Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Homer Volunteer Fire Department Jan. 7-13 Firefighters and… Continue reading

Town Crier

The third annual Women’s March will take place in Homer at 11 a.m. Saturday Jan. 19. The march is a women-led and organized effort to… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Fluffy

Check out this guy … the shelter’s new office cat! He has taken to it quite well and now uses the desk and chair as… Continue reading

Big Read kicks off Friday

Since the Kachemak Bay Campus brought Amy Tan to Homer for the Kachemak Bay Writers Conference, Homer has held four National Endowment for the Arts… Continue reading

A juvenile robin feeds in spruce trees near Beluga Lake on Jan. 8, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

Every now and then some data cruncher compiles chunks of information and spits out lists like “Top 10 Places in America to Get a Really… Continue reading

A juvenile robin feeds in spruce trees near Beluga Lake on Jan. 8, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
For a hearty meal on cold winter days, try Mom’s Meatloaf. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Make a soul-warming pot of something good

I ran into a friend in the grocery store this weekend who was excited to show me a picture of the beautiful French gray Le… Continue reading

For a hearty meal on cold winter days, try Mom’s Meatloaf. (Photo by Teri Robl)

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. 31… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Sylvester

Sylvester is an 11-year-old male. This sweet, calm boy is in perfect health, and needs a fresh start. He has lived inside and outside, and… Continue reading

Marjorie Frederica Hall

Marjorie Frederica Hall Oct. 14, 1924 - Dec. 8, 2018 Marjorie Frederica “Rica” Hall, 94, died on Dec. 8, 2018. she passed quietly in her… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Puccini Met opera is Jan. 17 Giacomo Puccini’s “La fanciulla del West (The Girl of the West )” is the next Metropolitan Opera showing at… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News Kenai Borough Assembly member Patrick O’Brien pulled an animal-control ordinance that would have allowed cities with animal control… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will hold its regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10. The meeting will be held at the… Continue reading

Esmé Alpen Bloom

Esmé Alpen Bloom was born at 5:41 p.m. on Dec. 27, 2018 at home with the assistance of Homer Birth and Wellness Center. Her parents… Continue reading

Patrick Lee Sharp

Patrick Lee Sharp Sept. 10, 1955 - Dec. 9, 2018 Patrick Lee Sharp died on Dec. 9, 2018 in Vancouver, Washington. He peacefully went home… Continue reading

Jonni Sue “Jo” Crossett

Jonni Sue “Jo” Crossett Oct. 19, 1963 - Nov. 21, 2018 Kasilof resident Jonni Sue “Jo” Crossett, 55, died on Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018 at… Continue reading

Fireworks explode in the sky above Mariner Park on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Best Bets

Editor’s note: The spelling of self-defense teacher Ken Domela’s name has been corrected. Whew! We made it, folks. We’re through that ambiguous week between Christmas… Continue reading

Fireworks explode in the sky above Mariner Park on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Marguerite (Peggy) McIntyre

Marguerite “Peggy” McIntyre July 21, 1935 - Nov. 30, 2018 Mrs. Marguerite “Peggy” McIntyre, 83, died on Nov. 30, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital in… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Bow Wow Film Fest shows tonight The fourth annual Bow Wow Film Festival will play at 6 p.m. tonight at the Homer Theatre. An innovative,… Continue reading

The Dean family’s Creative Fire studios on Waterman Road includes their gallery, as seen here on a garden tour in July 2018 near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

First Friday still features new shows despite January slump

Many galleries typically close for January or take a hiatus from exhibits, but that hasn’t stopped three art spaces from holding events for First Friday.… Continue reading

The Dean family’s Creative Fire studios on Waterman Road includes their gallery, as seen here on a garden tour in July 2018 near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News With Alaska North Slope crude oil dropping to a record low of $8.61 a barrel, local gas prices… Continue reading