Homer’s Best Bets

Starting at midnight today, there are 521,280 minutes left in the year. You already blew the first 1,440 minutes on New Year’s Day, possibly by… Continue reading

Court Reports

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Dec. 31:JudgmentsTrevor K. Latimer, 44, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault, domestic violence. He… Continue reading

Homer Police

Dec. 21A caller at 9:08 a.m. reported an unattended death of a 92-year-old man at a Herndon Street home.A woman at 2:05 p.m. reported a… Continue reading

Titan Kasius Swenning Norman

Titan Kasius Swenning Norman was born at 6:13 a.m., Jan. 1, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Barbara Swenning of Nanwalek and Nikalai Norman of… Continue reading

Terance Killbear

Terance Killbear was born at 6:01 a.m. Dec. 30, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Anastasia Killbear Kvasnikoff and Gerald Killbear of Nanwalek. He weighed… Continue reading

Adah Cynthia Hoffman

Adah Cynthia Hoffman was born at 3:59 p.m. Dec. 28, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Joanna and Jason Hoffman of Anchor Point. She weighed… Continue reading

Andersen brings blues to Alaska — Canadian style

Listen to Matt Andersen’s music, and you hear a deep, growling voice that could come from blues country in Chicago or the Mississippi Delta. There’s… Continue reading

new year’s eve at renn’s: the highlight of homer dancinG

On a howling New Year’s Eve night with snow and rain flying sideways, someone driving by Renn Tolman’s boat shop on Kachemak Drive might not… Continue reading

Titan Kasius Swenning Norman

Titan Kasius Swenning Norman was born at 6:13 a.m., Jan. 1, 2013, at South Peninsula Hospital to Barbara Swenning of Nanwalek and Nikalai Norman of… Continue reading

Adah Cynthia Hoffman

Adah Cynthia Hoffman was born at 3:59 p.m. Dec. 28, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Joanna and Jason Hoffman of Anchor Point. She weighed… Continue reading

Announcements

The Small Business Administration offers low-interest federal disaster loans for residents and businesses affected by the storm that caused high winds and flooding Sept. 15-30.… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

“This is a tale of our castaway...”  Gilligan is a goof.  Lithe, quick and full of vim and vinegar, this 2-year old-tabby just wants to… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Oops. Santa Claus seems to have messed up the Betster’s Christmas wish list.  “A new snow shovel,” the Betster asked for. And what did Santa… Continue reading

Court reports

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Dec. 21:JudgmentsPatrick J. Delumeau, 19, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault, domestic violence. He… Continue reading

Homer Police

Dec. 18A caller at 11:05 a.m. reported a locked car parked on Lake Street was broken into and an item stolen.An employee at 6:28 p.m.… Continue reading

Kachemak Emergency Services

Dec. 17-22Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to five medical calls.… Continue reading

Homer Fire

Dec. 17-22Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 11 medical calls and onefire call.Dec. 17Firefighters went to a carbon monoxide alarm at a home. Firefighters… Continue reading

Cooper Dean Smith

Cooper Dean Smith was born at 2:10 a.m. Dec. 21, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Kayla and David Smith of Anchor Point. He weighed… Continue reading

Deloris and Wilbur Babcock

  Former Homer residents Deloris and Wilbur Babcock celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary. They married on Jan 1, 1953, in Goshen, Ind. They met in… 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