U.S. Air Force Band performs in Homer

U.S. Air Force Band performs in Homer

On a return visit to Homer, the U.S. Air Force Band of the Pacific's "Top Cover" is set to bring its upbeat rhythms to local… Continue reading

U.S. Air Force Band performs in Homer

El Clemenza di Tito

Lions, tigers and horses? Oh my! Last month's opera, "Aida" is supposed to have animals from the region, elephants, giraffes, etc., in the Triumphful March.… Continue reading

A common redpoll feeds at a suet block.-Photos by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Great Backyard Bird Count part of citizen science

It began and ended with a murder of crows.Wait -- I don't mean "murder" as in killing crows, but "murder" as in the traditional name… Continue reading

A common redpoll feeds at a suet block.-Photos by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Arts Briefs

Bunnell receives Allen Foundation grantFor the third year in a row, Bunnell Street Arts Center has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Washington-based Paul… Continue reading

Court Reports

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Feb. 15: JudgmentsRobert C. Clucas, 79, pleaded not guilty to third-degree theft and… Continue reading


Feb. 18Alaska State Troopers at 7:22 p.m. made a traffic stop on a 38-year-old Anchor Point man driving in Homer. Following an investigation, troopers cited… Continue reading

Homer Police

Feb. 11A caller at 2:43 p.m. reported losing a bag near the Homer Airport.A caller at 3:31 p.m. reported a dog harassed a moose in… Continue reading

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

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

Pet of the Week