The kitchen area of a unit in the East End Cottages affordable housing complex, seen here on Nov. 12, 2020 in Kachemak City, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

New affordable housing project available in Kachemak City

Area residents in need of affordable housing now have one more option, located in Kachemak City. East End Cottages, an affordable housing complex, is nearing… Continue reading

 

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Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

City Council votes to reinstate plastic bag ban

City manager authorized to negotiate Homer Spit lease with Salmon Sisters

 

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

Deadlines approaching for city economic relief grants

Application deadline extended for rent, mortgage relief program

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Woman of Distinction Kyra Wagner wears her award from South Peninsula Haven House in this photo taken July 25, 2020, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy South Peninsula Haven House)

With Women of Distinction banquet cancelled, Haven House presents video profiles

Annual awards recognize cross generation of achievers

Woman of Distinction Kyra Wagner wears her award from South Peninsula Haven House in this photo taken July 25, 2020, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy South Peninsula Haven House)
Bob Letson, former CEO of South Peninsula Hospital. (Homer News file photo)

Former South Peninsula Hospital CEO dies of COVID-19

Bob Letson led several expansions, improvements in nearly 10 years in Homer

Bob Letson, former CEO of South Peninsula Hospital. (Homer News file photo)
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Flex Phoenix Award winner: Anden Fowler

Homer Flex School has released its September winner of the award given out to students who best display the school’s values. Junior Anden Fowler has… Continue reading

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“I Voted” stickers wait on a table in the Kachemak Community Center for voters to pick them up Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Kachemak City, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Rep. Vance, Sen. Stevens elected to another term

Both incumbents won in local Alaska House, Senate races

“I Voted” stickers wait on a table in the Kachemak Community Center for voters to pick them up Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Kachemak City, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Registered Nurse Annie Garay puts the finishing touches on South Peninsula Hospital’s new COVID-19 testing site, located at the lower level of the hospital’s specialty clinic at 4201 Bartlett Street, on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. It’s a self-swab site where people register at one window, and collect a swab kit from a nurse at another window. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Registered Nurse Annie Garay puts the finishing touches on South Peninsula Hospital’s new COVID-19 testing site, located at the lower level of the hospital’s specialty clinic at 4201 Bartlett Street, on Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. It’s a self-swab site where people register at one window, and collect a swab kit from a nurse at another window. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Passengers at the Juneau International Airport make their way past signage notifying the public about the state's travel restrictions on Monday, Nov. 15, 2020. Gov. Mike Dunleavy issued a new emergency declaration which took effect Monday, which outlined a number of travel guidelines for both in-state and out-of-state travel. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
Passengers at the Juneau International Airport make their way past signage notifying the public about the state's travel restrictions on Monday, Nov. 15, 2020. Gov. Mike Dunleavy issued a new emergency declaration which took effect Monday, which outlined a number of travel guidelines for both in-state and out-of-state travel. (Peter Segall / Juneau Empire)
“I Voted” stickers wait on a table in the Kachemak Community Center for voters to pick them up Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Kachemak City, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cooper concedes in Alaska House race

Rep. Sarah Vance elected to a second term

“I Voted” stickers wait on a table in the Kachemak Community Center for voters to pick them up Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 in Kachemak City, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

Commercial fishing, housing relief programs are live

City now accepting applications for additional financial grant programs

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Homer High School.

School district extends remote learning status

Remote learning will continue for most schools through Thanksgiving break

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Homer High School.
This screenshot from the Ravn Travel website details how Ravn Alaska’s public charter service works. (Screenshot image by Homer News)

Ravn Alaska starts public charter service on Friday

Company is still waiting on final DOT approval

This screenshot from the Ravn Travel website details how Ravn Alaska’s public charter service works. (Screenshot image by Homer News)
“It’s Your Life: Take a Day to Be Well” is the logo of the Rotary Health Fair

Health Fair succeeded despite COVID-19 pandemic

Some virtual events continue this week

“It’s Your Life: Take a Day to Be Well” is the logo of the Rotary Health Fair
Locals wait in line to eat from the BFDfoodtruck (breakfast for dinner) on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020 at Alice's Champagne Palace in Homer, Alaska. The food truck was in town along with four others as part of the Food Network show "The Great Food Truck Race." (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Food Network show brings new bites to Homer

‘The Great Food Truck Race’ stops in town on its way through Alaska

Locals wait in line to eat from the BFDfoodtruck (breakfast for dinner) on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020 at Alice's Champagne Palace in Homer, Alaska. The food truck was in town along with four others as part of the Food Network show "The Great Food Truck Race." (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
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Homer High School.

School district risk levels remain high

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District has mitigation plans in place for what will happen with in-person education when different regions of the peninsula are… Continue reading

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Homer High School.
Participants in this year's Veterans Day celebration assemble at the Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Service men and women honored in annual Veterans Day celebration

Remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice, a few dozen veterans and Homer area residents gathered on Wednesday for the annual Veterans Day celebration. The… Continue reading

Participants in this year's Veterans Day celebration assemble at the Alaska Islands & Ocean Visitor Center on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
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