Masonic Club raises funds for hospice

Kachemak Bay Masonic Club, in cooperation with Homer Elks #2127, held its 5th Annual Masonic Awareness Spaghetti Feed Fundraiser on Jan. 25 at the Elks… Continue reading

Rep. Sarah Vance, R-Homer, speaks at a town hall meeting last Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at the Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Rep. Sarah Vance sponsors bill to restrict abortions

Backed by 17 co-sponsors, Rep. Sarah Vance, R-Homer, on Monday introduced House Bill 302, a bill that would prohibit abortion if a health care provider… Continue reading

Rep. Sarah Vance, R-Homer, speaks at a town hall meeting last Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at the Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Freshman wins Flex Phoenix Award

The most recent winner of the Homer Flex Phoenix Award has been announced. Flex Freshman Jack Kain is the recipient of the Flex Phoenix Award… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today — Are you smarter than a high schooler? The National Honor Society will host its annual Trivia Night fundraiser in the… Continue reading

Teresa Jacobson Gregory presents a visual illustration of the proposed gravel pit extension and the impacts it may have on residents and the surrounding state recreation area at the Anchor Point Advisory Planning Commission Meeting on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at the Anchor Point Senior Center in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Delcenia Cosman)

Anchor Point advisory group recommends gravel pit expansion

No seat remained empty at the Anchor Point Senior Center last Thursday, Feb. 13 in anticipation of the Anchor Point Advisory Planning Commission meeting set… Continue reading

Teresa Jacobson Gregory presents a visual illustration of the proposed gravel pit extension and the impacts it may have on residents and the surrounding state recreation area at the Anchor Point Advisory Planning Commission Meeting on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, at the Anchor Point Senior Center in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Delcenia Cosman)

Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies becomes steward of Inspiration Ridge Preserve

Magnificent viewscapes and tranquil soundscapes surround the nearly 693-acres of Homer’s Inspiration Ridge Preserve (IRP). The vision of community members Edgar Bailey and Nina Faust,… Continue reading

Family holds community conversation on missing daughter

As part of continued public awareness about the search for a missing Homer woman, Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, her family and friends sponsored a community conversation… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Friday — Basketball vs Redington: JV girls play at 3:30 p.m., JV boys at 5 p.m., varsity girls at 6:30 p.m. and… Continue reading

Vigil held for woman missing since October

Homer hasn’t given up hope. Community members and family friends gathered at noon for a candlelight vigil at WKFL Park on Saturday, Feb. 1 for… Continue reading

Ninilchik Fire Chief David Bear moves the fire truck out of the new Ninilchik Emergency Services building on Aug. 9, 2014, to make room for visitors to the open house of the new NES building. (Homer News file photo)

Ninilchik Emergency Services chief, assistant chief reinstated

Former board has resigned and been replaced, and department is back to normal staffing

Ninilchik Fire Chief David Bear moves the fire truck out of the new Ninilchik Emergency Services building on Aug. 9, 2014, to make room for visitors to the open house of the new NES building. (Homer News file photo)

Homer Winter Carnival Parade celebrates wilderness

A dreary, rainy afternoon gave way to bright sunshine falling across Homer just in time for this year’s Homer Winter Carnival Parade last Saturday. Held… Continue reading

Community talk to be held on missing Homer woman

A community conversation will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center regarding Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, a Homer woman… Continue reading

Event connects the homeless to supplies, services

Close to 100 people experiencing homelessness in the Homer area got help recently at a one-day event designed to get them supplies while connecting them… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today — Parent Teacher Conference Evening Event. Visit with teachers from 5-8 p.m. in the Commons. Chili Contest from 5-8 p.m. in… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Thursday-Saturday — Homer Winter Carnival Basketball Tournament, starting 3 p.m. daily at the Alice Witte Gym Feb 10-11 — High School Mass… Continue reading

Members of the Krewe of Gambrinus march down Pioneer Avenue on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 during the Winter Carnival Parade in Homer, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)

Homer’s annual Winter Carnival on deck

The ever popular Homer Winter Carnival is back, and the weather warmed up just in time. This year’s carnival hosted by the Homer Chamber of… Continue reading

Members of the Krewe of Gambrinus march down Pioneer Avenue on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 during the Winter Carnival Parade in Homer, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)
Former Ninilchik Fire Chief David Bear moves the fire truck out of the new Ninilchik Emergency Services building on Aug. 9, 2014. (Homer News file photo)

Ninilchik Emergency Services Chief fired along with volunteer in leadership position

2 p.m. update: The chief of Ninilchik Emergency Services was terminated while the volunteer fire department’s board of directors restructures the personnel, according to a… Continue reading

Former Ninilchik Fire Chief David Bear moves the fire truck out of the new Ninilchik Emergency Services building on Aug. 9, 2014. (Homer News file photo)

Vigil is Saturday for missing woman

Family and friends of Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, a missing Homer woman, will hold a candlelight vigil for her from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at… Continue reading

Council approves funds for seawall repairs

The city of Homer took a step Monday night to be better prepared in the event that further damage is done to the Ocean Drive… Continue reading

City moves ahead in search for new city manager

With open advertising for Homer’s new city manger officially closed, the city can now begin the process of whittling down applicants to replace outgoing City… Continue reading

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