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  • Bankrupt Buccaneer Energy Ltd. is demanding more than $20 million from the state of Alaska, days after appearing to sell its remaining assets. The Australia-based independent filed a motion Oct. 30 to compel the state to pay tax credits it claims it is owed under the Alaska’s Clear and Equitable S...

    Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:09pm
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Nov. 26: Early release day.   Chapman School Nov. 4: Basketball vs. Homer at Chapman, girls 4 p.m., boys 5:30 p.m. Nov. 5: Basketball at Nikolaevsk, girls 3:30 p.m., boys...

    Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:07pm
  • Nanwalek School is one of 114 schools in the nation and the only one in Alaska to receive an Apple grant as part of the nationwide ConnectEd program. The grant makes it possible for Nanwalek School to provide its 70 K-12 students “a comprehensive one-to-one technology solution for every student an...

    Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:06pm
  • Forty-nine schools across the state, including three from the southern Kenai Peninsula, have been recognized as “2013 Reward Schools” by the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, the department announced in an Oct. 22 press release. The recognition is a way to honor student achie...

    Wed, 11/05/2014 - 12:05pm
  • With Election Day nearing an end, and less than 15 percent of the precincts yet to report, some races are still too close to comfortably call. An exception is the race for House District 31, with Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, running uncontested. “It’s looking pretty good for me,” said Seaton, wh...

    Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:56pm
  • Legalized marijuana, a raise in the minimum wage and protection of Bristol Bay fisheries all appear to have won in unofficial results for the three ballot measures in Tuesday’s election. Yes votes for Ballot Measure 3, raising the minimum wage to $9.75 an hour, and Ballot Measure 4, providing for ...

    Tue, 11/04/2014 - 11:38pm
  • Kick off those summertime sandals and strap on some skis. What better way to wrap your head around the changing seasons than with Warren Miller’s “No Turning Back”?  The 65th of Miller’s films, this year’s is an homage to six and a half decades of mountain culture and adventure filmma...

    Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:18am
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    Thu, 10/30/2014 - 9:32am
  • FAIRBANKS — A Canadian gold exploration company has revised its application for a state land lease to exclude ground occupied by one of the only downhill ski areas near Fairbanks. The Fairbanks Daily News-Miner reported Vancouver-based Freegold Ventures this week contacted the Mental Health Trust ...

    Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:34am
  • With early voting having begun Oct. 20, Homer City Clerk Jo Johnson said is appears voters are eager to have their say in the upcoming general election. “It’s been a brisk turnout, pretty much steady throughout the day,” said Johnson. “We’ve had at least 50 voters a day. It’s been very g...

    Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:32am
  • Feel that chill in the air? The U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment in Homer has just the solution for warming the body and the spirit: firewood split, delivered and sold by the truckload to benefit Share the Spirit’s holiday effort to provide food and gifts to families in need of help. “W...

    Thu, 10/30/2014 - 7:28am
  • Shining a bright spotlight on a day dedicated to being well, the Homer Health Fair, sponsored by Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary and South Peninsula Hospital, will be this Saturday, from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Homer High School....

    Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:08pm
  • They said it before, sort of, but Monday night the Homer City Council made it clear with passage of Resolution 14-110: The city-owned property at the corner of Pioneer Avenue and the Sterling Highway, known as the HERC site for the Homer Education and Recreation Complex that exists on it, is the sit...

    Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:05pm
  • A Wednesday morning house fire injured one individual and destroyed a residence near the intersection of Diamond Ridge Road and Stratus Road. Kachemak Emergency Services responded, with mutual aid provided by Homer Volunteer Fire Department and Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Medical Service Area. T...

    Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:01pm
  • Rotary Health Fair When:  7:30 am–1 pm, Saturday, Nov. 1 Where: Homer High School Commons What: 60+ exhibitors offering one-stop shopping for information, demonstrations, screenings and more to improve your health and wellnes...

    Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:00pm
  • Eat your veggies. Aim for a rainbow of colors every day. Chew your food. Try 20 times per bite. But skip the milk, cheese and meat. And while you’re at it, take it easy on the salt, sugar and oil. That’s just a sample of the advice Phil Eherenman gives students in his seven-week Food for Life co...

    Wed, 10/29/2014 - 3:58pm
  • A1 Nails Special nail related care for senior citizens and their unique needs, but serving all ages 399-6262 Advanced Dental Providing information about the importance of oral health 349-6522 Alaska Infrared Home infrared imaging t...

    Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:56pm
  • Editor’s Note: In conjunction with the monthly “Pay It Forward” column, the Homer News is printing a list of needs provided by some of Homer’s nonprofits.   Big Brothers & Big Sisters needs big brother and big sister volunteers; of...

    Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:36pm
  • The new Harbormaster’s Office is taking shape overlooking the Homer harbor. Project Engineer Dan Nelson of the city of Homer’s Public Works Department estimated the structure is about 50 percent complete and estimated the move-in date will be in March. Construction of the $2.1 million, 4...

    Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:27pm
  • With the local election in the rear-view mirror, Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre is looking to continue the momentum his administration has made and asks residents to keep an open mind moving forward. Navarre, now in his third term as borough mayor and second consecutive, said the electio...

    Wed, 10/29/2014 - 1:23pm

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