Annual ski and winter gear swap set for Nov. 14

The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club and the city’s Community Recreation office will sponsor the annual Ski and Winter Gear Swap beginning at 6:30 p.m. Nov.… Continue reading

Police continue to investigate Oct. 29 boat fire

A 58-year-old Homer area man last week suffered burn injuries in a suicide attempt when he tried to kill himself by burning a fishing boat… Continue reading

Task force looks at human trafficking

By Rachel D’oro The Associated Press ANCHORAGE — Experts testifying before a new Alaska task force on sex trafficking said Monday the teenage victims often… Continue reading

Veterans Day activities scheduled for Sunday

Beginning with a musical “Tribute to Veterans” performed last Saturday and continuing with the ceremonies and parade planned for this weekend, area residents are calling… Continue reading

Seaton re-elected to sixth term in House

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONGSTAFF WRITERComing off a tough Republican Party primary challenge in August, Rep. Paul Seaton easily won election to a sixth term, beating Democratic… Continue reading

Obama wins national vote, but loses here

Compared to the whooping and hollering of four years ago when Barack Obama won the presidency, the tone was celebratory but subdued at Alice’s Champagne… Continue reading

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Wind kicks up old volcano ash

  JUNEAU (AP) — A smog-like haze that hung over part of Alaska’s Kodiak Island this week was courtesy of a volcanic eruption — 100… Continue reading

Hearing continued until Nov. 21

An Oct. 25 preliminary hearing for Anthony Resetarits, 20, and Joseph Resetarits, 18, each charged with sexual assault following a Sept. 8 East End Road… Continue reading

Bear sign spotted near Roger’s Loop trailhead

It may feel like winter, but bears in the area are still active, according to area trails advocate Dave Brann who keeps a close watch… Continue reading

Q & A with candidates for House District 30 incumbent Paul Seaton, challenger Liz Diament

Editor’s Note: When Alaskans go to the polls Tuesday, not only will they be voting for president of the United States and Alaska’s representative in… Continue reading

Group challenges Buccaneer; public comments sought

Conservation and Native groups joined together Monday to submit a Request for Adjudicatory Hearing relating to the state’s approval of Buccaneer Energy’s Oil Discharge Prevention… Continue reading

Buccaneer reaches out to community

Everything from angry reminders of past disasters to pleas for responsible development were expressed by area residents at two community outreach meetings held by Buccaneer… Continue reading

What will gas cost?

On Monday, more than 60 local residents attended the last of three neighborhood meetings the city of Homer held to discuss plans for distributing natural… Continue reading

New council member sworn in

Homer City Clerk Jo Johnson, left, swears in new Homer City Council member James Dolma during a special meeting of the council on Monday. Dolma… Continue reading

Nikiski family escape home fire

NIKISKI  — Alaska State Troopers say a Nikiski family escaped a fire at their home after being awakened by smoke alarms early Sunday morning. The… Continue reading

Citizen turns in gun buried near library

An alert citizen last week turned over to Homer Police a pistol he said he saw another man bury under a tree near the Homer… Continue reading

Police respond to 3 unrelated deaths

The Homer Police Department responded to three unrelated deaths this week. On Sunday, a Homer man checking on his friend, from whom he had not… Continue reading

Rockfish: One of longest living fish

Eating out tonight? The special on the dinner menu may have been born before Alaska became a state. Rockfish are commonly found along the North… Continue reading

Otter pup rescued after being stranded on road

 With the help of many concerned citizens in Homer, a young sea  otter was rescued Wednesday afternoon.  Around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Debbie Tobin, Assistant Professor… Continue reading

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