COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

State: 210 new COVID-19 cases

Two additional deaths were reported Tuesday

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Members of the community give public testimony about a Homer City Council resolution dealing with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s proposal to repeal the ban on personal watercraft in critical habitat areas of Kachemak Bay during the Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 council meeting at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Conservation groups question Jet Ski regulation process in letter

Environmentalists allege Jet Ski ban repeal was tarnished, ask do over

Members of the community give public testimony about a Homer City Council resolution dealing with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game’s proposal to repeal the ban on personal watercraft in critical habitat areas of Kachemak Bay during the Monday, Jan. 13, 2020 council meeting at Homer City Hall in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
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Homer High School.

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Homer High School.
Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce presents local advocate Nona Safra with an exemplary service award Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at the Homer Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Local senior advocate honored for her work

A local advocate for seniors was recognized last week by the Office of the Borough Mayor for her work on behalf of that community, and… Continue reading

Borough Mayor Charlie Pierce presents local advocate Nona Safra with an exemplary service award Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at the Homer Chamber of Commerce & Visitor Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
The Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 shortly after it arrived at the South Peninsula Hospital on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

More vaccines coming to Homer

South Peninsula Hospital set to receive an additional 350 Pfizer doses

The Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 shortly after it arrived at the South Peninsula Hospital on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
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State: 1 new death and 177 new COVID-19 cases

Peninsula remains at intermediate alert level

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City of Homer Recreation Manager Mike Illg, who is in the planning section of Homer's Unified Command Mass Vaccination PODs, stands on the upper level of Homer High School overlooking the Commons during a vaccine clinic on Friday, March 5, 2021 in Homer, Alaska. Providing more than 500 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to local residents, it was the Unified Command's largest mass clinic to date. (Photo courtesy Derotha Ferraro/South Peninsula Hospital)

Vaccination efforts increasing locally

Johnson and Johnson vaccine makes it way here; CDC updates recommendations

City of Homer Recreation Manager Mike Illg, who is in the planning section of Homer's Unified Command Mass Vaccination PODs, stands on the upper level of Homer High School overlooking the Commons during a vaccine clinic on Friday, March 5, 2021 in Homer, Alaska. Providing more than 500 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to local residents, it was the Unified Command's largest mass clinic to date. (Photo courtesy Derotha Ferraro/South Peninsula Hospital)
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Homer High School.

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Homer High School.
Joseph Lee, of Idaho, backed by Ivan Zarate, of Arizona, and Abiud Zarate, of Baja California, Mexico, arrange fish so their heads can be chopped off by a guillotine-style machine Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at Pacific Star Seafoods in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai, assembly urge US Commerce Secretary to veto EEZ closure

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council voted to reccomend the closure last December.

Joseph Lee, of Idaho, backed by Ivan Zarate, of Arizona, and Abiud Zarate, of Baja California, Mexico, arrange fish so their heads can be chopped off by a guillotine-style machine Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at Pacific Star Seafoods in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

Council talks next budget cycle

Members also mull possible property tax exemption for nonprofit

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
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The Homer Spit and Kachemak Bay, seen here in December 2020 in Homer, Alaska.

Kachemak Bay Science Conference starts next week

The chance to be immersed in the species, ecosystems and science of Kachemak Bay is back again in the form of the Kachemak Bay Science… Continue reading

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The Homer Spit and Kachemak Bay, seen here in December 2020 in Homer, Alaska.
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Homer High School.

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Homer High School.
Sue Post and Jim Levine walk across a field to observe northern lights on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Diamond Ridge near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Aurora dazzles over Homer

Good viewing was seen on Tuesday, Wednesday

Sue Post and Jim Levine walk across a field to observe northern lights on Tuesday, March 2, 2021, in Diamond Ridge near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A section of Nordic ski trail is groomed in this undated photo in the Homer, Alaska area. (Photo by Kenny Daher)

Alternative offered for annual ski marathon

Skiers invited to traverse 42-kilometer course all month long

A section of Nordic ski trail is groomed in this undated photo in the Homer, Alaska area. (Photo by Kenny Daher)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

State: 189 new COVID-19 cases

Peninsula remains at intermediate alert level

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
The Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 shortly after it arrived at the South Peninsula Hospital on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

State opens next vaccination tier

More than 23% of peninsula residents have gotten first vaccine dose

The Pfizer vaccine for COVID-19 shortly after it arrived at the South Peninsula Hospital on Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
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Homer High School.

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Homer High School.
This undated photo shows a section of Deep Creek near Ninilchik, Alalska recently acquired by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game with the assistance of the Kachemak Heritage Land Trust to protect hunting and fishing in the area. (Photo courtesy of Kachemak Heritage Land Trust)

State, feds and land trust work together to acquire 93.5 acres for conservation

Oil spill trust fund used to buy fish habitat on valuable salmon stream

This undated photo shows a section of Deep Creek near Ninilchik, Alalska recently acquired by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game with the assistance of the Kachemak Heritage Land Trust to protect hunting and fishing in the area. (Photo courtesy of Kachemak Heritage Land Trust)
The sign in front of the Homer Electric Association building in Kenai, Alaska as seen on April 1, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Candidate nomination deadline for HEA election approaches

Elections for the Homer Electric Association Board of Directors are coming up, and the deadline to nominate people for seats is next week. The public… Continue reading

The sign in front of the Homer Electric Association building in Kenai, Alaska as seen on April 1, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
The entrance to the Homer Electric Association office is seen here in Kenai, Alaska on May 7, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

HEA work at Stonehocker Creek presents challenges

HEA remediation work across the bay continues

The entrance to the Homer Electric Association office is seen here in Kenai, Alaska on May 7, 2020. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)
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