Troopers

Nov. 17Alaska State Troopers at 9:54 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 52-year-old Ninilchik man driving a snowmachine in Ninilchik. Troopers arrested the man… Continue reading

Homer Police

Nov. 26A U.S. Coast Guard official at 3:51 p.m. reported a distress signal received from a boat parked on land near Mile .5 Homer Spit… Continue reading

Kachemak Emergency Services

Nov. 26-Dec. 3Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to one medical call and one fire call.Kachemak Emergency Services encourages everyone to keep their chimneys clean.… Continue reading

Homer Fire

Nov. 26-Dec. 3Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to eight medical calls and one fire call.… Continue reading

Giovanni Antonio Ricciardi

Giovanni Antonio Ricciardi was born at 8:48 a.m. Nov. 28, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Haily Cox and Giuseppe Ricciardi. He weighed 8 pounds,… Continue reading

Olivia Nita Smith

Olivia Nita Smith was born at 4:43 a.m. Nov. 30, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Traci Prevost and Kenton Smith. She weighed 7 pounds,… 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

The Pratt Museum invites anyone interested in the museum to complete its online survey that will help guide the museum in the planning process. All… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay Campus

The campus is closed for the holiday break from Dec. 24 to Jan. 1.Give the gift of learning. Gift certificates are available for classes. Registration… Continue reading

Homer Senior Citizens

Homer Senior Citizens Craft Fair is Dec. 8, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. Tables for vendors are available for $20. Call 235-7655 to reserve a table. Homer… 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

Announcements

Kachemak Ski Club (Homer Rope Tow) holds its annual meeting at 6 p.m. today at Cook Inletkeeper. There will be a short business meeting, a… Continue reading

Scott Miller greets customers to his booth at the 2011 Nutcracker Faire. Miller makes inlaid wooden pendants and small plaques.-Photos by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Nutcracker Faire: something for everyone, even Santa

By  The sights and sounds of the Christmas holiday will fill the Homer High School commons and gym this weekend with Homer Council on the… Continue reading

Scott Miller greets customers to his booth at the 2011 Nutcracker Faire. Miller makes inlaid wooden pendants and small plaques.-Photos by Michael Armstrong, Homer News
Young girls dance  during the party scene of the Nutcracker Ballet in the 2011 production.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Arts Briefs

Annual Nutcracker Ballet opens  The 24th annual production of Homer’s Nutcracker Ballet opens with a matinee performance at 3 p.m. Saturday in the Mariner Theatre,… Continue reading

Young girls dance  during the party scene of the Nutcracker Ballet in the 2011 production.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News
Pratt show looks at art, stories of quilts

Pratt show looks at art, stories of quilts

Homer’s fiber artists can be found all over, at shows like Wearable Arts, in galleries and even in small couture shops. If you want to… Continue reading

Pratt show looks at art, stories of quilts

Pet of the Week

Julie is a Jack Russell terrier mix. This little girl loves to cuddle, is potty trained and good with kids. She’s a great start for… Continue reading

Courts

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Nov. 23:JudgmentsBarry Gostin, 34, charge dismissed, fourth-degree assault, domestic violence.Albert E. Wilson, 57,… Continue reading

Troopers

Alaska Wildlife Troopers issued a summons to a 24-year-old Homer man for commercial fishing with a drift net in upper Cook Inlet during a closed… Continue reading

Homer Police

Police at 8:17 a.m. warned a driver for failure to stop for a pedestrian at a crosswalk on the Sterling Highway near Poopdeck Street.A woman… Continue reading

Kachemak Emergency Services

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