Edward John Stading

Edward John Stading Jan. 20, 1966 - Sept. 3, 2018 Ed Stading died on Sept. 3, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. The father,… Continue reading

 

William Richard DeVries

William (Wild Bill) Richard DeVriesFeb. 2, 1944 – Aug. 9, 2018

William (Wild Bill) Richard DeVries Feb. 2, 1944 - Aug. 9, 2018 William (Will Bill) Richard DeVries, 74, died Aug. 9, 2018, in the company… 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)

Annual Homer Documentary Film Festival returns this week

Hold onto your popcorn, it’s time to talk docs. The Homer Documentary Film Festival is coming to a theater near you — well, the only… Continue reading

 

Arts Briefs

Wild Shore performs Friday Music group Wild Shore performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Bunnell Street Arts Center. The Alaska-grown, New York-based musicians return to… Continue reading

Trees along Beluga Lake disappear into fog on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. Much of Homer and the surrounding area was enveloped in a quiet blanket of fog that morning as fall made its presence known. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Best Bets

The Betster is wondering whether any other Homerites have noticed the pressure that pops up this time of year to purchase what the youngsters call… Continue reading

Trees along Beluga Lake disappear into fog on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. Much of Homer and the surrounding area was enveloped in a quiet blanket of fog that morning as fall made its presence known. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Lemon adds something special to berry recipes. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Berries and lemon recipes celebrate summer

The berry-best time of summer was just here and I hope you were fortunate enough to find yourself daydreaming in the berry patch.Last week was… Continue reading

Lemon adds something special to berry recipes. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News The Homer Advisory Planning Commission forwarded to the city council a proposal to ban signs on poles along… 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 Sept. 10-16… Continue reading

Ethan Elijah Baker

Ethan Elijah Baker was born at 6:47 p.m. on Sept. 9, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Paulina and Jacob Baker of Anchor Point. He… Continue reading

John Gordon Loosli

John Gordon Loosli May 23, 1947 - Sept. 4, 2018 John Gordon Loosli, 71, of Anchor Point, Alaska died on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 in… Continue reading

Town Crier

Central Peninsula Landfill and Transfer Facilities and Sites are open on Sundays. All facilities will be open seven days per week. For more information, call… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Marley

Marley is a 1 and a half-year-old female. Marley is still looking for her special someone. She’s loving, funny and so smart. She’s been training… Continue reading

Michael WertsMay 7, 1971-Sept. 10, 2018

Michael Werts May 7, 1971 - Sept. 10, 2018 A celebration of life for Michael Werts is at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Working through the denial punch list

I am ignoring the inevitable. I don’t want to disconnect the hose from the house. I do want John to mow with the blade down… Continue reading

John Gordon Loosli

Editor’s note: The obituary has been changed to correct the birth year. John Gordon Loosli May 23, 1947 - Sept. 4, 2018 John Gordon Loosli,… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News With enrollment up and new classes and programs offered, the Kachemak Bay Campus is off to a good… Continue reading

Northern lights glow about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, over Diamond Ridge near Homer, Alaska. At times the aurora spread in a long arc from east to west. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

Everyone talks about the Ides of March, but does anyone care about the Ides of September? That would be Saturday, the 15th. Oh, sure, the… Continue reading

Northern lights glow about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, over Diamond Ridge near Homer, Alaska. At times the aurora spread in a long arc from east to west. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
The 2018 Burning Basket, Dream, catches fire on Sept. 9, 2018 at Mariner Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

An intimate view of the Burning Basket from formation to flames

The image came via text in early June: a lilac-painted 1972 Volkswagen van set against a picturesque backdrop of nettles and fireweed. Not a bad… Continue reading

The 2018 Burning Basket, Dream, catches fire on Sept. 9, 2018 at Mariner Park in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Larry Yazzi performs a dance for a small crowd Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 in the Homer High School Mariner Theatre in Homer, Alaska. Yazzi’s group, the Native Pride Dancers, traveled from Minnesota to performs in several schools and venues on the Kenai Peninsula. Their visit was made possible by the by the Native Youth Community Project. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Larry Yazzi performs a dance for a small crowd Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 in the Homer High School Mariner Theatre in Homer, Alaska. Yazzi’s group, the Native Pride Dancers, traveled from Minnesota to performs in several schools and venues on the Kenai Peninsula. Their visit was made possible by the by the Native Youth Community Project. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Ethan Elijah Baker

Ethan Elijah Baker was born at 6:47 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Paulina and Jacob Baker of Anchor Point. He… Continue reading