FYI – News briefs & announcements – Feb. 17

Meeting on procedures U.S. Fish and Wildlife will hold a Feb. 16 public meeting on a proposed rule that would amend the non-subsistence take of wildlife and public participation and closure procedures at Alaska’s National Wildlife Refuges. The meeting will be held at the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center in Soldotna, and include an […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements

Watch out for MODA scammers The Department of Consumer and Business Services issued a warning to consumers that scammers may be trying to take advantage of Moda Health’s financial troubles to obtain sensitive information. Consumers should be on guard if a caller isn’t clearly identifying him or herself. Those who believe they were victims should […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Feb 3

USCG offers boating, seamanship classes Boating skills and seamanship classes started yesterday at Homer High School. The class covers introduction to boating, navigation, boat handling, lines and knots, legal requirements, weather, radio and more. The class meets Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 7-9:30 p.m. through April 7. Classes are held at room A104 at the high […]

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Jan. 27

FYI – News briefs & announcements – Jan. 20

HEA interim rate increase approved The Regulatory Commission of Alaska has approved a 3.25 percent interim energy base rate and customer charge increase for Homer Electric Association. The new rate will go into effect Feb. 1, and result in an increase of $3.15 for the average HEA member using 550 kilowatt hours a month. HEA […]

Published Events Oct. 28- Nov. 3

WedOct28 Karaoke with Dax • 10 p.m. The Alibi, 453 East Pioneer Ave. Open Mic with Mikey’s Chair • 8 p.m. Down East Saloon, 3 Mile East End Road, 235-6002. DownEastSaloon.com. Variety Wings and Brew • Beluga Bar and Grill. 204 Ocean Dr. Loop. 235-5995. Bingo • 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Every […]

Halloween events

West Homer Elementary School HALLOWEEN NEWS Put on Costumes:  12:25-12:45 HALLOWEEN PARADE:  12:45-1:30 The McNeil Canyon Fall Carnival will be held on Friday, October 30th from 4-7 pm here at the school.  There will be games, food, fun and a haunted house. Chapman School – Halloween Carnival Friday, October 30th 6pm—8pm Lots of new games […]

11th Annual Haunted Hickory

HOMER, AK — The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Hickory will be hosting their annual Haunted Hickory food drive on Thursday, 29 October 2015. The annual event, which dates back to when the Coast Guard Cutter SEDGE was homeported in Homer, is sponsored by the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter HICKORY each year […]

FYI – News Briefs & Announcements – Oct.7

Homer hosts Parks and Rec Conference The 40th-annual Alaska Recreation and Park Association Conference will be held Oct. 8-9 at Land’s End in Homer. The conference is open to the public and provides many educational opportunities that promote the benefits of parks, recreation and wildlands. It also provides a forum to exchange ideas. Check out […]

FYI – News Briefs & Announcements – Sept. 30

Stud time approaches Oct. 1 is the first day you can legally put studded tires on your car. Hock apprehended After avoiding law enforcement for nearly four months, 24-year-old Clarence S. Hock was arrested last Wednesday as the passenger of a vehicle stopped for a speeding violation on East End Road. Hock, from Homer, was […]

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