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“Meet, Explore, Discover” is the theme of the community Homer College, Career and Job Fair being held at Kachemak Bay Campus’s Pioneer Hall on Pioneer Avenue, Friday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
South Peninsula Hospital hosts the Homer Chamber of Commerce “Business After Hours” from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, March 15.
Western Kenai Peninsula residents can now get to Homer, Kenai or Ninilchik by shuttle, courtesy of the Ninilchik Traditional Council.
Central Kenai Peninsula fishermen will get to stay at home for the 2020 Board of Fisheries meeting.
Registration has started for the annual Homer Winter King Salmon Tournament, to be held starting 9 a.m. Saturday, March 24. Sponsored by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, the tournament is its biggest fundraiser and helps provide local businesses “with a much-needed shot in the arm at the end of a long winter,” marketing director Bridget Maryott said in a press release. Lines go in at 9 a.m. and out at 4 p.m., with a party starting at 3 p.m. at Coal Point Seafoods as anglers bring fish in to be weighed.
“Are you kidding me?” puffed a skier as he pushed his way through the thick, soft snow at the McNeil Canyon Ski Area before the start of Saturday’s Kachemak Bay Nordic Ski Marathon.
Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
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Sayo Iwashita Olson was born on Friday, March 9, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Shizue and Daniel Olson of Homer. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces. Her grandparents are Ryutaro and Sekiko Iwashita of Kumamoto, Japan; Vince and Linda Manning of Minneapolis, Minnesota; and Tom and SueAnn Olson of Mancos, Colorado.
Ava Grace Carlson was born at 5:21 p.m. Thursday, March 8, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Kasi Devaney and Christian Carlson of Homer. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. Her grandparents are Karen and Mike Devaney of Homer, and Stephanie and Erling Carlson of Cordova.
Nova Ulmer Mede was born at 7:15 a.m. Sunday, March 11, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Monica and Patrick Mede of Homer. She weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces. Her grandparents are Catherine and Scott Ulmer of Homer, and Terry and Bill Mede of Helena, Montana.
Wesley Townsend Head was born at 9:55 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Angela and Wes Head of Homer. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces. His grandparents are Jan Agosta of Homer and Kelle and Joseph Agosta of Prescott, Arizona. His great-grandmother is Doris Wurth of Fort Worth, Texas. Wesley joins his big brother, Bill Head, of Homer.
The Kachemak Bay Birders’ next trip is to Seaside Farms, Mile 5 East End Road on Sunday, March 18. Meet at 2 p.m. in the parking area at the top of the hill to walk down the hill to birding habitat at Seaside Farms. Bring binoculars, field guide and a spotting scope if you have one. All Kachemak Bay Birding trips are cosponsored by the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge. All trips are free and everyone is welcome to attend. The leader for this trip is Jim Herbert, 907-362-0020.
If you tell yourself enough times that our environment needs the snow — that the skiing is excellent, that spring will arrive at some point — then, hopefully, you will bear up under the weight of March.
After months of back and forth and several lengthy discussions, the Homer City Council has decided that the Homer Spit is not ready for retail marijuana.