Baby boy Collier

Baby boy Collier was born at 10:56 a.m. on Jan. 9, 2020 to Ecola and Chancelen Collier of Seldovia. He weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces.… Continue reading

Seva Lee Rose Chipps

Seva Lee Rose Chipps was born at 2:34 a.m. on Jan. 8, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Promise Dale Chipps and Dustin Steen. She… Continue reading

Anaiah Marie Arno

Anaiah Marie Arno was born at 1:12 a.m. at home on Jan. 11, 2020 to April and Shane Arno with the assistance of Homer Birth… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Bay State Parks is currently recruiting for members for the Kachemak Bay State Parks Citizens Advisory Board. This advisory board provides Alaska State Parks… Continue reading

Best Bets

With a town hall meeting with Rep. Sarah Vance, R-Homer, last Saturday, a spirited Homer City Council meeting on Monday where citizens spoke at a… Continue reading

Art in brief

KBBI seeks mug design KBBI Public Radio seeks a design for its 2020 members mugs. Designs should be in a horizontal or landscape orientation no… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Stir-fried moose combines Chinese tastes with Alaska flavors

It’s a frosty winter morning and I am standing in front of the freezer scanning the contents, trying to decide what’s for dinner. The most… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Telluride Mountainfilm 
                                This image from one of the 2018 Telluride Mountainfilm festival short films shows a woman riding a mountain bike. A condensed version of the film festival will be shown in Homer at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday at Homer Mariner Theatre at Homer High School.

Telluride Mountainfilm festival comes on tour to Homer

Following a long tradition of celebrating the outdoors and creativity, a select number of short films from the Telluride Mountainfilm festival are once again headed… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Telluride Mountainfilm 
                                This image from one of the 2018 Telluride Mountainfilm festival short films shows a woman riding a mountain bike. A condensed version of the film festival will be shown in Homer at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday at Homer Mariner Theatre at Homer High School.

Years Ago

20 years ago The Homer City Council passed a resolution to preserve wildlife habitat in the Mariner Park Lagoon without attracting more birds to the… 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 Dec. 30… Continue reading

Weyland Cosmos Alvin George

Weyland Cosmos Alvin George was born at 2:36 p.m. on Jan. 5, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Sasha and Calvin George of Port Graham.… Continue reading

Herbert W. Middleton

Herbert W. Middleton Herb Middleton passed away on Dec.r 21, 2019 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska. A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m.… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2020

Thomas R. Maughan

Thomas R. Maughan Dec. 15, 1936 - Dec. 22, 2019 Thomas R. Maughan, age 83, passed away a few days before Christmas on Dec. 22,… Continue reading

Michael William Inga

Michael William Inga Oct. 25, 1955 - Dec. 26, 2019 Michael William Inga, age 64, passed away on Dec. 26, 2019 at Alaska Native Medical… Continue reading

June Engstrom

June Engstrom June 22, 1928 - Oct. 29, 2019 June Engstrom was born in Portland, Oregon in 1928 and died peacefully Oct 29, 2019, in… Continue reading

  • Jan 8, 2020

Pet of the Week: Sabrina

Pet of the week Sabrina is a 13-year-old female cat. She’s a special needs, senior kitty. She’s on a strict diet (shelter staff have lots… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Central Peninsula Fish and Game Advisory Committee will be holding a public meeting in Ninilchik at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, at the Ninilchik School… Continue reading

The many paths of Kim McNett lead to fulfillment in process

Like a lot of Homer artists, Kim McNett has found the way to a career means many different paths — but she’s wandered places most… Continue reading

Best Bets

Ice, snow, ice, cold. OK, Homerites: When did the Banana Belt slip north to Nome? Yes, Fairbanksians are probably laughing at our discomfort, but there’s… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Eight Pioneer Avenue businesses were burglarized on Jan. 9 and 10. Someone took tip jars from the Duncan House containing donations to… Continue reading