Soldotna High School

Soccer: Homer girls tie Soldotna in season opener

Soccer: Homer girls tie Soldotna in season opener

In their first effort of the season, Homer’s Lady Mariners stayed even with Soldotna’s soccer team for a 3-3 tie Tuesday night. The home game… Continue reading

 

Soldotna wrestlers top Homer in dual meet

Soldotna wrestlers top Homer in dual meet

The Soldotna wrestling team celebrated senior night by defeating Homer 47-32 on Tuesday at Soldotna Prep, but the matchup with the most pedigree didn’t even… Continue reading

 

Homer High School swimmer Griffin Downey swims in the Soldotna Pentathlon at Soldotna High School on Sept. 26. -Photo by Ben Boettger, Morris News Service - Alaska

Kodiak claims Pentathlon crowns

Last Friday afternoon’s 34th Annual SoHi Pentathlon at Soldotna High School meet featured a little bit of new and a little bit of old. The… Continue reading

 

Connections principal leaves with 2015 graduates

Connections Home School Program Principal Lee Young left the school along with the 2015 graduating class. At the commencement ceremony held at Soldotna High School,… Continue reading

School Events

Kenai Peninsula Borough school District May 20: Last day of school for most students. June 1: School board meeting, Soldotna. June 2: School board planning… Continue reading

Homer High School freshman Andie Sonnen works to gain ground against a SoHi midfielder during the Mariner-hosted game on Tuesday.

SoHi also beats girls’ team

The Mariner Girls varsity team lost its home game against Soldotna High School Tuesday, and thanks to temperamental spring weather, also experienced all four seasons… Continue reading

Homer High School freshman Andie Sonnen works to gain ground against a SoHi midfielder during the Mariner-hosted game on Tuesday.
Judy Gonsalves

WHES teacher noted for ‘excellence’

A West Homer Elementary School teacher is one of five Kenai Peninsula Borough School District educators who have been selected as 2014 BP Teachers of… Continue reading

Judy Gonsalves
Mariner boys defeat Nikiski, 6-2

Mariner boys defeat Nikiski, 6-2

Mariner fans were bundled up in the bleachers but the Homer boys brought the heat against Nikiski for their first home soccer game of the… Continue reading

Mariner boys defeat Nikiski, 6-2

Upgrades for Soldotna’s sports complex progress

Soldotna is one step closer to having an improved sports complex. Last week, the Soldotna City Council approved an ordinance appropriating $500,000 to conduct the… Continue reading

Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Dave Jones congratulates Interim Superintendent Sean Dusek after Dusek is named the new superintendent of schools Tuesday at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Building in Soldotna.-Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Morris News Service

Dusek named new superintendent

Interim superintendent Sean Dusek will assume the superintendent of schools position on July 1, 2015. The Board of Education voted unanimously to offer the job… Continue reading

Assistant Superintendent of Instruction Dave Jones congratulates Interim Superintendent Sean Dusek after Dusek is named the new superintendent of schools Tuesday at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Building in Soldotna.-Photo by Kelly Sullivan/ Morris News Service

Mariner swimmers, divers qualify for state

There was fierce competition at the Region II swimming and diving championship meet in Soldotna last weekend. The Kodiak Bears swept the meet in both… Continue reading

Homer’s Jenna Fabich swims during the 50-yard backstroke competition during SoHi’s Pentathalon in Soldotna on Friday.-Photo by Rashah McChesney, Peninsula Clarion

SoHi, Kodiak take top pentathlon honors

The Homer Mariners swim team hit the pool at SoHi last week for the 32nd annual SoHi Pentathlon, competing against athletes from Colony, Kenai, Kodiak,… Continue reading

Homer’s Jenna Fabich swims during the 50-yard backstroke competition during SoHi’s Pentathalon in Soldotna on Friday.-Photo by Rashah McChesney, Peninsula Clarion
Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member Bill Smith, District 8-Homer, speaks at a June meeting of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Smooth sailing for assembly’s Homer visit

The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly moved smoothly and quickly through the agenda of its regular meeting held in Homer on Tuesday. The biggest attention-getter of… Continue reading

Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member Bill Smith, District 8-Homer, speaks at a June meeting of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center. -Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Mariner athletes have busy schedule of events

This week’s schedule of sports events for Homer High School includes: Sept. 19-20: Valdez Volleyball Invite; Sept. 19: Pentathlon swim, Soldotna High School, 2 p.m.;… Continue reading

Sean Dusek

Dusek selected as district’s interim superintendent

At its once-a-year meeting in Homer on Monday, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board unanimously approved authorizing Board President Joe Arness to offer Sean Dusek… Continue reading

Sean Dusek
Sean Dusek

Dusek selected as district’s interim superintendent

At its once-a-year meeting in Homer on Monday, the Kenai Peninsula Borough School Board unanimously approved authorizing Board President Joe Arness to offer Sean Dusek… Continue reading

Sean Dusek
Brad Janorschke, center, general manager of Homer Electric Association, is flanked by HEA Board President Dick Waisanen, right, and HEA Board Vice President Bill Fry of Homer as they prepare to cut the ribbon at the dedication ceremony for the Nikiski Generation Plant May 1. Joining them are community members present for the dedication.- Melissa Carlin, HEA

HEA debuts Nikiski energy facility

“It’s humming!” Rick Roeske, shouted over the deep vibrations emitting from the maze of whirring turbines and endless pipes crisscrossing within the new Nikiski Combined… Continue reading

Brad Janorschke, center, general manager of Homer Electric Association, is flanked by HEA Board President Dick Waisanen, right, and HEA Board Vice President Bill Fry of Homer as they prepare to cut the ribbon at the dedication ceremony for the Nikiski Generation Plant May 1. Joining them are community members present for the dedication.- Melissa Carlin, HEA

School Events

Students Katherine Miller of Homer was named to the Northern Michigan University dean’s list for the fall 2013 semester. Miller qualified by having a grade… Continue reading

Nomination period open for seats on HEA board

Homer Electric Association is accepting nominations from members interested in running for a seat on the cooperative’s board of directors.  The cooperative’s board is made… Continue reading

Homer Electric offers youth opportunities

Homer Electric will award a number of academic or vocational scholarships in 2014. The scholarships are available for high school seniors, from each of Homer… Continue reading

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