Town Crier

The next Kachemak Bay State Park Citizens Advisory Board meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10. This is a call-in meeting… Continue reading

Diane Spence-Chorman's "Morning Light" is part of the 5x7 show opening Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, at the Homer Council on the Arts in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Homer Council on the Arts)

New exhibits also include group 5×7 show at HCOA

Jewelry made from sand, silt; swatches made from Alaska plant dyes are some of the art shown.

Diane Spence-Chorman's "Morning Light" is part of the 5x7 show opening Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, at the Homer Council on the Arts in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Homer Council on the Arts)
"It's Your Life: Take a Day to Be Well" is the logo of the Rotary Health Fair

Health Fair presentations will be online

Online talks include presentations on blood-draw results

"It's Your Life: Take a Day to Be Well" is the logo of the Rotary Health Fair
Aaron Fleenor, at top, uses a chute to distribute candy on Halloween night, Oct. 31, 2020, in downtown Homer, Alaska. Helping are Amber Fleenor, center, and Shade Fleenor, left. Because of COVID-19 safety concerns, some people created devices like this to give candy away while keeping social distance. Trick or treating was more subdued than usual, but still drew children in costume to neighborhood above Pioneer Avenue. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

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It’s probably only a coincidence that Dias de los Muertos, the Days of the Dead, ended on Monday, Nov. 2, the night before Election Day.… Continue reading

Aaron Fleenor, at top, uses a chute to distribute candy on Halloween night, Oct. 31, 2020, in downtown Homer, Alaska. Helping are Amber Fleenor, center, and Shade Fleenor, left. Because of COVID-19 safety concerns, some people created devices like this to give candy away while keeping social distance. Trick or treating was more subdued than usual, but still drew children in costume to neighborhood above Pioneer Avenue. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

Now is that time to clean and sharpen garden tools to get them ready for next season, as seen here on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in the Kachemak Gardener's shed. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)
Now is that time to clean and sharpen garden tools to get them ready for next season, as seen here on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020, in the Kachemak Gardener's shed. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)
A poster for the Pratt Museum's "Greetings from the Past: History in Postcards" exhibit that opened Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Pratt Museum)
A poster for the Pratt Museum's "Greetings from the Past: History in Postcards" exhibit that opened Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020, at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Pratt Museum)
Billy. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pet of the week: Billy

Billy is a 10-year-old male cat. Billy always wants a snack, Billy never do an attack, Billy wants a loving house, Maybe Billy catch a… Continue reading

Billy. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)
Mark Anthony McCabe

Mark Anthony McCabe

Mark Anthony McCabe Aug. 3, 1950 - Oct. 5, 2020 Homer resident, Mr. Mark Anthony McCabe, 70, died Monday, Oct. 5, 2020 at South Peninsula… Continue reading

Mark Anthony McCabe
The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/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 Oct. 19-25… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Charles D. Graham

Charles D. Graham

Charles D. Graham Nov. 21, 1937 - Oct. 1, 2020 Charles D. Graham, born Nov. 21, 1937 in Fresno, California to Donald and Lucille Graham,… Continue reading

Charles D. Graham
Ray Arno

Ray Arno

Ray Arno April 22, 1934 - Oct. 14, 2020 Longtime Homer resident Mr. Ray Arno died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital in… Continue reading

Ray Arno

Charles Cronley Leffingwell

Charles Cronley Leffingwell was born at 11:11 a.m. on Oct. 21, 2020 at home, attended by midwives from Homer Medical Center’s West Wing, to Michelle… Continue reading

Town Crier

It is that time of year again when we gear up for the Thanksgiving Basket Program. Applications are available at First National Bank, the Food… Continue reading

Halloween trick-or-treaters walk down Bayview Avenue, on Oct. 31, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. Bayview Avenue and Mountainview Avenue were one-way for the night to minimize traffic. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

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Your experience might differ, but for the past month the Betster’s mailbox has been blowing up with fliers for political candidates and ballot measures. Out… Continue reading

Halloween trick-or-treaters walk down Bayview Avenue, on Oct. 31, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. Bayview Avenue and Mountainview Avenue were one-way for the night to minimize traffic. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

Pets of the week Hamish and Andy. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pets of the week: Hamish and Andy

Hamish is a 6-month-old male cat and Andy is a 4 1/2-month-old male cat. Look no further folks, these boys are the sweetest duo around.… Continue reading

Pets of the week Hamish and Andy. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)
The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/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 Oct. 12-18… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Dennis Mahoney

Dennis Mahoney

Dennis Mahoney Aug. 18, 1956 - Oct. 14, 2020 Dennis Mahoney age 64, of Wasilla, Alaska passed away at his home on Oct. 14, 2020… Continue reading

Dennis Mahoney

Town Crier

Alaska Elections 101 Episode 4 will be presented virtually from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday. This is presented by Kenai Peninsula Votes and the Homer Public… Continue reading