Mike Fairman

Mike Fairman Mike Fairman, 61, sound technician at Down East Saloon for nine years, died in the arms of his wife, Maka, on Jan. 18,… Continue reading

Kemsley June Henderson

Kemsley June Henderson was born at 8:26 a.m. on Jan. 2, 2020 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Hospital in Anchorage to Corinne and Sam Henderson of… Continue reading

Waverly Jade Reid

Waverly Jade Reid was born at 9:29 p.m. on Jan. 24, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Soniyae and Brian Reid of Homer. She weighed… Continue reading

Gabriel Kai Keller Iida

Gabriel Kai Keller Iida was born at 7:43 p.m. on Jan. 19, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Pauli Iida and Joshua Keller of Homer.… Continue reading

Harper Jean Kincaid

Harper Jean Kincaid was born at 8:48 a.m. on Jan. 14, 2020 to Echo and Colby Kincaid of Homer. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces.… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Korean-inspired Sloppy Joes adds twist to old favorite

The Other Fisherman and I went to Anchorage recently. We spent time with family, enjoying our little grandkids who grow way too quickly at their… Continue reading

Homer Native artist leaves state, national and international legacy

Hailed as one of the finest Alaska artists of his generation, Ron Senungetuk, 86, died last week on Jan. 21 at his Homer home with… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago A blizzard some called “the storm of the decade” hammered the Kenai Peninsula. Coming on top of a week of heavy snow,… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Franklin

Pet of the week Franklin is an 7 to 8-year-old male cat. This big guy is quite the character. He’s handsome, independent and curious. He… Continue reading

Anchorage artist who has displayed art locally gets major grant

An Anchorage artist who has exhibited at Bunnell Street Arts Center and the Pratt Museum last week received a $100,000 award from a national arts… Continue reading

Light snow falls over Eldred Passage on the south side of Kachemak Bay on Monday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2020, near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armtrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

“No drama.” In emails, text messages or even old-fashioned face-to-face conversations, that’s what people have been saying to the Betster. “Let’s not have any drama… Continue reading

Light snow falls over Eldred Passage on the south side of Kachemak Bay on Monday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2020, near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armtrong/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 Jan. 13-19… Continue reading

Gary Thomas

April 11, 1951 - Jan. 14, 2020 Gary Thomas, 68, Homer’s public-spirited master of ceremonies, died in a sudden and unforeseeable accident Jan. 14, 2020,… Continue reading

Alexandra “Sandy” Lauritsen

Alexandra “Sandy” Lauritsen July 24, 1951 - Jan. 12, 2020 Long time Anchor Point resident Alexandra “Sandy” Lauritsen, 68, passed away at her home on… Continue reading

Brendan Leland Rider

Brendan Leland Rider Jan. 27, 1993 - Jan. 11, 2020 Brendan Leland Rider passed away unexpectedly Jan. 11, 2020 at his home in Homer, Alaska… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Bay State Parks is currently recruiting for members for the Kachemak Bay State Parks Citizens Advisory Board. This advisory board provides Alaska State Parks… Continue reading

Art in brief

Homer author releases third book Homer Author Jeannette Aragones introduced her third book with a reading on Monday, Jan. 13, to Long Term Care residents… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Homer City Council member Mike Yourkowski pulled a resolution from the agenda that would have opposed action by the North Pacific Fishery… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Tigerlily

Pet of the week Tigerlily is a 3-year-old female cat. This gentle soul is looking for a place to rest her sweet head. She’s calm,… 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 Jan. 6-12… Continue reading