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Mariners roll over Seward in Peninsula Conference opener

September 14th 7:05 pm

SEWARD - Homer head coach Walter Love didn't think his team's overall offensive performance Saturday on a muddy Steinbrecher Field in Seward was a work of art. In fact, he wasn't overly thrilled with the team's 45-0 victory over rival Seward in their [...]

DocFest set to light up screen in Homer

September 14th 7:01 pm

Better get your popcorn ready, friends. Beginning next Friday, there will be a lot of film being shown as the Homer Theatre stages its 14th-annual Documentary Film Festival on Sept. 21 through Sept. 28. A total of nine award-winning documentaries will be [...]

Voters will decide if city can give HART a new beat

September 14th 6:59 pm

The voters of Homer will be called on to decide whether the City of Homer can give the Homer Accelerated Roads and Trails (HART) program a new beat ... err, better make that a slightly new direction.

FYI - News briefs & announcements - Sept. 14

September 14th 6:53 pm

Kachemak Emergency Service Area to meet today Kachemak Emergency Service Area will be holding its next regular monthly board meeting on Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station, which is located at 53048 Ashwood Ave. [...]

Protect 3 key goals with life insurance

September 14th 6:50 pm

September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. And "awareness" is an appropriate designation, because many people remain unaware of the many ways in which life insurance can help families meet their key financial goals. Here are three of the biggest [...]

Coast Guard rescues 2 after vessel takes on water near Montague Island

September 14th 6:44 pm

A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew and the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Chandeleur rescued two people and three dogs after their 34-foot vessel began taking on water near Montague Island last Friday.

Police seek help with hit-and-run case

September 14th 6:43 pm

The Homer Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in working a case that left a male bicyclist injured. According to HPD officials, a hit-and-run accident was reported near the intersection of Sterling Highway and Heath Street at approximately [...]

The 'life of the party' is practicing

September 14th 6:41 pm

As a general rule, birthdays have never really meant that much to me. Most days I can't even tell you how old I am because, you know, age is just a number, and because of my huge distaste for anything to do with math, I generally avoid any thought of numbers. [...]

Opinion: Letters - Sept. 14

September 14th 6:33 pm

The Homer Garden Club created and maintains a beautiful flower garden at the Baycrest pullout for the enjoyment of the community and its visitors. More than 30 local club members volunteer their time and expertise to maintain this garden during the summer [...]

Bud Johnson connects listeners to musicians

September 14th 6:26 pm

As a young boy, when his parents thought he was in bed sleeping, Bud Johnson was actually listening to music on his transistor radio. Today - and for the past 24 years, - he has been hosting his own radio show, "Acoustic Accents."

Scottish visitors fall in love with Homer

September 14th 6:11 pm

When Scots Sandy and Mari Gibson adopted a Wheaten Terrier named Cassie, they not only discovered a dog they love, but also an international community of other Wheaten parents. They recently traveled from southwest Scotland to Homer to meet two such puppy parents.

Moose Valley Trail ideal for a beautiful autumn weekend

September 14th 6:08 pm

The moderately difficult Moose Valley Trail is 6.5 miles long, with 1,200 feet of elevation gain. It leads you through lovely and varied forest and meadow environments. Along the way, you will have great views of Poot and other Southern Kenai Mountain peaks, [...]

Davis, Fasulo dominate Dieckgraeff Invitational

September 14th 6:06 pm

SEWARD - Jacob Davis and Luciano Fasulo made one thing apparent at the Frank Dieckgraeff Invitational on Friday afternoon — the Homer Mariners should have a pretty good odds at qualifying for the upcoming Class 1A-2A-3A State Cross Country Meet. [...]

Daigle, Moseley lead Lady M's to win in Seward

September 14th 5:50 pm

SEWARD - Autumn Daigle headed into the Frank Dieckgraeff Invitational on Friday looking to prove to herself that only a week after fighting off strep, she could match Seward's Ruby Lindquist step for step on the course country course. Consider that mission [...]

Nikolaevsk, Voznesenka runners shine at Frank Dieckgraeff Invite

September 14th 5:47 pm

Elizabeth Fefelov, Justina Fefelov and Isabelle Hickman all turned plenty of heads on Friday en route to giving the Nikolaevsk Lady Warriors three of the top four finishers at the junior varsity division at the Frank Dieckgraeff Invitational in Seward.

Relay teams score big at home

September 14th 5:32 pm

Warren Spencer claimed a bronze medal and the 200- and 400-yard medley relay teams both turned in solid performances on Saturday and led the Homer Mariners to a fifth-place finish in the boys' division at the 2017 Homer Invitational. In all, eight teams from [...]

Anderson leads Mariner JV team to third in Seward

September 14th 5:31 pm

SEWARD - Ethan Anderson raced his way to sixth in the individual standings and helped carry the Homer High School junior varsity team to third in the team standings at the 2017 Frank Dieckgraeff Invitational Meet.

Story, Brown lead Lady M's to 4th at home meet

September 14th 5:27 pm

Madison Story notched a pair of victories on Saturday and helped carry the Homer High School swim team to a fourth-place finish at the 2017 Homer Invitational Swim Meet. The Lady Mariners rolled up 45 points in the meet, which featured 14 boys' and girls' [...]

New owners expand airport terminal coffee shop

September 14th 5:18 pm

Homer parents of young children may remember the Great Easter Jellybean Famine of 2017. A week before Easter, not a jellybean was to be found; Easter shelves in all of the usual haunts were strangely empty of this holiday staple. Not even E. Bunny could have [...]

Public Safety - Sept. 1 to 10

September 14th 5:16 pm

Fire Kachemak Emergency Services responded to one fire call and five medical emergency calls during the week of Sept. 4 to 10. Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to eight EMS calls and no fire calls during the week. Police Sept. 1

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