Recent News Stories

Earlier this summer, Homer Council on the Arts held a community meeting to discuss its plans as an organization in the coming years. There are several ways in which it hopes to revitalize its building, space, and programs.

 

The Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge kicked off Sunday, July 20, in Key West, Florida. It’s an estimated 7,500-mile journey from the tip of Florida to the end of the Homer Spit.

 

Three young adult sea otters are spending the summer at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward while they wait to be transferred to a permanent home in Europe.

 

The current special exhibit at the Pratt Museum through September 21, Reliquary, was created by local artist Jo Going. It's a mixed media exhibit with spiritual origins that harkens back to both cathedrals of Europe and the wild tundra.

Fans of robots and Sumo wrestling are in for a treat this Saturday at the Robot Sumo/Arduino programming workshop at the Homer Public Library.

 

An Alaska State Trooper was involved in a shooting earlier this week on the Sterling Highway that left one man with serious injuries.

 

Joe Miller, Dan Sullivan and Mead Treadwell were in Homer on Tuesday to discuss everything from abortion and climate change to sport fishing and the Affordable Care Act.

 

 

The community of Ninilchik has come together to bring free books to families with young children. Local volunteers, the public library, and the state are working with a national program to encourage early literacy.

 

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