Recent News Stories

Commercial fishing is winding down in lower Cook Inlet. It’s been a particularly good year for some fish, but decent across the board.


A new public safety building for Homer was discussed again at the regular city council meeting August 25th. The cost estimate has gone up and the Public Safety Building Review Committee is looking for options for the project.


Sunday afternoon was a special day for South Peninsula veterans, their families, and members of the American Legion. The Legion honored veterans with a barbecue style picnic inside the dining room of Post 465 on Homer’s East End Road.


Now that Democrat Jerry McCune from Cordova knows he’ll be facing Republican Louise Stutes from Kodiak in the general election for House District 32, he’s planning the next two and a half months of his campaign.


Unofficial results indicate that Kodiak’s Louise Stutes will be the Republican challenger to Cordova Democrat Jerry McCune during the House District 32 race this November.


Ownership of the iconic Homer Theatre may soon be changing hands. Recently, 13-year owners Jamie and Lynette Sutton put the theater up for sale.


Two British adventurers have successfully kayaked the Aleutian chain. They left Adak three months ago and paddled through the wilderness to arrive in Homer last week.


The Kachemak Bay personal use coho fishery will close for the season on Friday, August 22nd at 6 a.m. All gillnets must be out of the water by that time and all use permits must be turned in by September 1st.