Town Crier

The Christian Science Society, located at 3774 Bartlett St., will hold a Thanksgiving service at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 26. Hymns, prayer and readings from… Continue reading

 

Palmer. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pet of the week: Palmer

Introducing Palmer, “the strong silent type.” He’ll be up for adoption soon, but first he needs to have eye surgery. His right eye was injured… Continue reading

 

Phoebe Estill

Phoebe Estill

Phoebe Estill Aug. 20, 1965 - Nov. 6, 2020 Phoebe Estill, aged 55, of Homer passed away on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 at Providence Medical… Continue reading

 

Rolan D. Porter

Rolan D. Porter

Rolan D. Porter Nov. 27, 1928 - Nov. 13, 2020 Rolan D. Porter, 91, passed away quietly on Nov. 13, 2020 at his home in… Continue reading

Rolan D. Porter
The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/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 Nov. 16-22… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Tori Adelynn Ozhuwan

Tori Adelynn Ozhuwan was born at 1:03 p.m. on Nov. 23, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Tasha Ozhuwan and Cole Sallee of Homer. She… Continue reading

The sign for the "Fun with 5x7" show at the Homer Council on the Arts, on display through Dec. 17, 2020, at the gallery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

‘Fun with 5×7’ show at Homer Council on the Arts inspires creators to think small

The Homer Council on the Arts’ annual “Fun with 5x7” show challenges artists to think small and create within the confined space of 5-inches by… Continue reading

The sign for the "Fun with 5x7" show at the Homer Council on the Arts, on display through Dec. 17, 2020, at the gallery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Tracy Hansen's painting is part of an exhibit of her palette-knife works showing at the Ptarmigan Arts Back Room Gallery from Friday, Nov. 27 to Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, at the gallery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Ptarmigan Arts)
Tracy Hansen's painting is part of an exhibit of her palette-knife works showing at the Ptarmigan Arts Back Room Gallery from Friday, Nov. 27 to Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, at the gallery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Ptarmigan Arts)
For a twist on the traditional Old Fashioned cocktail, use apple cider and serve with a cinnamon stick, as seen here in Teri Robl’s kitching on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Spice up Thanksgiving with these side dishes and drinks

Happy Thanksgiving! I’ve missed writing to you and sharing special dishes from my kitchen. The Other Fisherman and I are doing great and we hope… Continue reading

For a twist on the traditional Old Fashioned cocktail, use apple cider and serve with a cinnamon stick, as seen here in Teri Robl’s kitching on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)
Ryder Chase, age 9, works on faux stained glass in Amy Komar's socially-distant Art a la Carte class last Friday at the Homer Council on the Arts. Children in the class wore masks and worked at either end of long tables spaced apart. The young artists also made large origami stars that will be placed in store windows "for a dose of color therapy for the community," Komar said. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

Turkey Day is finally here again. But do we all have a turkey waiting to take a long nap in the oven? The Betster certainly… Continue reading

Ryder Chase, age 9, works on faux stained glass in Amy Komar's socially-distant Art a la Carte class last Friday at the Homer Council on the Arts. Children in the class wore masks and worked at either end of long tables spaced apart. The young artists also made large origami stars that will be placed in store windows "for a dose of color therapy for the community," Komar said. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

Robert Linwood Durr

Robert Linwood Durr

Robert Linwood Durr Feb. 23, 1941 - Nov. 2, 2020 On the afternoon of Nov. 2, 2020 a light went out in the world. Robert… Continue reading

Robert Linwood Durr
The Homer Animal Shelter on March 16, 2020, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Pet of the week: None available this week

The Homer Animal Shelter is closed to the public, including volunteers, until further notice. People interested in adopting a pet can visit and meet a… Continue reading

The Homer Animal Shelter on March 16, 2020, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/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 Nov. 9-15… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Robert (Bob) Frank Letson

Robert (Bob) Frank Letson

Robert (Bob) Frank Letson April 6, 1948 - Nov. 8, 2020 Robert (Bob) Frank Letson, age 72, of Camden, South Carolina, and previously Homer, Alaska,… Continue reading

Robert (Bob) Frank Letson
Paul Lewis Spilsbury

Paul Lewis Spilsbury

Paul Lewis Spilsbury Sept. 20, 1945- Nov. 11, 2020 Paul Lewis Spilsbury, 75, of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, husband, father, stepfather, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, passed… Continue reading

Paul Lewis Spilsbury
Nathan Keith Chesser

Nathan Keith Chesser

Nathan Keith Chesser March 7, 1960 – Aug. 31, 2020 Nathan “Keith” Chesser, 60, died surrounded by family at home in Star, Idaho on Aug.… Continue reading

Nathan Keith Chesser

Enzo Santiago Hahn

Enzo Santiago Hahn was born at 3:57 p.m. on Nov. 13, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jessica and William Hahn of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Christian Science Society, located at 3774 Bartlett St., will hold a Thanksgiving service at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 26. Hymns, prayer and readings from… Continue reading

Several pages from David Brame's "After the Rain," adapted from Nnedi Okorafor’s short story “On the Road.” (Photo courtesy David Brame)

New Homer creator brings Afrofuturism to town

David Brame’s new graphic novel will be published in January

Several pages from David Brame's "After the Rain," adapted from Nnedi Okorafor’s short story “On the Road.” (Photo courtesy David Brame)