Recent News Stories

One of Homer’s best known and most beloved artists has died. Gaye Wolfe passed away early Sunday morning, according to a message from her family.

Another arrest has been made in an ongoing sexual assault case that stems from a teenage party in Homer last month. Alaska State Troopers said in a statement Monday that an unidentified 16-year-old male was taken into custody Sunday night. 

The Soldotna Stars and the Homer Mariners met Saturday night at Chugiak High School to determine the state’s medium-sized school football champion. It was the Stars that prevailed, 62-20.

Now that a long-sought natural gas pipeline is on its way into Homer, local residents and city officials are going to have to figure out what’s next. A pair of town meetings this week will focus on that question.

At its meeting last week in Anchorage, the state Board of Fisheries acted on a request to look into issues affecting Upper Cook Inlet king salmon runs.  As a result, a task force has been created.

On a cold and snowy night at Chugiak High School, the Soldotna Stars football team dominated the Homer Mariners in Saturday's Medium Schools State Championship Game, 62-20.

After eight years in office, Homer Mayor Jim Hornaday has made his mark. A former judge known for his sharp wit and no-nonsense approach to government, Hornaday will take part in his last Homer City Council meeting Monday night. 

A natural gas well near Anchor Point expected to produce up to ten-million-cubic-feet per day is scheduled to be online by the first of next year.  

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