On Nov. 7, nine Homer students and six girls from Kachemak Selo were celebrated for their strengths at the Girls on the Run 5K, thanks to enormous community support and volunteer effort.  Very special and sincere thanks to the coaches and volunteers who all donated time and energy toward making...

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 9:15am

Homer Animal Friends board members and volunteers would like to thank the Homer Foundation for facilitating our recent grant from the Constance M. Benston Fund and the Spay and Neuter Fund. These two funds allowed Homer Animal Friends and the Homer Veterinary Clinic to hold low cost spay/neuter clin...

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 8:35am

The recent Warren Miller movie fundraiser for Kachemak Ski Club was a big success again this year.  The Homer Theatre showed his newest movie “Chasing Shadows” on Nov. 12 and helped the ski club raise funds and spread excitement about the upcoming season. Ticket sales contribute to annual i...

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 8:30am

Shrek: For your information, there is a lot more to ogres than people think. Donkey: Example? Shrek:  Example ... uh ... ogres are like onions! Donkey:  They stink? Shrek:  Yes ... NO! Donkey...

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 8:30am

“Heart of Alaska” is a film I have been working on for close to two years with the nonprofit Ground Truth Trekking. Last week was the world premier of the film here in Homer and I am now cycling the film to other screenings and festivals around the state.   “Heart of Alaska”, Groun...

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:34am

The Port Graham students and staff would like to thank the Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary Club for their generous gift of Kindle Fires and eBooks for our K-12 students.   The Kindles and wide variety of eBooks are keeping our students excited about reading and helping them research information. ...

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:34am

Homer Mayor Beth Wythe, your concern is inspiring. You do a great job at what you are doing at 55 years old, and Rep Paul Seaton is doing a great job at what he is doing at 70 years old. Why in this world, being in the Super Bowl of financial crises for the state of Alaska, would we put a rookie app...

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:33am

I would like to thank the voters that turned out for the runoff election. I am humbled at the opportunity to serve our community and I’m committed to serve its best interests.  Please find the opportunity to familiarize yourself with Proposition 1 and participate in that important special ele...

Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:33am

Homer Electric would like to thank everyone who helped make our seventh annual Energy and Conservation Fair a great success. The fair at Soldotna High School attracted approximately 400 participants who received information about energy efficiency, renewable energy, recycling, home energy programs a...

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:24am

Fight against polio almost won The following letter appeared on the cover of the Rotarian magazine, September 2015 edition:   Dear Polio, We have bad news for you. Very, very, very bad news. Today we stand extremely close to eliminating you. We still have more work...

Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:24am

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