Announcements

AnnouncementsMAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula, the local collaborative for community health improvement, is conducting our second Community Health Needs Assessment from November 2012 -… Continue reading

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Homer’s Best Bets

Recently an alert citizen called the paper saying a friend overheard some government types at a café talking about a secret project to change the… Continue reading

Pretty sweet,

Pet of the Week

“All who wander are not lost...” Strider is one amazing cat.  This classic male tabby somehow found his way into an abandoned house this winter,… Continue reading

Courts

CourtsInformation regarding courthouse activity is taken from logbooks and court-issued forms and may not contain all details of the final disposition of each case. Case… Continue reading

Troopers

Nov. 8Alaska State Troopers at 3:30 p.m. contacted a 30-year-old Nanwalek man after receiving a report that alleged he had made sexual advances and offered… Continue reading

Homer Police

Nov. 9A man at 9:18 a.m. made a 911 call that he saw a body in a car parked on Skyline Drive. Police responded and… Continue reading

Kachemak Emergency Services

Nov. 12-19Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to two medical calls and two fire calls.… Continue reading

Homer Fire

Nov. 12-19Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 13 medical calls and three fire calls.Nov. 12Firefighters went to a West Skyline Drive home for a… Continue reading

Announcements

AnnouncementsThe Christian Science Society, located at 3774 Bartlett St., will hold a Thanksgiving Day service at 10 a.m. Hymns, prayer and readings from the King… Continue reading

High tides and a waxing moon

Homer’s Best Bets

Slouching into middle age, the Betster has been facing the bitter reality of a youth-deficient body. Things just break down and wear out. Yeah, growing… Continue reading

High tides and a waxing moon

Homer-grown musician launches Kickstarter project for album

Eternal Fair, Homer-grown musician Andrew Vait’s group, has started a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds for its debut full-length album.  “The songs that we’re going… Continue reading

Surfing film to show again Dec. 1 at Homer Theatre

“Alaska Sessions,” a film about a month-long surfing trip from Sitka to Homer, shows again at 1 p.m. Dec. 1 at the Homer Theatre. Admission… Continue reading

KBC Director Carol Swartz poses with Gov. Sean Parnell after being recognized as one of the recipients of the2012 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. The awards were presented at an Oct. 18 dinner at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage. -Photo provided

‘Distinguished Service to the Humanities’

For nearly a dozen years, writers have been gathering annually on the shores of Kachemak Bay, sharing their talents, insights and expertise, and celebrating their… Continue reading

KBC Director Carol Swartz poses with Gov. Sean Parnell after being recognized as one of the recipients of the2012 Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities. The awards were presented at an Oct. 18 dinner at the Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage. -Photo provided
Hungry members of the public enjoy the 2011 Share the Spirit spaghetti feed.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Spirit of sharing fills holiday season

By McKibben Jackinsky Staff writer It’s full-steam ahead into the holiday season with Share the Spirit, a community-wide effort to ensure no one goes without… Continue reading

Hungry members of the public enjoy the 2011 Share the Spirit spaghetti feed.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Homer’s Best Bets

Slip sliding down West Hill Road the other day in a thermally confused snowstorm, the Betster realized that some drivers don’t live in the reality… Continue reading

Court Report

Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Nov. 9:   Judgments Kenneth G. Davidson, 49, pleaded guilty to not having… 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 at… Continue reading

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