The skeleton of a 38-foot gray whale  will be on display soon;-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Pratt Museum invites all to see area’s past, present

Saturday was "free day" at the Pratt Museum. All ages — infants in baby-carriers, handholding couples, grandparents with grandchildren — took time from Saturday's sunny,… Continue reading

The skeleton of a 38-foot gray whale  will be on display soon;-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
HCOA - A painting by Donna Ridener from her show.

First Friday shows highlight unusual media

For October's First Friday openings, artists show works in traditional media like oils and watercolors. See media a bit out of the ordinary at other… Continue reading

HCOA - A painting by Donna Ridener from her show.

Students, orchestra to perform concert

  This fall, through Carnegie Hall's Link Up program, the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra has been linking up with Kenai Peninsula students to explore orchestral repertoire.… Continue reading

Homer Theatre announces Doc Fest awards

  The Homer Theatre has announced the winners of the ninth annual Homer Documentary Film Festival. The winners are: •  Forget-Me-Not Audience Award: "Samsara." "By… Continue reading


Court records show the following actions taken in Homer District Court through Oct. 1:JudgmentsGregory L. Kisor, 48, Soldotna, pleaded guilty to driving under the influence.… Continue reading

Troopers investigate teen party incident

Sept. 17Alaska Wildlife Troopers cited a 51-year-old Homer man for taking a bull moose with a 45-inch rack and two brow tines on each side… Continue reading

Homer Police

Sept. 26A school official at 8:45 a.m. reported damage to the West Homer Elementary School lawn.A caller at 1:36 p.m. reported a death of an… Continue reading

Homer Fire

Sept. 24-30Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to 13 medical calls, one fire call and one rescue call.  … Continue reading

Genevieve Coffey

Genevieve Coffey was born at 2:39 a.m. Sept. 25, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Esker W. and Louise G. Coffey of Nikiski. She weighed… Continue reading

Casen Charles Humbracht

Casen Charles Humbracht was born at 8:12 a.m. Sept. 26, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Bradley and Summer Humbracht of Homer. He weighed 8 pounds.… Continue reading

Caelyn Glenn Sanders

Caelyn Glenn Sanders was born at 10:43 p.m. Sept. 29, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Craig and Jennifer Sanders of Ninilchik. He weighed 6… Continue reading

Justin Palmer Gilliam

Justin Palmer Gilliam was born at 1:20 a.m. Oct. 1, 2012 at South Peninsula Hospital to Abby Gilliam of Homer. He weighed 7 pounds and… Continue reading

Hadley Mae Ingram

Hadley Mae Ingram was born at 3:50 a.m. Oct. 1, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to Samuel and Becky Ingram of Homer. She weighed 8… 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

New winter hours are noon-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Closed MondaysThe Ritz art preview exhibit opening reception is Friday, 5-7 p.m. in the Special Exhibits… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay Campus

The Kenai Peninsula College Council meeting is 6 p.m. Oct. 11 in Pioneer Hall.Teachers, register by Oct. 24 for the three- session Resources for Art… 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

Health Fair

Booth space is available for the annual Rotary Health Fair, set for Nov. 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Homer High School.… 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


<p>Habitat for Humanity of South Kenai Peninsula is having a re-organization meeting today at 7 p.m. at Homer United Methodist Church. If you have ever… Continue reading