Michael William Inga

Michael William Inga Oct. 25, 1955 - Dec. 26, 2019 Michael William Inga, age 64, passed away on Dec. 26, 2019 at Alaska Native Medical… Continue reading

June Engstrom

June Engstrom June 22, 1928 - Oct. 29, 2019 June Engstrom was born in Portland, Oregon in 1928 and died peacefully Oct 29, 2019, in… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2020

Pet of the Week: Sabrina

Pet of the week Sabrina is a 13-year-old female cat. She’s a special needs, senior kitty. She’s on a strict diet (shelter staff have lots… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Central Peninsula Fish and Game Advisory Committee will be holding a public meeting in Ninilchik at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, at the Ninilchik School… Continue reading

The many paths of Kim McNett lead to fulfillment in process

Like a lot of Homer artists, Kim McNett has found the way to a career means many different paths — but she’s wandered places most… Continue reading

Best Bets

Ice, snow, ice, cold. OK, Homerites: When did the Banana Belt slip north to Nome? Yes, Fairbanksians are probably laughing at our discomfort, but there’s… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Eight Pioneer Avenue businesses were burglarized on Jan. 9 and 10. Someone took tip jars from the Duncan House containing donations to… Continue reading

Ani DiFranco to headline Salmonfest

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

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 Dec. 23-29… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Stacy

Pet of the week Meet Stacy. This 1-year-old sassypants is ready to party! She’s very snuggly and playful. She likes other cats and would do… Continue reading

Heather Donette Todd

Heather Donette Todd Jan. 5, 1965 - Dec. 22, 2019 Longtime Homer resident, Mrs. Heather Donette Todd, 54, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 at South… Continue reading

Herbert W. Middleton

Herbert W. Middleton Dec. 15, 1938 - Dec. 21, 2019 Herb Middleton passed away on Dec. 21, 2019 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska. Herb… Continue reading

Jeanne E. Stout

Jeanne E. Stout Nov. 16, 1948 - Dec. 13, 2019 Longtime Homer resident, Mrs. Jeanne E. Stout, 71, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 at South… Continue reading

Wilma Strom Gregory

Wilma Strom Gregory April 21, 1918 - Dec. 14, 2019 Wilma Strom Gregory, 101 year old World War II veteran, mother of five children, grandmother… Continue reading

Town Crier

There will be a Hazardous Waste Collection Day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 at the Homer Transfer Facility. This is free… Continue reading

First Friday art exhibit openings provide holiday shopping opportunity

For January, many galleries and art venues close for the month while they remodel, paint and acquire new works for the upcoming spring season. Art… Continue reading

Art in brief

Applications open for Rasmuson grants The application period has opened for the Rasmuson Foundation’s annual Individual Artist Awards (IAA). Applications will be accepted through March… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Make tasty oyster dishes with fresh, local seafood

I plan to enjoy time in the upcoming New Year trying new recipes, searching out and cooking with ingredients I’m not familiar with, reading entertaining… Continue reading

Best Bets

When a New Year rears its head, it’s almost impossible to meet it face on without reflecting on the year before. Social media certainly does… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago A $4,000 fireworks display on Beluga Lake brought in the new year and the new millennium. Certified pyrotechnician Jon Faulkner organized the… Continue reading