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Births - March 12
Evelyn Snow Harness, weighing 7 pounds, 10.8 ounces was born March 2 at 6:03 a.m. to Ben and Mercedes Harness.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
City moves forward with Skyline fire station plan
The Homer City Council opted Monday night to move forward with plans to build a more substantial fire station with room for storage of several pieces of apparatus rather than original plans for a large, insulated tent-like structure on the ridge above Homer.
Roundabout idea returns to Sterling Highway
Anyone who has ever sat on the south side of the Main Street and Sterling Highway intersection trying to turn west and head out of town can tell you, it is no easy feat.
Haven House celebrates local people of distinction
Photo provided Martie Krohn poses during a hike at Loon Lake in 2013. Krohn is this year's Woman of Distinction, an honor bestowed by South Peninsula Haven House.
Interdisciplinary artist spends March in Homer
Photo provided Allison performs in her installation performance piece called "Virtual Subsistence."
Chicken coop netting snaring hungry owls, eagles
HOMER TRIBUNE/Carey Restino Carey Restino found this owl in her chicken coop. It had broken a window to get in.
Fire/Police Report - March 12
Kachemak Emergency Services responded to three emergency medical calls and three fire calls during the week of March 3-9.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Micciche returns to Soldotna for town hall meeting
State Sen. Peter Micciche, R-Soldotna, returned from Juneau to answer questions at a wide-ranging town hall meeting in Soldotna Saturday afternoon.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
First Friday includes play readings at HCOA
A howling blizzard for First Friday in February knocked out power and put a damper on the monthly art openings.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Former city manager, assembly member Drathman, 71, dies
Former Homer City Manager and Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member Ronald Drathman, 71, died Feb. 27 of natural causes at South Peninsula Hospital.
Homer Theatre entertaining for more than half a century
Shown at its last location near Bishop's Beach, the Skyway Theatre originally opened where the Homer United Methodist Church is currently located.
Dems unveil new oil tax plan
Minority Democrats in the Legislature unveiled their vision of an oil tax system should voters this summer roll back the tax structure lawmakers approved last year.
Community News - March 5
The Seldovia Arts Council is currently accepting applications for performers for the Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Homer man in critical condition after two-vehicle crash
A Homer man was flown to Anchorage with life-threatening injuries after a car crash Monday in Anchor Point, said Alaska State Troopers.
Local youth laying foundation for her future
Photos provided Sabina performs in Pier One Theater's summer 2013 performance of "The Imaginary Invalid," left to right, Peter Shepard, Ken Landfield, Sabina Karwowski, Jessica Williams.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Anchorage Daily News
Our View: Break silence about FASD, make awareness universal
Deb Evenson of Homer has worked in education about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders for 30 years.
Charter Schools hit road bump
Gov. Sean Parnell 's omnibus education bill was questioned Wednesday by members of a House committee who focused on a provision to provide transportation for students in charter schools.
Filmjam is Friday
Old Town artist in residence Allison Warden arrives in Homer this Friday and will join Filmjam with multimedia artists Michael Walsh and Kayla Spaan.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
4th Annual Taste of the Kenai sells out Sterling Community Center
With 300 tickets sold in advance, 19 vendors, 35 silent auction items and 7 live auction items that included exotic trips on the Kenai Peninsula and hunting rifle, the Kenai Peninsula Tourism & Marketing Council's 4th Annual Taste of the Kenai was the most successful ever.
Homer doctor, friends snowmachine to Nome
For the 22nd year, Paul Sayer, a Homer physician, is getting ready to take the same two-week, mid-winter vacation he has taken every year before: traveling by snowmachine along the Iditarod sled dog race course to Nome.