A 22-year veteran in Alaska municipal government has been named interim city manager for Homer. Marvin Yoder will start after Jan. 1, and in the last two weeks of December will visit Homer, meet with outgoing City Manager Walt Wrede and get to know city departments, the city announced in a pre...Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:49pm
Fifty years ago today Alaska was slammed with a 9.2 earthquake. It occurred at 5:36 p.m. and its epicenter was about 90 kilometers west of Valdez and 120 kilometers east of Anchorage, according to the Alaska Earthquake Information Center. Deaths numbered more than 100 and included 16 in Oregon and C...Wed, 03/26/2014 - 3:19pm
Gradually increasing winds alerted southern Kenai Peninsula residents that something was amiss last Thursday evening. Decorative wind chimes on porches began to make noise. Then the chimes began banging against walls. Then, well, before things died down late on Friday, gusts exceeding 60 miles an ho...Wed, 02/12/2014 - 4:49pm
The annual holiday season starts Thursday with turkey and ends with bubbly drinks on New Year’s Day. During the next five weeks, we will sit down to sumptuous feasts, brave Homer crowds as we shop locally, ponder the mystery of the season, go to church, hold bonfires, sing and celebrate with a var...Wed, 11/21/2012 - 9:59am
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