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  • Prayers, cards, videos and an outpouring of financial support from acquaintances and strangers are helping boost the spirits of 11-year-old Angelica Mae Haakenson and her mother, Mathany C. Satterwhite, 29, of Anchor Point. The mother and daughter are in Providence Hospital in Anchorage recovering f...

    Mon, 12/29/2014 - 11:52am
  • Being “chopped” sounds frightening. So does taking a final. Put the two together, it became an opportunity for Homer High School students in Lauren Childers’ culinary arts class to demonstrate their cooking know-how. For the judges — HHS teacher Paul Story; Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer; and you...

    Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:49pm
  • In Kari Greiner’s second-grade class at Paul Banks Elementary School, the boys and girls broadened their horizons when it came to the tradition of writing letters to Santa.  They penned correspondence for the holiday, including some thought-provoking questions and a few special requests, to h...

    Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:29pm
  • Less than two months after a text alerting his sister, Linda Rourke, that he was in the hospital with an infection requiring surgery, Tommie CarlinSchauer, known locally as “Coach Tommie,” 57, died Dec. 18, of cancer in Green Bay, Wis....

    Wed, 12/24/2014 - 2:08pm
  • As one of his final accomplishments in office, Alaska Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska, has given Homer area veterans a gift. He helped facilitate a five-year contract with Homer Senior Citizens and Veterans Affairs that will cover the cost of veterans participating in HSC’s adult day services program, ...

    Wed, 12/24/2014 - 12:59pm
  • Top team in their conference, the Nikolaevsk Warriors wound up the mixed six volleyball season not only with a trip to state competition in Anchorage last week, but with the second place crown. Coming back-to-back with conference play in Kodiak the weekend before, the Warriors already were tired by ...

    Thu, 12/18/2014 - 9:49am
  • Eighteen members of the Homer High School debate, drama and forensics team are back from a multi-school meet at Eagle River High School last weekend. Participating schools included East, South, Service, West, Eagle River and Chugiak high schools, as well as Homer.  “Homer did very well,” sa...

    Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:30pm
  • The southern Kenai Peninsula did themselves proud at the First Lego League competition at Skyview Middle School in Soldotna on Saturday....

    Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:28pm
  • It was saved until the end of Monday’s regular city council meeting, but the lineup at the microphone, the accolades given, the servings of cake and punch and the emotions expressed —laughter and tears — made it clear City Manager Walt Wrede’s upcoming departure was the focus of the evening....

    Wed, 12/10/2014 - 2:12pm
  • It was a clear sweep to victory for the Nikolaevsk Warriors mixed six volleyball team at conference competition in Kodiak last weekend. After arriving in Kodiak by ferry, the team took on Anderson, the no. 4 seed, and secured a 3-0 win Friday afternoon. Saturday, the Warriors were back on the court,...

    Wed, 12/10/2014 - 1:30pm

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