Isabo Rosemarie Anne Fuller

Isabo Rosemarie Anne Fuller was born at 7:18 p.m. on Sept. 16, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Emily and Trevor Fuller of Homer. She… Continue reading

Walter Randolph Huestis

Walter Randolph Huestis was born at 6:31 p.m. on Sept. 16, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Amber and Jonathan Huestis of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Arts in brief

‘Maiden’ wins Doc Fest Audience Award A film about the first all-women crew to sail the Whitbread Round the World Race took the Audience Award… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Garden journal helps map out next season

This latest rainfall has been a boon. Once again the weeds are easily removed instead of chiseling them out from rock hard soil. And there… Continue reading

Brian Eugene (Schmit) Blackstock

Brian Eugene (Schmit) Blackstock July 9, 1968 - Sept. 17, 2019 Brian Eugene (Schmit) Blackstock, age 51, of Forsyth, Missouri, died on Sept. 17, 2019.… Continue reading

Rowan Eric Lehm

Rowan Eric Lehm was born at 6 a.m. on Sept. 23, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Amanda and Eric Lehm of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Dave Barker, the founder of Homer’s first Internet service, xyz.net, sold his company to Internet Alaska. Barker, then 20, founded xyz.net in… Continue reading

As part of their weekly Friday walks to local parks, Little Fireweed Academy students held a “We love the Earth March” to WKFL Park on Sept. 20, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. The kindergarten through second-grade students have been learning about ecology and animals and their connection to the earth. The march wasn’t associated with the Strike for the Climate held the same day. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

Well, Betsters, we can’t ignore it anymore. The season of ever increasing darkness is officially upon us. If the fact that our natural alarm clock… Continue reading

As part of their weekly Friday walks to local parks, Little Fireweed Academy students held a “We love the Earth March” to WKFL Park on Sept. 20, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. The kindergarten through second-grade students have been learning about ecology and animals and their connection to the earth. The march wasn’t associated with the Strike for the Climate held the same day. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Ralph Galeano

There will be a memorial for Ralph Galeano at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at the fisherman’s memorial on the Homer Spit. This… Continue reading

Héctor Argiró stands by his 1969 Torino at on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2019, at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. Starting on Nov. 24, 2016, Argiró drove the Argentinian classic car from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, Argentina, and north to Alaska through South America, Central America, Mexico, the western United States, and Canada. He plans to continue his trip through North America and then to Europe. For more about El Mundo en Torino (“Around the world in a Torino”), visit www.elmundoentorino.com. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

By coincidence, two travelers arrived at the End of the Road recently. Héctor Argiró from Argentina drove here all the way in his 1969 Torino… Continue reading

Héctor Argiró stands by his 1969 Torino at on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2019, at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. Starting on Nov. 24, 2016, Argiró drove the Argentinian classic car from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia, Argentina, and north to Alaska through South America, Central America, Mexico, the western United States, and Canada. He plans to continue his trip through North America and then to Europe. For more about El Mundo en Torino (“Around the world in a Torino”), visit www.elmundoentorino.com. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Tomato Risotto takes time to make, but the preparation can be therapeutic. The ingredients include fresh tomatoes grown in a Homer high tunnel, as seen here in Teri Robl’s kitchen in this photo taken on Sept. 17, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Mais oui — Get a taste of France with grated carrot salad

It’s the season of harvest and a bit more time available to enjoy it. The garden is done, the flower baskets are spent and all… Continue reading

Tomato Risotto takes time to make, but the preparation can be therapeutic. The ingredients include fresh tomatoes grown in a Homer high tunnel, as seen here in Teri Robl’s kitchen in this photo taken on Sept. 17, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)
“Radiate,” the 16th annual Burning Basket, catches fire Sunday night, Sept. 15, 2019, at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Burning Basket makes ‘a brilliant, fiery exit’

Drenching rains on Sunday afternoon didn’t stop several hundred people from attending the 16th annual Burning Basket, “Radiate,” as the impermanent art was set on… Continue reading

“Radiate,” the 16th annual Burning Basket, catches fire Sunday night, Sept. 15, 2019, at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

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 Sept. 9-15… Continue reading

Georgene (Jeanne) Peterson

Georgene (Jeanne) Peterson Aug. 16, 1940 - Sept. 9, 2019 Georgene (Jeanne) Peterson, 79, died after a lengthy illness on Sept. 9, 2019 ,in her… Continue reading

Michael V. Morris

Michael V. Morris Oct. 3, 1944 - Sept. 7, 2019 Michael V. Morris died on Sept. 7, 2019 at the age of 74 of heart… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Gilly

Pet of the week Gilly is a 1-year-old female dog. Do you have what it takes to offer this sweet, energy-packed pooch the love and… Continue reading

Town Crier

About Town Crier The announcements section of Town Crier is a public service provided to individuals, nonprofit agencies and community groups. Short announcements are generally… Continue reading

Burning Basket comes of age with sweet number 16, Radiate

Born in 2002, Homer’s annual Burning Basket impermanent art celebration holds its 16th birthday with “Radiate,” the basket now under creation at Mariner Park. Baskets… Continue reading

Mary Latham stands by her borrowed blue Subaru Outback on Sept. 16, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. Latham has been touring the United States collecting stories of human kindness to put in a book for people to read in hospital waiting rooms. Alaska is the 48th state Latham has visited since starting her trip in September 2016. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Out of loss, New York writer seeks to find ‘more good’

“Sometimes you gotta go / To the end of the earth / Just to turn yourself around,” sings Ellis Paul in his song about Homer,… Continue reading

Mary Latham stands by her borrowed blue Subaru Outback on Sept. 16, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. Latham has been touring the United States collecting stories of human kindness to put in a book for people to read in hospital waiting rooms. Alaska is the 48th state Latham has visited since starting her trip in September 2016. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

20 years ago Led by U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer Wallace “Wally” Burgess, a grew in a rigid-hull inflatable freed a humpback whale entangled in… Continue reading