Kachemak Cuisine: Crispy chicken thighs just the trick

Each year my dear friends leave the slush, cold and gray of Homer in March and spend spring in beautiful Tuscany. My friend Bethany phones… Continue reading

Jane Louise Symens

Jane Louise Symens

Jane Louise Symens March 29, 1937-April 25, 2019 Longtime Anchor Point resident, Mrs. Jane Louise Symens, 82, died Thursday, April 25, 2019, at South Peninsula… Continue reading

Jane Louise Symens

Frances Henrietta (Bates) Eischens

Frances Henrietta (Bates) Eischens May 2, 1932-April 27, 2019 Frances Henrietta (Bates) Eischens, age 86, passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 27, 2019, surrounded by family.… Continue reading

Janet “Jan” Flora

Janet L. Flora

Janet Louise Flora May 3, 1956 – March 26, 2019 Janet Louise “Jan” Flora, 62, died March 26, 2019. She was born May 3, 1956,… Continue reading

Janet “Jan” Flora

Benjamin Jared Baker

Benjamin Jared Baker was born at 9:48 p.m. April 25, 2019, at South Peninsula Hospital to Rebecca and Jared Baker. He weighed 7 pounds, 13… Continue reading

George Absalom Enoch Bonnegard

George Absalom Enoch Ronnegard was born at 9:48 a.m. April 24, 2019, at South Peninsula Hospital to Laura and Erik Ronnegard. He weighed 6 pounds,… 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 April 22-28… Continue reading

Town Crier

Please report sandhill crane sightings to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org. Date, time, location, behavior, and number of cranes is helpful. Leave a… Continue reading

Collaborative art from the 23rd annual Kachemak Bay Watercolor Society.

First Friday: Local artists featured

May kicks off Homer’s summer arts season with a wide variety of shows, including a pop-up by Flex School students to celebrate the end of… Continue reading

Collaborative art from the 23rd annual Kachemak Bay Watercolor Society.

Pet of the Week: Arya

It’s so exhausting to save the North and slay a zombie king. Arya is ready to rest, snuggle up on a lap, and share her… Continue reading

KP Brass Band celebrates 1-year anniversary with May the Fourth Be With You gig

One of Homer’s newest musical groups, the KP (Kenai Peninsula) Brass Band, celebrates its first year of performance with a May the Fourth Be With… Continue reading

The hardy fall planted spring blooming bulb chionodoxa may be worse for wear after being battered by wind and snow, but it bravely offers up its glory as seen in this photo taken April 19, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Come what may, spring will arrive

This is being written Sunday evening. The wind is howling and the snow keeps coming — a typical spring storm. All the lovely in bloom… Continue reading

The hardy fall planted spring blooming bulb chionodoxa may be worse for wear after being battered by wind and snow, but it bravely offers up its glory as seen in this photo taken April 19, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)
RJ Nelson’s work of art is part of the Choir for Peace show on display before the May 2 and 3, 2019 concerts in the Homer High School Commons in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided)

‘Choir for Peace’ will be community art, music event

In the spirit of Homer performances of Mozart’s “Requiem,” sung in 2001 and 2002 to honor the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks, a community… Continue reading

RJ Nelson’s work of art is part of the Choir for Peace show on display before the May 2 and 3, 2019 concerts in the Homer High School Commons in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided)
Alicia Kelly in an undated photo. (Photo provided)

Visiting artist uses paper to find ‘the essence of Homer’

Alicia Kelly, a paper artist from Lawrence, Kansas, has spent the month of April in Homer as Bunnell Street Art Center’s Artist in Residence. During… Continue reading

  • Apr 24, 2019
  • By Emilie Springer For the Homer News
  • ArtsFeatures
Alicia Kelly in an undated photo. (Photo provided)
Snow falls on a pink flamingo lawn decoration on Sunday afternoon, April 21, 2019, on Diamond Ridge Road in Homer, Alaska. A spring snowstorm dropped about 6 inches of snow on Homer over the weekend. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

“Don’t like Alaska weather?” goes the old joke. “Just wait five minutes.” Yeah, they probably say that in Norway, too, and pretty much any place… Continue reading

Snow falls on a pink flamingo lawn decoration on Sunday afternoon, April 21, 2019, on Diamond Ridge Road in Homer, Alaska. A spring snowstorm dropped about 6 inches of snow on Homer over the weekend. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News The Homer City Council voted to accept a state deal turning over ownership of the state-owned part of… Continue reading

Town Crier

Please report Sandhill Crane sightings to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org. Date, time, location, behavior, and number of cranes is helpful. Leave a… Continue reading

Ophelia Spruce Saxton

Ophelia Spruce Saxton was born at 7:35 a.m. on April 16, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Irene Saxton and Anna Germundson of Homer. She… 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 April 15-21… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Luna

Luna is a 1 1/2-year-old female. “I surrender!” Luna (aka Meatball, aaka Spicy Meatball) wants you to surrender to her love. She is an amazing… Continue reading