Hava Lia Bowersox

was born 2:42 a.m. April 10, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Erin and Skip Bowersox. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces. Her grandparents are… Continue reading

Announcements

Kachemak Bay Birders hold a birding trip to Mossy Kilcher’s Seaside Farms on East End Road at 9 a.m. Saturday. Park at the top of… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

In yet another sign of spring — the Betster has a long list, by the way — Alaska Department of Public Safety Commissioner Joseph Masters… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

Such a sweet girl, so lonely, so ready for a real home to call her own. Bella is a 7-year-old, long-haired domestic all-black cat. This… Continue reading

Court Report

Courts Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through April 5:   Judgments DeLee Iona Smith, 47, pleaded guilty to driving… Continue reading

Police Reports

Homer Police April 1 A woman at 4:33 p.m. reported flooding at the Pennock Street and Lakeside Drive intersection. Police notified Public Works. A man… Continue reading

Fire Company Reports

Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services April 1-7 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to five medical calls and one fire call. Homer Fire April… Continue reading

A baby Boy

A baby boy was born 9:40 a.m. April 6, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Nikita and Alla Basargin. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces.… Continue reading

Olivine Mae Collins

Olivine Mae Collins was born 12:47 p.m. April 5, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Megan Murphy and Steve Collins. She weighed 8 pounds, 1… Continue reading

Emily Quinn Faber

Emily Quinn Faber was born 6:41 a.m. April 5, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Christine and Jack Faber. She weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces.… Continue reading

Madalyn Lee Simpson

Madalyn Lee Simpson was born 7:10 p.m. April 3, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Kristine Sutherland and Joel Simpson. She weighed 7 pounds, 2.5… Continue reading

Announcements

The Cook Inlet Regional Planning Team (CIRPT) will hold a regular meeting at 9:30 a.m. April 17 in the conference room of the Cook Inlet… Continue reading

Photographer uses antique equipment on modern images

In the days of cell phone and digital cameras, where applications like Hipstamatic and Instagram create photo effects of the 1950s, Fairbanks photographer Adam Ottavi… Continue reading

Pier One holds more auditions

Pier One Theatre holds auditions this weekend for “The Clean House,” written by Sarah Ruhl and directed by Peter Sheppard. Auditions are 6 to 9… Continue reading

Hallo Bay Camp featured in Disney production

A Disney Nature featurette and preview has been released of “Bears,” a movie filmed at Hallo Bay Bear Camp and in Katmai National Park. Disney… Continue reading

Youth Orchestra plays Sunday

The Homer Youth String Orchestra Club performs its annual spring concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Homer Council on the Arts. The concert is… Continue reading

Fiber arts festival coming up at Ninilchik fairgrounds

The Kenai Peninsula State Fair isn’t just about the annual three-day event that draws a crowd of thousands every August.  For instance, on March 29… Continue reading

Stay true to this: Garden for yourself

Editor’s Note: For 20 years Rosemary Fitzpatrick encouraged area gardeners in her column in the Homer News, the Kachemak Gardener. She took a break, but… Continue reading

Going to the dogs

Judging by the look on her face, Gracie, a 6-year-old golden retriever, is proud of herself. Judging by the ribbons and trophies arranged around her,… Continue reading

Prune your trees. Now.

Editor’s Note: For 20 years Rosemary Fitzpatrick encouraged area gardeners in her column in the Homer News, the Kachemak Gardener. She took a break, but… Continue reading