Memorial Day observance honors war — and pandemic — heroes

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Memorial Day observances in Homer took on a more somber tone. Though Anchorage and Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson canceled… Continue reading


Veterans from several area outfits participate in a Veterans Day celebration Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 in front of the Islands and Oceans Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Veterans Day celebration is Sunday; day marks 100th anniversary of end of WWI

On the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, Veterans Day ceremonies start at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at the Homer Emblem… Continue reading