Artist honors dead seabirds in Homer Spit project

When faced with honoring the dead killed by tragedy or violence, artists grapple with the enormity of the event. In documenting dead sea birds she… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

Pet of the week The Homer Animal Shelter is closed to the public, including volunteers, until further notice. People interested in adopting a pet can… 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 May 18-24… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Crane Watch keeps track of nesting cranes and wants your observations of crane colts. Send your report to reports@cranewatch.org or call 235-6262. Include date,… Continue reading

Best Bets

If you dared to come into town over the weekend, Holy Los Angeles did this town ever change. Coming down West Hill Road the Betster… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago A floatplane flipped in Beluga Lake after a sightseeing trip, forcing local business owner John Faulkner of Land’s End Resort and his… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

Pet of the week The Homer Animal Shelter is closed to the public, including volunteers, until further notice. People interested in adopting a pet can… Continue reading

Town Crier

The American Legion Post 15, VFW Post 10221, and Ninclick Post 18 are hosting Memorial Day services on Monday. Celebrations will be at 10 a.m.… Continue reading

Rebekah “Honey” Shelley Griffard

Rebekah “Honey” Shelley Griffard March 3, 1943 - May 15, 2020 On Friday, May 15, 2020, a light went out in the world. Honey Griffard,… Continue reading

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Calen Carl Glanville

Calen Carl Glanville was born at 5:46 a.m. on May 6, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Krista and Grant Glanville of Anchor Point. He… 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 May 11-17… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Teri’s Special Spinach Salad is perfect for Memorial Day weekend

How is everyone doing? The Other Fisherman came home with fresh cod and rockfish last weekend and we have been enjoying it pan-fried, deep fried… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Music teacher Mark Robinson was named Educator of the Year by the Homer-Kachemak Bay Rotary Club. Robinson taught music to seventh-12th graders… Continue reading

Grace Ridge Brewery co-owner Sherry Stead shows the back side of a quilt by Patrice Krant and Karrie Youngblood commemorating the 50th anniversary of Kachemak Bay State Park on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at Grace Ridge Brewery in Homer, Alaska. Krant designed and sewed the quilt and Youngblood did the quilting. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

Friday marks the opening of the traditional Alaska tourist season, but in this age of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year is anything but traditional. Also… Continue reading

Grace Ridge Brewery co-owner Sherry Stead shows the back side of a quilt by Patrice Krant and Karrie Youngblood commemorating the 50th anniversary of Kachemak Bay State Park on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at Grace Ridge Brewery in Homer, Alaska. Krant designed and sewed the quilt and Youngblood did the quilting. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Pet of the Week

Pet of the week The Homer Animal Shelter is closed to the public, including volunteers, until further notice. People interested in adopting a pet can… 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 May 4-10… Continue reading

John Marion Murray

John Marion Murray

John Marion Murray Sept. 3, 1944 - May 7, 2020 Homer resident, Mr. John Marion Murray, 75, died Thursday, May 7, 2020 at South Peninsula… Continue reading

John Marion Murray

Town Crier

The South Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area Board is an elected board that oversees local tax dollars for a healthier community. The SAB will hold… Continue reading

Arts council announces poetry contest winners

Judges on Monday announced the winners in the Homer Council on the Arts pandemic poetry contest, “Fruits of Quarantine.” The winners are Sofia Loboy, seventh… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Stay at home with weeding, cultivating and bird song

Tall, sturdy fences, in the land of moose, are something to be grateful for. There is a new subdivision behind the high school that has… Continue reading