Homer Fire

Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to nine medical calls and two fire calls.  … Continue reading

Alder James Eagan

Alder James Eagan was born at 8:11 a.m. Nov. 20, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Benay and Robert Eagan of Anchor Point. He weighed… Continue reading


AnnouncementsMAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula, the local collaborative for community health improvement, is conducting our second Community Health Needs Assessment from November 2012 -… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Recently an alert citizen called the paper saying a friend overheard some government types at a café talking about a secret project to change the… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

“All who wander are not lost...” Strider is one amazing cat.  This classic male tabby somehow found his way into an abandoned house this winter,… Continue reading


CourtsInformation regarding courthouse activity is taken from logbooks and court-issued forms and may not contain all details of the final disposition of each case. Case… Continue reading


Nov. 8Alaska State Troopers at 3:30 p.m. contacted a 30-year-old Nanwalek man after receiving a report that alleged he had made sexual advances and offered… Continue reading

Homer Police

Nov. 9A man at 9:18 a.m. made a 911 call that he saw a body in a car parked on Skyline Drive. Police responded and… Continue reading

Kachemak Emergency Services

Nov. 12-19Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to two medical calls and two fire calls.… Continue reading

Homer Fire

Nov. 12-19Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 13 medical calls and three fire calls.Nov. 12Firefighters went to a West Skyline Drive home for a… Continue reading


AnnouncementsThe Christian Science Society, located at 3774 Bartlett St., will hold a Thanksgiving Day service at 10 a.m. Hymns, prayer and readings from the King… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Slouching into middle age, the Betster has been facing the bitter reality of a youth-deficient body. Things just break down and wear out. Yeah, growing… Continue reading

Homer-grown musician launches Kickstarter project for album

Eternal Fair, Homer-grown musician Andrew Vait’s group, has started a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for its debut full-length album.  “The songs that we’re going… Continue reading

Surfing film to show again Dec. 1 at Homer Theatre

“Alaska Sessions,” a film about a month-long surfing trip from Sitka to Homer, shows again at 1 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Homer Theatre. Admission… Continue reading

‘Distinguished Service to the Humanities’

For nearly a dozen years, writers have been gathering annually on the shores of Kachemak Bay, sharing their talents, insights and expertise, and celebrating their… Continue reading

Spirit of sharing fills holiday season

By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer It’s full-steam ahead into the holiday season with Share the Spirit, a community-wide effort to ensure no one goes without… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Slip sliding down West Hill Road the other day in a thermally confused snowstorm, the Betster realized that some drivers don’t live in the reality… Continue reading

Court Report

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Nov. 9:   Judgments Kenneth G. Davidson, 49, pleaded guilty to not having… Continue reading


Oct. 29 Alaska State Troopers at 8:15 p.m. received a “report every dangerous driver immediately” complaint of a driver in Anchor Point. Troopers stopped the… Continue reading

Homer Police

Oct. 30 A probation officer at 10:09 a.m. asked for assistance with a person on probation. Police contacted and arrested the person. A man at… Continue reading