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.
Atz Kilcher performs for folk school
Lulu is a female 2-year-old Pointer/Lab mix.
JUNEAU — A small Alaska newspaper is scrambling to distribute papers after the U.S. Postal Service raised questions about a marijuana ad.
They may be in prison, but some of Wildwood Correctional Complex inmates aren’t exactly doing hard time. For the approximately 85 dogs that have been taken in through the facility’s dog rehabilitation program, prison means a warm place to sleep, lots of treats and a really big yard.
Customers of internet and cell service provider GCI lost service around the state after a Monday morning power outage in Anchorage.
About 125 Homer Electric Association customers in Halibut Cove, Peterson Bay and China Poot Bay endured a two-day power outage this week. The outage began about 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning and lasted until about 5:15 p.m Monday evening.
Seldovia Village Tribe received a $275,000 grant from the Rasmuson Foundation on Friday, July 6.
Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
20 years ago in the Homer News
Prince is a 7-year-old male.
Alaska is facing a public health emergency due to opioid-based pain killers. Alaskans are dying and families are suffering. I joined other lawmakers to take action this past legislative session in our state. The legislature addressed the growing opioid epidemic by extending the opioid epidemic disaster declaration giving Alaska’s Chief Medical Officer the authority to proceed with a statewide response plan. We also ensured permission to distribute the overdose-reversing drug naloxone.
I received a report last week that a couple of silvers had been caught outside the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon along with awandering sockeye and a pink.
Down the road a piece, nestled in the woods just off East End Road, is a homemaker’s paradise — Jeff and Ranja Dean’s home, farm and art studio.
The Chariots of Fur 5K and Family Fun Run will be held from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, July 14 in Mariner Park. This is the third annual event.
Locals and sassenachs alike descended upon Homer last weekend for the Eighth Annual Kachemak Bay Scottish HighlandGames, and the kilted competitors did not disappoint.
Wherefore art thou, nice weather? Hath Mother Nature forsaken us so easily?
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.
This delicious, fresh peach dessert is a perfect way to showcase those sweet and juicy peaches we get from California every summer.