Anchor Point “Up to snow good” Snow Rondi

Two weeks after the Homer Winter Carnival and it's time to get back to celebrating the season with the Anchor Point Snow Rondi, sponsored by… Continue reading

State investigates alleged raw milk infection cases

The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services Section of Epidemiology is investigating four recent illnesses on the Kenai Peninsula believed to be associated with… Continue reading

Woman pleads guilty to evidence tampering

KENAI -- An Anchorage woman pleaded guilty last Thursday at the Kenai Courthouse to a charge of attempted tampering with physical evidence. The charge stems… Continue reading

Seldovia boater rescued off Port Graham

The first sign that Kelly Brennan, 54, of Seldovia was in trouble came about 4:30 p.m. Monday when the motor on his 12-foot skiff quit… Continue reading

Investigation leads to changes at The Terrace

The Terrace, an assisted living facility run by Homer Senior Citizens, has made numerous changes to its operation and management following an investigation and report… Continue reading

Man arrested on kidnapping, assault charges

An Anchor Point woman and her teenage daughter escaped in their stocking feet on a cold and snowy night last week after the woman said… Continue reading

Bill would provide low-interest loans to help replace home heating systems

A bill creating a low-interest loan program for homeowners wanting to improve or replace their home heating systems is making its way through the Alaska… Continue reading

Bill would make some drug crimes misdemeanors

JUNEAU -- One lawmaker is trying to establish an escalating scale of punishment for certain drug possession crimes, similar to what Alaska has for those… Continue reading

Federal jury trial starts in airport shooting suit against city, police

A federal jury trial started on Feb. 4 in U.S. District Court, Anchorage, in the case of a Minnesota woman against the city of Homer… Continue reading

Grant Aviation halts Homer operations

Less than three years after expanding operations to include Homer, Grant Aviation has dropped the southern Kenai Peninsula from its schedule. The last day of… Continue reading

Invasive species bill advances in House

A bill requiring the state to create a rapid response and management plan to deal with invasive aquatic species moved out of the House Fisheries… Continue reading

Hunters being notified

The Alaska Department of Fish and Game will notify hunters who applied for big game drawing hunts, Tier I and Tier II hunts by email… Continue reading

Water-sewer task force makes new recommendations, revises its model

After public testimony at its January meeting, the Water-Sewer Task Force last Tuesday made some changes to a draft water-sewer rate schedule that some Homer… Continue reading

Homer charter captain gets 10 years for meth dealing to teens, child porn

A federal judge on Feb. 8 sentenced a Homer sport fishing charter captain to 10 years in prison for distributing methamphetamines and oxycodone to teenage… Continue reading

Cops tase man in arrest

Homer Police Officer Jacob Ruebelmann last Saturday shot twice with a Taser a man at a Pioneer Avenue bar parking lot after police said the… Continue reading

Marshals capture man

U.S. Marshals last week arrested in Tacoma, Wash., a former Port Graham man charged with first-degree sexual assault on a minor. Benjamin L. Moonin, 49,… Continue reading

Begich focuses on healthy state economy

Neither rain nor snow could deter Homer area residents from attending a town hall meeting with Sen. Mark Begich on Sunday. More than 100 people… Continue reading

‘Give and take’ secret for this long-term pair of lovebirds

On Valentine’s Day, couples all over the world declare their love for each other. Some say it with cards. Some with flowers. Some with a… Continue reading

Council OKs gas build-out

Moments before the Homer City Council finally voted on an ordinance creating the Natural Gas Homer Special Assessment District, a telephone connection with council member… Continue reading

Homer skier takes bronze at world games

The 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea, are officially over, and local cross-country skier Kinna Ledger is bringing home a bronze… Continue reading

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