Chefs prep and preserve at Farmer’s Market The Department of Agriculture funded three professional and at-home chefs to demonstrate how to prepare and preserve Alaska-grown produce. The full schedule is as follows: July 13, 10:30 a.m.- noon: “Holy Green Smoothies, Batman,” Jen Dixson; July 27, Noon-2 p.m. “Cooking with Kids,” Maura Brenin; Aug. 3, 1:30-3 […]
Runners couldn’t have asked for much better weather on Saturday for the 14th-annual Homer Spit Run. And who would have guessed that heat would be an issue?
Sunny skies and warm temperatures welcomed more than 300 participants in this year’s 10K run from Homer High School to the tip of the Homer Spit.
Anchorage’s Jake Moe placed first in the men’s competition, finishing with a time of 32 minutes, 40 seconds. He bettered his first-place time for 2012 by almost five minutes.
Gas prices falling Average retail gasoline prices in Alaska have fallen 3.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4 per gallon, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 398 gas outlets in Alaska. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.8 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.57 per gallon, […]
Gas prices on the rise … again Average retail gasoline prices in Alaska have risen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.03/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 398 gas outlets in Alaska. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.1 cents per gallon in the last week to […]
When kite-surfing enthusiast Trace Carlos joined friends and fellow kite surfers Traveler Terpening and Tom Fredericks to organize Homer’s first kite festival in 2008, none of them knew what kind of response they might get.
It turns out, quite a few people were interested, and organizers of Homer’s inaugural kite fest were impressed with such a positive response to a relatively new extreme sport.
It’s not so new anymore.
HEA requests rate changes Homer Electric Association is requesting a rate change in its quarterly filings with the Regulatory Commission of Alaska. HEA proposed to decrease the Cost of Power Adjustment from 4.556 cents per kilowatt hour to 4.295 cents per kWh. This adjustment reflects the cost of fuel used to generate electricity purchased by […]
Katie McNary and Thomas Appelhanz, of Homer, were married in a small private ceremony at the Opryland Resort in Nashville, Tennessee on May 5, 2013. In attendance were maid of honor Marissa Paul, bridesmaids Emma McNary and Andrea Bazacas, flower girls Chloe and Ava Bazacas, best man Sean Bazacas and groomsman Andrew Six. A reception […]
Fixing the big stink The City’s sewer treatment plant (located along the Sterling Highway at the bottom of Heath Street) is experiencing operational difficulties that have resulted in a greater-than-normal amount of odor being generated from the sludge lagoon. The level of odor leaving the site is unacceptable, and plant operators are adjusting treatment procedures […]
Gas prices fall Alaska, May 27- Average retail gasoline prices in Alaska have fallen 2.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $4.05/gallon yesterday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 398 gas outlets in Alaska. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.65/gallon, […]
Earthquake jolts Homer The United States Geological Center reported a magnitude 4.3 earthquake struck the Kenai Peninsula area last Thursday. The quake’s epicenter was approximately 27 miles southwest of Homer at a depth of 33.5 feet. No significant damages or injuries were reported. Help relocate Haven House thrift store Haven House is looking for help […]