(Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News) Veterans march down Main Street in a Veterans Day parade Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. Veterans Day events start at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the memorial at the corner of Lake Street and Pioneer Avenue. After a parade down Pioneer Avenue and ending on the Sterling Highway, a second ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.

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You know how on your Spacebook feed (or whatever the kids call that social media thing) some photo will pop up of what you’re were… Continue reading

(Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News) Veterans march down Main Street in a Veterans Day parade Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. Veterans Day events start at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the memorial at the corner of Lake Street and Pioneer Avenue. After a parade down Pioneer Avenue and ending on the Sterling Highway, a second ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.

Years Ago

20 years ago Thursday noon lunches for teenagers at Homer United Methodist Church have increased in popularity over the past three years. Organized by nine… Continue reading

Britni Siekaniec’s painting of a fox is one of the paintings from a student art show opening on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at the Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided, Asia Freeman)

First Friday art exhibit openings

As Homer enters the season of coming darkness and more subtle daylight, it’s a time to celebrate the art of painting with light — photography.… Continue reading

Britni Siekaniec’s painting of a fox is one of the paintings from a student art show opening on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at the Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided, Asia Freeman)
A little bit of pumpkin butter is the perfect complement to Teri Robl’s pumpkin bread, as in here in her kitchen on Oct. 29, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Cooking with pumpkin and squash is perfect for rainy fall days

The family and football game visit to the motherland of Wisconsin is now just a memory, one filled with plenty of things that portray Wisconsin.… Continue reading

A little bit of pumpkin butter is the perfect complement to Teri Robl’s pumpkin bread, as in here in her kitchen on Oct. 29, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)
Elsa

Pet of the Week: Elsa

Pet of the week Elsa is a 1-year-old cat. This gal has been a love-bug from day one. She enjoys affection from her two legged… Continue reading

Elsa
Scott Joseph Cardoza

Scott Joseph Cardoza

Scott Joseph Cardoza May 2, 1962 - Oct. 27, 2019 Scott Joseph Cardoza died on Oct. 27, 2019 in Rockford, Michigan. Scott was born May… Continue reading

Scott Joseph Cardoza
Macie Marie Aileen Schroeder-Dalebout

Macie Marie Aileen Schroeder-Dalebout

Macie Marie Aileen Schroeder-Dalebout Sept. 9, 2002 - Oct. 17, 2019 Lifelong Soldotna resident Ms. Macie Marie Aileen Schroeder-Dalebout, 17, died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019… Continue reading

Macie Marie Aileen Schroeder-Dalebout

Kariella Lee Fisk

Kariella Lee Fisk was born at 11:01 a.m. on Oct. 23, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Kyah and Josh Fisk of Homer. She weighed… Continue reading

Gabriel David Eddy McLendon

Gabriel David Eddy McLendon was born at 6:22 p.m. on Oct. 28, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Megan McLendon of Anchor Point. 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 Oct. 21-27… Continue reading

A member of the Haunted Hickory prepares to scare guests on the deck of the US Coast Guard Cutter Hickory on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 at the harbor in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Best Bets

Like several holiday traditions we Americans enjoy today — religious or otherwise — we once again have the Celts to thank. The ancient Celtic festival… Continue reading

A member of the Haunted Hickory prepares to scare guests on the deck of the US Coast Guard Cutter Hickory on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 at the harbor in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Town Crier

The Halloween One-Ways return this year for trick-or-treaters tonight, Oct. 31. Bayview Avenue and Mountainview Avenue will be turned into one-way streets with one lane… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Homer City Manager Ron Drathman submitted a draft budget that would cut spending about 10% or more and begin restoring city reserves.… 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 Oct. 14-20… Continue reading

Christopher (Chris) Towne Selby

Christopher (Chris) Towne Selby

Christopher (Chris) Towne Selby March 11, 1952 – Sept. 25, 2019 Christopher (Chris) Towne Selby, 67, of Ninilchik, Alaska, died on Sept. 25, 2019 at… Continue reading

Christopher (Chris) Towne Selby
Benjamin Meganack

Benjamin Meganack

Benjamin Meganack Aug. 20, 1940 - Oct. 11, 2019 Lifelong Port Graham resident, Mr. Benjamin Meganack Sr., 79, died Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at South… Continue reading

Benjamin Meganack
Darla and Mikey

Pet of the Week: Darla and Mikey

Pets of the week Darla and Mikey are 7- and 9-year-old cats, respectively. These two are quite the bonded pair. They are very sweet, they… Continue reading

Darla and Mikey

Town Crier

Hospice of Homer Annual Volunteer Training will take place from 6-8 p.m. this Friday, Oct. 25 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday… Continue reading

The Homer Theatre as seen here on Sept. 19, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)

Rocky Horror Picture Show comes to Homer as fundraiser for R.E.C. Room

Make sure your Time Warping shoes are tied nice and tight and ready your toast-throwing arm — Rocky Horror Picture Show is coming to Homer.… Continue reading

The Homer Theatre as seen here on Sept. 19, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)
Dwarf Korean lilac, dwarf red twig dogwood, Miss Kim lilac, full size dogwood and a Shubert chokecerry fill out the space by the Kachemak Gardener’s balcony in this photo taken Oct. 12, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Your garden is for you, so take pleasure in it every day

For the past three years I have subscribed to “The English Garden.” Each and every issue is packed with dazzling photos of impeccably designed and… Continue reading

Dwarf Korean lilac, dwarf red twig dogwood, Miss Kim lilac, full size dogwood and a Shubert chokecerry fill out the space by the Kachemak Gardener’s balcony in this photo taken Oct. 12, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)