Third person charged with sexual assault in Sept. 8 incident

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER A third person has been charged in the Sept. 8 incident in which a 17-year-old boy was sexually assaulted with… Continue reading

City works to answer questions on gas line

As property owners ponder whether to support the Homer Natural Gas Special Assessment District, the city held its first two neighborhood meetings to help inform… Continue reading

‘ARTrageous diva’ Gaye Wolfe dies

In Homer artist Gaye Wolfe’s last show, “ARTrageous Homer: A Human Tapestry,” she painted 14 portraits of artists, musicians and arts leaders from around Kachemak… Continue reading

Storm-caused bluff erosion threatens homes

After 11 years living in the 2,000-square-foot, post-and-beam house Gary Stevenson built for himself and his wife, Grace, Stevenson woke up on a recent September… Continue reading

Theater to show debates

The Homer Theatre will show the last two debates between presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney. Both debates will be shown live starting at… Continue reading

Canvass boards announce election results for city, borough

The city of Homer and Kenai Peninsula Borough canvass boards have tallied results in the Oct. 2 municipal election. The city of Homer ballot included… Continue reading

Flood meeting set for Friday in Anchor Point

As a result of recent floods, Gov. San Parnell declared a state disaster for the Mat-Su and Kenai Peninsula boroughs. The declaration has activated the… Continue reading

Hospice of Homer offers training, range of volunteer opportunities

Furniture movers to office helpers. Garden keepers to providing a compassionate presence in someone’s life. Hospice of Homer volunteers do all of that and more.… Continue reading

Wrede submits ‘treading water’ budget to council

At the Homer City Council on Monday, the council put on its agenda the most important item of the year: setting the fiscal year 2013… Continue reading

FCE group continues tradition of service

If you are waiting at the Homer Airport for a flight, you will see a 1937-41 photograph of a group of strong-minded women.  Looking at… Continue reading

Resetarits brothers released on bail

The two brothers charged with sexual assault of a drunk boy at a Sept. 8 East End Road teen drinking party were released from jail… Continue reading

Teen assault stuns community

Following the arrest last week of two brothers for second-degree sexual assault at a Sept. 8 teenage drinking party, Homer confronted the larger issue of… Continue reading

Buccaneer’s jack-up rig to leave by Oct. 31

Buccaneer Energy’s jack-up rig Endeavour-Spirit of Independence will leave the Homer Deep Water Dock and Kachemak Bay by Oct. 31, said Buccaneer vice president Mark… Continue reading

KBFPC working to raise breast cancer awareness

  With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic is helping raise breast cancer awareness through two programs. Gift certificates… Continue reading

Buccaneer Energy seeking permits for project 20 miles east of Homer

Work on the jack-up rig Endeavour-Spirit of Independence, with its three 410-foot legs towering above the harbor, isn't Buccaneer Energy's only work on the southern… Continue reading

Haggerty re-elected to borough assembly

Tuesday's election for two Kenai Peninsula Borough races saw two incumbents re-elected, although in the race for the District 8 School Board seat, board member… Continue reading

Wythe gets mayor’s job, creating vacancy

With 809 or 18 percent of 4,375 registered voters going to the polls, Homer has a new mayor, two returning council members and, as a… Continue reading

Troopers investigate teen party incident

 The proverbial elephant in the room has been stomping down the hallways of Homer High School.  Rumors have been raging among students and parents about… Continue reading

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