Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services Jan. 13-19… Continue reading

 

Pet of the Week: Franklin

Pet of the week Franklin is an 8-year-old male cat. This big guy is quite the character. He’s handsome, independent and curious. He loves to… Continue reading

 

Gary Thomas

April 11, 1951 - Jan. 14, 2020 Gary Thomas, 68, Homer’s public-spirited master of ceremonies, died in a sudden and unforeseeable accident Jan. 14, 2020,… Continue reading

 

Alexandra “Sandy” Lauritsen

Alexandra “Sandy” Lauritsen July 24, 1951 - Jan. 12, 2020 Long time Anchor Point resident Alexandra “Sandy” Lauritsen, 68, passed away at her home on… Continue reading

Brendan Leland Rider

Brendan Leland Rider Jan. 27, 1993 - Jan. 11, 2020 Brendan Leland Rider passed away unexpectedly Jan. 11, 2020 at his home in Homer, Alaska… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Bay State Parks is currently recruiting for members for the Kachemak Bay State Parks Citizens Advisory Board. This advisory board provides Alaska State Parks… Continue reading

Anchorage artist who has displayed art locally gets major grant

An Anchorage artist who has exhibited at Bunnell Street Arts Center and the Pratt Museum last week received a $100,000 award from a national arts… Continue reading

Art in brief

Homer author releases third book Homer Author Jeannette Aragones introduced her third book with a reading on Monday, Jan. 13, to Long Term Care residents… Continue reading

Best Bets

“No drama.” In emails, text messages or even old-fashioned face-to-face conversations, that’s what people have been saying to the Betster. “Let’s not have any drama… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Homer City Council member Mike Yourkowski pulled a resolution from the agenda that would have opposed action by the North Pacific Fishery… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Tigerlily

Pet of the week Tigerlily is a 3-year-old female cat. This gentle soul is looking for a place to rest her sweet head. She’s calm,… Continue reading

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services Jan. 6-12… Continue reading

Baby boy Collier

Baby boy Collier was born at 10:56 a.m. on Jan. 9, 2020 to Ecola and Chancelen Collier of Seldovia. He weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces.… Continue reading

Seva Lee Rose Chipps

Seva Lee Rose Chipps was born at 2:34 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Promise Dale Chipps and Dustin Steen. She… Continue reading

Anaiah Marie Arno

Anaiah Marie Arno was born at 1:12 a.m. at home on Jan. 11, 2020 to April and Shane Arno with the assistance of Homer Birth… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Bay State Parks is currently recruiting for members for the Kachemak Bay State Parks Citizens Advisory Board. This advisory board provides Alaska State Parks… Continue reading

Best Bets

With a town hall meeting with Rep. Sarah Vance, R-Homer, last Saturday, a spirited Homer City Council meeting on Monday where citizens spoke at a… Continue reading

Art in brief

KBBI seeks mug design KBBI Public Radio seeks a design for its 2020 members mugs. Designs should be in a horizontal or landscape orientation no… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Stir-fried moose combines Chinese tastes with Alaska flavors

It’s a frosty winter morning and I am standing in front of the freezer scanning the contents, trying to decide what’s for dinner. The most… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Telluride Mountainfilm 
                                This image from one of the 2018 Telluride Mountainfilm festival short films shows a woman riding a mountain bike. A condensed version of the film festival will be shown in Homer at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday at Homer Mariner Theatre at Homer High School.

Telluride Mountainfilm festival comes on tour to Homer

Following a long tradition of celebrating the outdoors and creativity, a select number of short films from the Telluride Mountainfilm festival are once again headed… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Telluride Mountainfilm 
                                This image from one of the 2018 Telluride Mountainfilm festival short films shows a woman riding a mountain bike. A condensed version of the film festival will be shown in Homer at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday at Homer Mariner Theatre at Homer High School.