Pratt Museum

The museum is closed January. Business offices are open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday in January. The museum reopens Feb. 1. From 5 to 7 p.m.… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay Campus

Registration for winter/spring semester is going on for all upcoming winter and spring classes. Classes include Tai Chi, Yoga, Winter Survival Skills, Biology of Sharks,… Continue reading

Homer Senior Citizens

Homer Senior Citizens lunch is open to seniors and their guests and is served 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday through Friday. The lunch menu for this… Continue reading

Friendship Center

Friendship Center Adult Day Services is open 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday with extended hours for special situations.  … Continue reading

Anchor Point Senior Center

The Anchor Point Senior Center is open at 8 a.m. Monday through Thursday for coffee. Come by and enjoy coffee and conversation. Starting Jan. 29,… Continue reading

Announcements

The Kachemak Bay Birders' next regular meeting is 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center. Following the meeting, Betty Siegel will… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

  Snuggles is 2-year-old, long haired black and white tuxedo cat. The sweetest cat you’ve ever seen, all Snuggles wants is to be loved. Ahh,… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Over the past few weeks, Facebook has been mixing up its status questions. One week it was “How are you feeling?” and lately it’s been… Continue reading

Homer Bookstore holds World Book Night

The Homer Bookstore participates in the second annual World Book Night on April 23, with the sign-up deadline extended to Jan. 25. Plans are already… Continue reading

Visiting writer speaks at KBC

Award winning fiction writer Alan Heathcock will read from his work and hold a craft talk at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday as part of Kachemak Bay… Continue reading

National Geographic holds casting call

The National Geographic Channel holds an open casting call for Russian Old Believer families working in the fishing and boat building industries interested in appearing… Continue reading

HCOA announces Art Awards

The Homer Council on the Arts announced the winners of the 2012 Art Awards. The awards are given annually for achievements in the arts. The… Continue reading

Cultural talk looks at link between names, clans and lands

What is the link between a land and a name? In 2006 on a tour of the Scottish Borders, as I visited the Liddesdale and… Continue reading

community conversation: thou shalt kill?

Read the headlines and see new stories about murders, shootings and all manner of violence and it’s easy to wonder what the world is coming… Continue reading

Dolls reflect artist’s heritage, viewers’ impressions

“First Alaskans” is artist Pamela “Asiak” Nolcini’s name for her exhibit that debuted as a First Friday exhibit at Photo Depot this month. Not ‘First… Continue reading

Troopers

Michael H. Glasgow, 59, charges dismissed, driving without a valid operator's license, no motor vehicle liability insurance, violating conditions of release.Leslie F. Mofford, 60, pleaded… Continue reading

Troopers

Jan. 7Alaska State Troopers at 5:10 p.m. contacted a 34-year-old Homer man during an investigation and took him into protective custody. While the man was… Continue reading

Homer Police

Jan. 9A caller at 4:05 a.m. reported an expected death of a 19-year-old man at his Kachemak Way home. Jan. 10A man at 9:25 a.m.… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

You know how in the police blotter sometimes cops pull over motorists because they crossed the center line? Or, sometimes alert citizens call in a… Continue reading

Mountainfilm: Armchair adventure

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER All your Facebook buddies might be posting photos of themselves surfing in Maui and you might think you’re the only… Continue reading