Years Ago

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Last weekend the Betster took a camping foray to the best little campground on the Kenai Peninsula. Like secret berry patches and those sweet halibut… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: The cast of Friends

Ross, Joey, Phoebe, Rachel, Monica and Chandler are 9-week-old kittens. These sweet kittens are looking for their new homes. Each one is a great friend,… 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 Aug. 10-16… Continue reading

W. Findlay Abbott

W. Findlay Abbott Jan. 12, 1946 - Aug. 17, 2020 Findlay Abbott, 74, died peacefully listening to his favorite radio station, KBBI. He struggled recently… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Spit Run will take place at 11 a.m. this Saturday at the park at Bishop’s Beach. Meet at 11 a.m. for a 10 minute… Continue reading

Young musicians release video of socially distanced project

In a time of social distancing, restrictions on group gatherings and potential school closures, a group of young musicians, their parents and their teachers have… 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)

Arts briefs

Burning Basket is Sept. 13 “Reimagine: A Basket of Remembrance & Unburdening ” is the theme of this year’s burning basket, a community interactive, impermanent… 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)

Kachemak Gardener: Warm temperatures bring a great garden

This weather is garnering excellent results in the vegetable garden. Granted I’m writing this Sunday night and there is no telling what will be happening… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago New Homer resident Kathleen Balsemo (now Gustafson) smoked the Anchorage competition in a contest of statewide poets at a Poetry Slam held… Continue reading

Best Bets

A quick glance at today’s Homer News reveals a frightening development: a boat load of articles about heading back to school. Kids, those long, languid… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Ash

Ash is a 7-year-old male cat. Meet the amazing Ash. He’s lived with cats and small dogs, and got along great with them both. He’ll… 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 Aug. 3-9… Continue reading

Stewart W. Collie

Stewart W. Collie October 30, 1948 - July 25, 2020 Stewart Ward Collie, 71, formerly of Homer, passed away July 25, 2020 in his birth… Continue reading

Rhea M. Cheney

Rhea M. Cheney March 15, 1931 - Aug. 4, 2020 Rhea M. Cheney, 89, of Bradenton, Florida, died Aug. 4, 2020 at Tidewell Hospice of… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will be holding its regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, via Zoom. The public may listen in… Continue reading

Pier One, KBBI produce radio version of ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’

Despite a shuttered in-person season because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pier One Theatre brought theater back to Homer with the first act of Oscar Wilde’s… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Plethora of peaches inspires delicious cobbler

Hello. I hope you are enjoying the summer and celebrating all the garden gifts, which include everything from chives to raspberries and flowers. We are… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago At the start of the new school year, Kenai Peninsula schools geared up for lean times, with more than $2 million in… Continue reading