Volunteers unload trash on April 22, 2017, at the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska, for that year's clean up day. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center hosts community clean-up initiative

Citizens of Homer are encouraged to participate in month-long clean-up drive.

 

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The site of the Sterling Highway MP 45-60 Project is seen near Cooper Landing.

Bypass project pushes ahead

People should expect traffic delays and construction noise when traveling through Cooper Landing this summer.

 

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Homer High School.

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School district risk level update and upcoming events

 

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Alaska State Troopers logo.

Identity of body found on beach still unknown

Troopers reported on Friday that there were “no obvious signs of foul play.”

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Screenshot from Paul Hueper’s original Facebook post about the FBI search at their residence on April 28, 2021, of Marilyn and the woman in photograph #225a-b on the FBI’s Most Wanted for Capitol Violence list.
Screenshot from Paul Hueper’s original Facebook post about the FBI search at their residence on April 28, 2021, of Marilyn and the woman in photograph #225a-b on the FBI’s Most Wanted for Capitol Violence list.
A screenshot from the FBI's Most Wanted page showing a photo the FBI said was taken on Jan. 6, 2021, inside the U.S.Capitol. Marilyn Hueper said FBI agents showed her this image and claimed it was of her. (Screenshot)
A screenshot from the FBI's Most Wanted page showing a photo the FBI said was taken on Jan. 6, 2021, inside the U.S.Capitol. Marilyn Hueper said FBI agents showed her this image and claimed it was of her. (Screenshot)
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Homer High School.

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School district risk level update and upcoming events

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Five new COVID-19 deaths reported for Wasilla

Mat-Su Valley is at highest alert level for state

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A sign on Friday, April 1, 2021, points the way to COVID-19 vaccines and testing at the South Peninsula Hospital testing and vaccine site on Bartlett Street in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Anyone working or living in Alaska can get free vaccines at Spit or in town clinics

Vaccine effort is part of state’s ‘Sleeve’s Up for Summer’ campaign

A sign on Friday, April 1, 2021, points the way to COVID-19 vaccines and testing at the South Peninsula Hospital testing and vaccine site on Bartlett Street in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A sign on Friday, April 1, 2021, points the way to COVID-19 vaccines and testing at the South Peninsula Hospital testing and vaccine site on Bartlett Street in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Bartlett Street clinic offers walk-in vaccinations

South Peninsula Hospital now offers walk-in vaccinations at Bartlett Street clinic

A sign on Friday, April 1, 2021, points the way to COVID-19 vaccines and testing at the South Peninsula Hospital testing and vaccine site on Bartlett Street in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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Homer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

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Homer High School.
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Alaska alert level remains higher than national average.

The COVID-19 positive test rate continues to rise on the southern Kenai Peninsula, with three new cases reported among school students or staff over the… Continue reading

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The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Man charged with attempted murder, assault and resisting arrest

Homer man, 53, beat and strangled woman over two hours, police allege.

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
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Homer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

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Homer High School.
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Alaska alert level is higher than national average.

COVID-19 cases continue rising statewide and on the southern Kenai Peninsula. Statewide, DHSS reported 156 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday for the Monday, April… Continue reading

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Jillian Lush is leaving Sprout to become the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Sprout)

Sprout ED resigns, will head Big Brothers Big Sisters Alaska

Sprout ED resigns, will head Big Brothers Big Sisters Alaska

Jillian Lush is leaving Sprout to become the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Sprout)
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Homer downgrades alert level to yellow

Alert level remains high statewide with 19.93 cases per 100,000.

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A sign on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, on the Sterling Highway near Soundview Avenue announces the availability of COVID-19 vaccines in Homer, Alaska, . (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

In public service announcement, governor urges Alaskans to get vaccinated

South Peninsula Hospital expects more than 2,000 doses in April

A sign on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, on the Sterling Highway near Soundview Avenue announces the availability of COVID-19 vaccines in Homer, Alaska, . (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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Homer High School.

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

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Homer High School.
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