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

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