FYI – News briefs & announcements – Jan. 14

Homer Foundation helps Head Start The Homer Foundation recently provided funding to support the Homer Head Start program operated by the Rural Alaska Community Action Program, Inc. Funds will be used to purchase new seat belt restraints for the Head Start Program’s bus. The program bus transports children to and from the center, four days […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Jan. 7

Troopers look for missing man  Alaska State Troopers are asking for help in locating a Wisconsin man who traveled to Alaska to view wildlife this summer and hasn’t been heard from since August. Family members reported last hearing from 72-year-old Roger H. Yaeger around Aug. 8 in Wasilla. He had told family members that he […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Dec. 31

The Homer Marine Trades sponsors the 2015 area tide book Next year’s handy little book has a special centerfold- – all the members of Homer marine trade businesses with contact phone numbers. This is a must have for all boat owners/operators. Know the tides and know the businesses who can take care of your boat. […]

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 […]

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