Homer News

  • After a lengthy debate about the morality of taxing food, funding for public schools, revenue for local cities and questioning voters for a third time on a change to the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s food sales tax structure, the issue has again been put to rest after the borough assembly voted to kil...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:16pm
  • Workers this week began digging out about a 70-foot wide collapsed section of the west end of Kachemak Drive and getting permits to repair a slide that shut down the road about a half-mile from its intersection with the Homer Spit Road. Repairs may take as long as two weeks, said Carl High, maintena...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:14pm
  • It takes a special place — and a special person — to host a whole crew of children and their parents for an afternoon.  On April 4, more than 200 kids and parents attended Family Farm Day, sponsored by Nature Rocks Homer and hosted by Mossy Kilcher and Seaside Farm. Kilcher began hosting th...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:08pm
  • The annual “Safe Kids Fair” is taking a new twist this year, expanding the umbrella of topics to include health and wellness In addition, the fair will offer attractions for both young and older children. Titled “Safe and Healthy Kids Fair,” this year’s event will be from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sa...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:06pm
  • Opinions abounded during the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission’s “Homer on the Move!” trail symposium last Saturday. With more than 17 different user groups represented, and more than 40 people in attendance, there wasn’t a shortage of ideas or suggestions about the importance of the ...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 4:05pm
  • On March 27, Parker Lowney, a student in Brandon Young’s sixth-grade class at West Homer Elementary School, earned 11th place in the state-level competition of the National Geographic Bee. The first step in qualifying for the state competition was winning at the school level, something Parker did ...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:52pm
  • A West Homer Elementary School teacher is one of five Kenai Peninsula Borough School District educators who have been selected as 2014 BP Teachers of Excellence.  Judy Gonsalves of WHES joins Jacob Doth of Nikiski Middle-High School, Shannon Dwyer of Skyview Middle School, James Harris of Soldo...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:51pm
  • On April 14, six Homer High School students attended Paul Banks Elementary recess. The high school students, Sam Draves, Drew Brown, Ian Lowe, Patrick Rainwater, Sheldon Hutt and JJ Sonnen, were allowed to miss one period of class to visit the elementary school. They helped teach younger students ne...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:45pm
  • A Homer High School student has won second place and $1,100 in the 25th annual Caring for the Kenai environmental competition for his volcano eruption preparedness kit. “The road to development is always rough, but I plan to take my idea to the fullest level of implementation so when the next erup...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 2:33pm
  • The Kenai Soil & Water Conservation District invites Kenai Peninsula farmers to a workshop covering all aspects of using the Truax No-Till Seed Planter.  This workshop is required for anyone who wishes to rent the planter during the 2015 season. The workshop will be from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, M...

    Wed, 04/22/2015 - 11:06am

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