Borough assembly dumps ordinance prohibiting marijuana cultivation 

After hours of public testimony during Tuesday’s regular meeting of the Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly, the assembly voted down an ordinance that, if passed, would have placed before voters in ... Read More

State issues definition of ‘in public’ 02/25/15

At 7 a.m. Tuesday with Alaska’s new marijuana law just hours old, the Alcoholic Beverage Control Board held a teleconference to address one of the big questions raised by the law. How...

What big teeth you have 02/25/15

Homer charter chaptain Josh Brooks spent Tuesday fishing by himself with one goal in mind: finding a salmon shark. The day was a success when Brooks hooked his prey 30 feet below the...

Business

Minimum wage now $8.75 an hour

JUNEAU — Alaska’s minimum wage increased to $8.75 an hour Tuesday, giving a pay increase to thousands of workers. Voters in November overwhelmingly approved raising the minimum wage from $7.75 per hour to $8.75 per hour, effective Jan. 1. Because the state constitution calls for ballot measures ...

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Arts

Groups spur members to hone creative skills

Feeling creative? Homer Council on the Arts has an outlet. “Creative Communities” provides opportunities for those with an interest in writing, acting, performing or singing to share their endeavors with others.   “It’s a social alternative to solitary efforts,” said Gail Edgerly, executive ...

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Schools

HHS students named ‘National Merit Scholars’

Three Homer High School seniors — Evan Boyer, Patrick Latimer and Jonas Noomah — have been named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program, according to Lin Hampson, HHS advisor. “The ...

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Sports

Mariners defeat Seahawks in conference wins

The Mariners defeated the Seward Seahawks on home turf last Saturday, boosting the boys to a third place conference ranking in basketball and the girls to fourth in the final countdown to Regions.

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Outdoors

Be ready for ‘what ifs,’ but start gardening

The very best aspect of procreation are the ensuing grandchildren. Cecilia, our 9-year-old granddaughter, has recently moved from Hidden Hills to part way up East Hill. She has been studying the ...

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Opinion

Reporter begins new life chapter

Thirty-six years ago, my two daughters were just little gals and I was terrified by the responsibilities of my new single-parent role. Piecing together a life for us in Ninilchik also meant ...

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