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Bob Letson, former CEO of South Peninsula Hospital. (Homer News file photo)

Former South Peninsula Hospital CEO dies of COVID-19

Bob Letson led several expansions, improvements in nearly 10 years in Homer

 

Kenai’s Rachael Pitsch swims the girls 500-yard freestyle on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020 during the Kenai Peninsula Swimming Championships at the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer girls, Kenai boys win swim meet

In their last competitive event of the season, the Homer girls swim team claimed victory, and some closure, at the Kenai Peninsula Swimming Championships on… Continue reading

 

Gov. Mike Dunleavy addresses the public during a virtual town hall on Sept. 15, 2020 in Alaska. (Photo courtesy Austin McDaniel, Office of the Governor)

State stocks up on supplies to fight coronavirus

Governor says decision on whether emergency declaration will expire has not been made

 

The Kenai Peninsula Borough building in Soldotna, Alaska. (Peninsula Clarion file photo)

Borough seeks board members for new fire, EMS service area

Western Emergency Service Area board of directors will be appointed by borough mayor

The Kenai Peninsula Borough building in Soldotna, Alaska. (Peninsula Clarion file photo)
The climb up April Bowl provides expansive views, seen here Aug. 3, 2020 in Hatcher Pass, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
The climb up April Bowl provides expansive views, seen here Aug. 3, 2020 in Hatcher Pass, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
A row of footballs at the Homer-Seward game at Homer, Alaska, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A row of footballs at the Homer-Seward game at Homer, Alaska, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A row of footballs at the Homer-Seward game at Homer, Alaska, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer football program quarantined after positive COVID-19 case

Homer High School remains open to in-person learners

A row of footballs at the Homer-Seward game at Homer, Alaska, on Aug. 29, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Residents cast their votes in the regular municipal election Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 at the Anchor Point Senior Center in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Voters turn down hybrid election system

Ballot measure to create service area for Ninilchik, Anchor Point passes

Residents cast their votes in the regular municipal election Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2020 at the Anchor Point Senior Center in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Homer’s Sly Gaona (No. 8) and Kamdyn Doughty (No. 24) tackle Soldotna’s Hunter Secor during a Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 football game at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Soldotna football topples Homer

Heiber notches 3 touchdowns

Homer’s Sly Gaona (No. 8) and Kamdyn Doughty (No. 24) tackle Soldotna’s Hunter Secor during a Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020 football game at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Troopers search for Homer woman in connection with suspected homicide

Troopers search for Homer woman in connection with suspected homicide

A man found was dead at a road pullout near Mile 68.5 of the Seward Highway on Tuesday.

Troopers search for Homer woman in connection with suspected homicide
A sign by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center shows where to vote on Aug. 21, 2018, for the Diamond Ridge, Homer, Alaska, precinct. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Proposition 2: What you need to know

Hybrid voting system on the table in regular election

A sign by the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center shows where to vote on Aug. 21, 2018, for the Diamond Ridge, Homer, Alaska, precinct. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Ninilchik Fire Chief David Bear moves the fire truck out of the new Ninilchik Emergency Services building on Aug. 9, 2014, to make room for visitors to the open house of the new NES building. (Homer News file photo)

Proposition 1: What you need to know

Ninilchik, Anchor Point voters to decide on combine fire and EMS service area

Ninilchik Fire Chief David Bear moves the fire truck out of the new Ninilchik Emergency Services building on Aug. 9, 2014, to make room for visitors to the open house of the new NES building. (Homer News file photo)
Homer netters top SoHi

Homer netters top SoHi

Mariners rebound from Friday loss

Homer netters top SoHi
Homer’s River Mann is tackled by a group of Kardinals during a Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 football game against Kenai Central High School at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. The Mariners won 44-6. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Homer, Nikiski football record wins

Homer’s Tennison proves hard to stop once again

Homer’s River Mann is tackled by a group of Kardinals during a Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 football game against Kenai Central High School at Homer High School in Homer, Alaska. The Mariners won 44-6. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Signs on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the main entrance to South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska, warn visitors not to enter until they have been met by hospital staff. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

3 new COVID-19 cases on peninsula

The state announced four new hospitalizations Wednesday.

Signs on Saturday, March 28, 2020, at the main entrance to South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska, warn visitors not to enter until they have been met by hospital staff. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Homer City Hall. (Homer News file photo)
Kenai’s Jayna Boonstra claims first place in the varsity girls’ 5 kilometer race Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at the Lookout Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Boonstra, Hamilton win Homer Invite

Soldotna sweeps team titles

Kenai’s Jayna Boonstra claims first place in the varsity girls’ 5 kilometer race Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 at the Lookout Mountain Trails near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
A member of the Homer Volunteer Fire Department walks toward a boat fire on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 in the Homer Harbor in Homer, Alaska. Firefighters doused the blaze that caught on a 32-foot fiberglass boat that evening. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Firefighters douse boat fire

No one injured in blaze at the Homer Harbor

A member of the Homer Volunteer Fire Department walks toward a boat fire on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 in the Homer Harbor in Homer, Alaska. Firefighters doused the blaze that caught on a 32-foot fiberglass boat that evening. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

4 new COVID-19 cases on central peninsula

The state reported 69 new cases on Wednesday

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

State reports 86 new COVID-19 cases, 1 in Soldotna

The state also announced Thursday an outbreak at the McLaughlin Youth Center in Anchorage.

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)