Homer News

  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Fireweed Academy (both schools) Nov. 3: Fireweed Share the Spirit Movie Night at Homer Theatre featuring The Polar Express and several student-made shorts.   Homer Flex Nov. 4: Picture re-takes. Nov. 18: Eligibility check. Nov. 23: Flex community Thanksgi...

    Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:45pm
  • Homer High School’s drama, debate and forensics tournament held over the weekend on Friday, Oct. 28 and Saturday, Oct. 29 was a success, head coach Amy Johnson wrote in an email. “Homer High got many compliments, including the beauty of the school and how well the tournament was run,” Johnson ...

    Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:42pm
  • Short-lived outage on Oct. 28 hits thousands of HEA customers A widespread outage cut power to more than 9,000 consumers of Homer Electric Association, Inc. on the Kenai Peninsula last Friday afternoon. HEA’s Bruce Shelley said staff became aware of the outage around 12:45 p.m. Oct. 28 and that it...

    Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:39pm
  • The city won’t object to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game installing a gate at the top of the Airport Beach Access Road off Kachemak Drive, City Manager Katie Koester said in a letter last week. At the Oct. 24 Homer City Council meeting, Koester told the council of Fish and Game plans to put...

    Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:37pm
  • Ballot Measure 1 would allow residents to register to vote when they apply for PFD   Ballot Measure 1 is the sole voter intiative on this fall’s general-election ballot. If approved by voters Nov. 8, Ballot Measure 1 would allow Alaskans to register to vote when they apply for their PFD each ...

    Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:34pm
  • State Sen. Anna MacKinnon of Eagle River has tried for more than four years to make student loans cheaper. That effort will now be decided by voters on Tuesday. If enacted, Ballot Measure 2 would amend Alaska’s Constitution so the state could borrow money on behalf of the Alaska Student Loan Corpo...

    Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:18pm
  • In the presidential election on Nov. 8, if voting Democrat, Alaskans will choose June Degnan, D’Arcy Hutchings and Victor Fischer. If voting Republican, they will choose Sean Parnell, Jacqueline Tupou or Carolyn Leman. Or maybe they will choose a slate from the Constitution Party, the Green Party ...

    Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:15pm
  • The 2016 Rotary Health Fair will provide the Homer-area community with an opportunity to consult with a new array of doctors, get a flu shot, do a variety of wellness checks and even enjoy a massage. The fair, which has served Homer residents for 33 years, has many services for the community to take...

    Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:12pm
  • The Insurance Services Office, or ISO, has reclassified the Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Medical Service Area to a better ISO rating. The service area’s rating has improved from a 7/9 to a 5/5Y rating, Fire Chief Al Terry said in a press release last week. The new rating affects insurance rates...

    Wed, 11/02/2016 - 1:29pm
  • KBFPC board names Catriona Reynolds as new executive director Catriona Reynolds has been named the new executive director of Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic. She previously worked as clinic manager there....

    Wed, 11/02/2016 - 1:26pm

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