Kachemak Emergency Services

Oct. 29-Nov. 11 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to eight medical calls and six fire calls.  … Continue reading

Homer Fire

Oct. 29-Nov. 11 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 17 medical calls and five fire calls. Nov. 8 Firefighters went to Northern Enterprise Boat… Continue reading

Announcements

Anchor Point Senior Center is having a chicken dinner at 5:30 p.m. today in honor of Veterans Day. All veterans will eat free tonight.  The… Continue reading

Octopus Garden holds holiday show

The Octopus Garden, a Homer Spit shop open in the summer,  holds a special winter show over the Thanksgiving weekend at owner Lynn Naden’s home… Continue reading

Writers Contest entries due Nov. 21

The deadline for the Homer Council on the Arts 21st annual Kenai Peninsula Writers Contest is fast approaching. Entries are due Nov. 21. Literary artists… Continue reading

Caressa, Dean win video contest

  Homer musician Caressa and video director Tehben Dean have won first place in F Magazine’s music video contest. The video features Caressa performing her… Continue reading

Photojournalist’s book documents Alaska career

Photojournalist’s book documents Alaska career

In the introduction to his book, “Snap Decisions,” photojournalist Jim Lavrakas calls himself “the last ambulance chaser.” A big hunk of the 152-page photo-filled memoir… Continue reading

Photojournalist’s book documents Alaska career
South Peninsula Haven House Executive Director Jessica Lawmaster, left, and victims services coordinator Rachel Romberg, right, hold up the Homer Thrift sign at the store on East End Road-Photos by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Homer thrift: more than a second-hand store

For women and children staying at South Peninsula Haven House, the domestic violence shelter has an in-house second-hand clothing supply. Called “My Sister’s Closet,” it’s… Continue reading

South Peninsula Haven House Executive Director Jessica Lawmaster, left, and victims services coordinator Rachel Romberg, right, hold up the Homer Thrift sign at the store on East End Road-Photos by Michael Armstrong, Homer News
Otterly fun

Homer’s Best Bets

Did this year’s election drive you nuts? For future reference, the Betster has discovered a sure-fire way to avoid the madness of a ruthless presidential… Continue reading

Otterly fun

Court Report

Courts Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Nov. 5:   Judgments Kenneth G. Davidson, 49, pleaded guilty to not… Continue reading

Troopers

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… Continue reading

Kachemak Emergency Services

Oct. 29-Nov. 4 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to one medical call and three fire calls.  … Continue reading

Homer Fire

  Oct. 29-Nov. 4 Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to five medical calls and  two fire calls.… Continue reading

James Browning Olson, and Heather Marie Frank

James Browning Olson, and Heather Marie Frank

  The beautiful shoreline at the Royal Lahiana Resort in Maui, Hawaii, on Oct. 12, 2012, was the site for the wedding between James Browning… Continue reading

James Browning Olson, and Heather Marie Frank

Announcements

Announcements Kachemak Emergency Services Area Board holds its regular board meeting today at 7 p.m. at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station 53048 Ashwood Ave., Mile… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Ellis Paul and Radoslav Lorkovic play together in Homer on Friday  Longtime friends and internationally touring folk-blues musicians Ellis Paul and Radoslav Lorkovic perform for… Continue reading

Red Cross volunteer nurse Trisha Davis of Nikolaevsk organizes relief supplies at her assigned location in the New York area-photo provided

CaN-Do Spirit impresses Alaskans in New York City

A 6 a.m. alarm clock signaled the beginning of Tuesday for Trisha Davis of Nikolaevsk. By 5:30 p.m., she was finally having her first meal… Continue reading

Red Cross volunteer nurse Trisha Davis of Nikolaevsk organizes relief supplies at her assigned location in the New York area-photo provided
Cool sun

Homer’s Best Bets

News of Super Storm Sandy’s destruction on the East Coast and beyond has the Betster thinking: Alaska is the place to be when it comes… Continue reading

Cool sun

Troopers

  Oct. 23 Alaska State Troopers at approximately 1:05 p.m. responded to a residence off Fishhook Road in Ninilchik for a reported medical emergency. Ninilchik… Continue reading