Navy destroyer arriving in Homer next week

Apr 20th 8:24 pm By Carey Restino

Sailors are planning to complete a community involvement project

Statewide Stories

Opinion: Earth Day a great opportunity to remember what's really important

April 20th 7:34 pm

Earth Day is sort of like Mother's Day or Valentine's Day — it's one of those times when we lavish attention and love on something or someone we know we should be honoring every day, really. Instead, we try to condense a year's worth of attention into [...]

Salmon numbers look good as Bristol Bay chills

April 20th 7:29 pm

A brighter outlook for Alaska's upcoming salmon season just got even better. Markets are looking good, the statewide salmon catch forecast of 204 million is up by a million fish, and the world's biggest sockeye salmon fishery at Bristol Bay is breaking [...]

Opinion: Support the University of Alaska

April 14th 1:43 pm

It is time to speak up to support the University of Alaska. By 2025, 65 percent of the jobs in Alaska will require some form of postsecondary education. The last time this was measured, just 37 percent of Alaskans held a degree and only 50 percent had some [...]

Opinion: Journalism essential to democracy by creating well-informed citizens

April 14th 1:43 pm

This week, Art Cullen won a Pulitzer prize. You've probably never heard Cullen's name before — he's not likely to be quoted in the New York Times or the guest on a late night talk show covering modern-day politics. Cullen is the editor of a small, [...]

Fishermen prepare for electronic monitoring

April 14th 1:40 pm

Automation is coming to Alaska fishing boats in the form of cameras and sensors to track what's coming and going over the rails. Starting next year, Electronic Monitoring systems (EM) can officially replace human observers as fishery data collectors on [...]

Most Popular Stories

Homer rallies to build house for constant volunteer

April 20th 7:37 pm

Sandy Miller's generosity, spirit inspired desire to help

Navy destroyer arriving in Homer next week

April 20th 7:24 pm

Sailors are planning to complete a community involvement project

Tusty not so trusty, say Southwest communities

April 20th 7:37 pm

Sailing delayed as ship undergoes repairs

'Pizza Nick' heading back to kitchen for spaghetti feed fundraiser

April 20th 7:35 pm

There are few in Homer who haven't run into Nick Baraimis over the years. Most recently, the thick Greek accent can be heard greeting people at the airport as Baraimis drives people around town in his taxi. But for a long time, the fisherman's cap could be [...]

German woman puts down roots in Homer

April 20th 7:30 pm

Traveler did not expect to meet her future husband, or to eventually move to Alaska

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