Darlene Hildebrand left a middle management corporate job in Sioux Falls, S.D. in search of a life that was more akin to her personal ideals of peace, compassion, joy and forgiveness. When she visited Homer, she found what she was looking for.
A leak that turned into a major water pipe break has caused some Homer residents and businesses to be without water today. Crews worked Monday to repair the break that was discovered in front of the Pioneer Building, which is undergoing renovation on Pioneer Avenue. “The leak was discovered by a contractor during the weekend,” […]
If not for the quick thinking of a cell-phone store employee, police may have had a much tougher time breaking the recent rash of Homer burglaries wide open.
A plea from Tech Connect employee Diana Hahnlein on a popular Facebook page read, “… Tech Connect got robbed last night; we’re a family owned business and this is a huge hit for us. They took iPads, iPods and Beats headphones … if anyone hears anything or knows anything, it would be really appreciated. Thank you.”
By Carey Restino Homer Tribune The Homer City Council heard the first wave of pleas regarding its proposed budget , but council members expressed frustration at those who asked for items to be funded by the city without explaining where those funds would come from. Residents testified in favor of an expanded position at the […]
Climbing through the tangle of willow bushes and tall grasses topped by cottonwood trees and interlaced with streams, Kachemak Heritage Land Trust Executive Director Marie McCarty stops, looks around and comments on how beautiful the surrounding scene is.
When Homer’s Port and Harbor Director Bryan Hawkins took the position as a harbor officer 14 years ago, he and his family thought it would be a low-impact, low-stress, 40-hour-a-week job. It didn’t turn out that way, as Hawkins quickly rose through the ranks to the harbor’s top position.
PRESS RELEASE: At approximately 3:30 p.m. on October 23, 2013, the Homer Volunteer Fire Department was notified by Homer Police dispatch that a plane had possibly crashed at the Homer Airport. Fire Chief Bob Painter, in Command 1, immediately responded along with units from the Homer Police Department. Prior to arriving at the airport, airport […]
Next week, the upper neighborhoods of Homer will see a stampede of some 500 goblins, ghosts and pink, sparkly-wanded princess fairies. But this year, the spooks, and their accompanying parent-driven chariots, will be asked to proceed in an orderly fashion in one direction only.
Homer Police have responded to numerous break-ins in recent weeks, not only to several area businesses, but to residential homes and vehicles as well. And while some spike in crime is typical this time of year, police say there may be a correlation between the recent burglaries and a simultaneous outbreak in drug-related offenses and arrests.
If taking one day out of the year to be well sounds like a little too much of a time commitment for you, think about this:
“Each year, people’s lives have been saved because of the blood tests they get at the fair,” said fair coordinator and Rotarian Sharon Minsch. “This is a really affordable way to get tested.”