McKIBBEN JACKINSKY

Pool diving accident leaves Razdolna teen paralyzed

Medical appointments took Gavriil and Fenya Basargin of Razdolna and their four children to Anchorage in December. Turning the trip into a mini-vacation, the family decided to stay in Anchorage a little longer. Read more

Troopers continue to investigate Homer fatality

Little more than a week after a Homer rally urging respect, not violence, a domestic violence assault ended in the death of 24-year-old Aaron Michael Rael-Catholic of Homer. Read more

Homer home-rule signature gathering begins

HOMER - An effort to gather enough signatures to put before votes the choice of making Homer a home-rule city is underway. According to Melissa Jacobsen, deputy city clerk, nine petition packets have been distributed. Read more

Citizen-led drive aimed at changing Homer's status to home-rule

Tired of complaining about local government, Homer resident Ken Castner has decided it's time to make a change. Read more

Tustumena's lengthy repairs impacts Seldovia

HOMER - Sharon Bond's son, 14-year-old Trevor, has a close connection to the vessels of the Alaska Marine Highway System. Especially the M/V Tustumena, the ship that links the family's home in Seldovia to the rest of the world. Read more

Homer kids try entrepreneurship on 'Lemonade Day'

HOMER - Small businesses and small, as in "young," business owners are the driving force behind Lemonade Day, a national event that occurred Saturday. Read more

Prof takes students up-close to fisheries

HOMER - If you think only the edible parts of halibut are valuable, think again. Throughout the summer and into Alaska Pacific University's current school year, Dr. Read more

Apache announces 'pause' in work near Ninilchik

HOMER - If troubles come in threes, Ninilchik has had its share. First there was a bad fishing season. Then, a series of destructive storms have hit the Kenai Peninsula and other portions of Southcentral Alaska, resulting in Gov. Read more

Federal grants help Homer schools to offer healthy breakfasts

HOMER - On a recent Monday morning, with a chilly wind blowing snow sideways, students arriving early at Paul Banks Elementary School for breakfast had a warm welcome waiting for them: toasted cinnamon raisin bagels. Read more

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