Wyatt Everett Hunt

Wyatt Everett Hunt was born at 6:36 p.m. April 1, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Amanda D. and Justin E. Hunt. He weighed 8… Continue reading

Audrey Jane Cushman

Audrey Jane Cushman was born at 9:51 p.m. March 28, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Catherine and Chris Cushman. She weighed 7 pounds, 5… Continue reading

Christian Michael Conner Lashbrook Nickolai Acovak

Christian Michael Conner Lashbrook Nickolai Acovak was born 6:05 p.m. March 27, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Charity Nickolai and Austin Lashbrook of Palmer.… Continue reading


As part of Tartan Days, the Kachemak Bay Celtic Club celebrates the 693th anniversary of the declaration of Scottish independence with a Scotch whisky tasting… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

When you woke up the other day, did you feel a little bit older? If so, that’s because you are older — a lot, lot… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

ScoobyDoo dreams of warmer climes. Well, don’t we all. This 2-year-old, long-haired black beauty is playful, loving and oh so ready for a home. Good… Continue reading

Court Report

Courts Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through March 22: Judgments Erica A. McCrary, 30, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct.… Continue reading

Police Reports

Homer Police March 18 A caller at 7:59 p.m. reported a person possibly trespassing at a Pioneer Avenue residence. Police responded but the suspect was… Continue reading

Fire Company Reports

Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services March 18-24 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to five medical calls and one fire call. Homer Fire March… Continue reading

Esther L. Haakenson

    Esther Lucille Haakenson, 92, passed away on March 12, 2013, at Main Street Assisted Living residence in Homer. A memorial service is 2… Continue reading

Marilyn Day

Marilyn Day was born 11:43 p.m. March 22, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Ruby P. Mason and Anthony M. Day. She weighed 7 pounds,… Continue reading


“Community Gardens as a Health Intervention” is at 7 p.m. today at Kachemak Bay Campus, Pioneer Hall room 212. Leif Albertson, Yukon-Kuskokwim Cooperative Extension Service… Continue reading

49 Writers offers Tutka Bay writing retreat

Writer Ron Carlson leads a writers retreat Sept. 6 to 8 at Tutka Bay Lodge. Director of the graduate program in fiction at the University… Continue reading

Film shows for Sexual Assault Awareness month

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness month, South Peninsula Haven House sponsors a showing of “The Invisible War” at 6 p.m. April 11 at the… Continue reading

Jubilee events coming up

Jubilee, the Homer Council on the Arts annual celebration of youth art for grades kindergarten through 12, happens in April, with art exhibits and the… Continue reading

Memoir follows loss, decline of orca group in Prince William Sound

For writers, books don’t appear whole out of thin air. Instead, like orca whales sliding underwater, they can be elusive, works in progress until some… Continue reading

Easter is a hopping-good time on the southern peninsula

If you think Santa and his elves are busy during the Christmas season, check out what the Easter Bunny and his large band of helpers… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Holy Feng Shui, Betsteroids! Did you know March has five Fridays in it? This is supposed to be really rare and is called “money bags,”… Continue reading

Writing project seeks submissions

The Pen the Kenai community writing project seeks submissions from Kenai Peninsula residents. Pen the Kenai is a companion to the Paint the Kenai community… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

‘Honk!’ plays April 5-7 The Youth/Teen Musical Theatre program of the Homer Council and the Arts and Pier One Theatre presents “Honk!,” a family musical… Continue reading