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  • Editor’s note: This story has been updated to add that David Lewis has filed to run for Homer Mayor. Erickson files for city council; Lewis files for mayor...

    Fri, 08/12/2016 - 12:27pm
  • In a Homer City Council meeting that covered everything from opposition to U.S. Navy war games in the spring to whether cannabis workers should have criminal background checks, the council returned to a perennial topic: the budget. The council also postponed action on an ordinance to allow further p...

    Wed, 08/10/2016 - 4:51pm
  • While the annual Salmonfest has no shortage of entertaining musical acts, many festival-goers are attracted to Ninilchik each year for the festival’s work with education and advocacy as well. Presented by the Kachemak Bay Conservation Society, this year’s festival got significant support from Co...

    Wed, 08/10/2016 - 4:51pm
  • In two debates last Friday and Tuesday, Republican Party candidates for House District 31 representative answered questions on everything from books to marijuana to support for seniors. But it was another “b” word — the budget — that dominated discussions at debates sponsored by the Friends ...

    Wed, 08/10/2016 - 4:49pm
  • For almost 12 years I have had the privilege of representing the City of Homer which has prepared me well for the current financial situation facing us at the state level. The financial integrity of the city has been a large focus of my attention and actions that I have promoted have resulted in: ...

    Wed, 08/10/2016 - 4:39pm
  • You have a choice to make — Outside and Industry money is being used for negative ads and I feel I should respond to those distortions. I have been a Republican all my life. I believe in the big tent philosophy with a diversity of views — but in the spirit of President Eisenhower, I am leery of ...

    Wed, 08/10/2016 - 4:39pm
  • As we head into the final days prior to the election, we are faced with troubling and very difficult decisions. Whom do I cast my vote for? Representative Seaton, Mayor Wythe, or Businessman John Cox?...

    Wed, 08/10/2016 - 4:39pm
  • Early voting, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. 11-12, Aug. 15, Homer City Hall Election Day, 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday Republican Party ballot (must be a registered Republican, nonpartisan or undeclared vote) House District 31 Representative: Paul Seaton, Mary E. ...

    Wed, 08/10/2016 - 3:53pm
  • District wide August 23: First day of school September 5: Labor Day September 14: Early release October 21: Inservice, end of quarter October 26: Early release October 27-28: Parent-teacher conferences November 23: Early release November 24-25: Thanksgiving holiday December 22: Inse...

    Wed, 08/10/2016 - 3:52pm
  • Welcome back to the 2016-2017 school year! Our district is very excited to have all of our students, staff, and parents back in school. We have had a busy summer at the district office in preparation for this year. As you know, we are fully committed to prepare all of our students for their future....

    Wed, 08/10/2016 - 2:48pm

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