Appetizers, desserts always welcome at holiday parties

Here we are in the midst of the holiday season again. It seems like we just boxed up last year’s decorations, doesn’t it? The older… Continue reading

The sights and sounds of Christmas

The Homer Chamber of Commerce hosted a Christmas tree lighting in the back lot of the Visitor Center on Nov. 30. Complete with Santa, hot… Continue reading

Market picture for LNG export project complex

By TIM BRADNER Morris News Service - Alaska The market situation for an Alaska gas pipeline and liquefied natural gas project may be getting more… Continue reading

HERC building renovation could be problematic, architect’s report says

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER The dream of renovating and bringing up to code the Homer Educational and Recreational Complex — the old Homer Intermediate… Continue reading

Woman trusts her gut, buys raffle ticket and wins

By Lori Evans Homer News Carrara Poindexter’s husband, Logan, thought she was crazy to spend $130 for a Homer Chamber of Commerce car-ATV raffle ticket.… Continue reading

Food tax exemption still on table

How do citizens want to pay for city government and how much should that government cost? At Monday night’s Homer City Council meeting, council members… Continue reading

State delays decision on heli-skiing

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER Following a comment period that brought 1,500 comments from all over Alaska and the United States, the Alaska Division of… Continue reading

Herrick pleads ‘not guilty’ to kidnapping, other charges

By MICHAEL ARMSTRONG  Homer News and JERZY SHEDLOCK   Peninsula Clarion  A chance encounter at the Anchor Point Grocery Store by an Alaska State Trooper with… Continue reading

Endeavour’s delay fattens wallets of workers, city

Although Buccaneer Oil Alaska got from the city of Homer an extension to Dec. 8 to moor its jack-up rig, the Endeavour-Spirit of Independence, at… Continue reading

So far, city receives only 110 objections to special district

With less than two months to go for property owners to object to the proposed Homer Natural Gas Special Assessment District, so far, objections have… Continue reading

Anchor Point man charged in arson for boat burning

Homer Police on Monday charged an Anchor Point man with first-degree arson, a felony, for burning a fishing boat in dry dock at the Northern… Continue reading

Teen brains explained

Think you know the teen brain? Sure. Most of us were teenagers once. All the thrilling experiences of adolescence should come rushing back just at… Continue reading

Kachemak City seeks gas line investors

Homer isn't the only city trying to figure out how to finance natural gas delivery to city residents and businesses. Homer's little neighbor to the… Continue reading

Flu season arrives early

Alaska’s annual flu season has started early, with reports of increased flu activity being reported to the Alaska State Virology Laboratory, the Alaska Department of… Continue reading

New Kachemak Selo school moving ahead

A new school for Kachemak Selo is a step closer after passage of Resolution 2012-087 by the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly at its regular meeting… Continue reading

Opinions mixed on food tax proposal

Shoppers could see their weekly grocery bills go up $7.44 a week if the Homer City Council passes at its next meeting an  ordinance it… Continue reading

Highway turnouts proposed

Noting problem areas on the Sterling Highway between Soldotna and Homer — sites where vehicle accidents have occurred — the Alaska Department of Transportation and… Continue reading

Sugar Plum fair this weekend

Shoppers can take advantage of two fairs this weekend. The Nutcracker Faire is Saturday and Sunday at the Homer High School (see related story, page… Continue reading

It’s time for lutefisk

A Nordic favorite — lutefisk — and all the trimmings for the perfect holiday meal will be served at the Faith Lutheran Church of Homer… Continue reading

Community health survey needs volunteers for distribution

The “Perceptions of Community Health” survey is currently underway and help is needed. Megan Murphy, coordinator of MAPP (Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships)… Continue reading

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