“Meet, Explore, Discover” is the theme of the community Homer College, Career and Job Fair being held at Kachemak Bay Campus’s Pioneer Hall on Pioneer Avenue, Friday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
South Peninsula Hospital hosts the Homer Chamber of Commerce “Business After Hours” from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, March 15.
Registration has started for the annual Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament, to be held starting 9 a.m. Saturday, March 24. Sponsored by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, the tournament is its biggest fundraiser and helps provide local businesses “with a much-needed shot in the arm at the end of a long winter,” marketing director Bridget Maryott said in a press release. Lines go in at 9 a.m. and out at 4 p.m., with a party starting at 3 p.m. at Coal Point Seafoods as anglers bring fish in to be weighed.
The Mariners on the Move for Homer High School’s third quarter are in.
Homer Electric Association crews responded to multiple outages throughout the day and into the late evening hours on Monday, Feb. 26, in response to scattered outages caused by high winds on the Kenai Peninsula. According to an HEA press release, the storm caused outages in Kasilof, Homer, Kenai, Anchor Point, and the south side of Kachemak Bay. HEA reported these incidents:
Homer Medical Center recently expanded its primary care clinic, South Peninsula Hospital announced in a press release this week.
This week Homer Flex awarded students Academic Achievement Awards for rotation three.
Alyse Galvin, an Independent seeking the Democratic Party nomination for Alaska’s U.S. Congress seat, visits Homer Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 23-24. She will meet and greet the public and answer question at the following events:
Homer announces registration opens February 19th for the
This year’s Winter Carnival theme is “Hibernation Vacation,” and local businesses and venues are pulling out all the stops to make it a vacation Homer residents will revel in.
Dr. Katie Ostrom was recently elected by the South Peninsula Hospital Medical Staff as the 2018 Chief of Staff. Dr. Ostrom offers obstetrics and gynecological services at the hospital and practices at Homer Medical Center and Ninilchik Community Health Clinic.
South Peninsula Hospital and Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic present “Partners in Healing: Integrative Medicine for Beginners.” A documentary by Mary Katze and Affinity Films, it provides an overview of many options of integrative medicine for breast cancer patients — newly diagnosed or long-term survivors — as well as anyone wanting to empower themselves with active healing. Part of a statewide tour, the film shows at noon Saturday, Feb. 3, at the Homer Theatre.
“Hibernation Vacation” Theme for Winter Carnival Parade
Kenai Peninsula Youth Court welcomed four new attorneys and five judges to the West Homer/Fireweed School Youth Court program Monday, Jan. 22. District Court Judge Margaret Murphy adminstered the oath of office to the new attorneys, Hadley Glidden, Paige Haines, Jasmine Lurus and Rainey Sundheim. Kenai Superior Court Judge Charles Huguelet administered the oath of office to the new judges, Gillian Bremicker, Ben Dickson, Natalya Gallentine, Hazel Pearson and Nathaniel Theisen.
Skiers from all over the state descended on the Lookout Mountain Trails outside Homer over the weekend for the third and fourth installments of the Besh Cup Series.
Homer Electric Association (HEA) is accepting nominations from members interested in running for a seat on the cooperative’s Board of Directors. The board has nine directors, with three from each of the three districts that make up the service area.
The Homer Hockey Association and the Kevin Bell Ice Arena offer Microbells, a learn-to-skate through hockey program for ages 4 to 6.
The Homer Elks Lodge #2127 on Dec. 14, 2017, held its second annual U.S. Coast Guard Holiday Appreciation Dinner for personnel and families of the U.S.C.G. vessels Naushon and Hickory. Adults enjoyed a prime rib dinner and music by Burnt Down House while a pizza party with games and movies was held for children. Attendign were 80 audlts and 35 children. . The event played host to 80 adults and 35 children. “Special thanks to Fat Olives and Homer Emblem Club #350 for their respective roles in making this event a success,” said Elks Lodge #2127 Exalted Leader Tom Stroozas.