Diann Theresa Martin

Diann Theresa Martin Nov. 9, 1948 - May 27, 2020 Diann Martin, 71, of Homer, died on May 27, 2020. Diann Martin has been a… Continue reading

Amber J. Klopp

Amber J. Klopp March 26, 1922 - May 3, 2020 Amber J. Klopp, 98, passed away May 3, 2020 at her home in Homer, Alaska.… Continue reading

Town Crier

The South Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area Board will hold its regular monthly board meeting virtually via ZOOM at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday. The Zoom… Continue reading

New artist finds support, inspiration in Homer

New Homer artist Lydia Johnston’s entry into the local arts scene ticks off all the boxes: • Drawn to Alaska from the Lower 48 by… Continue reading

Arts council holds peony poster contest

As part of the Homer Peony Festival to be held July 10-25, the Homer Council on the Arts sponsors a peony art contest for students… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Pondering the mystery of a suffering vegetable garden

The vegetable garden is suffering and I don’t know why. You would think that with over 45 years of gardening experience here in the Far… Continue reading

Best Bets

In his recent novel, “Agency,” William Gibson suggests a weird kind of time travel where through an artificial intelligence people can move into the past.… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Opponents of Homer’s annexation proposal raised serious issues they wanted the City of Homer to address before the Local Boundary Commission could… Continue reading

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services May 25-31… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

Pet of the week The Homer Animal Shelter is closed to the public, including volunteers, until further notice. People interested in adopting a pet can… Continue reading

Ruth Mildred Sallows Brown

Ruth Mildred Sallows Brown June 24, 1932 — April 23, 2020 Ruth Mildred Sallows Brown passed away at home with family present Thursday, April 23,… Continue reading

Thomas Edgar Harris

Thomas Edgar Harris Aug. 6, 1949 — May 14, 2020 Thomas Edgar Harris, 70, died May 14, 2020 while enjoying a camping trip with his… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Anchor Point Fire & Emergency Medical Service Area Board will hold its next board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday June 17thth , 2020. Further… Continue reading

Best Bets

If you’ve studied your history or maybe even lived in the certain eras, today’s headlines might seem a bit “plus ça change,’” as the French… Continue reading

Galleries open cautiously for June First Friday shows

As Alaska moves toward reopening businesses and nonprofit organizations, Homer’s local art venues have cautiously begun to open their own spaces. Although only Grace Ridge… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Find comfort in hard times with cooking good food

This is difficult for me to write today. The nation is divided and protests have broken out, we are still enduring a pandemic and COVID-19… Continue reading

Cable series seeks couple for ‘off the grid’ love show

She’s a rugged Alaska wilderness guide living in a remote cabin at the head of Kachemak Bay. He’s a Seattle tech worker with a Fremont… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Megan Corazza borrowed almost $200,000 to invest in the net — the seine net, not the Internet. At 21-years-old, she’s one of… Continue reading

Pratt Museum moves forward despite pandemic

One of the frequent signs placed on Homer’s annual Burning Basket reads “Prepare for opportunity disguised as loss.” As a closure of the Pratt Museum… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Be bold but prudent in pruning

There is a rosa rubrifolia/glauca in the corner of the East Garden that puts on an excellent show mid-summer. The blooms are understated but the… Continue reading