Ani DiFranco to headline Salmonfest

Annual festival returns with increased camping space, costume contest and more

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. 23-29… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Stacy

Pet of the week Meet Stacy. This 1-year-old sassypants is ready to party! She’s very snuggly and playful. She likes other cats and would do… Continue reading

Heather Donette Todd

Heather Donette Todd Jan. 5, 1965 - Dec. 22, 2019 Longtime Homer resident, Mrs. Heather Donette Todd, 54, died Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019 at South… Continue reading

Herbert W. Middleton

Herbert W. Middleton Dec. 15, 1938 - Dec. 21, 2019 Herb Middleton passed away on Dec. 21, 2019 at Providence Hospital in Anchorage, Alaska. Herb… Continue reading

Jeanne E. Stout

Jeanne E. Stout Nov. 16, 1948 - Dec. 13, 2019 Longtime Homer resident, Mrs. Jeanne E. Stout, 71, died Friday, Dec. 13, 2019 at South… Continue reading

Wilma Strom Gregory

Wilma Strom Gregory April 21, 1918 - Dec. 14, 2019 Wilma Strom Gregory, 101 year old World War II veteran, mother of five children, grandmother… Continue reading

Town Crier

There will be a Hazardous Waste Collection Day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 4 at the Homer Transfer Facility. This is free… Continue reading

First Friday art exhibit openings provide holiday shopping opportunity

For January, many galleries and art venues close for the month while they remodel, paint and acquire new works for the upcoming spring season. Art… Continue reading

Art in brief

Applications open for Rasmuson grants The application period has opened for the Rasmuson Foundation’s annual Individual Artist Awards (IAA). Applications will be accepted through March… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Make tasty oyster dishes with fresh, local seafood

I plan to enjoy time in the upcoming New Year trying new recipes, searching out and cooking with ingredients I’m not familiar with, reading entertaining… Continue reading

Best Bets

When a New Year rears its head, it’s almost impossible to meet it face on without reflecting on the year before. Social media certainly does… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago A $4,000 fireworks display on Beluga Lake brought in the new year and the new millennium. Certified pyrotechnician Jon Faulkner organized 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. 16-22… Continue reading

Georgina May Weaver

Georgina May Weaver May 30, 1940-Dec. 18, 2019 Homer resident Georgina May Weaver, 79, passed away from natural causes on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019 at… Continue reading

John “Jack” James Regan Jr.

John “Jack” James Regan, Jr. June 26, 1945 - Nov. 27, 2019 John “Jack” James Regan, Jr., M.D., age 74 of Homer, Alaska, died on… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Homer Fish and Game Advisory Committee will be holding a public meeting in Homer at the KBRR Building at 2181 Kachemak Drive at 6… Continue reading

Plenty to do for New Year’s in Homer

News Year’s Eve Activities: From Old Town to downtown, the Homer Spit and out East End Road, Homer prepares to ring in the New Year… Continue reading

  • Dec 24, 2019
  • By Christina Whiting For the Homer News
  • ArtsFeatures

Best Bets

Now that the fabulous, strange and bizarre year 2019 ends, we’re finally into the 21st Century’s version of the Roaring ’20s. If you remember your… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago A planning team from the Department of Fish and Game, Department of Natural Resources and Alaska State Parks took three hours of… Continue reading