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Jan - 06 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Biography brings Russian Alaskan to life

Art - The eating of art

Business - In Business

Gardening - Winter months give gardeners time to ponder

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Nativity scene a blessing

Letters - War, Asian aid creates contrast

Letters - NPR's report critiqued

Letters - Era sponsorship appreciated

Letters - Tsunami caused by testing?

Letters - Pig' ramblin' north

Letters - A heartfelt thank you

Neighbors - Todd family gets Christmas gift as son comes home for break

News - Pothole problems flatten state road crews

News - State upholds annexation

News - Annexed Homer fastest growing town in Alaska

News - Assembly approves grant for hospital expansion

News - Nikiski fertilizer plant closure will leave void

News - Science fair gives kids bright IDEA's

News - News in brief

News - New owners look to sell Era's plane division

News - College gears up for season with new classrooms

News - Man loses home in East End Road fire

News - Peace Corps volunteer recounts South Pacific experience

News - Making Homer's dreams a reality

News - Dinner works for adoptions in Africa

News - Homer volunteer ready for spill clean up duty

Obits - Myrtle Francis Humbyrd

Obits - Patrick S. Campbell

Oped - Wanted: Applicants for scholarships

Oped - Eagle facts provide plethora of interesting information

Oped - Thoreau's writings, message still pertain to modern life

Photofeatures - Slough view

Photofeatures - Culinary canvas

Photofeatures - Making ice on the Spit

Photofeatures - First Friday openings

Seawatch - President's Cabinet commitee to look at ocean policy

Sports - Three sets of brothers share ice for M's

Sports - M's battle with 3A's best at ACS

Sports - Mariner girls finish fourth at ACS

Sports - Sports News

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Jan - 13 - 2005

Activities - Homer's best bets

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Art - Films provide two nights of entertainment

Art - Spanglish' gets 3 stars

Art - O'Connell brings back art of singing

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Doctor bids Homer adieu

Letters - Soldier fights for everyone's rights

Letters - Chamber stance questioned

Letters - Short but sweet

Letters - Breathing easy

Letters - Medical response applauded

Letters - Politics revisited

Letters - Aid efforts should fit catastrophe

Letters - Stevens' stance criticized

Letters - Bush disables Social Security

Letters - Basket full of thanks

Letters - Betting on peace

Letters - Country run like Mafia

Letters - Community response humbling

Letters - Hospice help prized

Letters - Community help appreciated

News - First baby of 2005 arrives

News - Program creates big memories, fun for all ages

News - Size cap, sales tax on council table

News - Beck to step down from council seat

News - Library board argues against new user fees

News - City awards convention center study

News - Nurse heads to India to help in relief effort

News - School board changes district grading system

News - Hospital's service board recommends Franz resign

News - Lawsuit filed against Anchor Point VFW New Year's Eve death two years ago followed party at VFW post

News - Signs in mixed-use district up for review

News - Man arrested for first degree sexual abuse of a minor

News - Wynn center offers youth education

News - Generating a plan for power

News - Anchor Point RFPs due Friday

News - KES sponsors ETT class

News - Kranich joins planning commission

News - Brookside open house Friday

News - KBBI annual meeting Tuesday

News - Investment Group celebrates decade

Obits - Rick LaPan

Obits - Lawrence (Larry) Ray McCubbins

Oped - It's easy to keep up with legislators

Oped - City gets good return for its investment in museum

Oped - Feeding eagles hazardous; it should be outlawed

Photofeatures - Take a number

Photofeatures - K-Bay canvas

Seawatch - Fish board to take comments at Soldotna meeting

Seawatch - Remote video technology to monitor salmon escapements

Sports - HHS girls win hoops Challenge

Sports - Greiner pins down new state, school mat records

Sports - Mariner skiers improve at Pursuit

Sports - HHS Hockey team drops two to Delta

Sports - Mariner hoopsters bloodied at SoHi Tipoff Tournament

Sports - SoHi New Year Pursuit Cross-Country Ski Meet

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Anchor Point Fire

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Jan - 20 - 2005

Jan - 27 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - In brief

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Dancers, musicians team up for Jazzline

Art - Kodiak Island bear book showcases guides

Business - In Business

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - VFW does great things for many

Letters - Public needs to know whole story

Letters - Plunge donors appreciated

Letters - Applause for those who helped show

Letters - Little Brother waiting for a 'Big'

Letters - Art award winners in spotlight

Letters - Donation gives Homer skiers a lift

Letters - Hope in new currency of peace

Letters - Other carnival events in works

Letters - Snowmads' donation helps seniors

Letters - Students say thanks for support

Letters - VFW does much community good

Letters - Truth about sales tax increase

Letters - Setting record straight on VFW

Letters - Peace walk gives reason to hope

Letters - Jump on for healthy hearts

Letters - Foundation's help will help others

News - Wood-splitting resident wins statewide volunteer award

News - Retail size, sales tax hit public hearing

News - City asks Legislature to help repair harbor

News - Preliminary school budget shortfall smallest in years

News - Fuel leak discovered near Sterling Highway

News - Safeway hopes to remodel this summer

News - College to open new wing for classes Monday

News - Marchers call for, celebrate peace

News - Community School to be run by KPC

News - Emerging Artists submission deadline Friday

News - Fish tax proposal hits public hearing

News - City council approves $1.7 million library loan

Obits - Pamela Handrich

Obits - Dale Eugene Stout

Obits - Betty Nelson

Oped - Increase in school funding needed

Oped - Time to catch up on those pesky e-mail inquiries

Oped - No need to circle this issue: roundabouts straightforward way to eliminate traffic jams

Oped - Food pantry reflects on year of giving

Photofeatures - Tsunami sweets

Photofeatures - Dunkin' for dollars

Seawatch - Cook Inlet Pacific cod fishery gets new look

Sports - M's girls cagers trounce Panthers

Sports - Boys drop two close games

Sports - M's hockey team blasts Glennallen, heads to Houston

Sports - Mariner matmen ready for Region III tournament

Sports - Skiers warm up for Invite

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Feb - 03 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Youth string together beginning orchestra

Art - Language of the body inspires gallery exhibit

Art - Arts News

Gardening - Heads up, zones have hidden meanings

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - No discrepancy in city code

Letters - Campus expansion great for Homer

Letters - Majority wants bigger retail space

Letters - Support encourages young artist

Letters - Donation makes job easier

Letters - Hospital provides quality care

Letters - Any majority vote is a mandate

Letters - Secret subsidies for Pebble Mine?

Letters - Schools need more money

News - Homer musher takes on 'Little T'

News - Assembly considers bed tax

News - Trooper post headed to Anchor Point

News - Gear Shed, Schroeder win community awards

News - In brief

News - Winter Carnival thaws Homer's hearts

News - Connections team claims victory on book battlefield

News - Fire destroys mobile home

News - SPH directors' board adds Marley, Thompson

News - Liquor store owners sell business after 28 years

News - Scholarship search inspires community project

News - Homer pastor to teach in Ukraine

Obits - Velma Ruth Edens

Obits - Yukiko O. "Miko" Rosko

Oped - Inspired to action

Oped - Celebrating winter

Oped - Homer Rotarians help tsunami victims rebuild

Oped - Higher taxes, fees needed to meet demands

Oped - A lot going on for town that some say is anti-growth

Photofeatures - Dogfish days of winter

Photofeatures - Science fair

Photofeatures - Hard news

Photofeatures - Just Joking

Seawatch - Alaska fish board finishes new plan for inlet salmon

Sports - M's to send 5 wrestlers to State

Sports - Gilbert, M's whip Bulldogs

Sports - Girls fade, Nikiski girl breaks record

Sports - M's hockey drops pair to powerhouse Houston

Sports - Mariner ski team makes most of final home race

Sports - Sports News

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Feb - 10 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Photographer's exhibit captures Yup'ik life

Art - Emerging Artists' show offers new artists gallery opportunity

Art - Arts News

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Free car-seat checkup offered Monday

Letters - Anchor River in need of attention

Letters - Homer should keep growth small

Letters - Arts program appreciated

Letters - 45,000 square feet good compromise

Letters - Hospice says thanks for donations

Letters - An (n)ice time was had by all

Letters - Council should OK 66,000 size

Letters - Mainstream media alternatives exist

Letters - Family grateful for recent support

Letters - Congrats to Parmleys

Letters - Nutcracker supporters deserve much applause

Letters - Program keeps rolling

Letters - Jazzmania was huge hit

Letters - Gift helps ensure safety

News - Safety and survival focus of training

News - Council set to vote on retail size increase

News - Borough clears beetle-killed hazard

News - FAA OKs wildlife plan for airport

News - School officials, parents, chaperones freak out over teens 'dirty dancing'

News - In brief

News - Homer pioneer Frances Thompson dies

News - Alaskan re-enlists in Army Reserve at Saddam's palace

News - Significant number of students sick this winter

News - Carnival provides welcome break from winter doldrums with big doses of fun

News - Second team takes top honors at battle of the books contest

News - City considering watershed changes

News - Special elections bill passes Senate

News - New room offers long-term care residents privacy

Obits - Wesley C. Nixon

Obits - Jerry R. Wighs

Obits - Frances G. Thompson

Obits - Elizabeth M. Werner

Oped - In store-size debate, all positions worthy of council's attention

Oped - Super Bowl not all it's played up to be

Oped - Growth, change all part of being healthy community

Oped - New library will provide opportunities for civic, economic development

Oped - Economic system in need of major overhaul

Photofeatures - Blade boarder

Photofeatures - Carnival colors

Photofeatures - Midwinter night's dream

Photofeatures - Just passing through

Seawatch - Quotas set for 2005 halibut season

Seawatch - Cushion stars treat tide poolers in Kachemak Bay

Sports - Mariner boys down hard-charging Bucs

Sports - Girls defense dominates

Sports - Daigle, Hagen lead wrestlers at State

Sports - Mariner hockey advances to State

Sports - Skiers compete at borough meet

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Feb - 17 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Father, daughter team freezes out ice sculpting competition

Art - Mozart meets contemporary version of fairy tale

Art - Arts News

Art - Village spirit reaches thousands of miles, raises $3,300

Business - Local Realtor recognized by peers

Business - Company links people to world of Web auctions

Gardening - Gardener talks about the birds and the trees

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

News - Program sends books to Malawi, Africa

News - Scientists, mariners hold conference this week

News - Council approves bigger store size

News - Special election set for sales tax hike

News - HAC votes on 4 bear proposals

News - Proposed ferry based in Seldovia

News - Snow, sleet, rain, wind hits peninsula

News - In brief

News - Three injured in Baycrest Hill accidents

News - Sunday morning apartment fire injures two

News - Lake Street store robbed again

Obits - Pamela Jean Handrich

Obits - David J. Booth

Obits - Stephen A. Schachle

Oped - Bed tax for borough, hike in city sales tax worthy of 'yes' votes

Oped - Science undeservedly getting bad rap

Photofeatures - No whining here

Photofeatures - Swinging by

Photofeatures - Icicles on the beach

Photofeatures - Surf's up

Schools - College fair brings advice to students' front door

Schools - PTA offers local schools support, resources, funds

Sports - Mariner girls basketball team splits on road

Sports - Mariner hockey nets second

Sports - Mariner boys drop pair away

Sports - Homer Hockey teams sweep Presidents Day Tournament

Sports - Boys, girls skiers finish 4th at Regions

Sports - On your mark, get set, snow

Sports - Region III Cross-Country Skiing Championships

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Feb - 24 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Anchor Point Snow Rondi 2005 - Select Events

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Homer authors offer action and adventure

Art - Soul Soup' adds flavor to First Friday events

Art - Alaska inspired writer returns for Homer visit

Art - Arts News

Business - Construction starts on new Land's End Resort addition

Business - New shoe store business offers clothes to boot

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Road fix needed before fast ferries

Letters - Coast Guard appreciates hospitality

Letters - No whines over ski event

Letters - High standards keep business going

Letters - Tourism tax more fair than bed tax

Letters - Cheap underwear, but at what cost?

Letters - Donation helps buy land

Letters - Highway increasingly hazardous

Letters - Advice to council on replacement

Letters - Businesses support the arts

Letters - Always something new in Homer

Letters - Social Security for the future?

News - Anchor River launch permit out to sea

News - Photographers flock to Homer Spit for eagle workshops

News - City facing annual hike in retirement payments

News - Happy Valley man killed in shooting

News - City council to choose replacement Monday

News - Historic wooden boat gutted in harbor fire

News - Homer man found dead of apparent suicide

News - Bar association scores Homer Judge candidates

News - Mardi Gras spirit continues at Snow Rondi

News - One-year countdown to Arctic Winter Games begins

News - Borough's savings dropping to worrisome levels

News - Best of best perform in high school honor band

News - IRS writes sales-tax deduction table for Alaska

News - In brief

Obits - Walter Lambuth Thomas

Obits - Stephen A. Schachle

Obits - Lila B. Rozak

Oped - Let Beck's ideas offer guidance in picking new council member

Oped - Elected representatives must steer DOT straight

Oped - Are you ready for disaster?

Outdoors - Clubs, volunteers groom area hills into winter playgrounds

Photofeatures - Come sail away

Photofeatures - Let the sun shine in

Photofeatures - Fun in the sun

Seawatch - Winter time, right time for birdwatching

Seawatch - NOAA seeks to foster fish farming in federal waters

Sports - Boys lose in rout, heartbreaker

Sports - M's girls drop pair to Knights, Moose

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Mar - 03 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Locals show-off musical talent on 'World' stage

Art - First Friday ushers in new exhibits at local galleries

Art - Arts News

Art - Whale's tale lasts 25 years, keeps on going

Gardening - Starting seeds for summer harvest

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Homer again shows giving nature

Letters - Don't mess with Social Security

Letters - It's time to get new library built

Letters - Fred Meyer should get more space

Letters - It takes a village to help a village

Letters - Dangerous road must be fixed

Letters - Student shares value of reading

Letters - Coastal program needs protection

Letters - U.S. should bring troops home

Letters - Reading is fun and good for you

Letters - Stranger's act of kindness inspiring

Letters - Purple mats replace old mattresses

Letters - VFW does much good in the area

Letters - Homer shares spirit in big way

Letters - Bowlers raise funds for cancer cure

Letters - Donation helps support activities

News - Artist, retired teacher heading to Sri Lanka

News - Council fails to fill seat

News - Hiring freeze chills services

News - Literacy program builds family successes

News - Literacy program targeted for cut

News - Council opposes McNeil area bear proposals

News - Council OKs library bid, deletes computer fees

News - Homer property assessments up 15 percent

News - In brief

News - Judge declares mistrial in second Martushev trial

News - Homer man receives fake lottery money order

News - State trooper vacancies filled

News - City slough relocation project passes first test

News - Cougar sightings in East Hill neighborhoods continue

News - Student science fair gets boost from Coast Guard

Oped - Specifics of public spending would lead to better stewardship

Oped - Say 'yes' to fairness, 'no' to borough bed tax

Oped - Feeding eagles interferes with nature

Oped - Proposed mine would be environmental disaster

Oped - Homer has received its fair share of federal funds; south side of bay needs ferry service

Photofeatures - Swan puddle

Photofeatures - The best dang student lounge view on the Kenai

Photofeatures - Strike!

Photofeatures - Rare birds

Photofeatures - Play "Freebird!"

Seawatch - Halibut, cod season begin

Sports - Wild tournament weekend ends with last-second shot

Sports - Mariner girls right ship at Skyview

Sports - M's skiers compete at State meet

Sports - Mariners finish cold at Skyview

Sports - Middle School Borough Ski Race 2005 results

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Mar - 10 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Homer artist and friends win awards for snow-scultped creations

Art - Arts News

Business - Pebble mine potential larger than previously thought

Business - Processing, marketing class offered

Business - Northern Dynasty appoints new study director

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Mountain lion deserves a chance

Letters - What is nation becoming?

Letters - Privacy room is welcome addition

Letters - Alaska needs to do right for its kids

Letters - Highway must be made safer

Letters - Couple deserving of recognition

Letters - Presentation gives valuable insight

Letters - Newcomer deserves shot at council

Letters - Chamber clarifies parade categories

Letters - Food Pantry could use helping hand

Letters - HHA appreciates generous support

Letters - Vote 'yes' on sales tax hike

Letters - Volunteers are heart of hospice

Letters - Family appreciates kindnesses

Letters - HCOA says thanks for donation

News - Seaton's fish tax bill changed, but passes first committee test

News - Higher costs drive vote on sales tax

News - Peninsula schools don't get fair share of education funds

News - Month draws attention to challenges of developmental disabilities

News - City hopes to better fund capital depreciation

News - City manager answers sales tax questions

News - Education funding legislation draws public comments

News - Month focuses on developmental disability issues

News - In brief

News - Ralph Cowles, first Homer mayor, dies

News - Homer fisherman seeks judicial review of halibut share transfer

News - Trip to nation's capital starts with fund-raising steps

News - Community school gets short-term reprieve after college says 'no'

News - Alternative program opens doors at middle school

News - Dream of Homer ice rink nearing completion

News - Bed tax gets mixed review at Borough meeting

News - Iditarod 2005

News - State identifies Anchor River launch manager

Obits - Wilhelmina Artz

Obits - Ralph Gano Cowles

Obits - Susan Helen Crum Wold

Oped - KPBSD deserves its fair share of state education dollars

Oped - This is no way to run a business — or a city

Oped - Substantial cuts in service face Homer without new revenue

Oped - For eagles, food is all about survival; it's wrong to allow them to be baited

Oped - Weird happenings harbinger of fishing season

Photofeatures - In memoriam

Photofeatures - Fire for ice

Photofeatures - Going to First Friday

Photofeatures - Winner?

Photofeatures - Restraint for sale

Photofeatures - A new head gasket and it's good as new

Photofeatures - Nose for the trail

Seawatch - Final crab rationalization rules announced

Sports - Mariner girls vie for top seed in division

Sports - HHS Boys win first 4A game of season

Sports - Girls take to mat for USGWA Alaska Wrestling Championship

Sports - KNSC to hold ski marathon

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Mar - 17 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Quilters piece together colorful, fun weekend

Art - Homer artist to be guest curator in Anchorage museum

Art - Arts News

Gardening - Plan now for overwintering plants

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Where have flowers gone?

Letters - Tax decision up to voters

Letters - Snacks not same as feeding

Letters - Invest locally

Letters - Volunteers benefit Homer

Letters - Credit given for successful season

Letters - Eagle education not a dirty word

Letters - Outraged by government spending

Letters - Rain check on tax

Letters - Spreading message

Letters - Tax proposal supports city resources

Letters - Feeding versus baiting

Letters - Proposition raises hackles

Letters - Views raise questions

Letters - Rally support appreciated

Letters - Combined efforts mean success

Letters - Carnival proves a winner

News - City Manager says economy healthy, but finances bleak

News - Council standoff continues

News - Game board approves '07 Kamishak bear hunt

News - Yellow ribbons still hanging for lower peninsula military

News - Service board demands hospital board respond

News - In brief

News - West Hill water extension gets underway

News - Homer attorney among five nominees for Homer District Court vacancy

News - Police allege text message violates TRO

News - March 20 to 26 is National Poison Prevention Week

News - Women in Black continue weekly silent vigil

News - Good stories need good tellers; Anchor Point has one

News - Bills would increase funding for peninsula, state schools

News - Science brings community and students together

News - Boating safety enhanced by teamwork, commitment

News - Auxiliarists work hard to keep Alaska boaters safe

Obits - Daniel F. Murphy

Obits - Christopher Dean Ryder

Oped - Homer voters need to say 'yes' to hike in city's sales tax

Oped - Vote 'yes' on raising sales taxes, it's responsible

Oped - Reasons abound for 'yes' vote, including tax deductions

Oped - Just imagine: a new library

Oped - March is National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month

Photofeatures - Cash and release

Photofeatures - Going fishing

Photofeatures - Signs of spring

Photofeatures - Four-foot drive

Photofeatures - Launch time

Photofeatures - Gone to the dogs

Photofeatures - King for a day

Seawatch - Groundfish bill drawing fire in legislature

Sports - Boys, girls warm up for Regions

Sports - Skiers brave slush for fun, marathon

Sports - Anglers gear up for Winter King Tournament

Sports - Popeye wrestlers medal in Wasilla tournament

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Wedding

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Mar - 24 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Couple combines music with visual art

Art - Month of March honors role of art education

Art - Arts News

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Feeding support explained

Letters - Borough tax needs attention

Letters - Actions spark response

Letters - Search efforts applauded

Letters - World Café a success

Letters - Work for brighter future

Letters - Science Fair a community effort

Letters - Defensive driving urged

Letters - Feeding debate draws comments

Letters - Student project needs Alaska input

Letters - Is Homer a dirty little town

Letters - Common sense and facts needed

Letters - Close Up students say 'thanks'

News - Sales tax increase passes by 3-2 margin

News - Whale rescued in Bay

News - In brief

News - Fisherman sues publisher and author for libel

News - AP man in 3-wheel truck arrested

News - Patient survives 2-story fall at SPH

News - Secretary wears many hats at McNeil Canyon Elementary

News - Bed tax hearing set for Monday in Homer

News - Frankenfish bill lurches through Juneau

News - Vigil draws 200 to observe second anniversary of Iraqi War

News - Cellars make great room for storing produce

News - Use of root cellars a piece of peninsula history

News - Channel relocated at Beluga Slough

Oped - Homer voters say 'yes' to maintaining their quality of life

Photofeatures - Where have all the flowers gone?

Photofeatures - Guts and glory

Photofeatures - The Contender

Photofeatures - Dusty days

Seawatch - Rare waterfowl visit Kachemak Bay

Seawatch - Alaska Supreme Court strikes down Chignik co-op

Sports - Kline is king in record-setting tournament

Sports - Boys season ends with region tourney loss to Stars

Sports - Squirts take third at State

Sports - Mariner girls earn State birth

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Birth

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Mar - 31 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - New gallery opening door for new artists

Art - First Friday introduces new exhibits to local galleries

Art - Tile mosaics turn heads

Art - Arts News

Gardening - Warming climate allows early planting

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Lower peninsula should go own way

Letters - All that glitters isn't good

Letters - Gift marked for trail improvements

Letters - Filibusters part of checks, balances

Letters - Homer helps women in Nepal

Letters - Eagles should not be fed by humans

Letters - Foundation's vision helps others

Letters - Filibusters help protect rights

Letters - Eagles, music big treat for residents

Letters - Scout to build lost-and-found box

Letters - Carnival fun helps support students

Letters - Event nourishes body, mind spirit

News - Taking a quick tour of the heavens

News - Helping comes naturally to high school students

News - Council fails to find Beck replacement

News - Ice rink to open Saturday

News - Businesses bash bed tax proposal

News - Students deliver message to Legislature in person

News - Hospital boards to review contract

News - In brief

News - Fringe Benefit Fund to boost morale of women in need

News - USDA OKs $2.5 million for library funds

News - Man dies in ATV crash

News - Seaton discusses PERS-TRS, other action in Juneau

News - Refuge managers on both sides of date line meet

News - Middle school students push to front of the pack

Obits - David Allen Norton

Obits - Howard Crandell

Oped - Council not helping itself by not naming Beck's replacement

Oped - It is time to celebrate

Oped - Last Frontier needs time, space reality check

Oped - There's water, water everywhere

Photofeatures - Cross walk

Photofeatures - Homecoming

Photofeatures - Ice dream

Photofeatures - All your eggs in one basket

Photofeatures - Ninja copepod

Seawatch - Pot cod season ends with high catch rates

Sports - Mariner spring sports preview 2005

Sports - Area high schoolers cowboy up for rodeo

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Wedding

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Apr - 07 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Beads, fibers prove winning combination

Art - Arts News

Art - Homer artists head to Fairbanks

Art - Plankton exhibited at Pratt Museum

Business - English Bay Corporation buys Alice's

Business - Homestead Restaurant sold to employees

Letters - Organ donor celebrates life

Letters - Stiffer pot laws not the answer

Letters - Bartlett Street needs some attention

Letters - Effort aims to keep kids safe

Letters - Students appreciate Juneau trip

Letters - New animal shelter reason for pride

Letters - Help for getting speaker inspiring

Letters - Candidate creates vision for HEA

Letters - Food Pantry says thanks for support

News - Assembly drops bed tax from 8 to 4 percent

News - Road projects kick off construction season tax proposal

News - New faces apply for council vacancy, 4 drop out

News - Bald eagle hits worker at Homer Spit

News - Not too late to 'buy' local public radio station

News - In brief

News - High tides fill Beluga Slough

News - Head of Homer Trooper post to retire, join Homer Police

News - House and senate clash over student funding

News - Arctic Winter Games looking for volunteers

Oped - Homer volunteers needed for 2006 Arctic Winter Games

Oped - Count on it: Tax man will come April 15 ready or not

Oped - Picture painted by the facts shows reality of Homer is not anti-growth

Photofeatures - Good luck hat

Photofeatures - Swans adrift

Photofeatures - Senior day

Photofeatures - Ski, bike, runner up

Photofeatures - Going for the repeat

Schools - Staffing changes announced for Homer area schools

Seawatch - Longliner landings line up with last year

Sports - Mariner girls finish fourth at state

Sports - Triathletes tackle sea to ski race

Sports - Town shoots, scores with ice rink

Sports - Bridge Creek Classic marks 26 fun years

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Birth

Towncrier - Wedding

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Visitors - Welcome to Homer

Visitors - Finding Homer's heart

Visitors - Homer library offers respite from hectic summer pace

Visitors - Museum's new exhibit tells the story of Kachemak Bay from a personal angle

Visitors - Education meets recreation at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center

Visitors - Homer walking (and driving) tour connects visitors with community's history

Visitors - Area shops offer big selection of unique, Alaska merchandise

Visitors - Traversing the Spit

Visitors - Birding

Visitors - Shorebird Festival

Visitors - Information and Emergency Phone Numbers

Visitors - Spectacular scenery featured at every turn of self-guided tours

Visitors - Hiking, biking perfect ways to experience Homer's beauty

Visitors - Parks provide outdoor opportunities within city limits

Visitors - Environmental education adds new dimension to the views

Visitors - Being prepared is key to having a good time in area's wilderness

Visitors - Air taxis fly visitors into unique experience

Visitors - Bear viewing can offer close, safe encounters with wildlife, but there are rules to follow

Visitors - Sea kayaking popular way to experience region's natural wonders up close and personal

Visitors - Catching a big fish

Visitors - Where to go

Visitors - The Fishing Hole

Visitors - Regulations

Visitors - Species

Visitors - Charters

Visitors - Derbies

Visitors - Clamming

Visitors - Kachemak Bay State Park

Visitors - Halibut Cove

Visitors - Seldovia

Visitors - Anchor Point

Visitors - M/V Tustumena

Visitors - 220 miles of bliss

Apr - 14 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Bay is alive with sound of community band

Art - Ocean Art and Nature at Pratt features artists, poets

Art - Arts News

Art - Costumes add authenticity to 'The Mikado'

Business - Business up in KPB; sales break $2 billion

Gardening - Crocus blooms spring gardener into action

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Board system should be examined

Letters - Bed tax births lots of taxing ideas

Letters - Time to celebrate library's successes

Letters - Help adds up to fun learning event

Letters - Foundation's work appreciated

Letters - Hirsch would be asset to HEA board

Letters - Here's how you spell success

Letters - Volunteers make race possible

Letters - Assembly aims to cut tax relief

Letters - Reflections on attitude toward Pope

Letters - Act targets frivolous lawsuits

News - Area property values, demand rising

News - Heimbuch wins seat on council

News - City, borough spar over hospital property

News - In brief

News - Civil Air Patrol celebrates 33 years in Homer

News - SAFEBoat program launched for Kachemak Bay

News - Bishop's Beach permit headed back to city for review

News - SPWS announces Women of Distinction Awards

News - Amazon River adventure opens eyes of Homer travelers

News - Gravel pit plan spurs court case

Obits - Dolly Spencer

Obits - Lois Seaton

Oped - Alaska enjoys lowest per capita tax bill of any state in nation

Oped - Clean energy will spark brighter future for peninsula

Oped - Should Homer have a permanent fund?

Outdoors - Climbers seek year-round adventure

Photofeatures - Blowing darts

Photofeatures - Keep those campfires safe

Photofeatures - Having a ball

Photofeatures - Plankton on Parade

Schools - Homer student tries hand at spelling bee

Schools - Students debate formation of new borough

Sports - Popeyes win tourney

Sports - Mariner soccer teams win openers

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Scholarships

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Apr - 21 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Woodstock icon to entertain Homer

Art - Film at international festival based on local author's writing

Art - Masterful imaginations help kids grasp artistic techniques

Art - Arts News

Business - In business

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - College students are Alaskans

Letters - Earth Day chance to change routine

Letters - Community cleanup set for April 30

Letters - Tax break given at others' expense

Letters - Many contribute to safer fishing

Letters - No debate here, just lots of thanks

Letters - Global food laws unhealthy

Letters - Donations help kids enjoy winter

Letters - Homer prepares to celebrate peace

Letters - A drop of water wears away stone

Letters - Mural will brighten school

Letters - Applause for great show

Letters - Funds get put to good use

Letters - Scouts appreciate support

Letters - Contributors not forgotten

Letters - Theater helps Head Start, others

Letters - Series helps paint picture of the arts

Letters - Senior appreciates kind service

Letters - More proof of Homer's heart

News - New executive director excited about Games

News - Fred Meyer to present new plans next week

News - Lake Clark NP opens new office

News - Charter school needs space; elementary school says not here

News - Proposal to cap borough tax exemption blasted

News - In brief

News - Governor appoints new Homer judge

News - Residents say don't touch PFD

News - Hospice of Homer to discuss living wills, advanced directives

News - New Kenai Peninsula Borough clerk to start May 1

News - Cleanup will award prize for recycling

News - Fiber-optic cable coming to Kenai Peninsula

News - Home show returns

News - Homer McMoose photo: It's a long way from Madawaska

News - East End paving crew aims for July finish

News - Bartlett construction will mean new sidewalks

News - Homer reporters win Alaska Press Club awards

Oped - Stewardship focus of several events

Oped - Government speeding down road to ruin

Oped - Elected officials want, need to hear from public to do best job they can

Oped - Property tax should be based on sales price, not assessment

Oped - Legislators should not touch fund

Outdoors - New fishing regs published

Outdoors - Researchers monitor salinity, temperature in Kachemak Bay

Photofeatures - Silent interpretation

Photofeatures - Dedication

Photofeatures - The Mikado' on stage this weekend

Photofeatures - Spring time

Photofeatures - Climbing prices

Photofeatures - Signs of summer

Photofeatures - Kindergarten fever hits Anchor Point

Photofeatures - Spacing out

Photofeatures - Feeding time at the museum

Photofeatures - Just for kicks

Schools - Newly formed high school debate team wins state awards

Seawatch - Country of origin labels for salmon now mandatory

Sports - M's track off and running

Sports - Sports News

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Scholarships

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Apr - 28 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Former Homer resident opens LA gallery

Art - Arts News

Art - Homer and Halibut Cove mud in show

Art - Creativity pushes definition of 'student'

Gardening - Gardener divides time

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Social Security helping families now

Letters - Don't police have better things to do

Letters - Crosswalks don't offer protection

Letters - Students get chance to learn life skill

Letters - Hospital needs, deserves support

Letters - AP gearing up for weekend of fun

Letters - Supporters are gold to KBCSA

Letters - Generous donations help meet needs

Letters - GOP power grab must be stopped

Letters - Complaint sinks program

Letters - School awaits board's decision

Letters - Setting record straight about store

Letters - Alaska needs real conservatives

News - College and career fair goes across the bay

News - Lock-up beats goal

News - Darling arrested for murder in wife's death

News - Borough mayor to help tackle hospital issues

News - Fred Meyer brings large store plans to Homer

News - Ninilchik students take three awards in 'Caring for the Kenai'

News - City considers cuts to public library design

News - Council mulls property tax reduction

News - Council supports traffic signal

News - Applicants no match for middle school principal

News - In brief

News - Friends report seeing missing man

News - Anchor Point readies for Memorial Day weekend

News - Proposed ordinance to regulate sex-oriented businesses

News - New advanced health directive offers more choices

News - Schools and arts tackle issues of appropriate art, clothing

News - Renewable energy advocate challenges HEA incumbent

Obits - Tom Schoder

Obits - Peggy Sprague-Pulliam

Obits - Clarence Paul Young

Oped - Hospital boards need preventive care, not major surgery

Oped - Borough tax policy needs reassessing; wealthy should not drive taxes higher

Oped - Don't get burned; exercise caution during fire season

Oped - Celebration aims to heal through story telling

Oped - Kenai Peninsula Safe Kids Coalition marks its 13th anniversary with fair, bike rodeo

Outdoors - Halibut derby turns 20 years old this week

Outdoors - Dead bear dumped near Diamond Ridge

Photofeatures - Cockroach mania

Photofeatures - Shopping for junk

Photofeatures - How a watershed works

Photofeatures - Catching some air

Photofeatures - Almost ready for business

Seawatch - Fish board, CFEC sign DAP program agreement

Sports - Girls soccer remains unbeaten

Sports - Boys soccer splits 4 games

Sports - Softball warms up against Homer women

Sports - M's baseball doubleheader washed out

Sports - Mariner track team improves at Skyview Invitational

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

May - 03 - 2005

News - Homer fire nears Anchor River

May - 05 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Festival promises sizzling solstice in Seldovia

Art - Students' community impressions inspire colorful design, welcome sign for blank wall

Art - First Friday heralds Shorebird Festival

Art - Arts News

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Public servants there when needed

Letters - Ordinance would control exemption

Letters - Wealthy do pay their fair share

Letters - Students get practical pointers

Letters - Friend grateful case pursued

Letters - One Lord Sunday offers hope

Letters - Intolerance sparks business idea

Letters - Support helps students reach higher

Letters - Gas won't last; there's a better way

Letters - Volunteers make it happen

Letters - Thoughts on art, civic responsibility

Letters - KPHI grateful to firm's generosity

Letters - Great musical acts need support

Letters - Trail's cleaning makes for safer ride

Letters - Community's help appreciated

Letters - Gift will help in natural disaster

Letters - Locked out woman can't get help

Letters - Gallery incident troubling

Letters - Kids no excuse to raid fund

News - 4,800-acre fire almost contained

News - Monitoring important nutrients in Kachemak Bay

News - Residents recall start of blaze

News - School board says charter, non-charter schools must share

News - Stressed powerline, cracked insulator believed to cause Tracy Avenue fire

News - Neighbors help save Bald Mountain house

News - In brief

News - Shorebird keynote speaker to talk on 'Wild America'

News - Festival brings stories, wooden boat builders to Spit

News - Dunn to command local troopers

News - Gun, blood found on ferry

News - Tourism conference scheduled for Homer next week

News - Lawsuit looms over planned Fred Meyer landscape

News - State Forestry will address fire's environmental effects

News - Fueling firefighters no small task

Obits - Bruce Rentmeester

Obits - Robert Eugene "Bob" Evans

Oped - Fire season here; are you prepared?

Oped - Chirp, twitter, caw, squawk: Spring's here

Oped - Two Alaskan love stories, but will the cranes survive?

Photofeatures - A little too close for comfort

Photofeatures - Haul out

Photofeatures - Man's best friend

Photofeatures - Augustine mirage

Photofeatures - Recycling Homer

Photofeatures - Jealousy loves company

Seawatch - Togiak herring fishermen get plenty of opportunities

Sports - Mariner boys grab four wins

Sports - M's softball team takes 5; games that is

Sports - M's run away from competition

Sports - Smoke doesn't slow Mariner tracksters

Sports - Sports News

Sports - Girls drop first game

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

May - 12 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Millions of viewers in United States and Europe to get look at Homer

Art - Quilters add color, texture and stories to Homer's Shorebird Festival weekend

Art - Young filmmakers take top honors at district film festival

Art - Art News

Gardening - Roses by any other name still thorny

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Art opens door to discussion

Letters - Mixing two schools short sighted

Letters - Teachers deserve praise, thanks

Letters - Homer youth give gift of public art

Letters - Residents again show their heart

Letters - Fire reveals caring community

Letters - Friends of Library look to future

Letters - Wildfire plan needs residents' input

Letters - HEA candidate appreciates support

Letters - Eagle Scout grateful for help

Letters - Parents, teach kids about fire safety

Letters - Center grateful for support

Letters - City funding goes a long way

Letters - Community's kindness appreciated

Letters - Human, pet receive lots of TLC

Letters - Donations make trip possible

Letters - Many contribute to safe summer

News - House passes genetically altered fish bill

News - Schantz fund winner among visitors flocking to Homer

News - Wildfire flare-up contained

News - Local contractor awarded bid for new library

News - Northern Dynasty chips away at logistical issues

News - Firefighters respond to smaller wildland fires

News - Firefighters urge creation of defensible space

News - Burn-permit suspension remains in effect for all of Kenai Peninsula

News - Community's hands reach out with help

News - Borough asks city for hospital land

News - In brief

News - Police close East End Road, schools during manhunt

News - Troopers identify man missing from M/V Tustumena

News - State will fix drainage near Kachemak Drive

News - Homer students sweep state's second Envirothon

News - Fred Meyer intends to build next year

News - Special session addresses key issues

News - Seniors, disabled vets keep tax exemption

News - Word power fuels love of reading, offers big wins

Obits - Larry L. Hedrick

Oped - It's too early to say 'no' to Pebble mine

Oped - Arts education comes in all types of forms

Oped - Pupil-teacher ratio at heart of fight between charter, traditional schools

Photofeatures - Come sail away

Photofeatures - Roadrunners

Photofeatures - Colorful kayaks

Photofeatures - State resumes repaving on Sterling Highway

Schools - Senior from small school awarded national scholarship

Schools - Students complete chapter in their pursuit of education

Seawatch - Chignik ruling prompts emergency meeting

Sports - M's softball continues to cruise

Sports - M's blast Colony, Seward

Sports - Boys soccer drops pair

Sports - Tracksters gear up for region meet

Sports - Seniors shine in girls soccer wins

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

May - 19 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Homer pianist in concert, releases new CD

Art - Students create colorful mural with a little help from community

Art - Bluegrass band returns with concert, camps, more instructors

Art - Arts News

Business - Building boom leads some to look for tradesmen

Business - In Business

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Homer can be proud of new library

Letters - Risks too great to allow Pebble mine

Letters - Gift touches heartstrings

Letters - Award creates beautiful memories

Letters - City grant appreciated

Letters - Grant helps monitoring program

Letters - Musical vision becomes reality

Letters - Scholarship allows pursuit of dream

Letters - Foster families make big difference

Letters - Not all art appropriate for all kids

Letters - Mariner baseball team gives thanks

Letters - Mine's size, location raise red flags

Letters - Nursing grad expresses appreciation

Letters - Donors make residency possible

Letters - Mixing zones' likely to resurface

Letters - Sponsorship appreciated

Letters - New library a group effort

Letters - Homer High as it was

Letters - Students, teachers say 'thanks'

Letters - Business gift improves playground

News - Former enemies gather for reconciliation

News - Fishing boat burns near Kodiak Island

News - Assembly votes for bed tax ballot measure

News - Donors break ground at new Homer library site

News - Stein appeals order to start Wallace trial

News - In brief

News - Man shoots brown bear in defense of life and property

News - Firefighters continue to monitor Tracy Avenue fire

News - Trooper, citizen investigation leads to theft arrest

News - Band instructor sets baton aside

News - Courts hear arguments in initiative lawsuit

News - Jamaica is focus of Homer resident's global thinking

News - Workers allegedly scammed by fake North Slope training course

News - Tourism industry bands together to reach market

News - Graduates mark educational center's first decade of success

Obits - Lawrence R. "Larry" Thoma

Obits - Karen Nathanson

Oped - Congratulations to class of 2005

Oped - Trip across the bay teaches lessons for life

Oped - Nervous Nellie Man survived; odds not as good for today's Superman

Outdoors - King season kicks off at Anchor River, Spit

Photofeatures - Sprucing up

Photofeatures - Five generations of women

Photofeatures - No one print is the same

Photofeatures - Putting her mark on the park

Sports - Repeat Region III champs

Sports - Boys soccer bounced early

Sports - Taylor, M's shut down Moose 10-0

Sports - M's softball wins four

Sports - Klaar heads to state after speedy meet

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Towncrier - Student and Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

May - 26 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - California writer's new novel set in Homer

Art - Latin rhythms heat Homer dance scene

Art - Upstream' rings chord with Homer youth

Art - Festival combines international flavors

Art - Arts News

Business - In Business

Gardening - Time to plant garden with something new

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Mine opposition should grow

Letters - Gift expands educational horizons

Letters - Community will miss Kelly family

Letters - Reconciliation possible on big scale

Letters - Organization appreciates support

Letters - Borough at fault on tax exemption

Letters - Brown bears have always been here

Letters - Hospital asset to Homer

Letters - Issues remain over Fireweed move

Letters - Volunteers make things happen

Letters - Student enjoys best field trip ever

Letters - No one wants to be a wimp ...

Letters - Donation puts students closer to goal

Letters - Grant shows commitment to youth

Letters - Park Day brightens Homer

Letters - Donation helps get meals to seniors

Letters - HEA's derby help appreciated

News - Young writers get special attention at upcoming writers conference

News - Former high school mates get maritime degrees

News - District 35 fares well in budget

News - Council considers fund for future

News - Pit operator faces charges

News - Memorial Day more than the beginning of summer

News - Property tax draws talk at council meeting

News - Women's specialist plans Homer clinic

News - Hospital honors employees

News - In brief

News - Anchor Point trooper post not officially open

News - Coast Guard, auxiliary busy past week

News - Wallace trial rescheduled

News - Police arrest man on charges of assault with necktie :

Oped - Remember reason for long weekend

Oped - Now is good time to hunt for hazards in your home

Oped - Fireweed Academy's move offers opportunity to model cooperation

Oped - Kucinich gives hope for brighter future

Outdoors - Gathering teaches outdoor skills, safety to area women

Outdoors - Opener brings some solitude, fish

Outdoors - Outdoor News

Photofeatures - Rescue me

Photofeatures - Grumpy Grad

Photofeatures - Anchor Angler

Photofeatures - Babes in the woods

Photofeatures - Like a giant baguette

Schools - Change and success themes of graduation ceremonies

Schools - Ninilchik graduates face future by remembering times past

Schools - Class of 2017 takes giant step from kindergarten to first grade

Schools - Graduates 2005

Seawatch - Red salmon arriving early to Kodiak Island

Sports - Girls win 2 at state

Sports - M's drop game then blast Bears

Sports - City league softball begins season

Sports - Sports News

Sports - Mariner softball team split in Seward, eye State

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Achievements

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Weddings

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Jun - 02 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Homer author receives honorary degree

Art - Plankton links worlds of science and art on big screen

Art - Beach theme dominates First Friday

Art - Arts News

Business - In Business

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Event offers chance to enjoy trails

Letters - Wait-and-see attitude inappropriate

Letters - Student appreciates support

Letters - Helping hands spruce up Homer

Letters - Lessons help kids swim like fish

Letters - Swimming lessons invaluable

Letters - Prevention education made fun

Letters - Donation provides meals to seniors

Letters - Family appreciates support

Letters - Wooden boat festival great success

Letters - Students learn about homesteading

Letters - Groups urge probe of Bush actions

News - Traditions mark Memorial Day on peninsula

News - Roundabout considered for Homer

News - Broad-based tourist tax proposed

News - Flexibility key to town center plan

News - Borough considers cutting hours of Homer's annex office

News - In brief

News - Energy fix needed, says Anchorage Mayor Begich

News - Troopers, police busy over holiday

News - New judge starts work

News - Trails Day a cheap way to get across the bay

Obits - James E. Glass

Oped - Full-time borough office needed for southern peninsula

Oped - Summer is here and the fishing is beautiful

Oped - Lodge owners not against new taxes, but there's better way than bed tax

Oped - Humans should do all they can to preserve bird population

Oped - Year in review: Exchange student enjoys life Homer-style

Outdoors - Clammers enjoy low tides, inlet's bounty

Outdoors - When it comes to cleaning clams, she's the queen

Outdoors - Summer begins with plenty of fishing options

Outdoors - Outdoor News

Photofeatures - Rock on

Photofeatures - Touch of color

Photofeatures - Not likely to get stuck

Schools - 2004-2005 school year wraps up with big finish

Seawatch - Weather service commissions research vessels

Sports - M's punch ticket to state with thriller

Sports - Softball gears up for state

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Jun - 09 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Speaker's role to bring poetry to people

Art - Free public events part of conference

Art - Agents, authors, poets, publishers part of conference faculty

Art - Arts News

Business - In Business

Gardening - Hard work pays off for spectacular garden

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Kucinich inspires hope for future

Letters - Milestone events prompt musing

Letters - Roundabouts raise safety concerns

Letters - Many make weekend big success

Letters - U.S. needs exit plan to leave Iraq

Letters - Cheerleader cheers her supporters

Letters - Response to Kucinich overwhelming

Letters - Derby reflects state of charter fleet

Letters - Seventh graders get survival lessons

Letters - Questions follow accidents

Letters - Graduates appreciate taxi vouchers

Letters - Gifts make memorable Mother's Day

Letters - Scholarships reduce college burden

Letters - Snowmads offer safety lessons

Letters - Funds make field trip possible

Letters - Trails Day means lots of work, fun

News - Reading kept alive during summer vacation

News - Homer student's flag essay wins local, state, national competition

News - Open houses set for town center, traffic studies

News - Quiet Creek creates uproar

News - Hospital boards agree to talk more

News - Assembly restores Homer office funds

News - Assembly raises sales tax

News - City told review of documents should be free

News - Anchor Point man delivers crushing blow to junkers

News - In brief

News - State seeks hike in limited-entry permit fees

News - Court upholds suppression of child porn evidence

News - Anchor Point family loses home in fire

News - New principal selected for Homer Middle School

News - Tourist season on southern peninsula well under way

News - Kucinich touts community of peace during Homer visit

News - Summer institute begins for 54 Project GRAD students

Obits - James E. Glass

Oped - Cooperation key to strong Alaska

Outdoors - Fishing season heats up on lower peninsula waters

Photofeatures - Tis the season

Photofeatures - Carving a niche

Photofeatures - Boys of summer

Seawatch - Chignik salmon co-op wins wild ride in court

Sports - M's drop heartbreaking title game

Sports - Softballers exit early in small schools tourney

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Weddings and Anniversaries

Towncrier - Anchor Point Fire

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Jun - 16 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Rambling thoughts' set conference tone

Art - On hearing Billy Collins read one rainbow-splattered night

Art - Southern Kenai Peninsula invaded by musical British mice

Art - Music fills year's longest days on south side of Kachemak Bay

Art - Out-of-staters get taste for conference

Business - New Alice's owners apply for liquor license transfer

Business - Era Aviation sold to group of West Coast investors

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Mutt strutters help furry friends

Letters - War doesn't promote culture of life

Letters - Homer wins art honor — again

Letters - Roundabouts: visionary solution

Letters - Student appreciates her community

Letters - Residents touch visitors' hearts

Letters - Consequences outweigh infraction

Letters - Bluegrass week proves to be big hit

Letters - Grants put focus on young people

Letters - Impeachment would be right word

Letters - Did Bush lie about reasons for war?

Letters - Evolution should be debate topic

Letters - Stress one obstacle to good health

News - Pool dedicated to memory of community's own

News - DOT pitches options

News - Committee unveils plan for downtown

News - So far, four declare intent to run for borough mayor

News - Assembly leaves property tax levy untouched at 6.5 mills

News - Homer man's proposal doesn't keep tax off ballot

News - In brief

News - Sexual Assault Response Team gets new digital cameras

News - Man charged with sexual abuse of a minor

News - City council approves changes to watershed code

News - Homeless teen survey results presented

News - Radio station increases message-sending power

News - State funds village water, sewer projects

News - Dog days of summer bring friends together

Obits - Marjory Daniels

Oped - Let's start moving on roundabouts

Oped - Special thanks for help with special project

Oped - Best advice during quake: drop, cover and hold on

Outdoors - Ninilchik school hopes to raise money with fishing vacation raffle

Outdoors - Kids land kings, trophies in Anchor River derby

Outdoors - Hot action abounds in lower peninsula fisheries

Photofeatures - Standing room only

Photofeatures - Pickup truck sentiments

Photofeatures - Queen salmon

Photofeatures - Girl's best friend

Photofeatures - Fishing for rainbows

Photofeatures - A wrong turn

Schools - Look who slithered into summer school

Seawatch - Shellfish thrive in Kachemak Bay's water

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Engagement

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Jun - 23 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Life, racing battles grab readers' attention

Art - Trio brings jazz harp's soothing sounds to Pier One's stage

Art - Conversation on censorship continues museum dialogue

Art - Tour of homes bids public to step inside

Business - Outdoor market opens near Spit

Business - In Business

Business - Shuttle business takes to road

Business - Borough Assembly votes down sex business ordinance

Gardening - Time, fences essential to thriving gardens

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Roundabouts not way to go

Letters - Rooms needed for volunteer troupe

Letters - Overpass should be considered

Letters - Emblem Club's gift appreciated

Letters - Couplets better solution to traffic

Letters - Roundabouts keep traffic moving

Letters - Region champions express thanks

Letters - Another traffic solution: tunnels

Letters - Writers' conference big hit

Letters - Student says thanks

Letters - Homer honored again

Letters - Alaska vacation too expensive

Letters - Foster parents honored at picnic

Letters - Theft of flags dishonors veterans

Letters - Partnerships fuel learning, service

Letters - Event helps foster music, dance

Letters - Many help feed those in need

Letters - Issues about Iraq won't disappear

News - Foundation's 50th anniversary puts spotlight on grantees

News - Scientists present erosion studies

News - In brief

News - Court upholds size-cap election results

News - City, police consider moving dispatch services to Soldotna

News - Thieves steal flags from Veterans Memorial

News - Homer lawyers taking year off in Armenia

News - Alaska public broadcasting faces budget cut

News - Chapman and Nikolaevsk to share school principal

News - School administrators get short, powerful dose of summer learning

News - Union aims to cut class size

News - Assembly examines tax appeal process

News - New housing to be built for Tyonek teachers

News - APOC tests electronic system for elections

News - Closure of Agrium will hurt farmers, ranchers

Obits - Eugene Martin Effler

Obits - Marjory Daniels

Oped - Option to bed tax deserves pursuing

Oped - Homer: painter, moron poet, fan — and more

Oped - You don't have to be wealthy to become a philanthropist

Outdoors - Man lands 365-pounder

Outdoors - Fishing options abound for official start of summer

Photofeatures - Fish on

Photofeatures - Rock on

Photofeatures - To market, to market

Photofeatures - Beluga bear

Photofeatures - All in a day's work

Photofeatures - A' classic road trip

Seawatch - Researchers look at shellfish farms' impacts

Seawatch - Salmon season begins

Sports - Habit too hard to break for Homer octogenarian

Sports - Racers to hoist sails for regatta this weekend

Sports - Spit run on tap Saturday

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Wedding

Towncrier - Anchor Point Fire

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Jun - 30 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Grammy winner, activist at festival

Art - Owls give wide-eyed focal point for multi-artist exhibit

Art - July brings exhibit change to galleries

Art - Art News

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Roundabouts make good sense

Letters - Scholarship recipient says thanks

Letters - Lights, not roundabouts, needed

Letters - Many make conference successful

Letters - Reason on side of roundabouts

Letters - Racing Lions appreciate support

Letters - Truck arguments don't pull weight

Letters - Boys State memorable experience

Letters - Borough assembly is anti-tourism

Letters - Car-crushing effort beautiful move

Letters - Drunken brawl not neighborly

Letters - Seldovia rolls out warm welcome

Letters - Hospital offers outstanding care

Letters - U.S. troops have done their duty

Letters - Tour of Homes benefits the arts

News - 50 years in priesthood celebrated

News - Setnetters reporting low catch

News - Kachemak Bay area prepares for big weekend

News - City adopts traffic plan

News - City, state laws regulate portable signs

News - Council tells planners to reconsider hospital permit

News - Farm service considers cutting Homer office

News - Thunderstorm starts fires off East End Road

News - Anchorage family rescued from burning boat

News - Wallace gets new lawyer; trial date rescheduled for Aug. 22

News - Injured hiker rescued from Sadie Knob

News - Tax cap initiative petition OK'd

Oped - Remembering our roots of freedom

Outdoors - Kachemak Bay State Park offers relaxation, adventure

Outdoors - Park offers plenty of trails

Outdoors - Public use cabin reservations made easy with Internet

Outdoors - Residents set to go dippy

Photofeatures - Surf's up

Photofeatures - Come sail away

Photofeatures - Lining up for Lance

Seawatch - NOAA proposes new fishery management guidelines

Sports - Spit Run draws fun-loving crowd

Sports - Sailors catch fair winds in two-day regatta

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Jul - 07 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Roadside gallery spreads artist's reputation

Art - Gallery is space where childhood dreams take shape

Art - Exhibit features Port Graham artist

Art - Workshop for poets

Business - Just add beer to baker's bottled bread

Gardening - Chickadees herald granddaughter's arrival

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Nothing safe about roundabouts

Letters - Drivers stupid, not roundabouts

Letters - Cleanup efforts near completion

Letters - Family appreciates community care

Letters - Good Samaritan's deeds recognized

Letters - Festival performances outstanding

Letters - Jazz-harp trio treat for music lovers

Letters - Student grateful for scholarship

Letters - Food pantry can use your help

Letters - Summer institute earns high marks

Letters - High fuel costs mean fewer tourists

News - Fishery pioneer leaves legacy, Homer after 28 years

News - Plane found; no survivors

News - East End Road work moving smoothly

News - Homer Electric takes hit in state funding

News - Borough juggles hospital expansion, land ownership

News - Fish flies into derby lead

News - Tournament winner brings in big fish the hard way

News - In brief

News - Homer Foundation surprised by large grant

News - Homer Chamber of Commerce publishes new city street map

News - Police arrest man for assault with chair

News - Fourth of July basks in sun, fun

News - Study shows moderate demand for convention center

News - Joy wins July cup sail boat race

Oped - Setting an example of generous giving

Oped - Fishing Hole spawns plethora of extreme sports

Oped - Trail Day sparks interest in wild places near home ::: Our Future Our Voice

Outdoors - Never-ending love of fishing nets big prize

Outdoors - Choices abound for anglers throughout region

Outdoors - The fish that got away left big story in wake

Photofeatures - Cowgirl up

Photofeatures - Hide race

Photofeatures - Pick-up soccer

Photofeatures - Picture perfect

Seawatch - Kachemak Bay's crab, sea star populations studied

Seawatch - Reauthorization process continues with Kodiak meeting

Sports - Roping and riding creates exciting weekend for 45th year

Sports - Homer runners race the steep slopes of Mount Marathon

Sports - Olympian touts importance of nutrition in training

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Wedding

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Jul - 14 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Artistry of winemaking offers local flavors

Art - Signing gives early 'voice' to babies

Art - Outdoor fun at fair

Art - Two-day festival takes crowds deep into music, good times

Art - Popularity means return engagement

Art - Arts News

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Property taxes must go

Letters - Many help make community safer

Letters - Signal needed before someone killed

Letters - Volunteers add sparkle to Fourth

Letters - What's the cure for growing pains?

Letters - Homer helps clinic in Jamaica

Letters - Boaters asked to slow down

Letters - Kindness makes bad night better

Letters - Open house donations appreciated

Letters - Wrong needs to be righted

Letters - U.S. should intervene in Sudan

Letters - Action dishonors U.S. soldiers

Letters - Hospice of Homer says thanks

Letters - Where's help when you need it?

Letters - Auxiliary looking for new members

News - Experience backs up police force

News - School board approves budget, goals, personnel changes

News - Retiree Return Program changes for cities, public employers

News - Young Homer environmental activists attend ANILCA conference

News - Ohio author speaks about history of ANILCA

News - Study: Alaskans pay nearly double what they did in 1980

News - In brief

News - Anchor Point to get new trooper position

News - New keeper program set to launch in state

News - Another U.S. flag stolen from public building

News - Museum interns find dead whale with GullCam

News - Assembly postpones decision on Funny River Bridge advisory vote

News - Anchor River protected as deal struck

News - Lisa Murkowski comments on energy, Supreme Court

News - Center opens to provide community health care

News - Games guests lacking lodging

News - East Coast youngsters travel thousands of miles to make new friends

Obits - Barbara L. Gunzinger

Obits - Mary Isabelle (McCoy) Bowman

Oped - Energy bill could be fuel for opportunity

Oped - Homer residents can do much more to improve relationship with bears

Oped - Democratic Board of Wildlife should govern Board of Game

Oped - Dogs mark summer solstice by confronting visiting bear

Outdoors - Anglers net bounty at China Poot Creek

Outdoors - Bruin-watching leads to end of fishing drought

Outdoors - Teachers, scientists learn about brown bears on the Chenik River

Outdoors - From the bluff: a firsthand look at living legends

Photofeatures - Star-studded affair

Photofeatures - Worth the hike

Photofeatures - Not much to salvage

Photofeatures - Bird watcher

Seawatch - Organisms colonize docks, boats

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Anniversary

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Jul - 21 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Concert celebrates 25th birthday on the lawn

Art - Prose penned in storytelling style

Art - Station adds news programming

Art - Artists open gallery doors to public

Business - Investment group completes Era purchase

Business - Location key to successful corner

Gardening - Wake up, deadheaders, there's work to do

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Bearaphobics should live elsewhere

Letters - Simple, cheap solution for traffic

Letters - Trustees' dinner great success

Letters - Impatient drivers endanger wildlife

Letters - Slow down for moose calves

Letters - Movie stigmatizes mentally ill

Letters - Water safety important

Letters - Thoughts about retire-rehire story

Letters - Front-page stickers vandalize paper

Letters - News leak takes center stage

Letters - Festival provides good music, fun

News - RFK Jr. thanks Keeper's hard work

News - Garbage bears: A growing problem?

News - Cooperation helps ease Spit parking

News - Salmon catch slows; price above last year's

News - Gilman's death touches hearts across Alaska

News - Gilman's work helped improve life on peninsula

News - NTSB finishes field investigation of plane crash

News - Guides, transporter charged with fish, game violations

News - Neighbors dig in for gravel fight

News - Charter boat sinks; all hands rescued

Obits - Barbara Lee Martin

Obits - Joseph Paul Lawlor

Obits - Wes Marks

Oped - Don Gilman's life made a difference

Oped - Last exit for Homer: go, stop, spin around or get organized

Oped - New approaches would benefit public, Board of Game process

Outdoors - Anglers gear up, get away for Dollies

Outdoors - Pair of big fish take derby lead, dazzle Kenai onlookers

Photofeatures - Rock on

Photofeatures - Potter partiers parade costumes

Photofeatures - Street fairies

Sports - Peninsula high school students enter national rodeo competition

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Wedding

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Jul - 28 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer's Best Bets

Art - Peninsula-wide orchestra strikes up festival

Art - Orchestra festival creates very busy two-week schedule

Art - Arts News

Art - Written word takes center stage

Art - Chickburgers and More

Art - Who's an old bag?

Business - Seldovia gets second online paper

Business - DNR mulls new Homer building

Business - Business Briefs

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Peninsula grieves loss of 3 heroes

Letters - Project hurts neighboring property

Letters - Bear series offers good information

Letters - Daylight Savings Time unnecessary

Letters - Fund-raiser helps promote the arts

Letters - Young people make good impression

Letters - Accurate reporting appreciated

Letters - Day set aside to celebrate kids

Letters - Many contribute to fair's success

Letters - Future filmmakers capture spotlight

Letters - Coast Guard sets record straight

Letters - Another view on front-page stickers

Letters - Stickers appeal to entrepreneurs

Letters - Generous offer to sail well received

Letters - Donation makes big difference

Letters - Support helps dream come true

Letters - Fans appreciated by seniors

Letters - Cure for stress: listen to silence

News - High-speed crash kills four youths

News - Fisherman, civic leader leaves legacy

News - Popularity of bears sparks multi-million dollar industry

News - Museum awarded two-year federal grant

News - Settlement gives wetlands, easements to land trust

News - Candidates getting jump on campaigns

News - Teenager rolls SUV

News - Neighbors ask city to rethink RV park permit

News - Developer plans subdivision meeting

News - Residents weigh in on subdivision

News - Permanent fund goes to committee

News - Coast Guard rescues two men, boy from Augustine Island

News - Finding water easier with dowsing

News - Questions of community survival take Anchorage legislator statewide

News - Borough action on subdivisions worries city

News - City's input required

News - Habitat for Humanity volunteers build second home in Homer

Obits - Drew Scalzi

Obits - Marjorie Marie Moyer

Obits - Lynnette Elaine White

Obits - John Wayne Blackshear-Walker

Obits - Toni Gregoire and Randall Wallstrand

Oped - Homer mourns its many losses

Oped - Don't forget animals in your family when putting together disaster kits

Outdoors - Sailing club goes clamming on south side of Kachemak Bay

Outdoors - Lesson taught, learned at Fishing Hole

Outdoors - Fishermen catch rare halibut

Outdoors - A short hike to the call of Reuben's Bench

Photofeatures - Halibut on the fly

Photofeatures - A home away from home

Photofeatures - Sitting on the dock of the bay

Photofeatures - Road trip

Seawatch - For the love of it, a fisherman's tale

Sports - Sports News

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Aug - 04 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Art - Third book blazes into series

Art - Bands blend Latin, Afro-Cuban, jazz

Art - Receptions preview new exhibits

Art - Weekend lawn party draws fun-loving crowd

Art - Arts News

Business - Growing oyster industry gets grant

Business - In Business

Gardening - Invasive species talk gives gardener pause

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Drew Scalzi made state better place

Letters - Family appreciates support

Letters - Bristol Bay not open to leasing

Letters - Study on homeless teens available

Letters - Roberts’ nomination opposed

Letters - Committee needs to finish its job

Letters - Days invest unselfishly in bears

Letters - Gossip not needed after tragedy

Letters - Family says thanks for kindness

Letters - More on front-page ads

Letters - Donation for education appreciated

Letters - Different issue, same Bush tactics

News - Disaster drill a multi-agency event

News - City asks for light

News - Community offers help for grief

News - Community mourns four killed in car wreck

News - In Brief

News - Vial contains life-saving information

News - Five rescued from sinking boat; boat washes up at Anchor Point

News - Two Seldovia teenagers die this week

News - Ulmer to discuss climate change Aug. 13

News - Shuttle service will be provided for Scalzi services Friday

News - School board hears proposal to cut $4.6 million in seven years

News - Pilot, helicopter play key role in priest’s canonization

News - Council candidates begin filing for municipal election

Obits - Drew Scalzi

Obits - W.I. “Bob” Palmer

Obits - Randall Martin Walstrand

Obits - Rebecca Atwater

Obits - John Wayne Blackshear-Walker

Obits - Bernard C. “Bill” Miller

Oped - Jay Hammond, 1922-2005

Oped - Changes in PERS, TRS programs clarified

Oped - In the mailbag: roundabouts, humor (not) and fishing

Photofeatures - Picking wildflowers

Photofeatures - Summer break

Photofeatures - Lunchtime concerts part of festival

Photofeatures - Changing seasons

Photofeatures - Whale dentures

Sports - Mariners gear up for football season

Sports - HHS runners hit trail with new coach

Sports - Coach retells wrestling stories in new book

Sports - Florida retiree takes solo ride to Alaska; at age 76

Sports - Anglers take bead on Dollies

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Aug - 11 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Art - Natural history society celebrates 50 years

Art - Arts News

Art - Music takes listeners on time-travel journey

Art - Cajun music, taste adds spice to Crawdad Fest

Business - Contest seeks ideas for new businesses

Business - In Business

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Here’s fun way to help those in need

Letters - Congress should act now

Letters - Poetry week provides inspiration

Letters - Homer wins hearts of school hosts

Letters - Bring back the penguins

Letters - Tax would mean fewer tourists

Letters - Donation helps promote literacy

Letters - Three cheers for Spenard’s support

News - Ice cream party wraps up summer reading program

News - Harbor tour perfect for landlubbers

News - ‘Prof. Popsicle’ seeks big chill

News - City buys watershed property

News - Environmental youth visit Homer for annual gathering

News - Ordinance would drop tax rate

News - In brief

News - Wreck injures 2 on Jerrel’s Hill

News - Woman files suit against SNA over locked gate

News - Women’s Services becomes Haven House

News - Homer truck driver injured

News - Ordinance frees up assembly members

News - Grant boosts Kenai Peninsula Arctic Winter Games

News - Roads could solve future traffic congestion, says builder

News - Planners nix larger business district

News - Friends and family gather to honor Drew Scalzi

News - Volunteer trail-builders forge international connections

News - Golf tournament links fun to fund-raising

News - City dock gets $2 million boost from U.S. Congress

Oped - Human actions can help, hurt wildlife

Oped - Among Hammond’s many accomplishments was protecting Kachemak Bay’s resources

Oped - Public process plays key role in community planning

Oped - Community health centers improve access to medical care for millions

Oped - Observations on the role of the public in the community’s planning process

Outdoors - Freezer-filling fishing season nearing end

Photofeatures - Good grip

Photofeatures - Flash on First Friday

Photofeatures - Ready for the next tide

Photofeatures - Not much left to salvage

Photofeatures - All in a good day’s catch

Seawatch - Kasitsna Bay Laboratory undergoes big renovations

Sports - Homer Ice Rink re-opens, draws crowd at camp

Sports - Familiar faces lead deep Mariner swim, diving teams

Sports - Coach nets big group of talented spikers

Sports - Sports News

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Aug - 18 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News calendar

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Art - Creativity fueled by life in remote setting

Art - Bay ‘brothers’ land on peninsula

Art - Arts News

Business - In Business

Business - In Business

Gardening - Give potted plants what they need: a garden spot

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Alaska loses three of its best citizens

Letters - Sterling Highway needs to be fixed

Letters - Pressure to drill increases

Letters - Spirit of Homer alive, well

Letters - Habitat home is community effort

Letters - Close call prompts reminder

Letters - Trail workers appreciate support

Letters - Liberalism not evil

Letters - Wanted: Ritz memorabilia

Letters - Last request fulfilled

Letters - KPO’s praises sung

Letters - Summer program big hit

Letters - Tax will hurt Homer most

Letters - Hospice says thanks

News - Homer Rotary welcomes delegation from Thailand

News - Planning piques interest

News - Charter IFQs delayed, debate heats up

News - Three file for two Homer council seats

News - Peninsula fair promises ‘time of your life’

News - Congressional staffers tour peninsula to hear concerns

News - Hospital becomes homier with new room

News - Tests results show driver in fatal crash was intoxicated

News - Students cross state for climate conference in Homer

News - Former trooper sergeant avoids speeding driver, is injured in motorcycle accident

News - U.S. Navy warship takes break to pay visit

News - Company to survey offshore oil prospect near Anchor Point

News - Anchor Point leases could see action soon

Obits - Toni Lou Gregoire

Oped - Planning essential to manage growth

Oped - As they prepare to leave, students make one plea: Keep Homer’s special qualities

Oped - In brief

Outdoors - Hunters gear up for moose season

Outdoors - Flatfish, silvers, clams entice anglers to get out

Outdoors - Hunting sockeye rips in upper Cook Inlet

Outdoors - One-week crew license offered

Photofeatures - Farm league

Photofeatures - The part that’s art

Photofeatures - Fair days

Photofeatures - We got pride

Schools - State releases school performance status

Schools - Peninsula schools miss AYP

Seawatch - Fleet has left Kenai River, but fish still flood in

Sports - Mariners’ comeback falls short

Sports - Angler/Keepers win city softball tourney

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Aug - 25 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer’s Bets Bets

Art - Young artist awarded cover of state publication

Art - Musical tour of good old days wraps up theater season

Art - Film features familiar sweeping seascapes of southern Kenai Peninsula

Art - Filmmakers offer tips, skills at upcoming workshop

Art - Arts News

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Scalzi family says thanks to Homer

Letters - Festival brings great music to town

Letters - Donation helps preserve history

Letters - Crawdad Fest helps good cause

Letters - Donations benefit food pantry

Letters - Seniors enjoy ‘joy ride’ on bay

Letters - Planning can help conserve fuel

Letters - Golf tourney raises funds for pantry

Letters - Great fair, but uniforms should go

Letters - Keeper says thanks to volunteers

News - Forestry to host stewardship class in Homer

News - Vote on tax exemption likely to be rescheduled

News - Students get back to books

News - Cost-cutting options for hospital expansion examined

News - Assembly changes date for increase in sales tax in case initiative passes

News - In brief

News - Homer artist takes anti-war protest to Bush’s ranch

News - Jury convicts Homer man on 5 charges of dealing drugs

News - Familiar face at City Hall retiring soon

News - Ocean Drive permit to get new hearing

News - Road crews wrap up East End work

News - High winds knock out power to Seldovia

News - All’s fun at the state fair

News - Borough planners back change governing gravel pit operations

News - Bears steal man’s fishing gear

Obits - Berniece S. Cooper

Obits - Frances Thompson

Obits - George Donald Wheat

Oped - Success in school requires teamwork

Oped - City officials could use community’s help in planning for posterity and prosperity

Oped - Some disasters require learning to shelter in place

Oped - Homer grad expresses thanks to community for raising her right

Photofeatures - Welcome back

Photofeatures - A hard-fought series

Photofeatures - Heave ho, fishermen

Photofeatures - Rough ride wows crowd

Seawatch - Crab fishery opens under new rules

Sports - River run charts unique course

Sports - Mariners runners meet best in state

Sports - Oilers slide into second place at state tournament

Sports - Mariners raid Valdez Buccaneers, 58-8

Sports - Mariner girls face jamboree challenge

Sports - Fish still biting despite tides, foul weather

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Military News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Weddings and Engagements

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Crime Stoppers

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Sep - 01 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - HOMER’S BEST BETS

Art - Childhood memories inspire revival of story

Art - Local production continues, with or without sponsor

Art - Young Dubliners crash southern Kenai Peninsula

Art - Literature as art focus of exhibit

Art - New exhibits to galleries in September

Gardening - Minnesota corn farmer gets earful from gardener

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Run for Women celebrates life

Letters - Despite change, show will go on

Letters - Now is the time to check headlights

Letters - Mayor wrong about Greenpeace

Letters - It’s true: Homer never leaves you

Letters - Support of program appreciated

Sep - 08 - 2005

Activities - HOMER’S BEST BETS

Activities - Calendar

Art - Art makes leap from trash to treasure

Art - Art News

History - Homer Weekly News

News - In brief

News - Homer teacher makes final four

News - New Homer cop on the job

News - Jury fails to reach verdict on sexual assault charges

News - New assistant fire chief hired

News - Swiss chalet a labor of love for owner

News - What will the forests in the Anchor River watershed look like 50 years from now?

News - Company works to make bomb-checking jobs safer

News - Boy Scout makes gift baskets for domestic violence victims

News - Cyber Cop to teach parents, students about Internet safety

News - Groups join, warn of Bristol Bay mining

News - Habitat for Humanity selling vacated house

News - Voters to put bed-tax debate to rest

News - Gas prices bite charter companies

News - Election could change school board, assembly

News - October ballot offers choice for council

News - Voters consider everything from bridges to taxes

Oped - Complications arise when office-holders run for new positions

Oped - Letters to the Editor

Photofeatures - Into the wild

Schools - School meals come in many flavors, offer many benefits

Seawatch - Alaska fisheries stocks fare well under regional management

Sports - Mariners outshine Stars

Sports - Boys runners take third at Homer Invite

Sports - M’s drop pair

Sports - Iron-folk brave rain for triathlon

Sports - Get your picks ready; the NFL season starts today

Towncrier - Town Crier

Sep - 15 - 2005

Activities - Calendar

Activities - HOMER’S BEST BETS

Art - Year’s top documentaries chosen for festival

Art - Leo Vait’s ‘Bone Music’ resurrected as public art

Art - Danny Schmidt brings original sounds to Homer

Art - Art donations needed

Elections - Mike Heimbuch - Homer City Council

Elections - Matt Shadle - Homer City Council

Elections - Michael Yourkowski - Homer City Council

Elections - Heidi Fielding - District 8 (Homer)

Elections - Bill Smith - District 8 (Homer)

Elections - Ed Oberts - Borough Mayor

Elections - Gary Superman - Borough Mayor

Elections - John Torgerson - Borough Mayor

Elections - John Williams - Borough Mayor

Elections - Ray Vin Zant - Borough Mayor

Elections - Council candidates answer questions at chamber forum

Elections - Torgerson leads mayoral candidates in spending

Gardening - Garden season comes to a close

Gardening - Gardener thinks PeeGee is peachy

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Chamber inspires participation

Letters - Assembly candidate has good idea

Letters - Bush wrong man to lead probe

Letters - Visitors will be back to Homer

Letters - Summer full of magical moments

Letters - Students invited to get involved

Letters - Family appreciates caregivers

Letters - Homer shares its heart with South

Letters - Still more to the Greenpeace story

Letters - Dreams snared by bureaucracy

Letters - Hospice grateful for support

News - Gravel’s role grabs attention

News - Early analysis suggests tourist season fair to good

News - Rare elephant seal washes up at Anchor Point

News - Jane Bishop, Bishop’s Beach namesake, dies at 84

News - Judge Murphy formally installed at Homer court

News - Planning commission continues work on proposed subdivision

News - Taxis, healthcare providers review transportation

News - Power outage on entire Kenai

News - Vet Center expands picnic

News - Snagging opens on Spit

News - Pratt hires education director

Obits - Steven “Simo” Simonson

Obits - Sue Ann Hoffman

Obits - Richard W. Smithson Jr.

Obits - Virginia L. Wilson

Oped - Recommendations on borough propositions

Oped - Time to lose the scarlet letter

Outdoors - Three charged in commercial fishing violations

Outdoors - Dersham’s new Fish and Game post leaves Board of Fish hole

Photofeatures - Home crowd

Schools - Nanwalek celebrates grand opening of new Head Start

Schools - Enrollment drop, fuel costs hit school district

Schools - Borough Assembly approves road funds

Schools - School board race raises issues, choices

Seawatch - Alaska fishermen providing relief to hurricane victims

Sports - Swimmers shine at Homer Invite

Sports - M’s Runners find stride at road meets

Sports - Defense muzzles Bears

Sports - Mariners net four wins with trip to Kodiak

Sports - Fire and ‘Iceman’ win surfing competition

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Military News

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Road Closures

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Weddings

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Sep - 22 - 2005

Activities - Calendar

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Art - ‘Magic’ brings film director to Homer

Art - Artist readies basket for second beach burning

Art - Musicians jam for old-fashioned good time

Art - Poets slam at workshop, public invited to final performance

Art - Poetry in limelight

Art - Auditions scheduled

Art - Potters needed

Art - Homer artist awarded

Art - Local leaders honored

Art - Gallery raises funds

Art - More dancers sought

Art - Students write authors

Art - Games get culture

Art - Grants available

Elections - Assembly candidates discuss ballot propositions

Elections - Mike Heimbuch

Elections - Matt Shadle

Elections - Michael Yourkowski

Elections - Heidi Fielding

Elections - Deb Germano

Elections - Bill Smith

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 25 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Vote ‘no’ on Propositions 4, 5

Letters - Minority should not rule

Letters - Funny River bridge not needed

Letters - Bridge: a waste of tax dollars

Letters - Mentally ill cannot be forgotten

Letters - IFQs will hurt more than charters

Letters - Politicians need competency exams

Letters - Conservatives have winning edge

Letters - Homer chamber earns state award

Letters - State park needs help

Letters - Cosmic Hams cycle for good cause

Letters - Figure skater appreciates support

Letters - Filmmaking course in spotlight

Letters - Homer responds in time of need

Letters - Students fish for science

Letters - Adults needed to make difference

Letters - Program helps support youth

Letters - Student appreciates scholarship

News - Testimony on gravel pits reveal divide

News - Freddy’s changes its plans

News - Assembly delays gravel pit decision

News - Airline anticipates Homer to Anchorage schedule

News - Passport applications available

News - Day of remembrance marked with rock-solid tribute

News - TRAILS program makes recreation accessible

News - Four-day search suspended for missing man

News - Hospice of Homer offering talks, volunteer training

News - Chamber named state’s best

News - Task force calls for longer fishing

News - Farm agency offers relief

Obits - James Gamble

Oped - Candidates deserve thanks for running

Oped - Unbalanced Alaskans just not ready for even-keeled equinox

Outdoors - Paws and tires on asphalt: man, dogs cross continent

Photofeatures - Leader of the pack

Photofeatures - You can get there from here

Photofeatures - Incoming

Photofeatures - Food for funds

Seawatch - Campbell appointed to Board of Fisheries

Sports - Runners fare well on sloppy borough trails

Sports - South upends Mariners

Sports - Swimmers roll at sea, in Kodiak

Sports - Mariners net fourth in Valdez

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Sep - 29 - 2005

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Art - Marionettes create big presence on little stage

Art - Growing company of musicians supports orchestra

Art - Classics raise funds for orchestra

Art - Poetry circle resumes

Art - Learn to tell

Art - Dancing at the end of the road

Art - Human circus to perform

Art - Dance company comes to Alaska

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 30 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Standing ovation for Homer Theatre

Letters - Path popularity warms heart

Letters - Garden helps cultivate community

Letters - Reality check on Fred’s coming

Letters - Bike theft prompts letter

Letters - Group grateful for gift of signs

Letters - Alaska waters need protection

Letters - Positive news belongs in front

Letters - Hospice looking for volunteers

Letters - Better candidates for fish job

Letters - Crabbers should unite

Letters - Naturopathy via anatomy

Letters - Many contribute to walk’s success

Letters - Remembrance Circle thanks

Letters - Crew’s courtesy appreciated

Letters - Community shows it cares

Letters - Many make seminar possible

News - Owners keep open space in subdivision

News - Condos sell deluxe lifestyle

News - Local cook wins big

News - Polls open Tuesday for local elections

News - Planning discussion hits council table

News - Subdivision planned near elementary school not ready, says commission

News - Lower peninsula homesteader, Margret Pate, dies at age 94

News - Underage drinking still problem outside of city, troopers say

News - Wallace trial postponed

News - Potato buyers cautioned against spreading disease

News - Homer groups make time for World Wilderness Congress

News - State gives borough funds for variety of area projects

News - House committee eyes state’s retirement liability

News - Testimony shows support for limited fishery access

News - Pebble official warns of ‘fear mongering’

News - Outcry over mixing zones gives state officials pause

News - State to install traffic signal

News - Health center hosts flu clinic

News - Marine Highway receives award

News - U.S. readies for bird flu

News - Appointments made

News - Speaker announced

Obits - Luella Marie Reimer Smith

Obits - Margret Sullivan Pate

Obits - Kristin E. Parke

Obits - Charlotte A. Elvsaas

Obits - Laurence Edward Stanley

Obits - Petreena Getty

Obits - James Lee Gamble

Oped - Voting good antidote for community’s ills

Oped - Point of View - Bald eagles should be placed on Alaska’s ‘do not feed’ list

Oped - Point of View - Planning key to weathering floods on peninsula

Outdoors - Kachemak Gardener - Trip to Denali gives garden chance to flourish

Photofeatures - One rough beach landing too many

Photofeatures - New home for Project GRAD

Photofeatures - Whirling and swirling

Schools - Contest puts smile on face of young writers

Schools - Students collect coins for Katrina

Schools - Student safety keeps parent volunteer active

Seawatch - NOAA studying breeding and nursery habits of skates

Sports - M’s duo runs to State

Sports - Spikers gain momentum

Sports - Kards roll over Mariners

Sports - Wythe, boys sprint to wins at Pentathlon

Sports - Cyclists raise money for multiple sclerosis research

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Oct - 06 - 2005

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Art - Family publishes book of Homer homesteading days

Art - Performances showcase decades of experience

Art - Art Shop Gallery

Art - Backdoor Studio

Art - Bunnell Street Gallery

Art - Calien Galleries

Art - Fireweed Gallery

Art - Homer Council on the Arts

Art - Latitude 59

Art - Picture Alaska art gallery

Art - Pratt Museum

Art - Ptarmigan Arts Back Room Gallery

Elections - Race not over for Torgerson, Williams

Elections - Germano tops Smith for assembly

Elections - Homer voters tap Shadle, Heimbuch for council seats

Elections - Voters say ‘no’ to bed tax; ‘yes’ to fire station bonds

Elections - Cap on sales tax succeeds at polls

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 30 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Collection captures creativity

Letters - Homer can’t forget middle class

Letters - Community shows its support

Letters - Officials absent from mine update

Letters - Mine coverage unbalanced

Letters - Estuaries Day mixes fun, learning

Letters - Canoe trip teaches many lessons

Letters - Homer Foundation earns praise

Letters - Photos of those in military sought

Letters - Mother appreciates kindness

News - Derby winner nets $48,504

News - KES still looking for fire hall site on Diamond Ridge

News - Borough offers Community Emergency Response Team training

News - Bay Science - Salmon Nutrients Contribute to Riparian Vegetation

News - Pebble meets local groups, residents

News - Borough, SPH trade concerns following audit

News - City, borough close to extending hospital lease

News - Artists program offers residencies

News - Council meets Monday

Oped - Election results signal changes

Oped - Unhinged Alaska - Ready or not, winter quickly makes way to Kachemak Bay

Oped - Point of View - Every issue has two sides; here’s another on feeding eagles, gulls

Photofeatures - Solitude

Photofeatures - Fall view

Schools - School board plans for more public input

Seawatch - Crab quotas up as Bering Sea fleet trims down

Sports - M’s make history, state playoffs

Sports - M’s dominate home meet

Sports - Pair makes state run

Sports - Skyview blanks M’s netters

Sports - Cross-country invitational a hit with elementary students

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Oct - 13 - 2005

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Art - Folk approach sets strong sounds

Art - Seldovia stands tall in world of arts and artists

Art - 19th century journalist comes to Homer stage

Art - Art News - Campus unveils art

Art - Art News - Gallery awarded grant

Art - Art News - Homer artist in master artist series

Art - Art News - Owls star in exhibit

Art - Art News - Art classes for kids begin

Art - Art News - Quilting classes offered

Art - Art News - Stranded artists offered help

Art - Art News - Music festival marks season change

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Thanks, planners, for listening

Letters - Dallas Brass deserves applause

Letters - Book sale raises $1,800 for library

Letters - Films were informative, inspiring

Letters - Director looking for home in Homer

Letters - Feast marks end of farmers’market

Letters - White Cane Safety Day is Saturday

Letters - Homer’s support appreciated

Letters - Concert provides more than music

Letters - Politics needs to take turn for better

Letters - Volleyball team appreciates support

Letters - Project connects earth, spirit

Letters - Alaskans have chance to do it right

Letters - Simple things make huge difference

Letters - Trainers to talk dog at open house

Letters - Meeting to feature new drug plan

News - Dividends still boost businesses

News - Sidewalks soon to be completed on Hohe

News - What will 2005 dividend buy?

News - Neighborhood wants to bury utility lines along Hohe Street

News - Subdivisions move through planning process

News - Guest conductor blends peninsula high school voices

News - Troopers dedicate Anchor Point post

News - Family writes letter to PTA after teens trash house

News - HEA to examine coal plant options

News - Board members’ support of Wong raises questions

News - ‘Church for unchurched’ back on Pioneer

News - Look, up in the sky — it’s space trash, not a meteor

News - Happenings in Anchor Point - Anchor Point chamber to celebrate 17th birthday with Saturday party

News - Council begins budget review

News - Housing scarce for low, middle incomes

News - In Brief - City seeks finance director

News - In Brief - Election results certified

News - In Brief - KESA receives grant

News - In Brief - Contest fosters readiness

News - In Brief - Palin files for state office

Obits - Margaret “Maggie” Corbisier

Obits - Gerry Alexander

Oped - Spending, saving, sharing for future

Oped - Point of View - Community needs fair, balanced look at proposed Pebble project

Outdoors - Fall brown bear season closed before it opens

Outdoors - The Kachemak Gardener - It’s tricky, but you can produce fruit at latitude 59

Photofeatures - Sailors receive awards

Photofeatures - Our own Mallory Square

Photofeatures - Heading south

Photofeatures - Unidentified floating object

Photofeatures - Keeping it clean

Schools - School district works to demystify budget process

Sports - Mariners make goal, even with Eielson loss

Sports - Netters trounce Soldotna

Sports - Homer swimmers outdistance their competitors

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Oct - 20 - 2005

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Arts - Visiting musicians to treat Homer to concert, dance

Arts - Love of music inspires concert, scholarship fund

Arts - Arts News - Honor choir named

Arts - Arts News - It’s mask-making season

Arts - Arts News - Basket burning recorded

Arts - Art News - DVD shortcut available

Arts - Art News - Exhibition seeks entries

Arts - Art News - Painting workshop set

Elections - Torgerson, Williams explain why they’d be best in mayor’s position

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 30 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Student info should be confidential

Letters - Planning process a good one

Letters - Many contribute to success of show

Letters - Thoughts on Pebble project, life

Letters - Project helps support partnerships

Letters - Stop the feeding of eagles

Letters - Recent disasters serve as warnings

Letters - Running for office exciting time

Letters - No such thing as a pretty condo

News - City looking at zoning appeal process

News - Moms aim to keep kids’ info from military recruiters

News - Fred Meyer resumes talk with CIRI

News - Starter homes in short supply

News - Retired butcher gets tools back

News - Fire department asks people to call in controlled burns

News - Off The Blotter - Police charge three in theft of advertising banners

News - Seldovia library announces new online resource

News - Happenings in Anchor Point - VFW, auxiliary once again sponsors two essay contests

News - South Central Radar celebrates 30 years in Homer

News - In Brief - McLay new mayor pro tempore

News - In Brief - Water, dock top city lists

News - In Brief - Stevens to visit Homer

Obits - Henrietta Combs

Oped - Borough mayoral candidates deserve good poll turnout

Oped - Our Future, Our Voice - Staying mad doesn’t make world a better place; taking action does

Oped - On Shaky Ground - Information is critical tool during disaster

Oped - Point of View - There is huge difference in feeding predatory eagles and tiny songbirds

Outdoors - Bear rips up Skyline Drive area cabin

Outdoors - Homer’s disaster plan in need of update

Photofeatures - The real end of tourist season

Photofeatures - The best surfing west of Yakutat

Schools - Bus drivers get pat on back for safety

Schools - Downing replaces Germano

Schools - Playing with fire can twirl into art

Schools - Village school expands with we’ll-do-it-ourselves attitude

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Sports - Iron will

Sports - Mariner girls swim to Valley Invite victory

Sports - HHS spikers find success at tourney

Sports - Sports News - Football players honored

Sports - Sports News - Basketball camp on tap

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Oct - 27 - 2005

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Arts - Salsa adds spice to high school Spanish class

Arts - Top Secret tunes Homer on Halloween

Arts - Foreign Film Fridays begins season with ‘work of art’

Arts - Aurora lights pages of book from long-time photographers

Arts - Art News - Actors and techies needed

Arts - Art News - Pumpkin carvers party

Arts - Art News - Concert creates scholarship fund

Arts - Art News - Poet and artist honored

Arts - Art News - Kids’ art begins again

Arts - Art News - Gallery seeks visual art exhibits

Arts - Art News - Marimbas on stage

Arts - Art News - It’s the season

Arts - Art News - Student musicians wanted

Arts - Art News - Nutcracker Faire coming soon

Business - Bay Realty’s Debra Leisek makes Top-100 Business Women list

Business - Bookshop wins for creativity

Business - Food buying club continues at Coal Point Trading Company

Business - Governor calls for easing restrictions to encourage lease sale participation

Business - Bus service scheduled for 2006

Business - Wal-Mart is coming to Kenai

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 30 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Administration plays war games

Letters - Hospice grateful for support

Letters - Act makes discrimination OK

Letters - Time to think about holiday giving

Letters - Let’s get rid of all kinds of confusion

Letters - City’s leadership in question

Letters - Gold no good if earth destroyed

Letters - Everyone gains from artist’s visit

Letters - Past no reason to deny Pebble mine

Letters - Donation helps prepare for disaster

Letters - Family appreciates return of bike

Letters - Emblem Club donates for ‘Battle’

Letters - Parents should hold kids responsible

News - Special delivery

News - Wallace pleads no contest

News - Letters express delight over ship’s ‘pumpkin run’

News - Students view possibilities at college, career fair

News - Donations flood through narrow one-hour window

News - Safety comes first when trick-or-treating this Halloween

News - Proposal would ‘phase-in’ underground utilities

News - Stark questions council members’ retirement eligibility

News - Mixing Zone proposal gets a new look

News - Students lend hands to design harbor expansion

News - Planning Commission gives subdivision early OK

News - Mayor looks back at first year, looks forward to future

News - Community gathers to discuss Pebble Project

News - Pebble deposits may be richer than thought

News - Educational matrix gears up to train future mine workers

News - Happenings in Anchor Point - Time to get your snowmachine, calendar filled up

News - Bay Science - Tidal flats support abundant, diverse diatom population

News - Williams wins mayoral runoff

News - In Brief - Fabric store turns 5

News - In Brief - Board tables fishery proposal

News - In Brief - Storms hit wrecked ship

News - In Brief - Mary Kay Ash Foundation awards grant to Haven House

News - In Brief - Set clocks back Sunday

Obits - Helena Gladys Ashby

Obits - Dorothy “Debi” Evelyn Barker

Oped - Point of View - City violates its code on Hohe Street

Oped - Point of View - Homer can avoid extremes, chart its own course

Oped - Life Is... - Warm Northwest Passage puts Alaska at center of world map

Oped - Council members deserve some sort of compensation

Outdoors - Kachemak Gardener - How tough is gardening? Just look at my gloves

Photofeatures - They’ve got your back

Photofeatures - Cloudy Day

Photofeatures - Borough Champs

Photofeatures - Swimming

Seawatch - Board to look at Chignik co-op

Sports - Borough champs

Sports - Puck set to drop on M’s new season

Sports - Valley teams saddle M’s with pair of losses

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Nov - 03 - 2005

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Arts - Homer rolls out red carpet for artrageous weekend

Arts - Drama takes slamming, but keeps on happening

Arts - November exhibits open

Arts - Author raises awareness of battles on American soil

Arts - Arts News - Orchestra begins winter series

Elections - Williams sworn in as Kenai Peninsula Borough Mayor

Elections - New KPB mayor forms transition team

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 30 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Season presents opportunity to give

Letters - Legislation does not help elderly

Letters - Many being helped by Food Pantry

Letters - Homer is town gone to the dogs

Letters - Swimmers provide reason to cheer

Letters - Voznesenka students inspire artist

Letters - City’s volunteers are priceless

Letters - School grateful for donation

Letters - City wrong about Hohe Street

Letters - Are Alaskans ready for disaster?

Letters - Tips for good health shared

Letters - What are council member’s plans?

Letters - Water-sewer project earns praise

Letters - Coast Guard families say thanks

News - Safeway remodel on track

News - Fishermen sue over restrictions

News - Homer chaplain returns from Red Cross relief tour

News - Driven wild

News - Series of hurricanes stalks Homer man

News - Another Homer resident finds herself in eye of Florida storm

News - Couple deny knowing tools belonged to butcher

News - Exploration work continues off Anchor Point

News - Off the Blotter - Paintball vandals injure man over Halloween weekend

News - Speed bump shouldn’t halt town-center, organizer says

News - Commission investigates unorganized lands in Alaska

News - Homer city water rates set to drop, sewer rates to rise

News - City extends application deadline for new finance director

News - In Brief - Attorney general warns of jury duty scam

News - In Brief - Fish and Game advisors meet

Obits - Joseph H. Sterling

Oped - Only games in town deserving of support

Oped - Unhinged Alaska - Recent news items make it clear: It’s going to be long, cold winter

Oped - Homer residents invited to dream together

Oped - Point of View - Homer needs detailed utility ordinance

Oped - Point of View - City cannot afford to lose Community School program

Outdoors - Bay Science - The food web supporting Kachemak Bay shellfish: a trophic detective story

Photofeatures - Day is done

Photofeatures - A little white on the roof

Photofeatures - Goblins and ghosts and ghouls oh my

Photofeatures - Use the force

Schools - Registration issue debated

Seawatch - Salmon catch third largest on record, state says

Sports - Mariner swimmers sweep regions

Sports - Volleyball team finishes regular season with wins

Sports - Hockey team holds own at home

Sports - Sports News - Meet the new basketball coach

Sports - Mariner matmen ready to rumble, start season

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Sports - Tournament makes way for volleyball-playing mamas

Sports - Teams claim tournament honors

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Nov - 10 - 2005

Activities - Happenings in Anchor Point - Community calendar full, residents busy

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Arts - Gypsy music arrives on violin’s strings

Arts - Make that four for Sam

Arts - Arts News - Owls migrate to Homer

Arts - Arts News - Choir cooks up fund-raiser

Arts - Arts News - Make your own movie

Arts - Arts News - Student to honor band

Arts - Arts News - Artist exhibits in Soldotna

Arts - Arts News - Basket maker awarded grant

Arts - Arts News - Grant proposals accepted

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 30 years ago in the Homer News

Letters - Ideas on capital projects sought

Letters - Fish mounts help catch interest

Letters - Forget the dream, U.S. is sleeping

Letters - Little moments mean big magic

Letters - Center applauds artist, program

Letters - ARTrageous thanks for fab weekend

Letters - Successful CoastWalk celebrated

Letters - Can’t have it both ways

Letters - ‘Blooming spring’ awaits

Letters - Patient appreciates care received

Letters - Volunteers save night — and house

Letters - Candidate appreciates support

News - Subdivision rules cause problems

News - And then there were 15

News - ‘Homer’s Happening’ challenges community

News - Parents get pointers for surviving ‘toxic culture’

News - Committee advises council on permanent fund

News - Homer man killed in Ninilchik auto accident

News - Iraq War veteran feels connection with other vets after tour

News - Traditional Veterans Day events planned

News - Fair saves lives, educates

News - What is the purpose of a health fair?

News - Homer not immune to childhood obesity

News - Blood screening offers a chance to monitor one’s health

News - Brushing still necessary despite technology

News - From the fryers to the tires: drivers turn grease into gas

News - Community prepares to share holiday spirit

News - Alaska Supreme Court upholds jail officer’s disability benefits

News - Woman passes on car, wins $15,000 in Chamber raffle

News - In Brief - Chamber elects new president

News - In Brief - ADEC opens butterclam harvest

News - In Brief - Mining forum scheduled

News - In Brief - Bank cited as leading lender

News - In Brief - Council meets Monday

Obits - Gabriel Dylan Ritchie

Oped - Events link youths, past and present

Oped - Point of View - More on the subject of eagle feeding

Oped - Youth energized to act on global warming

Oped - Point of View - Can Homer survive, or will paradise be lost?

Photofeatures - Stop and go traffic light

Photofeatures - Gallery openings mark First Friday

Photofeatures - Lots to laugh about

Photofeatures - Back from Louisville

Photofeatures - A lot of snow

Schools - Enrollment decrease raises district’s concern

Seawatch - Cod fishermen clean up quota in central Gulf region

Sports - Hockey splits at Peninsula Invitational

Sports - Swimmers make waves at state

Sports - M’s net win at Northern Lights Championships

Sports - Wrestlers hit mat for start of season

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Nov - 15 - 2005

Breakingnews - Krispy Kreme fans have to wait for chain's Alaska arrival

Breakingnews - U.S.-Israeli ties withstand outside pressures

Breakingnews - Holiday shoppers a target for scams

Nov - 17 - 2005

Activities - Happenings in Anchor Point - Snow brings tidings of new season

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Arts - The ‘eyes’ have it when it comes to owls

Arts - Opera has enthusiastic fans on peninsula

Arts - ‘Cream-of-crop’ musicians to all-state festival

Arts - Arts News - Deadline for photographs

Arts - Arts News - Gingerbread deadline

Arts - Arts News - Student musicians needed

Arts - Arts News - Art for kids begins again

Arts - Arts News - Council sponsors holiday activities

Arts - Arts News - Tea party format for meeting

Arts - Arts News - Grant applications available

Arts - Arts News - Savings is focus of drawing contest

Arts - Arts News - Poster design needed

Business - In Business - Program nominees sought

Business - In Business - U.S. Senate approves report

Business - In Business - Homer student named delegate

Letters - Dream destroyed based on lies

Letters - Some landlords shirking their duties

Letters - Event just the beginning

Letters - Messages of condolence appreciated

Letters - Good friend remembered, missed

Letters - Eagles are best left alone

Letters - Oppression begets oppression

Letters - Standing ovation for event support

Letters - Support for veterans appreciated

Letters - Appeal process necessary tool

Letters - Lots of accidents waiting to happen

Letters - Water quality efforts appreciated

Letters - More thanks for workshop support

Letters - Volunteers make moving easy

Letters - Movie night raises funds for kids

News - New mayor re-examines hospital expansion

News - Council approves pay hike

News - District hurries to distribute revised opt-out form

News - Out of sight no reason to stop

News - Council tackles rationalization, dock construction issues

News - Benson earns national award

News - Homer man involved in fatal car wreck arrested for DUI

News - Family files presumptive death petition for man lost 37 years ago

News - Police arrest couple for burglary of Quicky Mart

News - ‘Young ones,’ ‘elder ones’ come together for Homer’s Happening

News - Mining discussion tonight

News - Political prisoner shares experience, gives advice

News - Municipal mayors sign cooperation pact

News - Meetings to focus on capital needs from rural communities

Oped - Still much to be done before Games begin

Oped - Point of View - Support for mentally ill sought to keep drop-in center open

Oped - Point of View - Healy coal project offers solution to energy problem

Photofeatures - Carrying the colors

Photofeatures - Snow falling on mountain ash trees

Photofeatures - To your health

Photofeatures - Ice falls

Photofeatures - Prescription for health

Photofeatures - Remembering

Seawatch - Processor quotas left out of reauthorization bill

Sports - Sports News - Team Alaska looking for athletes

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Sports - Sweet revenge

Sports - Daigle takes second at Bob Bailey

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Nov - 21 - 2005

Holiday - Learning math Tlingit-style - with fish

Holiday - Letter-writing program teaches fathers to open hearts to children

Holiday - Spice up your cooking

Holiday - Turkey on the grill lets the chef spread his wings

Holiday - Horses help youth relax, have fun at Harvest Farms

Holiday - Tips on how to avoid a holiday spending hangover

Nov - 24 - 2005

Activities - Happenings in Anchor Point - Grab your turkeys, calendar for Thanksgiving

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Arts - Literary review benefits gallery annual fund

Arts - Ushers to benefit nonprofits

Arts - Seniors reflect on Nutcracker experience

Arts - Kachemak Bay sized for coffee tables

Arts - One week of auction remains

Arts - Council activities fill holidays

Arts - Museum schedules busy season

Arts - Poster contest winners announced

Arts - Art guild sponsors fair

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 30 years ago in the Homer News

Holiday - Turkey traditions

Holiday - Kachemak Cuisine - The 2005 holiday season has begun.

Holiday - Everyone loves holiday food, but it's best in moderation

Holiday - When you take a vacation, don't take a vacation from safety'

Holiday - Tom's surname not likely to soar with eagles

Holiday - Find a reason to be thankful

Holiday - World's largest stocking makers shoot for record gifts

Letters - More evidence of town’s generosity

Letters - Pebble mine cannot happen

Letters - What about diplomacy?

Letters - Kayaking catches on

Letters - Marine science education gets boost

Letters - Compassion appreciated

Letters - Choir exceeds goals with auction

Letters - Mining forum great success

Letters - Many provide ‘gift of life’

Letters - ‘Gabe’ Ritchie remembered

News - SPH expansion on life support

News - Cohousing finds home in Homer

News - Commission approves Quiet Creek Park preliminary plat

News - Push for more funding ‘going to be ugly,’ legislator tells school board

News - Peninsula average income lags behind other parts of state

News - Military opt-out interest increases

News - Longtime Homer resident, former mayor Harry Gregoire dies

News - Global climate change not just about warming, park ranger says

News - Open pit forum raises questions, eyebrows

News - New mayor pulling no punches about fiscal crunch

News - High school students add to Hurricane Katrina account

News - In Brief - Seafood workers needed

News - In Brief - Grant to streamline data gathering

News - In Brief - Peninsula host families needed

Obits - Harry E. Gregoire

Oped - Thanksgiving dishes up tasty reminder of all that’s really important

Oped - Life Is... - At last, all competitors for first Thanksgiving Day now on table

Oped - Point of View - City codes don’t protect longtime residents

Photofeatures - Mining for information

Photofeatures - Dance fever

Photofeatures - Book ’em

Seawatch - Halibut prices up as season ends

Sports - Daigle bros lead pack at North/South

Sports - Kards sting Mariners 9-0

Sports - Swimmers shine at first meet

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Sports - Skiers slide into season

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Dec - 01 - 2005

Activities - Happenings in Anchor Point - Signs of Christmas are upon us

Activities - Community library expands hours, programs

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Arts - Adventure film takes winter to new heights

Arts - Ski club organizes for season

Arts - ‘Ice’ explores vanishing medium

Arts - Calendar aids canines

Arts - Holiday season sets exhibit themes

Arts - Samba on Saturday

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 30 years ago in the Homer News

Holiday - Kachemak Cuisine

Holiday - Coping with the Holidays

Holiday - Traditions can be light of the holiday season

Letters - Public must OK hospital project

Letters - City should fund Community School

Letters - Artist appreciates warm reception

Letters - Home schoolers under attack

Letters - Shooting takes life of pet rabbit

Letters - Seniors count their blessings

Letters - Events enrich residents’ lives

Letters - Secrecy has no place in government

Letters - Funding for cancer research needed

Letters - Purple Heart rules need changing

News - Council reduces stipend

News - Going to Santa’s rescue

News - Stop Light 101: Homer’s first full signal ready to go

News - Hospital boards to discuss expansion today

News - Judge issues protective orders

News - Web cams place Homer in global spotlight

News - Students commit random acts of theater

News - Williams faces challenges as he takes reins of borough

News - Fishermen lawsuit dead in water, state predicts

News - In Brief - Chiropractor retires

News - In Brief - Gardeners update guide

News - In Brief - Ninilchik woman dies

News - In Brief - Sterling State Byway planning begins

News - In Brief - Reform program receives support

Obits - Claudia Faye Nichols

Obits - John P. Vaughan Sr.

Obits - Robert J. Gillas

Oped - Point of View - Other side of the story: Eagle feeding is hazardous

Oped - Point of View - U.S. needs to get back on track

Oped - Unhinged Alaska - Simple letter to jolly old elf turns holiday season into ongoing feud

Oped - Hospital expansion should proceed, but with accountability

Photofeatures - Wild winter

Seawatch - Forecast predicts Bristol Bay red run of 32.7 million

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Sports - Cross country meet moved to Homer

Sports - Boys start practice with new coach

Sports - Wrestlers score in final home meet

Sports - Mariner girls gear up for new season

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Dec - 08 - 2005

Activities - New tube park opening on Ohlson Mt.

Activities - Thirty-something learns downhill fun isn’t just for kids

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Arts - In world of museums, Pratt wins ‘Oscar’

Arts - Book highlights fruitful times

Arts - Printmakers open studio, invite others inside

Arts - Students unveil art

Arts - Nutcracker continues

Arts - Practice makes perfect

Arts - Museum holds holiday event

Arts - Orchestra presents winter recital

Arts - Singing in the holidays

Arts - Gift store still open

Arts - Student musicians needed

Arts - Reserve your singing card

Arts - Santa lining up visits

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 30 years ago in the Homer News

Holiday - Sharing old family traditions and creating new ones

Holiday - Kachemak Cuisine - Season of Sweets

Holiday - Recipes - Gianduia Gold Cups

Holiday - Recipes - Almond Toffee Bark

Letters - Government must control itself

Letters - Short cuts cost more in long run

Letters - Community School enriches lives

Letters - Act amounts to corporate giveaway

Letters - Question: To feed eagles or not?

Letters - Council doing business a new way

Letters - Writers unveil ‘Voices’ on CD

Letters - Thanks to those who keep U.S. free

Letters - Cooperation lights up holiday event

Letters - Projects should be reinstated

Letters - Plastic bags must be stopped

Letters - Homer offers ‘Proof’ that it cares

Letters - Red Cross raffle a success

Letters - School appreciates club’s donation

Letters - Lots of goodness resides in Homer

Letters - U.S. must get out of mess in Iraq

News - Program asks city for help

News - Fred Meyer, CIRI near agreement

News - Holiday lights brighten up Homer hillside

News - Community ideas sought for scenic byway planning

News - Several budget changes offered

News - Thurmond arrested on murder charges for fall fatal accident

News - Volcano Observatory raises Augustine Volcano to code yellow

News - Emotion-filled presenters grab school board’s attention

News - Revenue plan held up by election

News - Borough assembly works late to wrap up year’s last meeting

News - Hospital project may not face as pressing a deadline

News - Planning Commission relaxes setbacks for bay roads

News - Arctic Winter Games trying to work out shortfall with state

News - HHA plans to buy rink, asks city for AWG money

News - Happenings in Anchor Point - Girls basketball team takes third

News - Bay Science - Sitka periwinkles are hardy grazers

News - In Brief - Charter IFQs brought up again

News - In Brief - Traffic signal delayed a week

Obits - Robert J. Gillas

Obits - Ruth Attaway

Obits - Deborah Bacon

Oped - What are options for Community School?

Oped - On Shaky Ground - Do you know what to do if disaster requires evacuation?

Photofeatures - Totally tubular

Photofeatures - Yes, Katie, there is a Santa Claus

Seawatch - Seawatch - Fish bycatch problem serious, study shows

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Sports - M’s duo sweeps top spots

Sports - Wrestlers warm up against SoHi

Sports - Hockey team comes home

Sports - Sports News - Legends set to hit the ice

Sports - Sports News - Peewees drop pair in tough division

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Crime Stoppers

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Dec - 15 - 2005

Activities - Happenings in Anchor Point - Christmas season sparks anticipation, cabin fever

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Arts - Art in memoriam

Arts - Voices lift tales from page

Arts - Winning design lands in top drawer

Arts - Out of the drawer, into circulation

Arts - Painters make cards

Arts - Don’t trash that mouse pad

Arts - Movie raises funds for students

Arts - Art swap coming

Arts - Proposals sought

Arts - Poets wanted

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 30 years ago in the Homer News

Holiday - Holiday dinner’s on the house

Holiday - Recipe - Spiced Moroccan-Style Shrimp

Holiday - Homer’s faithful honor diverse traditions

Holiday - Recipe - Greek Salad Salso with Toasted Pita Chips

Holiday - Recipe - Toasted Pita Chips

Letters - Grant targets school’s major goal

Letters - Police make beach safer for all

Letters - Setting council record straight

Letters - Smith’s letter appreciated

Letters - Animals at shelter need love

Letters - Nordic ski club appreciates donation

Letters - No link betweem Iraq, 9/11 attacks

Letters - Birds, wildlife pose risk to aircraft

Letters - Ski club fund-raiser total success

Letters - Chapman appreciates support

Letters - Genocide in Darfur must stop

Letters - Trails need more than snow

Letters - Difference of opinion on Iraq

News - Fred Meyer unveils new plan

News - Residents warm up to new ice

News - Council OKs ’06 budget

News - Bristol Bay fishing group opposes Pebble mine

News - University budget has Homer planning for future

News - Body dumped near Stariski Creek

News - Augustine volcano spewing steam

News - Council pulls charter IFQ plan

News - State requests fishing lawsuit be dismissed

News - Officials urge action for dangerous road

News - Students inducted into National Honor Society

News - Students help Homer’s four-legged homeless

News - Annual Christmas bird count is Saturday

News - In Brief - Registration started at college

News - In Brief - Opportunity for innovative ideas

News - In Brief - Voter registration list updated

News - In Brief - Seniors alerted to fraud

Obits - Helen S. Burns-Logan

Obits - Madeline E. Doan

Oped - Changes needed in the way birth, pregnancy perceived

Oped - Point of View - Year in review: 2005 has been good to Alaska

Oped - Proposal sends mixed message

Oped - Point of View - Mining law needs changing, but not way that’s proposed

Photofeatures - Lights for rights

Photofeatures - Crossroads

Photofeatures - Can we keep it?

Photofeatures - An early Christmas present

Seawatch - Commercial halibut quotas to decrease slightly

Sports - Free throws cost boys in opening loss

Sports - Hockey team beats Skyview

Sports - Wrestlers clip Kards in dual

Sports - Girls split to open season

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Sports - Ski team rained out

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Dec - 22 - 2005

Activities - Happening in Anchor Point - Lack of snow doesn’t dampen community spirit

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Arts - Carnegie Hall comes to McNeil Canyon

Arts - Make that one more gift for three Homer artists

Arts - Arts News - Submissions needed

Arts - Arts News - Anchor Point musicians perform

Arts - Arts News - Quilt winner chosen

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 30 years ago in the Homer News

Holiday - Far away from home for the holidays

Holiday - Rack of Lamb with Rosemary Scallion Crust

Holiday - Kachemak Cuisine - Christmas Memories and Celebrations

Holiday - Let it snow: Residents wishing for white Christmas may get it

Holiday - Kachemak Cuisine

Letters - Capital punishment not the solution

Letters - Thoughts on holiday, language

Letters - Killing in Iraq cannot be justified

Letters - For now, just happy holidays

Letters - U.S. rules should govern mine

Letters - Kudos on mixing zones opposition

Letters - Borough mayor’s flip-flop confusing

Letters - Youth workshop great success

Letters - Grants available for youth activities

Letters - Top Drawer encourages submissions

Letters - School appreciates donation

Letters - Beautiful ornaments help hospice

Letters - More than one side to war’s story

Letters - Food Pantry appreciates support

Letters - Service of jurors appreciated

Letters - Support for benefit appreciated

Letters - Religion, science don’t mix

News - Plan to close farm office fuels outcry

News - Updated wetlands map raises permit concerns

News - Students experience challenge of disabilities

News - Small town athletes take on college sports

News - Bone marrow drive organized

Dec - 22 - 2005

News - HEA nativity scene vandalized

Dec - 22 - 2005

News - Haven House selects new logo

News - Homer reacts to new draft of Fred Meyer design

News - Get out the panty hose: What to do if Augustine blows

News - No dramatic increase in Augustine activity seen

News - In Brief - Scholarships awarded

News - In Brief - Park permits not quite ready

News - Bay Science - Biologists on the hunt for invaders

News - In Brief - Realtors raise $12,569 for charity

News - In Brief - Calendar honors Alaska

Obits - Vicki Ann Hangstefer

Oped - Alaskans should refuse some gifts

Oped - Life Is...Christmas Eve past conjures up present blessing, wish for future

Oped - Point of View - The mat and the gender gap

Photofeatures - And heaven and nature sing

Photofeatures - Home for the holidays

Photofeatures - Looking for Rudolph

Photofeatures - Still steaming

Seawatch - NPFMC votes to increase quota for Pacific cod

Sports - Last-second shot stops run at Grace

Sports - Buckets hard to find for boys at Invite

Sports - Wrestlers take on Southeast before break

Sports - Penalties dash skaters’ hopes

Sports - Skiers compete at Besh Cup

Towncrier - Community News

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

Dec - 29 - 2005

Activities - The Homer News Calendar

Activities - Homer’s Best Bets

Arts - Homer student wins T-200 poster contest

Arts - Art invites public into classroom environment

Arts - Arts News

History - 10 years ago in the Homer News

History - 20 years ago in the Homer News

History - 30 years ago in the Homer News

Holiday - Want to make a difference? Resolve to say ‘thanks’ in 2006

Holiday - Kachemak Cuisine

Holiday - Mediterranean Cheesy Bruschetta

Holiday - Prime Rib Rolls

Holiday - The Guys Little Smokies Crock Pot Recipe

Holiday - Tips for perfect New Year’s party

Letters - Baiting likely to cause eagle injuries

Letters - Feeding does not hurt eagles

Letters - No words to express appreciation

Letters - Artist grateful for fund’s support

Letters - Donations enrich education

Letters - Foundation grant appreciated

Letters - Every moment of time precious

News - 2005: A look back

News - 2005 has plenty of bright spots

News - Bill targets proposed changes to DEC rules

News - Scaled-down hospital plan is suggested

News - Vacation: a time to volunteer

News - ANWR vote disappoints lawmakers

News - No change in Augustine activity

News - Historic Anchor Point church lost in fire

News - In Brief

News - Homer Electric begins assessing Healy coal plant

News - Arctic Winter Games gets shot in the arm with pledges

News - Homer taxis offer free rides home on New Year’s Day

News - Wildlife snared in various controversies throughout the year throughout the

News - Land Trust Fund appropriation at issue in ACT letter to borough attorney

Obits - William H. Sherwood IV

Oped - Let’s add respect when we exercise right to free speech

Photofeatures - Climbing prices

Photofeatures - Santa’s helper

Photofeatures - War of the Wolverines

Photofeatures - Skating Santa

Photofeatures - Rising from the ashes

Sports - M’s rough up alums in hockey

Sports - Alumni squeak out win

Sports - Alumni women take Mariners down to the wire

Sports - Pigskin Picker

Towncrier - Pet of the Week

Towncrier - Student News

Towncrier - Announcements

Towncrier - Community School

Towncrier - Kachemak Bay Campus UAA

Towncrier - Ferry Schedule

Towncrier - Births

Towncrier - Homer Fire

Towncrier - Homer Police

Towncrier - Troopers

Towncrier - Courts

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