Infant/preschool screenings offered Sprout, Homer Public Health and the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Child Find Program will offer free screenings for children newborn through age five. The screenings will be held at the Homer Public Health Center, 195 E. Bunnell Ave, Suite C, on Dec. 9, and at Chapman School on Dec. 10. Children […]
Step out of the snow and cold and into the warmth and light during December’s First Friday receptions. All receptions run from 5-7 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche once said, “That which does not kill us makes us stronger.”
Homer Head Wrestling Coach Chris Perk is hoping those words ring true as his Mariners head to Nikiski this weekend to compete in the 2013 Kachemak Conference Championships. The M’s haven’t had a particularly good run lately.
Meet your Mariner roundballers The Homer Mariner Boys and Girls basketball teams invite the community to a night of “Meet the Mariners” on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 6 p.m. in the gym. The evening acts as a fundraiser for the boys basketball program, and features a soup and bread dinner for $5 per person, as […]
In Monday evening’s first — and arguably most exciting City League basketball game of the night — the Home Run Oil Titans survived a stellar second-half comeback by the Gregoire Construction Smooth Operators to squeak out a 49-44 win in Men’s City League Basketball.
Just when you think you’ve seen the best of what a group of committed, altruistic Homerites can do, another benevolent bunch comes along to accomplish something even more amazing. Following the sudden death of 30-year-old Nikki Geragotelis and her daughter, Rae Marie, Alaska Training Room owner and strength conditioning coach Mary Jo Cambridge Campbell organized […]
The council charged with making sure Alaska’s crisis intervention services meet as many needs as possible gathered last week in Homer to discuss a myriad of challenges, as well as celebrate in the successes seen through community and agency collaboration.
That’s the big question as the industry braces for the International Pacific Halibut Commission’s interim meeting this week in Seattle.
By all accounts, there appear to be lots of halibut in Alaska waters, but their unusually slow growth rates have forced catches downward for nearly a decade. Alaska’s total catch this year was about 22 million pounds.
Zeke K. Ostler was born at home on Nov. 9, 2013 at 9:58 a.m. to parents Rachel and Kyle Ostler. He weighed eight pounds, 11 ounces. Grandparents are Dan and Cara Long of Eagle Mountain, Utah; David and Lynn Wardell of Williamsburg, Va. and Brad and Shelly Ostler of Hooper, Utah. Hayden Marie Butcher was […]
Fire (Nov. 25-Dec. 1) Anchor Point Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services responded to five medical calls and three fire calls. Kachemak Emergency Services responded to two fire calls. Troopers On Nov. 27, at 9:12 p.m., Alaska State Troopers responded to an Anchor Point residence to conduct a welfare request on Ronald Mullen, 60, of […]