Court Reports

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through April 22: Judgments Lee F. Swartz, 44, pleaded guilty to reckless driving. He… Continue reading

Police Reports

Homer Police April 16 A caller at 12:24 p.m. asked police to issue a trespass notice to a man who had caused a disturbance at… Continue reading

Fire company reports

Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services April 15-22 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to six medical calls and one fire call. Homer Fire April… Continue reading

Kaleila Jean Koontz

Kaleila Jean Koontz was born 3:13 p.m. April 21, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Betsy and Jason Koontz. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces.… Continue reading

Verity Laurelle Weisser

Verity Laurelle Weisser was born 2:14 a.m. April 20, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Arwen and Samuel Weisser. She weighed 9 pounds, 10.6 ounces.… Continue reading


  There will be a regular meeting of the Kachemak Bay Birders at 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Everyone… Continue reading

Homer Seniors Citizens present annual talent show Saturday

Homer Senior Citizens will present their annual talent show from 7-9:30 p.m. Saturday at Homer High School’s Mariner Theater. It is a benefit for the… Continue reading

Stabenow seeks to build women writers retreat

Norman Vaughan, the explorer and Iditarod musher, used to say, “Dream big and dare to fail.” That could be the motto of Homer writer Dana… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

It’s kinda hard to get silly and sarcastic when the week starts with a bombing in Boston that kills three people and maims many. Sure,… Continue reading

Parsifal is next in opera series

How does a young man who doesn’t even know his own name become part of a vision “that a blameless fool made wise through compassion… Continue reading

Homer students place in 2013 Youth Art and Writing contest

Several Homer area students received awards in the annual Youth Art and Writing Contest sponsored by F Magazine. Emily Inama, 7th grade, Homer Middle School,… Continue reading

Jubilee show is April 26

The annual Jubilee Youth Performance show is at 7 p.m. April 26 at the Mariner Theatre. Sponsored by the Homer Council on the Arts, the… Continue reading

Volunteers to give away books for World Book Night

As part of World Book Night, volunteers next Tuesday will be giving out free books around town. The national program, coordinated locally through the Homer… Continue reading

KBC student art show opens April 26

An opening reception for the Kachemak Bay Campus student art showcase is 5 to 7 p.m. April 26 in the Campus Commons, Pioneer Hall. The… Continue reading


Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through April 12: Judgments Anthony C. Larocca, 44, pleaded guilty to an amended charge… Continue reading

Troopers Reports

April 2 Alaska State Troopers at 9:11 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 32-year-old Homer man driving a Chrysler mini-van near Mile 1 East… Continue reading

Homer Police Reports

April 8 A man at 1:48 p.m. turned in a pair of prescription eyeglasses found in the Crittenden Drive area. A caller at 2:55 p.m.… Continue reading

Fire Company Reports

Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services April 8-14 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to four medical calls. Homer Fire April 8-14 Firefighters and emergency… Continue reading