Nancy Lee Smith

Nancy Lee Smith July 10, 1935 - Oct. 7, 2018 A Celebration of life for Nancy Lee Smith will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov.… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will be holding their regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. The meeting will be held at… Continue reading

Nancy Smith

Nancy Smith July 10, 1935 - Oct. 7,2018 Nancy Smith died on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital. She passed away peacefully surrounded… Continue reading

Harold “Jim” DressMarch 17, 1947-Oct. 17, 2018

Harold “Jim” Dress March 17, 1947-Oct. 17, 2018 Lt. Col. (Ret.) Harold “Jim” Dress, 71, of Anchor Point, Alaska, died Oct. 17, 2018. “He passed… Continue reading

Members of BodyVox perform a piece in an undated photo. (Photo by Derrin Battles)

BodyVox brings new way of dance expression to Homer

If any artistic group survives for 21 years, it must be doing something right. Founded in 1997 and led by couple Jamie Hampton and Ashley… Continue reading

Members of BodyVox perform a piece in an undated photo. (Photo by Derrin Battles)

Dovie Lee Horton

Dovie Lee Horton April 28, 1956 - Oct. 14, 2018 Dovie Lee Horton, age 62, died unexpectedly on Oct. 14, 2018 from a sudden heart… Continue reading

Arts briefs

‘RBG’ wins Homer DocFest Audience Award “RBG,” a documentary about U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg, won the Audience Favorite Award at last month’s… Continue reading

A group of young people make their way across the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory at the start of their spooky tour in this year’s Haunted Hickory event Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. They and hundreds of others donated two nonperishable items to get scared by the ship’s crew members and their families during the annual event. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Best Bets

At the Homer City Council meeting on Monday, council member and super mom Rachel Lord urged people to slow down on these dark days, especially… Continue reading

A group of young people make their way across the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory at the start of their spooky tour in this year’s Haunted Hickory event Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 in Homer, Alaska. They and hundreds of others donated two nonperishable items to get scared by the ship’s crew members and their families during the annual event. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Bravo! Lynn Temple gets the job of moose protection done sooner rather than later in this photo taken Oct. 21, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. Be thinking about this; the moose are in evidence in this neighborhood, having been missing most of the summer. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: There’s still time to finish garden chores

Oh my, where to start? This mellow fall is luxurious as far as time enough to do everything that needs to be done before the… Continue reading

Bravo! Lynn Temple gets the job of moose protection done sooner rather than later in this photo taken Oct. 21, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. Be thinking about this; the moose are in evidence in this neighborhood, having been missing most of the summer. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News Local Republican Party central committee members Luke Welles and Eileen Becker voted to pull endorsement for Republican Party… Continue reading

Sutton James Miller

Sutton James Miller was born at 2:56 a.m. June 15, 2018, at South Peninsula Hospital to Vernon Scott and Rachel Miller. He weighed 6 pounds,… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Homer Volunteer Fire Department wants to remind the public as the temperature drops and they start to turn the heat on, make sure you… 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. 15-21… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Olive

Some redheads know how to chill. Meet Olive. She’s just over a year old, and she’s as cute as pie and as sweet as punch.… Continue reading

Amber L. Keaton

Amber L. Keaton died Oct. 19, 2018 Amber L. Keaton, 72, died Oct. 19, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. A celebration of life will be announced… Continue reading

Nadine Martin Pence

Nadine Martin Pence Sept. 20, 1916 - Oct. 14, 2018 Nadine Martin Pence died Sunday, Oct. 14, 2018, less than a month after celebrating her… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Kita

Kita is a 3-year-old female. Kita is shy at first, but warms up with some ear scratches and butt scratches. Kita is sweet, sensitive, and… Continue reading

Elissa and David Pettibone pose on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, by one of David Pettibone’s paintings at The Shop, an art space the Pettibones started in August 2018 in Kachemak City, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

The Shop creates instructional, creative art space

In Paris and other French cities, artists often show their works in ateliers, galleries that also include a studio. The word also refers to a… Continue reading

Elissa and David Pettibone pose on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, by one of David Pettibone’s paintings at The Shop, an art space the Pettibones started in August 2018 in Kachemak City, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Robert Roland Wambach, Jr.

Robert Roland Wambach, Jr. Oct. 11, 1951 - Oct. 8, 2018 Longtime Homer resident Robert Roland Wambach Jr., 66, known to some as “Bob” or… Continue reading

Arts in brief

Artist, writer reads for Battle of Attu 75th As part of its series “Fact, Fable, and Natural History: Writing About the Aleutians,” and for the… Continue reading