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Katie Koester

Council picks Koester as manager

In its second go-round of interviewing city manager candidates, the Homer City Council dipped into its own employee pool: Matt Clarke, deputy harbormaster, and Katie… Continue reading

 

Council to interview two for city manager job

The Homer City Council will interview two applicants, both city employees, for city manager at 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Cowles Council Chambers, City Hall.… Continue reading

 

Willym John Koester and big brother Augustus Dey Koester-Photo provided

Willym John Koester

Willym John Koester was born at 4:39 a.m. April 11, 2014, at South Peninsula Hospital to Katie and Doug Koester. He weighed 9 pounds, 2… Continue reading

 

The honorees at the 2014 Women of Distinction awards pose for a photo before the banquet last Friday at Homer Elks Lodge. From left to right are Mary Lou Kelsey, woman of wisdom; Martie Krohn, woman of distinction; Zoe Story, young woman of distinction; and Doug Koester, hero of the heart.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Haven House honors four people

At an awards banquet last Friday at the Homer Elks Lodge, South Peninsula Haven House honored four people. “We are so honored to celebrate some… Continue reading

The honorees at the 2014 Women of Distinction awards pose for a photo before the banquet last Friday at Homer Elks Lodge. From left to right are Mary Lou Kelsey, woman of wisdom; Martie Krohn, woman of distinction; Zoe Story, young woman of distinction; and Doug Koester, hero of the heart.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Volunteers needed as city prepares to host governor’s picnic July 25

The annual governor’s summer picnics started in 1959 when Alaska became the 49th state. A full page ad from the 1960 Knik Arm Courier contained… Continue reading

Mayor takes city’s priorities to capitol

A whirlwind is Homer Mayor Beth Wythe's description of last week's trip to the state's capital and visits with members of Gov. Sean Parnell's staff… Continue reading

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