By Megan Pacer
Homer’s next budget is another step closer to being finalized after Monday’s City Council meeting, where several amendments were added to it.
With snow left over from a dumping on Nov. 19 and more falling on Tuesday, Nov. 21, Homer High School’s Nordic ski team traveled north to Soldotna for the first event of their season — the Turkey Skate.
One would be hard pressed to find a police station in the country for which drunk driving is not an issue in the community. The same goes for the Homer Police Department, and to tackle that issue, its staff are taking their efforts off the streets and into the schools.
The Homer hockey team showed they mean business this season when they claimed the top spot at the End of the Road Shootout Tournament Nov. 16-18 at the Kevin Bell Arena.
Sometimes pulling out all the stops for the Thanksgiving holiday is fun — having the whole family gather around the table after a day of slaving to make the traditional meal. Other times, it just doesn’t make sense to do.
Those who are signed up to get daily deliveries from the Homer Senior Citizens Center’s Meals on Wheels program may start seeing their food brought to their doorstep in style. The center recently received a brand new Subaru Outback for the program.
Before he got an education, Kimani Nyambura didn’t know how people could fit into an airplane when it looked so small flying up above — smaller than his hand when he held it up to the sky. But the Kenya native said his perspective and life was changed by getting to go to school.
Ever wonder what those cross-country runners do in the winter to stay fit. Chances are, at least for the high schoolers, you’ll find quite a few of them strapped into skis.
For someone who has lived in Homer since the day they were born, like Oceana Wills, there is rarely uncharted territory left to explore. But that’s what the 25-year-old commercial fisherman found when she began to take her art to the next level and enter the Homer scene professionally.
Homer is being recognized for the treatment of one of its most basic resources — water — in comparison to other small cities within the state.
The increasingly bitter cold could not keep Homer residents from getting out to honor their fellow countrymen on Veterans Day this past Saturday.
You’ve heard the expression “raining cats and dogs,” but unless you’re familiar with the traditions of West Homer Elementary, you may have been confused if you saw myriad pumpkins sailing through the sky last week.
Some people make art to have a creative outlet, something just for themselves. Others, like the Kachemak Bay Quilters, take a more altruistic approach.
The Homer City Council got its first look last week at what kind of new police station the city could get for $6 million and $8 million, respectively.
A Homer-area first responder deployed by the American Red Cross to help in the aftermath of the Las Vegas mass shooting found that the best of humanity comes out in the wake of a tragedy.
Several young Homer hockey players got more than they bargained for this past weekend during a trip to Anchorage to play when they came across a homeless man in need of serious medical help. Their coaches say they stepped up and became an example of the kind of community Homer is.
Workers could break ground on a new 72-room Aspen Hotel in Homer by May 2018 if all goes according to plan, according to the project’s architect.