Best Bets

As quickly and violently as it came, there are telltale signs that summer is soon set to draw to a close as well. Very early… Continue reading

 

Green Globe artichokes thriving and soon to be harvested on Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in the Kachemak Gardener’s home in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Weather is scary but artichokes are fabulous

Of all the years to run out of lettuce it had to be this one. There has been a steady stream of family and friends… Continue reading

 

The audience waits for the start of a PechaKucha 20x20 presentation on July 25, 2019, at The Shop in Kachemak City, Alaska. (Photo by Brianna Allen)

Bunnell’s PechaKucha 20×20 series starts new storytelling form

Last month, Bunnell Street Arts Center rolled out a new form of storytelling in Homer: PechaKucha 20x20. The brand name for a format devised by… 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 Aug. 5-11… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Dakota

Pet of the week Dakota is a 10-month-old female cat. Dakota is a doll. She is affectionate and loves to snuggle with you. She is… 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

Years Ago

20 years ago A consortium of five oil and gas companies agreed to pay Cook Inletkeeper $27,500 in copyright fees and to buy 100 copies… 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 July 29… Continue reading

Breanna Aurora Lentz

Breanna Aurora Lentz was born at 9:51 a.m. on Aug. 2, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Allison and Jessy Lentz of of Homer. She… Continue reading

Madison Elaine Polacek

Madison Elaine Polacek was born at 2:08 p.m. on Aug. 1, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Christine and Adam Polacek. She weighed 7 pounds,… Continue reading

Bob Noble

Bob Noble May 26, 1933 – June 10, 2019 A life lived fully deserves to be beautifully remembered. Join the family to celebrate all of… Continue reading

Jack W. Lawson

Jack W. Lawson Feb. 17, 1931 - July 10, 2019 Longtime Alaskan Jack W. Lawson, 88, passed away Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at home in… Continue reading

Grimlock

Pet of the Week: Grimlock

Pet of the week Grimlock is a 4-year-old male cat. This big guy is playful, spunky and very fun. He loves to hop on your… Continue reading

Grimlock

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

Years Ago

20 years ago A couple who celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary might have to live towns apart because South Peninsula Hospital’s Long Term Care facility… Continue reading

Ani DiFranco to headline Salmonfest

Annual festival returns with increased camping space, costume contest and more

“Love Song” by Nathan Perry.

August First Friday features work brilliant and lively

As summer fades into brilliant fireweed and shorter days, the Homer arts scene remains lively and brilliant. At Bunnell Street Arts Center, Gwich’yaa Gwich’in artist… Continue reading

“Love Song” by Nathan Perry.

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

Pet of the Week: Robin

Pet of the week Robin is a 11⁄2 year old female cat. It’s Robin’s time to shine. This fun gal has been without her kittens… 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 July 22-28… Continue reading