Two arraigned after sex assault indictment The Resetarits brothers, indicted together on one count of second-degree sexual assault, were to be arraigned in Kenai Superior Court Tuesday afternoon. The single count indictment was handed down by a grand jury on Sept. 20. Joseph Resetarits, 19, and Anthony Resetarits, 21, are accused of a crime that […]
Homer High Homecoming this weekend It’s Homer High School Homecoming this weekend, with several community events starting at 6 p.m. Friday. The community is invited to join in the Homecoming parade fun. The condensed parade leaves the west entrance of the high school, turns left down Pioneer and returns to the east entrance of the […]
Gas prices continue to see-saw Average retail gasoline prices in Alaska have risen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.96/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 398 gas outlets in Alaska. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.5 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.54/g. Including […]
The city of Homer has prevailed in a long-standing case between the Homer City Council and Homer resident and perpetual planning and zoning watchdog Frank Griswold concerning Griswold’s request to see city emails.
Gene Jones of Bellevue, Iowa won more than $20,000 in the 27th-annual Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby, thanks to a little help from a 236.2-pound flatfish and Captain David Bayes.
Pratt switches to fall schedule Starting Sunday, the Pratt Museum swings into its fall schedule. The museum will be open Tuesday through Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. The Harrington Cabin will be open Wednesday through Saturday. District 30 Democrats to meet District 30 Democrats will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Homer Real […]
Hickory conducts oil spill recovery drill Coast Guard personnel aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Hickory conducted Spilled Oil Recovery System training in Kachemak Bay Wednesday.The annual SORS training, which included extensive classroom-based Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response education and the hands-on deployment of the vessel’s SORS equipment, is required by the Coast Guard in […]
Johnson/Smith Wedding Amy Johnson and Kelly Smith were joined in holy matrimony on Sept. 15, 2012 at the Christian Community Church. The bride’s son, Maxwell, walked his mother down the aisle to be with his new father. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor David Taylor. In attendance for the bride were her maid of honor, Jennie Engebretsen, […]
New Superintendent at public works The City of Homer has hired new public works superintendent Richard Hill to replace Jan Jonker who recently retired. His first day at work was Tuesday. Hill spent many years with the Nevada Department of Transportation as a superintendent for highways. His experience is well suited for this position said […]
Homer chosen as Google’s eCity in Alaska Innovative tech giant Google has named Homer as the 2013 eCity for the State of Alaska. The eCity Awards recognize the strongest online business community in each state; the new digital capitals of America. The businesses in these communities are embracing the web to find new customers, connect […]