Photo by Annie Rosenthal

Wintry and wonderful 

Nathan Davis, a college student visiting from Colorado for Thanksgiving, takes a walk on a snowy Bishop’s Beach at sunset on Sunday, Nov. 22. Read More

Prop 1 campaign legal 11/25/15

A low-budget campaign by the city of Homer to influence the outcome of Proposition 1 appears to follow state law, Paul Dauphinais, the executive director of the Alaska Public Office Commission,...

Group works on details of creating shelter for Homer’s homeless youth 11/25/15

Editor's Note: This story has been corrected to show that the vast majority of homeless students on the peninsula are unsheltered but a few who are either over 18...


Smith unseats Burgess in run-off

Editor's note: This story was changed to correct the date of the special election for Proposition 1. The election is Dec. 1. In unofficial results in a run-off election for a Homer City Council ...

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FDA approves ‘Frankenfish’

After five years of debate, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved genetically modified salmon for food. The AquAdvantage salmon, produced by Massachusetts-based biotechnology company ...

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Community art shows feature Homer’s talent

Three community shows around Homer this week highlight one thing town residents have to be thankful for: a plethora of talented artists.   KBC class develops work by diverse artists Head into ...

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Nikolaevsk, Chapman earn recognition for performance

Each year two Alaska schools are honored as a National Title I Distinguished School. This year, Chapman School in Anchor Point was recognized for exceptional student performance for two or more consecutive years. Nikolaevsk School in Nikolaevsk was recognized for significantly closing the ...

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Dimond wins End of Road tourney; Stars beat Homer

Levi Hensley scored the game-winning goal for Soldotna early in the third period against Homer and the Stars went on to beat the Mariners 5-4 Saturday at the End of the Road Shootout tournament 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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