Food hub organize to provide virtual market for local goods

Those searching for locally grown carrots, spinach, seafood and even flowers will have another option beyond the Homer Farmers Market next year thanks to a pilot project food hub being organized this winter.
If all goes according to plan, the food hub will create a virtual marketplace connecting consumers with producers and organizing a centralized location once a week where food and products are distributed.

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News Briefs & Announcements – Nov. 18, 2015

Anchor Point responders hold board meeting The Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Medical Service Area Board will hold a meeting at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at the Anchor Point Fire Station on Milo Fritz Ave. The public is welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information, call 235-6700 Get the most from your marine electronics Kachemak […]

Start your own investment ‘traditions’

by Edward Jones Matthew North Financial Advisor Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and — like all holidays — this one has plenty of traditions. The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade started in 1924, and football (the first broadcast Thanksgiving Day game was played between the Detroit Lions and the Chicago Bears in 1934). Traditions are […]

Community News – Nov. 18, 2015

Whiskey tasting Alice’s Champagne Palace hosts a whiskey-tasting event on Nov. 18, from 6–8 p.m. Whiskey, scotch, bourbon and appetizers will be provided at a cost of $50 per person. Reservations are required, and only 50 seats are available. Call 235-7721 or go to to make your reservations. All proceeds go to support KBBI. […]

Letters to the Editor – Nov. 18, 2015

Amoroso thanks for support The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra and the Homer Youth String Orchestra Club wish to thank the Homer Foundation and your Youth Advisory Council for your support. Both organizations have provided support by helping finance the purchase of music and special learning clinics for student musicians. Just as important to the young musicians […]

Senate Passes Bill to Combat Domestic Violence

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senators Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) today applauded the Senate’s unanimous passage of their bipartisan bill which they recently introduced, to help combat domestic abuse and sexual violence. The Pro bono Work to Empower and Represent (POWER) Act mandates that each year, the United States Attorney in each judicial district […]

Cannabis needs positive thinking

In your article entitled, “Cannabis entrepreneurs face restrictive regulations,” I find some inaccuracies and general misinformation presented by Mr. Shane Monroe of the Kachemak Cannabis Consultancy. Monroe posits two possible interpretations for the actions of the legislature and Marijuana Control Board: 1. Well-meaning incompetence; or 2. “That this is part of a larger effort to […]

Show Homer your ‘HART’ on Dec. 1: vote ‘yes’ on Prop 1

Generally, Homer city government hums along quietly in the background. The library buzzes with activity six days a week; the Homer Education and Recreation Complex livens evenings with pickle ball; when you need a policeman, he’s there. But what would Homer be like without these simple things we take for granted? What if you popped […]

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