Homer Middle School unfurled a new program on Monday, one touted as a progressive approach to talking to youth about suicide.
“I think the thing that’s nice about this is it’s a national screening process,” said Homer Middle School Principal Kari Lee Dendurent. “It’s research-based; they’ve already tested it, they’ve already piloted it.”
This weekend, Homer Council on the Arts transforms Homer High School’s commons and gymnasium into a winter wonderland holiday bazaar. The annual Nutcracker Faire offers shoppers the opportunity to browse the aisles of local arts, crafts, educational items and food, as tiny ballerinas, mice, flowers and candy canes make their way through the hallways in between ballet performances.
Infant/preschool screenings offered Sprout, Homer Public Health and the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Child Find Program will offer free screenings for children newborn through age five. The screenings will be held at the Homer Public Health Center, 195 E. Bunnell Ave, Suite C, on Dec. 9, and at Chapman School on Dec. 10. Children […]
Just when you think you’ve seen the best of what a group of committed, altruistic Homerites can do, another benevolent bunch comes along to accomplish something even more amazing. Following the sudden death of 30-year-old Nikki Geragotelis and her daughter, Rae Marie, Alaska Training Room owner and strength conditioning coach Mary Jo Cambridge Campbell organized […]
The council charged with making sure Alaska’s crisis intervention services meet as many needs as possible gathered last week in Homer to discuss a myriad of challenges, as well as celebrate in the successes seen through community and agency collaboration.
When two-year-old Ike Mitchell couldn’t kick his fever and hoarse cough last week, his mom Jamie Cloud took him to Homer Medical Clinic to see a pediatric nurse practitioner.
This year’s city budget drew tears from testifiers, expletives from the city manager and the red pen from city council as it slashed nonprofit funding in order to fund emergency service personnel in a last-minute amendment to the budget.
Despite an already tight budget, the Homer City Council approved two additions to the budget Monday night totaling $45,000 – funding for an assessment of recreational needs and an increase to the Homer Chamber of Commerce.
Hospital gift shop relocated The Hospital Auxiliary Gift Shop has relocated and expanded in the South Peninsula Hospital main entrance, just outside registration. The shop is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It is staffed by volunteers from the hospital Auxiliary. All proceeds from the shop support the hospital. Open year-round, […]
“Black Friday” came a week early for Kenai Peninsula residents, as the area was struck with a power outage that left both residences and businesses without electricity for most of the afternoon.