Ralph Galeano

There will be a memorial for Ralph Galeano at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at the fisherman’s memorial on the Homer Spit. This… Continue reading

 

Héctor Argiró stands by his 1969 Torino at on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2019, at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. Starting on Nov. 24, 2016, Argiró drove the Argentinian classic car from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, Argentina, and north to Alaska through South America, Central America, Mexico, the western United States, and Canada. He plans to continue his trip through North America and then to Europe. For more about El Mundo en Torino (“Around the world in a Torino”), visit www.elmundoentorino.com. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

By coincidence, two travelers arrived at the End of the Road recently. Héctor Argiró from Argentina drove here all the way in his 1969 Torino… Continue reading

 

Tomato Risotto takes time to make, but the preparation can be therapeutic. The ingredients include fresh tomatoes grown in a Homer high tunnel, as seen here in Teri Robl’s kitchen in this photo taken on Sept. 17, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Mais oui — Get a taste of France with grated carrot salad

It’s the season of harvest and a bit more time available to enjoy it. The garden is done, the flower baskets are spent and all… Continue reading

 

“Radiate,” the 16th annual Burning Basket, catches fire Sunday night, Sept. 15, 2019, at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Burning Basket makes ‘a brilliant, fiery exit’

Drenching rains on Sunday afternoon didn’t stop several hundred people from attending the 16th annual Burning Basket, “Radiate,” as the impermanent art was set on… Continue reading

“Radiate,” the 16th annual Burning Basket, catches fire Sunday night, Sept. 15, 2019, at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

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 Sept. 9-15… Continue reading

Georgene (Jeanne) Peterson

Georgene (Jeanne) Peterson Aug. 16, 1940 - Sept. 9, 2019 Georgene (Jeanne) Peterson, 79, died after a lengthy illness on Sept. 9, 2019 ,in her… Continue reading

Michael V. Morris

Michael V. Morris Oct. 3, 1944 - Sept. 7, 2019 Michael V. Morris died on Sept. 7, 2019 at the age of 74 of heart… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Gilly

Pet of the week Gilly is a 1-year-old female dog. Do you have what it takes to offer this sweet, energy-packed pooch the love and… Continue reading

Town Crier

About Town Crier The announcements section of Town Crier is a public service provided to individuals, nonprofit agencies and community groups. Short announcements are generally… Continue reading

Burning Basket comes of age with sweet number 16, Radiate

Born in 2002, Homer’s annual Burning Basket impermanent art celebration holds its 16th birthday with “Radiate,” the basket now under creation at Mariner Park. Baskets… Continue reading

Mary Latham stands by her borrowed blue Subaru Outback on Sept. 16, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. Latham has been touring the United States collecting stories of human kindness to put in a book for people to read in hospital waiting rooms. Alaska is the 48th state Latham has visited since starting her trip in September 2016. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Out of loss, New York writer seeks to find ‘more good’

“Sometimes you gotta go / To the end of the earth / Just to turn yourself around,” sings Ellis Paul in his song about Homer,… Continue reading

Mary Latham stands by her borrowed blue Subaru Outback on Sept. 16, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. Latham has been touring the United States collecting stories of human kindness to put in a book for people to read in hospital waiting rooms. Alaska is the 48th state Latham has visited since starting her trip in September 2016. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

20 years ago Led by U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Wallace “Wally” Burgess, a grew in a rigid-hull inflatable freed a humpback whale entangled in… Continue reading

Kenneth A. Rowell

Kenneth A. Rowell Sept. 21, 1946 - June 27, 2019 Kenneth A. Rowell, 72, of Anchor Point, passed away Thursday, June 27, 2019, at Unity… Continue reading

Ursula “Auralrea” Marie Claunch

Ursula “Auralrea” Marie Claunch Aug. 19, 1941 - Aug. 11, 2019 Anchor Point resident, Ms. Ursula “Auralrea” Marie Claunch, 77, died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019… Continue reading

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Homer Volunteer Fire Department Sept. 2-8 Firefighters and… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Tiny Lion

Pet of the week Tiny Lion is a 2-year-old male cat. This guy is a character. He’s extremely affectionate and loves to be pet. He’s… Continue reading

Town Crier

About Town Crier The announcements section of Town Crier is a public service provided to individuals, nonprofit agencies and community groups. Short announcements are generally… Continue reading

A sign advertising the annual Homer Documentary Film Festival hangs on the side of the Homer Theatre Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

A conversation with Doc Fest co-founder Jamie Sutton

The 16th annual Homer Documentary Film Festival begins today, marking the 16th year Homer has been host to moving, educational films from all over the… Continue reading

A sign advertising the annual Homer Documentary Film Festival hangs on the side of the Homer Theatre Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
A window flower box at the Kachemak Gardener’s home shows waning begonias but enthusiastic pansies and lobelia on Sept. 6, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Take time to smell the roses

Now that the harvest season is winding down, I have more time to actually cook with what I’ve grown. I know that sounds strange —… Continue reading

A window flower box at the Kachemak Gardener’s home shows waning begonias but enthusiastic pansies and lobelia on Sept. 6, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Eva Carolyn O’Laire

Eva Carolyn O’Laire was born at 7 a.m. on Aug. 24, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Maddie and Michael O’Laire of Homer. She weighed… Continue reading