday events

With some galleries closing for January as they do annual cleaning and reorganizing, it’s a good time for new artists to shine this month. Fortunately,… Continue reading

Homer High School student Chelsea Marsh’s photo is one of those in the PhotoVoice exhibit opening at K-Bay Caffe.-Photo by Chelsea Marsh

Hockey game canceled due to weather

The Homer High School Mariner hockey game with Wasilla scheduled for today has been canceled due to weather conditions. Icy roads and freezing rain have… Continue reading

Mariners appreciate support

The Homer High School Mariner Co-op Hockey Team would like to thank the community of Homer for coming out to support them in the End… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Fireweed Academy (all grades) Dec. 11: APC meeting, room 103, 4:30 p.m. Fireweed Academy (grades 3-6) Dec. 13: Ethnic lunch,… Continue reading

Lots of hockey in Homer this week

Homer High School Mariners play four at-home games scheduled this month at the Kevin Bell Ice Arena against the following high school teams: • Dec. 5:… Continue reading

Artists in schools salsa residency a big success

 From Oct. 28 to Nov. 8, Homer High Spanish students learned salsa dance from artist-in-residence Eddie Wood. During the residency, students received lessons in dance,… Continue reading

Sydney Paulino, center, acts in a scene from “Break the Silence” during filming in August.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

‘Break the Silence’ video premieres at MAPP meeting

Walking down a long hallway lined with teenagers at their lockers, Margret Maze’s body language shows that she’s not in a good way. Maze, played… Continue reading

Sydney Paulino, center, acts in a scene from “Break the Silence” during filming in August.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Energy fairs big success — again

Homer Electric Association would like to thank everyone who helped make our fifth  annual  Energy and Conservation Fairs a great success. The fairs at the… Continue reading

Homer Mariner hockey coach John Carlin, shown with goalies Riley Swanson and Markian Polushkin, begins his first season at the HOmer Mariner head hockey coach.-Photo provided

Hockey slip-slides into new season

Frost on the ground and ice on the puddles may be slow to take hold on the southern Kenai Peninsula, but the Kevin Bell Ice… Continue reading

Homer Mariner hockey coach John Carlin, shown with goalies Riley Swanson and Markian Polushkin, begins his first season at the HOmer Mariner head hockey coach.-Photo provided

Nikolaevsk students test waters of DDF

At its regular Oct. 14 meeting, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District gave its blessing for a drama, debate and forensics team to be added… Continue reading

Three Homer-area schools earn state honors

Forty-nine schools have been identified as 2013 Alaska Reward Schools in honor of their student achievement, with two categories recognized: highest performing and high progress.… Continue reading

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