Every two years, the Tamamta Katurlluta ceremony is held in Homer to celebrate the heritage of Alaska Native tribes living in the region. KBBI’s Peter Sheppard attended the event Saturday and has this story.
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The City of Homer has a fresh new logo, featuring a ship’s wheel, Kachemak Bay and the Homer Spit. The new logo looks similar to the already existing city seal. It features a black ship’s wheel with the words “City of Homer, Alaska” inside it in white lettering.
The Homer High hockey team is off to the best start in school history. The Mariners took their undefeated 6-0 record into North Star Conference play Tuesday night, in a tough battle against the rival Soldotna Stars.
Just weeks after top executives for Buccaneer Alaska were fired, the company is making moves to shore up its financial situation. In a news release Wednesday, the company said it was selling off its remaining 25 percent interest in the Cosmopolitan drilling project.
The Seldovia Village Tribe’s Environmental Office has placed air monitoring equipment along Jakolof Bay Road. There is a concern the amount of dust that gets kicked up because of traffic may cause problems for area residents.
It’s Winter Carnival time in Homer again. The four-day event kicked off with a basketball tournament at Homer High School Thursday. There are performances at the Mariner Theatre scheduled for Friday and Saturday nights and the parade begins at noon on Saturday.
Performers with the group Quixotic have returned to Homer for shows Thursday and Friday night. The group provided workshops for residents interested in learning how to dance and perform aerial routines like members in the troupe.
The Sandhill Cranes are returning to the Kenai Peninsula yet again. Kachemak Crane Watch also has a new program in its third year that aims to track their population growth.