Homer News

  • Homer Electric Association is notifying members living in the East End Road, Homer, area from Kachemak Drive to the end of the road that there will be a brief power outage tomorrow between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6. The outage is anticipated to be less than 5 minutes in duration. HEA will b...

    Mon, 12/05/2016 - 3:11pm
  • Homer Electric Association is notifying members living in the East End Road, Homer, area from Kachemak Drive to the end of the road that there will be a brief power outage tomorrow between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6. The outage is anticipated to be less than 5 minutes in duration. HEA will b...

    Mon, 12/05/2016 - 3:10pm
  • Alaska State Troopers on Friday arrested a Port Graham man reported missing at sea on Wednesday afternoon near Passage Island south of Homer. Troopers found the missing man, Ryan Meganack, 34, in a tent outside Port Graham after receiving a tip that Meganack was not missing. Troopers arrested Megana...

    Fri, 12/02/2016 - 4:54pm
  • Alaska State Troopers on Friday arrested a Port Graham man reported missing at sea on Wednesday afternoon near Passage Island south of Homer. Troopers found the missing man, Ryan Meganack, 34, in a tent outside Port Graham after receiving a tip that Meganack was not missing. Troopers arrested Megana...

    Fri, 12/02/2016 - 4:53pm
  • 4.4 quake hits near Homer Wednesday A magnitude 4.4 earthquake rattled the lower Kenai Peninsula about 10 a.m. Wednesday. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the epicenter was 33 miles northwest of Anchor Point and hit 61 miles deep....

    Wed, 11/30/2016 - 4:36pm
  • Editor’s note: This story has been corrected to note how the city provides health insurance and that council member Tom Stroozas' proposed cut to the library is for the personnel budget. It also has been updated to include information on proposed amendments by council members to the budget tha...

    Wed, 11/30/2016 - 4:33pm
  • In the winter, those looking for a shot at some fresh king salmon can head to Kachemak Bay and drop a line. King salmon arrive in the bay and in the salt waters of Cook Inlet during the winter, where they are known as “feeder” king salmon because they are eating and growing. Sport fishermen catc...

    Wed, 11/30/2016 - 4:30pm
  • In the fiber art of crocheting, yarn gets connected together by making loops with a hook — “crochet” means “small hook” in French. Loop enough strands together and you can create shawls, scarves, hats, bags and sweaters. Crocheting doesn’t just connect fiber. On the Kenai Peninsula, croc...

    Wed, 11/30/2016 - 4:27pm
  • Two Homer elementary schools are cleaning up their act by looking at the amount of amount of single-use plastics are thrown out. Single-use plastic waste is most often produced at lunch time and is a significant threat to the marine ecosystem, said Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies Marine Debris Co...

    Wed, 11/30/2016 - 4:09pm
  • School Events     Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Fireweed Academy (both schools) Dec. 12: APC meeting in room 104 at Big Fireweed, 4:30-6 p.m. Dec. 22-Jan. 6: Holiday break. No School. Jan. 9: School resumes.   Little Fireweed (K-2) Dec. 16: Celebration of dance and song, 1:3...

    Wed, 11/30/2016 - 4:06pm

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