Town Crier

Registration is open for the 2019 Alaska Food Festival and Conference, which takes place on Friday and Saturday, March 8-9, at Land’s End Resort in… Continue reading

Stella Rose Haynes

Stella Rose Haynes was born at 6:14 p.m. Feb. 25, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Nichole and Alex Haynes of Homer. She weighed 6… Continue reading

Aiden Jones Harrington

Aiden Jones Harrington was born at 2:12 p.m. March 1, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jessica Jones and Joshua Harrington of Homer. He weighed… 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 Feb. 25-March… Continue reading

Robert Louis “Bob” Scott

Robert Louis “Bob” Scott July 19, 1936 - Feb. 11, 2019 Robert Louis “Bob” Scott, 82, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 at… Continue reading

Rebecca Lynn Monroe

Rebecca Lynn Monroe

Rebecca Lynn Monroe Jan. 24, 1961 - Feb. 23, 2019 Rebecca Lynn Monroe, 57, a long-term resident of Homer, Alaska, died Feb. 23, 2019 in… Continue reading

Rebecca Lynn Monroe

Pet of the Week: Knick

Knick is a 2-year-old male. Knick is ready to be on his own. The staff have found this handsome fella is doing extremely well without… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Heed the siren call of seed racks

Now that the sun has meaning you should consider washing your windows, especially if your intention is to start plants from seed. Which, of course,… Continue reading

Fused glass art by Nicole Cavalier on display at Ptarmigan Arts. (Photo provided)

Jubilee art featured for March

For First Friday this month, it’s all about the kids. At the Homer Council on the Arts, March celebrates student artists for its Jubilee art… Continue reading

Fused glass art by Nicole Cavalier on display at Ptarmigan Arts. (Photo provided)

Arts Briefs

Choir for Peace seeks art Choir for Peace, a collaboration between the Kenai Peninsula Community Chorus under the umbrella of Pier One Theatre and the… Continue reading

Lynda Reed appears in the Homer Senior Citizens Inc. Annual Senior Fashion Show last Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at the Homer Senior Center in Homer, Alaska. The theme of the show was “intergalactic.” This show was a part of the center’s Intergenerational program bringing all ages together to celebrate the senior population. (Photo provided)

Best Bets

If you’re a working schmo on a regular 9-to-5 schedule, you may have noticed an odd phenomena. On either end of your commute, you’ll be… Continue reading

Lynda Reed appears in the Homer Senior Citizens Inc. Annual Senior Fashion Show last Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, at the Homer Senior Center in Homer, Alaska. The theme of the show was “intergalactic.” This show was a part of the center’s Intergenerational program bringing all ages together to celebrate the senior population. (Photo provided)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News Homer High School ski coach Mickey Todd got a buzz cut after the Mariner girls won the Region… Continue reading

Town Crier

Registration is open for the 2019 Alaska Food Festival and Conference, which takes place on Friday and Saturday, March 8-9, at Land’s End Resort in… Continue reading

Gabriel Elijah Garvey

Gabriel Elijah Garvey was born at 5:30 a.m. on Feb. 21, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Elizabeth and Joshua Garvey of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Amari Robert Scott

Amari Robert Scott was born at 8:20 a.m. on Feb. 26, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Aubree Scott of Seldovia. He weighed 7 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 Feb. 18-24… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Rambo

Rambo is a 3-month-old male. This little polydactyl guy is melting the hearts of all who meet him. Rambo may have a rough and tumble… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Neil

Neil is a 2-year-old male. He is as daring and adventurous as Neil Armstrong, as suave as Neil Diamond, yet has a sensitive side as… Continue reading

Community members enjoy a free ice skating party hosted by Rotary Club of Homer-Kachemak Bay, McDonalds and the City of Homer on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Ben Walters Park and Beluga Lake in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Best Bets

If you’ve noticed the interwebs have been a bit slow lately, don’t blame an uptick in video streaming now that we no longer have a… Continue reading

Community members enjoy a free ice skating party hosted by Rotary Club of Homer-Kachemak Bay, McDonalds and the City of Homer on Friday, Feb. 15, 2019 at Ben Walters Park and Beluga Lake in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Kachemak Cuisine: Chickens and eggs make great dishes

Which came first, the chicken or the egg? I’m not sure, but I can’t image life without either. Eggs are a perfect portable food, tasty,… Continue reading