Tusty not so trusty, say Southwest communities

April 20th 7:37 pm

Sailing delayed as ship undergoes repairs

Homer rallies to build house for constant volunteer

April 20th 7:37 pm

Sandy Miller's generosity, spirit inspired desire to help

Clean-up, Earth day events Saturday

April 20th 7:36 pm

It's been a few years since Homer had a real winter, and all around town, people are reminded of the dreaded break-up season and its emerging trash syndrome when snow recedes and a winter's worth of garbage emerges from the snowbanks. Luckily, Homer's [...]


April 20th 7:36 pm

Grow herbs and greens year-round Homer Garden Club brings "Aquaponics" to the Bidarka Inn on Sunday, April 23. Starting at 2 p.m., members of Blood, Sweat and Food Farm will describe how to get year-round herb and greens production in an aquaponics system. [...]

'Pizza Nick' heading back to kitchen for spaghetti feed fundraiser

April 20th 7:35 pm

There are few in Homer who haven't run into Nick Baraimis over the years. Most recently, the thick Greek accent can be heard greeting people at the airport as Baraimis drives people around town in his taxi. But for a long time, the fisherman's cap could be [...]

Letters to the Editor

April 20th 7:34 pm

HEA encourages Homer residents to vote That oversized Homer Electric Association envelop you got in the mail? Relax, it's not an extra bill. Six good folks are running for three seats on the HEA board of directors and that envelope contains your ballot.

Opinion: Earth Day a great opportunity to remember what's really important

April 20th 7:34 pm

Earth Day is sort of like Mother's Day or Valentine's Day — it's one of those times when we lavish attention and love on something or someone we know we should be honoring every day, really. Instead, we try to condense a year's worth of attention into [...]

Community news

April 20th 7:33 pm

Anchor Point graduates 8 EMTs On April 15, eight members of the Anchor Point community successfully completed their State of Alaska EMT I practical tests. These new medical responders of Anchor Point Fire and EMS will serve the citizens of the southern [...]

Softball Mariners focus on building program

April 20th 7:32 pm

Coach says young team should be competitive

Wrestlers' mettle brings medals in all 3 metals

April 20th 7:32 pm

13 Anchor King and Popeye wrestlers come home with gold, silver, and bronze

Sports Briefs

April 20th 7:31 pm

Homer standouts named to ASAA 2017 Hall of Fame Two former Homer High School athletes and one coach were named to this year's Alaska School Activities Association Hall of Fame. Dave Cloud coached girls and boys basketball, football and track and field [...]

German woman puts down roots in Homer

April 20th 7:30 pm

Traveler did not expect to meet her future husband, or to eventually move to Alaska

Public Safety

April 20th 7:30 pm

FIRE April 10 - 16 Anchor Point Fire & EMS responded to four emergency medical service calls and one fire call. Kachemak Emergency Services responded to two EMS calls and one fire. Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to seven EMS calls and one fire call.

Salmon numbers look good as Bristol Bay chills

April 20th 7:29 pm

A brighter outlook for Alaska's upcoming salmon season just got even better. Markets are looking good, the statewide salmon catch forecast of 204 million is up by a million fish, and the world's biggest sockeye salmon fishery at Bristol Bay is breaking [...]

Around town Calendar

April 20th 7:27 pm

ThuApr13 Power Flow with 8:45-10:15 a.m. Many Rivers More info: 435-7538 Pre-K Puffins 10 - 11:30 a.m. Islands and Ocean. More info: 235-6961 Chair Yoga 11 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Many Rivers. More info: 435-7538 Small Fry Storytime 11:30 a.m. Homer Public [...]

Obituary -Beryl Myhill

April 20th 7:25 pm

Bessie Beryl Overlin, 90, was born in Fairburn, S. D. The youngest child of Ethyl Aleta Scott and William Willard Overlin, she had five brothers and two sisters: Edgar, Paul, Darrel, Lela, James and Marie — all of whom preceded her in death. Overlin [...]

Navy destroyer arriving in Homer next week

April 20th 7:24 pm

Sailors are planning to complete a community involvement project

Navarre delves into details of state's economic future

April 14th 1:46 pm

On sunset of his two-term limit, Kenai Peninsula Borough mayor wants residents to focus on fiscal situation

Community news

April 14th 1:45 pm

Push your Limits with library book discussions Beth Trowbridge from the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies will join Friends of the Homer Library tonight, Thursday, April 13, at 6 p.m. to discuss "When the Killing's Done" by T.C. Boyle. The novel leaves [...]

Youth committed to positive change in politics

April 14th 1:45 pm

Salzmann eager to make a difference in political arena

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