Youth art featured in show

With youth art shows at the Homer Council on the Arts, the Pratt Museum and Paul Banks Elementary School, April First Friday is all about… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

The other day while toiling away in the word mines, the Betster experienced something unknown since last summer. I got hot. No, we’re not talking… Continue reading

First Friday Events

Alaska Intuitive Arts 158 W. Pioneer Ave. Spirit-ah-graphy by Joluna Love 11 a.m.-8 p.m., First Friday Opening Intuitive artist Joluna Love shows her digital photography… Continue reading

State arts council seeks 1-percent art qualifications

The Alaska State Council on the Arts seeks 1-percent for art qualifications for two projects. One project is for exterior artwork to be commissioned for… Continue reading

Pier One holds auditions Saturday, Sunday

Pier One Theatre holds auditions for the play “Up” from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday and 4 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the Mariner Theatre.… Continue reading

dipping into the homer blogosphere

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER Around and about Homer, not everything exists in the physical universe — at least, the universe beyond some server farm… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

Puck is a pistol, a nimble little sprite with a penchant for stealing yarn — and hearts. This 4-month-old, black-and-white tuxedo is a lover. Smart… Continue reading

Court Report

Courts Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through March 28: Criminal Court Warren J. Magnuson, 38, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.… Continue reading

Police Reports

Homer Police March 22 A man at 1:15 p.m. turned in a debit card found at Mariner Park. A woman at 2:15 p.m. reported losing… Continue reading

Fire Company Reports

Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services March 25-31 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians did not go to any medical calls and fire calls. Homer Fire… Continue reading

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

Announcements

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