Three nominated to serve on Homer Superior Court

The Alaska Judicial Council has nominated three people to be the first Superior Court Judge in Homer. The council met Nov. 4-8 in the communities… Continue reading

Trial delayed for Homer man accused of murder

A Kenai Superior Court Judge last week denied a motion by the defense in a murder case to have evidence excluded from the upcoming trial.… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Thursday, Nov. 21 — Mariner on the Move Awards Ceremony at 3 p.m. in the library. Homer Flex School Wednesday, Nov. 27… Continue reading

Stevens briefs Homer on PFD, oil taxes, other issues

On a recent visit to Homer, Sen. Gary Stevens, R-Kodiak, spoke to a group of about 15 area residents on Nov. 9 at Captain’s Coffee.… Continue reading

Police, FBI did aerial search for missing Homer woman

Homer Police and family and friends of Anesha “Duffy” Murnane have not let up the search for the 38-year-old woman who went missing in downtown… Continue reading

Cooper files for House District 31 race

With the 2020 general election a year away, the race for House District 31 Representative has already started. On Thursday, Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly President… Continue reading

Ghosts, goblins and ghouls, oh my!

Homer trick-or-treaters got to experience Halloween just like kids Outside when balmy temperatures allowed them to hit the streets in their costumes and not bundled… Continue reading

Evidence argued ahead of Homer murder trial

The beginning of a jury trial for a Homer man accused of murder hinges on an argument over what evidence can be admitted into that… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Today — End of the Road Shootout hockey games at the Kevin Bell Ice Arena. Soldotna vs East Anchorage High at 5… Continue reading

Quilters honor those who served on Veterans Day

Veterans Day ceremonies in Homer began with a parade in downtown Homer, continued with a ceremony at the Veterans Memorial at the Alaska Islands and… Continue reading

Family, friends, police keep up search for missing woman

Friends, family and police have kept up the search for Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, the Homer women who went missing from downtown Homer on Oct. 17.… Continue reading

Homer man charged with murder three years ago to face trial Tuesday

Editor’s note: The story has been changed to correct the first name of public defender Joy Hobart. A Homer man charged with murder three years… Continue reading

Former council member files election contest suit in superior court

A former Homer City Council member has filed a lawsuit in Alaska Superior Court contesting the results of the last city election. Tom Stroozas filed… Continue reading

Meet the man behind one of Homer’s newest drive through coffee shacks

Ethan Smith wants to serve up good vibes along with a good buzz at The Coffeesmith

Reward offered in search for missing Homer woman

Three weeks after she went missing on Oct. 17, Homer Police remain actively searching for Anesha “Duffy” Murnane. Murnane’s family has started a Facebook page,… Continue reading

Mariners on the Move announced

The Mariners on the Move for the most recent quarter at Homer High School have been announced. Each Homer High faculty member selects one outstanding… Continue reading

Homer Flex Phoenix award winner announced

This month’s Homer Flex Phoenix award has gone to sophomore Clavdia Kulikov, according to school counselor Ingrid Harrald. This award is given out each month… Continue reading

Homer area school announcements

Homer High School Monday, Nov. 11 — Veterans Day (no school) Today through Saturday, Nov. 14-16 — End of Road Shoot Out at the Kevin… Continue reading

Homer Truffle Co. hosts Dia de los Muertos celebration

Homer’s traditional end-of-October celebrations in the form of trick or treating and haunted houses were joined this year by a new event — a celebration… Continue reading

Man, dogs survive bear attack on Diamond Ridge

A local man is recovering after surviving a bear attack Monday afternoon that happened when he was out walking his dogs on trails below Diamond… Continue reading