Victoria Isabella Jaramillo-Reece

Victoria Isabella Jaramillo-Reece was born at 12:44 p.m. on Nov. 18, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Mariana Jaramillo and Samuel Reece of Homer. She… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Bay Running Club and Community Recreation are hosting the Thanksgiving morning “Sweating Gravy Turkey Trot.” The 5K Fun Run/walk starts at 10 a.m. from… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: The experts agree: Don’t mess with Thanksgiving traditions

The New York Times published an entertaining opinion article on Sunday by Jennifer Weiner about Thanksgiving dinner, “Don’t Mess with the Dressing. Don’t Mess with… Continue reading

New Pratt director brings 15 years of Alaska experience

As part of a wave of new leadership at Homer nonprofits and civic organizations, next week the Pratt Museum welcomes its new executive director, Jennifer… Continue reading

Art in brief

Homer photographer is in Alaska Positive Homer photographer Linda Smogor’s work has been selected for the Alaska Positive juriedphotography exhibit at the Alaska State Museum,… Continue reading

Best Bets

The Betster has been known to get a big grumpy when people put up the holiday decorations before Thanksgiving. Well, the Betster can get grumpy… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago At a Homer High School Parent Teacher and Student Organization meeting, parent Scott Ulmer suggested random drug testing for students. A juvenile… 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 Nov. 11-17… Continue reading

Pets of the Week: Mikey and Darla

Pet of the week Mikey is a 9-year-old male cat and Darla is a 7-year-old female cat. With this kind of chilly and damp weather,… Continue reading

Mary Louise Bartlett

Mary Louise Bartlett

Mary Louise Bartlett April 20, 1945 - Oct. 23, 2019 Mary Louise Bartlett, 74, passed away at South Peninsula Hospital on Oct. 23, 2019 with… Continue reading

Mary Louise Bartlett

Ruth Hattie Willett (Probert)

Ruth Hattie Willett (Probert) Jan. 30, 1935 - Nov. 10, 2019 Ruth Hattie Willett (Probert) passed away peacefully in Kalispell, Montana on Nov. 10, 2019… Continue reading

Eloise Alaria Weitzman

Eloise Alaria Weitzman was born at 1:07 p.m. on Oct. 30, 2019 to Ben and Justine Weitzman at Homer Birth and Wellness Center. She weighed… Continue reading

Kyrie Rae Kleinleder

Kyrie Rae Kleinleder was born at 11:04 p.m. Nov. 15, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Tammy and Jonathan Kleinleder of Homer. She weighed 5… Continue reading

Ava Marie Ledger

Ava Marie Ledger was born at 6:32 a.m. on Nov. 11, 2019 to John and Rio Ledger at Homer Birth and Wellness Center. She is… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Kachemak Bay Birders will hold their next meeting at 5 p.m. Monday, Nov. 25, at the Islands and Ocean Visitor Center in the Auditorium.… Continue reading

New Pratt book gives personal history of Homer

Editor’s note: The spelling of Vera Choate Langsdale was incorrect and has been corrected here. Also, for clarification, the Patrons of the Pratt Society paid… Continue reading

Recent snow in the Kenai Mountains across Kachemak Bay has made the Poot Peak panda more visible, as seen here on Nov. 18, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

It’s as though Mother Nature does not want us to get into the Christmas spirit too early. No sooner had the Betster started doing a… Continue reading

Recent snow in the Kenai Mountains across Kachemak Bay has made the Poot Peak panda more visible, as seen here on Nov. 18, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Kachemak Gardener: Until next year …

Rosemary Fitzpatrick is a longtime Homer gardener and has been writing Kachemak Gardener since 1990.… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago The Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly approved a six-month lease for the new Homer Boys & Girls Club in the old Homer Intermediate… 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 Nov. 4-10… Continue reading