Sep 14th 8:05 pm By Tommy Wells
SEWARD - Homer head coach Walter Love didn't think his team's overall offensive performance Saturday on a muddy Steinbrecher Field in Seward was a work of art. In fact, he wasn't overly thrilled with the team's 45-0 victory over rival Seward in their Peninsula Conference opener.
May 5th 8:58 am
On Saturday, I happened to wander into the house for a minute from the sun-drenched gardens outside. It was a beautiful day, blustery, with birds singing and puddles all over the place. Inside, however, it was quiet, stone quiet, which could only mean one [...]
May 5th 8:52 am
Buyers and sellers are still feeling hangover from last year's tough fishing season The values of Alaska salmon permits are on a downward slide, while prices for quota shares of other catches continue to skyrocket. Despite an optimistic outlook this year [...]
April 27th 6:37 pm
Communities could lease to fishermen who otherwise couldn't afford permits
April 27th 5:54 pm
The current proposal by the Alaska Senate majority to cut education 5.7 percent while failing to offer up any new solutions to the state's fiscal crisis should infuriate every Alaskan, not only those with children currently in school or college in the state [...]
April 27th 5:45 pm
By Ned Rozell University of Alaska Fairbanks Skiing to work over a persistent spring snowpack, I looked up to see a large white bird flapping gracefully over the spruce tops. A few gentle honks confirmed it was a tundra swan. After a long winter when all [...]
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September 14th 5:18 pm
Homer parents of young children may remember the Great Easter Jellybean Famine of 2017. A week before Easter, not a jellybean was to be found; Easter shelves in all of the usual haunts were strangely empty of this holiday staple. Not even E. Bunny could have [...]
September 14th 6:50 pm
September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. And "awareness" is an appropriate designation, because many people remain unaware of the many ways in which life insurance can help families meet their key financial goals. Here are three of the biggest [...]
September 14th 6:59 pm
The voters of Homer will be called on to decide whether the City of Homer can give the Homer Accelerated Roads and Trails (HART) program a new beat ... err, better make that a slightly new direction.
September 14th 7:01 pm
Better get your popcorn ready, friends. Beginning next Friday, there will be a lot of film being shown as the Homer Theatre stages its 14th-annual Documentary Film Festival on Sept. 21 through Sept. 28. A total of nine award-winning documentaries will be [...]
September 14th 6:44 pm
A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur rescued two people and three dogs after their 34-foot vessel began taking on water near Montague Island last Friday.