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

Chamber of Commerce prepares for scaled back Winter Carnival

Businesses are being encouraged to offer deals, host activities

Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News 
Members of the Krewe of Gambrinus march down Pioneer Avenue on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 during the Winter Carnival Parade in Homer, Alaska.
Kachemak Bay State Park logo. (Image provided)

Applicants sought for state park citizen advisory board vacancies

The Kenai Peninsula/Prince William Sound Region of the Department of Natural Resources is looking for applicants to fill vacancies on two citizen advisory boards for… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay State Park logo. (Image provided)
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 to do remediation work in Stonehocker Creek area near Halibut Cove.

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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COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
The state ferry M/V Tustumena pulls into the Homer Harbor on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

DOT&PF accepting comments on summer ferry schedule

The Tustumena will run May through September

The state ferry M/V Tustumena pulls into the Homer Harbor on Monday, June 8, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Sen. Lisa Murkowki, R-Alaska, in an undated photo. (Photo courtesy of Sen. Lisa Murkowski's office)

Murkowski announces new chief of staff, other appoints in D.C. and Soldotna.

Former legislative aide Jane Conway is special assistant for senator’s Kenai Peninsula office.

Sen. Lisa Murkowki, R-Alaska, in an undated photo. (Photo courtesy of Sen. Lisa Murkowski's office)
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Homer High School.

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A man enters the Homer Post Office on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. On Jan. 20, 2021, President Joe Biden issued an executive order directing that federal employees and people in federal buildings should all wear masks. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Federal agencies on peninsula are reviewing Biden’s executive order on masks

The order requiring mask wearing will mainly affect local federal buildings

A man enters the Homer Post Office on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. On Jan. 20, 2021, President Joe Biden issued an executive order directing that federal employees and people in federal buildings should all wear masks. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)

Council reaffirms respect with ‘civility’ resolution

‘It’s always occurred to me that it’s far better to collaborate your way through life’

Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

500 additional vaccine doses will come to Homer

State reports 180 new cases, 1 new death on Wednesday

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Peter Zuyus receives his first dose of the Moderna vaccine Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 at a large-scale clinic put on by South Peninsula Hospital and the City of Homer at Christian Community Church in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

715 seniors get Moderna vaccine in Homer

Clinic put on by local hospital, city, public health and others

Peter Zuyus receives his first dose of the Moderna vaccine Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 at a large-scale clinic put on by South Peninsula Hospital and the City of Homer at Christian Community Church in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Catriona Reynolds in an undated photo. (Photo courtesy Catriona Reynolds)

CEO leaves Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic

Reynolds departs after 18 years at the clinic

Catriona Reynolds in an undated photo. (Photo courtesy Catriona Reynolds)
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Homer High School.

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School district risk level update and upcoming events

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Homer High School.
Volunteers distibute a meal to attendees at Project Homeless Connect on Jan. 29, 2020 at Homer United Methodist Church in Homer, Alaska. The event is a one-day opportunity for the homeless to get access to necessary supplies and services. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Project Homeless Connect comes to southern peninsula next week

Those experiencing homelessness in Homer and Anchor Point can get supplies, resources

Volunteers distibute a meal to attendees at Project Homeless Connect on Jan. 29, 2020 at Homer United Methodist Church in Homer, Alaska. The event is a one-day opportunity for the homeless to get access to necessary supplies and services. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Alaska State Parks logo. (Image courtesy Alaska State Parks)

Deadline nears to comment on state parks management plan

The public has until Friday to make comments on the plan that manages the Kachemak Bay State Park and Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park. The… Continue reading

Alaska State Parks logo. (Image courtesy Alaska State Parks)
The Endeavour-Spirit of Independence jack up rig, is seen here in early April, 2013, at the Cosmopolitan site in lower Cook Inlet near Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Smith/Peninsula Clarion)

Feds release draft Environmental Impact Statement for Cook Inlet oil and gas leases

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management moved forward a proposed oil and gas lease sale in lower Cook Inlet last Friday when it announced the… Continue reading

The Endeavour-Spirit of Independence jack up rig, is seen here in early April, 2013, at the Cosmopolitan site in lower Cook Inlet near Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Smith/Peninsula Clarion)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

First Homer resident death tied to COVID-19 reported

State reports 24 new resident COVID-19 deaths, 167 new cases Wednesday

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
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Homer High School.

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The Homer office of the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles. (Courtesy photo Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles)

Cuts in governor’s budget would close DMV office in Homer

Policy analyst: DMV costs more to operate than it brings in

The Homer office of the Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles. (Courtesy photo Alaska Division of Motor Vehicles)
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