Announcements

The American Legion Unit 16 Auxiliary offers Christmas gift wrapping from noon to 5 p.m. daily starting today through Dec. 23 at Ulmer's. Wrapping is… Continue reading

Nutcracker ballet a mix of old, new

Nutcracker ballet a mix of old, new

Now in its second year with the new generation of artistic directors, the Homer Nutcracker Ballet continues in the tradition of always bringing some fresh… Continue reading

Nutcracker ballet a mix of old, new
“Sky Candy” by Mary Collopy and Tom Frische of Wild North Photography is one of the northern lights photos in “Aurora Borealis” at Ptarmigan Arts.

New venues join First Friday shows

The ever changing and evolving Homer First Friday circuit sees two new venues offering shows this week. With K-Bay Caffe's new location on Pioneer Avenue… Continue reading

“Sky Candy” by Mary Collopy and Tom Frische of Wild North Photography is one of the northern lights photos in “Aurora Borealis” at Ptarmigan Arts.
Rachel Romberg, victim services coordinator for South Peninsula Haven House, poses after running a Mindfulness Meeting last Friday.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Mindfulness meeting: finding weekly serenity

Stressed out? Anxious? Maybe the holiday chaos has gotten to you. Maybe the bills have stacked up and you're trying to figure out how to… Continue reading

Rachel Romberg, victim services coordinator for South Peninsula Haven House, poses after running a Mindfulness Meeting last Friday.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Homer’s Best Bets

With only 19 shopping days left until Christmas, now is when seasoned shoppers get frantic. We Alaskans know you can't put off mailing packages to… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

Dusty's been around -- it's his second go around at the Big House.Yep, he's still waiting for that forever home. Dusty is a 3-year old,… Continue reading

Courts

JudgmentsJoshua A. Kastelle, 29, charge dismissed, no motor vehicle liability insurance.Jason R. Gates, 42, pleaded guilty to a 2003 charge of driving while license revoked.… Continue reading

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