Point of View | Peter Zuyus

At the last assembly meeting, KPB Mayor Navarre introduced Ordinance 2016-24 to eliminate the KPB Senior Citizen property exemption. The Mayor’s proposal attempts to create inter and intra generational warfare by turning the KPB community against Seniors and also turning current Seniors against future Seniors. Mayor Navarre has asserted that he believes there are currently […]

Letters to the Editor

Special Thanks Recently we had our annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. This was our best fund raiser ever and we have our community to thank for that. We would like to give a special thanks to the Emblem Club for feeding us again at the end of the run, Officer Sean Perry […]

Carmen Valentine-Garcia

Anchor Point resident, Mrs. Carmen Valentine-Garcia, 52, died Thursday, June 2, 2016 at her home in Anchor Point, Alaska. Memorial services will be held 3:00 p.m. Saturday, June 11, 2016 at The Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall in Homer, Alaska. Carmen was born October 30, 1963 in Hessen, Germany. She moved to Alaska in 2008 where […]

Give your children the gift of ‘financial’ knowledge

It’s almost Father’s Day. If you’re a dad with young children, you can expect some nice homemade cards and maybe even a baseball cap. But, of course, your greatest reward is spending time with your kids and watching them grow. In return, you can give them a gift – the gift of knowledge. Specifically, in the months and years ahead, teach them the financial skills that can help make their lives easier and more rewarding.

Bristol Bay Salmon Shares Back for 2016

Community supported fishery brings seafood caught by Alaskans, to Alaskans June 8, 2016 Bristol Bay fishermen are flocking to southwest Alaska now by the thousands, gearing up to harvest the largest sockeye (red) salmon fishery on the Earth. The Alaska Marine Conservation Council’s award-winningCatch of the Season program ensures a portion of that catch makes […]

“Celebrate Our Heritage” theme for Chamber’s 4th of July Parade

Parade Entry Applications Due on or before Monday, June 27   The Homer Chamber of Commerce announces the July 4th Parade theme as “Celebrate Our Heritage.” This year’s theme will include three phases of our heritage.    We will commence the parade honoring our political leaders including City 0fficials and Departments, Color Guard and Veterans. The […]

Letters – May 18

Stickers and T-shirt thanks I want to thank the Kachemak Bay Running Club for their enthusiastic support of the Mileage Club at West Homer Elementary. KBRC’s donation of KBRC stickers and custom T-shirts for the students that make the 26.2 mile marathon level is amazingly generous. This is our second year doing the Mileage Club, […]

Sports Briefs – April 13

Get your wings ready The annual Spring Migration Run is scheduled for Sunday, May 15, at 9 a.m. The certified 5K course starts in the Fishing Hole parking lot on the Spit, and eventually ends at the base of the Spit. (A free shuttle back to the start will be available.) Register online at kachemakbayrunningclub.org/ […]

Council moves fire funding forward

The Homer City Council moved last week to approve funding for renovations to the current Homer fire station after the council scrapped plans it deemed too expensive to build a new fire hall along with the proposed police station.

Time running out for Voznesenka school

For the parents who drove two hours to Soldotna and waited until 9:30 p.m. to testify at the recent Kenai Peninsula Borough School District board meeting, it was undoubtedly a long day. But that didn’t diminish the passion in their voices as they asked the board to save their school in Voznesenka.

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