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  • In the annual, three-day Warrior Rumble at Nikolaevsk School, the Fort Yukon Eagles boys team and the Newhalen Malamutes girls team took first place in basketball action. The Nikolaevsk Warriors boys and girls teams took second and the Newhalen Malamutes boys and Fort Yukon Eagles girls were third. ...

    Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:31pm
  • The public might recognize Nolan Bunting from his recent role as Fred Flintstone in the Homer Council on the Arts recent production of the “60s Show.” Or maybe from seeing him perform with the Homer High School choir and band. Or through his involvement with the school’s drama, debate and fore...

    Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:21pm
  • With 60 percent of the nation’s seafood harvested and processed right here in Alaska and with more than 47,000 miles of coastline, it makes sense that the marine sector would offer thousands of jobs.  Make that 70,000, according to the state’s “Alaska Maritime Workforce Development Plan....

    Wed, 01/28/2015 - 11:51am
  • The Mariners last at-home hockey game of the season was a bitter battle against the SoHi Stars Tuesday night. The Soldotna varsity team was the first onto the board, scoring two points in the first period, followed by one more in the second period. Even a penalty shot attempt by Mariner forward Garr...

    Thu, 01/22/2015 - 11:03am
  • Following a meet at Service High School in Anchorage, the Homer High School Drama, Debate and Forensics Team, DDF for short, is preparing for two hometown events and encouraging the public to come watch, applaud and participate. This weekend, Jan. 23-24, is a DDF tournament and on Tuesday, Jan. 27, ...

    Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:21am
  • It began as a mid-winter event for men to swap hunting and fishing stories. Six years later — or maybe seven; organizer Rick Paulsrud isn’t quite sure — it’s still an opportunity for storytelling and a potluck with items featuring fish and game. The “men only” part didn’t stick, howeve...

    Thu, 01/22/2015 - 9:36am
  • With the Homer City Council’s blessing to proceed until the project is completed, the Public Safety Building Review Committee met Monday and authorized consultants to proceed with a site survey and test bores of the selected location at the corner of the Sterling Highway and Pioneer Avenue, the cu...

    Wed, 01/21/2015 - 4:02pm
  • Hold a spaghetti feed and auction benefit and you just never know what will happen.  In the case of Sunday’s event benefitting Angelica Haakenson, 11, of Anchor Point, and her family, organizer Kayla Tennison said it was more successful than anticipated. The event, plus donation cans around t...

    Wed, 01/21/2015 - 4:01pm
  • Temperatures have been above freezing, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t hockey season. Just ask the 100 women from around the state participating in the Homer Winter Jamboree. “The Homer Hockey Association and the Homer Divas Women’s Hockey are thrilled to announce the Fifth annual Winter Jamb...

    Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:15am
  • It was a weekend of hockey away from home last weekend as the Mariners went up against Service and Eagle River. Today begins three days of hockey action at the Kevin Bell Arena, with the Mariners playing host to Palmer, Colony and Wasilla....

    Thu, 01/15/2015 - 11:14am

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