Kachemak Emergency Services

Feb. 11-17Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to no calls. They did provide stand-by support at the ski races at Ohlson Mountain on Feb. 15… Continue reading

Homer Fire

Feb. 11-17Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to five medical calls and two fire calls.… Continue reading

Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services

Feb. 11-17Emergency medical technicians went to one medical call.… Continue reading

Luke Kenneth Fraley

Luke Kenneth Fraley was born at 2:24 p.m. Feb. 16, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Pam and Scott Fraley. He weighed 7 pounds, 7.7… Continue reading

Seldovia Village Tribe Health & Wellness Center

The SVT Health & Wellness Center offers a series of classes covering all aspects of wellness every Thursday at 6 p.m. Today's class is "Effective… Continue reading

R.E.C. Room

The R.E.C. Room (Resource and Enrichment Co-op) is a multipurpose space for youth ages 12-18 as a safe environment to hang out with friends. Hours… Continue reading

Pratt Museum

Regular hours for February are Tuesdays through Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Free Winter Wednesdays with free admission to the museum are held during February… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay Campus

Registration is being held for these upcoming classes: Alaska Winter Survival, taught by Libby Bushell Veasey, begins Feb. 26; Beginning Fly Fishing, begins March 22;… 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. The senior center… Continue reading


The Backcountry Film Festival is 7 p.m. today at the Homer Theatre. The festival is sponsored locally by the Kachemak Nordic Ski Club and The… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

Toby talks, follows you around and really can't quite figure out why you won't open that can of tuna. The world revolves around Toby, right?… Continue reading

homer’s winter carnival celebrates the season

Sunshine, slush, ice, rain, snow ... you name it, the 2013 Homer Winter Carnival had a little of everything. It also had plenty of fun,… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Notice the red color on this page? The words “love” and “Valentine’s Day”? Consider this fair warning that today might be a day those romantically… Continue reading

Homer authors publish new books

National publishers have recently published two new books by Homer authors. Beacon Press of Boston published last month scientist, poet and nonfiction writer Eva Saulitis’… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

HCOA holds Quixotic fundraiserThe Homer Council on the Arts holds a fundraiser at 7 p.m. today at the Homer Theatre for its fall show, Quixotic… Continue reading

Museum gets up close with whales in new exhibit

The title of the Pratt Museum's new exhibit tells it all: "Encounters: Whales in Our Waters."And by "encounter," does the museum ever mean encounter.Not only… Continue reading

Court Reports

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Feb. 11:JudgmentsMeagan R. Teal, 21, charge dismissed, driving while license suspended.Howard P. Jackson,… Continue reading

State Troopers Report

Jan. 27Alaska State Troopers at 8:12 p.m. contacted a 44-year-old Ninilchik man at his home while responding to a 911 call. Troopers allege the man… Continue reading