Homer Police

Oct. 1A man at 8 a.m. reported finding a dead sea otter.A man at 8:30 a.m. reported a possible break in at a Greatland Street… Continue reading

Homer Fire

Oct. 1-7Firefighters and emergency medical technicians went to nine medical calls and one fire call.  … Continue reading

Declan Garrett Gaylord

Declan Garrett Gaylord was born at 12:23 a.m. Sept. 24, 2012, at home to Allison and Malcolm Gaylord. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces. He… Continue reading

Arwyn Elizabeth Linder

Arwyn Elizabeth Linder was born at 1:54 p.m. Sept. 25, 2012, at home to Meriam and Maynard Linder. She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces. Her… Continue reading

Hazel Ondine Cabana

Hazel Ondine Cabana was born at 11:59 p.m. Oct. 7, 2012, at home to Hilary and Jeremy Cabana. She weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces. Her… Continue reading

Emma Elaine McCullough

Emma Elaine McCullough was born at 4:41 p.m. Oct. 7, 2012, at South Peninsula Hospital to John and Gretchen McCullough of Homer. She weighed 6… 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.The Ritz art preview exhibit will be on display in the Pratts Special Exhibits Gallery through Oct.… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay Campus

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

Homer Senior Citizens

Homer Senior Citizens is having a PFD Sale: 50 percent off a lifetime membership to the senior citizens center. Use part of your permanent fund… 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

South Peninsula Hospital

With new breast MRI capabilities, South Peninsula Hospital is now the only location on the Kenai Peninsula where patients can receive an MRI-guided breast biopsy.… Continue reading

Health Fair

The annual Rotary Health Fair is set for Nov. 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Homer High School. The fair is sponsored by… Continue reading


Alices Champagne Palace is the site of a medical benefit for Aimee VanWagoner-Sulczynski on Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. The benefit includes a… Continue reading

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Homer’s Best Bets

It’s been a rough week here at our quaint little cosmic hamlet by the sea. With the town in a hullabaloo over some nastiness that… Continue reading

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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