South Peninsula Hospital is getting ready to welcome a new medical director into its midst.
The Board of Fisheries declined to take up an emergency petition related to hatchery pink salmon production in Prince William Sound, though members agreed the issue is important to discuss.
Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Alice Soolaimon Wood was born at 8:03 p.m. Saturday, July 14, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Mandy and Nicholas Wood of Nanwalek. She weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces. Her grandparents are Alice Greene and Keith Seville of Nanwalek, and Geraldine and Leonard Roberson of Soldotna.
Join the Storytelling Circle from 3-5 p.m. in the Library Conference Room on Saturday, July 21 to share and listen to stories about the Fourth of July. In addition, the group will make time to do storytelling coaching for anyone who wants help with developing a storytelling for performance.
Two proposals that would alter the boundaries of the South Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area have made it onto the ballot this October.
A meal can be quick, rushed and solo. Think of that experience of a hurried grab at a protein bar or microwaved leftovers eaten while you scan your email. We all know what a rushed meal is like.
Atz Kilcher performs for folk school
Lulu is a female 2-year-old Pointer/Lab mix.
Robert (Bob) Calvin Turtainen
“Rough roads and looky-loos” might sound like a sad country-western song, but up in the Homer hills, that’s the tune neighbors on Dorothy Drive have been singing — including a genuine music star himself, Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band.
I ask everyone in our community to “be yourself” and work hard to accept others for who they are. The diverse viewpointsexpressed in Homer are what make us strong. We can be diverse. Respectful. Equal. And, yes, inclusive.
After a late spring and subsequently late summer, the Betster is finally starting to see some happy results, some telltale signs of Homer in the summer.
I received some inquiries about my recent social slights concerning those sweet little spiny dogfish (small sharks) that are pulverizing the bait presentations of some of the halibut hunters in Kachemak Bay and Cook Inlet.
Jessica Entsminger is back to living in a tent.
Birds lead a busy and precarious life. When they aren’t spending their time and energy in search of food, building a nest, defending their territories, breeding, raising their young, sleeping, migrating, and searching for suitable wintering and breeding habitat, they are trying to avoid becoming another bird or animal’s next meal.
I’ve been hearing a lot of dissatisfaction with spinach performance. There are those of you who are dismayed that your spinach is going to seed. Why shouldn’t it? The beauty of this wondrous leafy green is its earliness, its vibrancy, its brief appearance just exactly when we need it. Accept the beauty of this first flush with gratitude and then move on to chard. It’s as easy as that.
Yarrow Hinnant has long known the many health and subsistence benefits native plants can provide. As the Pratt Museum’s new official gardener, he’s excited to bring that knowledge to Homer.
Dogs, and their humans, of all shapes and sizes took to the sand last Saturday for the third annual Chariots of Fur 5K at Mariner Park.