Winter Carnival Parade photos

Feb 15th 9:48 am By Christina Whiting

Check out an assortment of photos from the 2018 Homer Winter Carnival. Photos by Homer Tribune's Christina Whiting.

Statewide Stories

Opinion: Spring is perfect time to set limits for screen use in your home

May 5th 8:58 am

On Saturday, I happened to wander into the house for a minute from the sun-drenched gardens outside. It was a beautiful day, blustery, with birds singing and puddles all over the place. Inside, however, it was quiet, stone quiet, which could only mean one [...]

Salmon permit sales slump across state

May 5th 8:52 am

Buyers and sellers are still feeling hangover from last year's tough fishing season The values of Alaska salmon permits are on a downward slide, while prices for quota shares of other catches continue to skyrocket. Despite an optimistic outlook this year [...]

Regional trusts proposed for lease of fish permits

April 27th 6:37 pm

Communities could lease to fishermen who otherwise couldn't afford permits

Opinion: Education cuts will hurt, not help, economy

April 27th 5:54 pm

The current proposal by the Alaska Senate majority to cut education 5.7 percent while failing to offer up any new solutions to the state's fiscal crisis should infuriate every Alaskan, not only those with children currently in school or college in the state [...]

Tundra swans take two distinct paths to Alaska

April 27th 5:45 pm

By Ned Rozell University of Alaska Fairbanks Skiing to work over a persistent spring snowpack, I looked up to see a large white bird flapping gracefully over the spruce tops. A few gentle honks confirmed it was a tundra swan. After a long winter when all [...]

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Homer couple strives to live life to the fullest

February 15th 9:01 am

Active, athletic and community-minded, Pat Irwin and Kathy Sarns-Irwin are determined to live their lives to the fullest, and with gratitude.

Teen aspires to create a community of writers, skateboarders

February 15th 9:19 am

A writer and skateboarder, Homer youth Justice Sky spends his school year studying creative writing and his summers running his skateboard shop.

Holmes leads Lady M's to cross-country title

February 15th 9:07 am

Katia Holmes didn't just walk away with the top individual honors at the Kenai Peninsula Borough Cross-Country Ski Championships on Saturday in Seward, she walked away with something even better.

Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival set for May 10-13

February 15th 8:56 am

Homer will go to the birds, again, in a few months. Or rather, the birders will come to Homer.

Koester says Homer residents handled tsunami threat well

February 15th 8:55 am

Homer City Manager Katie Koester said the community's response and efforts during last month's earthquake that triggered tsunami warnings along the Alaska coastline went extremely well, and that she was thrilled at the overall performance of emergency [...]

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