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  • With today marking the 50th anniversary of what has become known as the Great Alaskan Earthquake, Alaskans are even more mindful of what it takes to prepare....

    Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:31pm
  • In a normal news week in 1964, the announcement that the city of Homer’s incorporation vote had been certified would have been huge news. Something happened to shove that story of Homer’s birthday to the lower corner....

    Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:27pm
  • Fishing off an area commonly known as the bluffs, Kenai angler Raymond B. Tepp and his two buddies were about to reel in and move to a new spot Saturday afternoon. Besides not having any bites, one of Tepp’s friends was seasick, which is not the best way to enjoy the Homer Winter King Salmon Tourn...

    Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:23pm
  • The Homer Elks Lodge holds a party celebrating the 50th anniversary of the formal incorporation of the city of Homer.  The event starts at 4 p.m. Monday at the Elks Lodge on Jenny Way, and includes a barbecue, a historical display and photos by the Pratt Museum, music, and story telling by Home...

    Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:22pm
  • Fifty years ago today Alaska was slammed with a 9.2 earthquake. It occurred at 5:36 p.m. and its epicenter was about 90 kilometers west of Valdez and 120 kilometers east of Anchorage, according to the Alaska Earthquake Information Center. Deaths numbered more than 100 and included 16 in Oregon and C...

    Wed, 03/26/2014 - 4:19pm
  •   The Senate Finance Subcommittee on Fish and Game on Wednesday restored $175,000 in operating funds for the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve. The budget now goes to the Senate Finance Committee. That committee holds hearings today at 4 p.m. at the Homer Legislative Information Office on the Opera...

    Thu, 03/20/2014 - 3:29pm
  • I wrote this song, Water and Oil Don't Mix, (watch video below) for the approaching 25th year anniversary of the Exxon Valdez oil spill disaster. With my daughters help I decided to put together a slide show to accompany this song in remembrance of this sad event that holds a place in our A...

    Thu, 03/20/2014 - 1:46pm
  • Planning on taking advantage of Cook Inlet’s minus tides to fill the freezer with razor clams? Already pinpointed the -4.1 tide on May 16 as a time to pack up the family and join the shovel-toting, bucket-carrying crowd on the beach in front of Ninilchik?   Better change your plans....

    Wed, 03/19/2014 - 4:42pm
  • On March 24, 1989, the Exxon Valdez hit Bligh Reef in Prince William Sound —  “fetched up,” in the words of its captain, Joe Hazelwood.   After 8,700 oil tanker transits through the sound since the first tanker loaded in 1977, Alaskans had become complacent — some of them. Just the...

    Wed, 03/19/2014 - 4:41pm
  • Celebrating its 21st year, the Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament is all set for Saturday, with hooks in the water at 9 a.m., out of the water by 4 p.m. and fish weighed at the Coal Point tournament headquarters on the Spit by 6 p.m. “We’re really excited that it’s going to be a great event,...

    Wed, 03/19/2014 - 4:26pm

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