Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News
Sue Mauger, left, shows Willy Dunne, center, and Donna Aderhold election results on her smart phone at an election party Tuesday night at Alice's Champagne Palace. Dunne is the apparent winner in the race for Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly while Aderhold took first place in the two-seat Homer City Council election.

Aderhold apparent council winner; 2nd place too close to call 

In unofficial Homer City Council results, Donna Aderhold has emerged as the apparent top vote getter, taking 46 percent of votes cast. That’s easily above the 20-percent bar in the two-seat race ... Read More

Dunne wins District 9 assembly race 10/07/15

In the District 9 Kenai Peninsula Borough District 9 Assembly race between two political novices, Willy Dunne, 60, handily defeated Dawson Slaughter, 25, with 56.26 percent to 43.51 percent in...

Anchor Point man faces federal weapons charges, making threats against law enforcement 10/07/15

An Anchor Point man faces federal charges for allegedly threatening law enforcement over the radio.

Larry Clarence Volz Jr., 58, was arrested Oct. 1 during a Federal...


Report lays out buyout costs

Gov. Bill Walker’s proposal to increase the state’s share in the Alaska LNG Project could put Alaska on the hook for more than $14 billion, but also generate about $400 million in additional annual revenue, according to a report from Department of Natural Resources consultants. The report ...

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Much more than a performance

Late one night in a bar in Vancouver, British Columbia, 30 years ago, Martty Zeller watched two men eviscerate a cow with a chainsaw. One guy wheeled the heifer onto the stage, the other raised ...

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Paul Banks’ kids get lesson in fire safety

For most preschoolers, nothing could beat meeting a real live superhero. But a special event at Paul Banks Elementary School on Sept. 30 came pretty close: As part of a 20-year partnership about ...

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Mariners celebrate homecoming win

On Friday night, Homer High School students braved wet weather to gather around a homecoming bonfire in the school parking lot. In the air, smoke mingled with raindrops and prayers for a win in ...

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Gardening turns to game of wait-and-see

Never ever have I had a garden take such a leisurely farewell. Well, maybe last year’s. Maybe I need to get used to leisurely.   Most of the annuals are still blooming, granted they are on ...

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Francie Roberts will be missed

Francie Roberts, thank you for serving on the Homer City Council for 12 years. Six of those years I was fortunate to serve along side of you and always valued your very thoughtful and educated thoughts and opinions. Not only did you come to each council meeting well prepared, you listened ...

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