FYI – News briefs & announcements – Dec. 24

Celebrate New Year’s Day Outdoors at Eveline Recreation Area Friends of Kachemak Bay State Parks and Alaska State Parks is sponsoring a First Day Hike at Eveline State Recreation area on January 1, 2015 at 12 noon. “First Day Hikes” is a national program with hikes occurring in State Parks around the country on New […]

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The countdown begins … The Homer Audubon Christmas Bird Count is Saturday, Dec. 20. Meet at Islands and Ocean Visitor Center at 8:30 a.m. to form teams and get assigned.  Coffee, tea and some breakfast breads will be available, and counters will return at 4:30 p.m. to tabulate results and enjoy a potluck meal. All levels of […]

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FYI – News briefs & announcements – Dec. 10

Mariner skiers hold fundraising raffle Homer High School’s Nordic Ski Team is holding a Nordic ski gear raffle through mid-February to act as a fundraiser for the program. The team is raffling Madshus Hypersonic Carbon Skate Skis, with boots, bindings, poles and a custom-built equipment stand. All ski equipment was donated by Ulmer’s, and is […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Dec. 3

Best in alaska City Clerk Jo Johnson received Clerk of the Year 2014 from the Alaska Association of Municipal Clerks. City officials, administration and support staff nominated Johnson based on the significant contributions she made to the objective and principles of the municipal clerk profession, commitment to professional growth through education, leadership and participation in […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Nov. 19

Thanksgiving Day service The Christian Science Society, located at 3774 Bartlett Street, will hold an hour-long Thanksgiving Day service beginning at 10 a.m. Nov. 27. The service will comprise hymns, prayer and readings from the King James Bible and correlative passages from science and health with a key to the scriptures written by Mary Baker […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Nov. 12

Local business robbed A burglary was reported by Stay Tan at 8:21 a.m. on Nov. 6, where there was apparently no forced entry. The thief made off with an undisclosed amount of cash sometime during the night. The Homer Police Department said the case is under investigation. Strengthening Alaska’s Agriculture Register now for the Alaska […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Nov. 5

HEA host energy and conservation fair Head up to Homer High School from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. this Saturday and focus on safe, reliable energy solutions. The fair fosters an environment for members to seek information, services and products that encourage energy efficiency, conservation and sustainability – all under one roof. This is a […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Oct. 29

  Time to fall back Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2. Towers – all or nothing on regulation Homer City Council met with the Planning and Zoning Commission on Oct. 23 to discuss towers and whether or not the commission should invest time and energy into a plan for potential regulation. […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Oct. 15

Public Works to smoke test sewer system Homer Public Works will be smoke-testing the sewer system during the months of October and November. The smoke test will assist inspection crews in locating breaks and defects in the system. The smoke you may see coming from the vent stacks on houses or holes in the ground […]

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