Annyong and Lucille. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pet of the week: Annyong and Lucille

Annyong and Lucille are 10-week-old male and female kittens. Lucille and Annyong are a bonded pair, so they’ll need to go together. They’re super playful,… Continue reading

Annyong and Lucille. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)
The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Western Emergency Services March 1-7 Firefighters and emergency… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Town Crier

Are you a farmer, food vendor, or crafter looking to connect with local customers? The Homer Farmers Market is now welcoming vendor applications for its… Continue reading

Isabel Mae Head

Isabel Mae Head was born at 2:26 p.m. on Feb. 16, 2021 at South Peninsula Hospital to Angela and Wesley Head of Homer. She weighed… Continue reading

Nora June Seaton

Nora June Seaton was born at 5:38 a.m. on Feb. 28, 2021 at South Peninsula Hospital to Lauren and Rand Seaton of Homer. She weighed… Continue reading

A collage of photographs surrounds the description of "Familiar Faces: Portrait of a Community," on exhibit through May 2021 at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

New exhibit looks at connections between objects and portraits

Pratt Museum show also includes new work by photographers, writer

A collage of photographs surrounds the description of "Familiar Faces: Portrait of a Community," on exhibit through May 2021 at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Wheat grass offers a bright spot of green in an otherwise very snowy March on March 5, 2021, in the Kachemak Gardener's home in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Keep watering and rotating those seedlings

Let’s take a look at your seedlings. Do they have enough light? Good. I like to turn mine every day as they tend to bend… Continue reading

Wheat grass offers a bright spot of green in an otherwise very snowy March on March 5, 2021, in the Kachemak Gardener's home in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

Snow covers the historic Harrington cabin and outhouse on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

For the past few months the Betster has been working at home at the Fortress of Solitude in an undisclosed location. Like many of you… Continue reading

Snow covers the historic Harrington cabin and outhouse on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Cubby McNubbins. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pet of the week: Cubby McNubbins

Cubby McNubbins is a 3-year-old female cat. This sweet gal is patiently waiting for her furever home. She’s gentle, affectionate and gorgeous to boot. If… Continue reading

Cubby McNubbins. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)
The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Western Emergency Services Feb. 22-28 Firefighters and emergency… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Margaret Leilani Alfiche

Margaret Leilani Alfiche

Homer resident, Ms. Margaret Leilani Alfiche, 60, died Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer, Alaska. Private services will be held at… Continue reading

Margaret Leilani Alfiche
Granville “Jack” Fields

Granville “Jack” Fields

Granville “Jack” Fields March 14, 1928 - Dec. 15, 2020 Granville “Jack” Fields, 92, passed away on Dec. 15, 2020. He was a long-time resident… Continue reading

Granville “Jack” Fields

Town Crier

Are you a farmer, food vendor, or crafter looking to connect with local customers? The Homer Farmers Market is now welcoming vendor applications for its… Continue reading

Ember Huskey

Ember Huskey was born at 6:35 a.m. on Feb. 25, 2021 at South Peninsula Hospital to Crystal Thomas and David Huskey of Homer. She weighed… Continue reading

Ruby Anne Haynes

Ruby Anne Haynes was born at 5:48 p.m. on Feb. 23, 2021 to Nichole and Alex Haynes of Homer. She weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces.… Continue reading

"My Kachemak Homer" by Sadie Mae Millard is one of the works in the Homer Council on the Arts show, "The Art of Wellness: Stories of trauma, loss, and resilience," opening Friday, March 5, 2021, at the gallery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Homer Council on the Arts)
"My Kachemak Homer" by Sadie Mae Millard is one of the works in the Homer Council on the Arts show, "The Art of Wellness: Stories of trauma, loss, and resilience," opening Friday, March 5, 2021, at the gallery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Homer Council on the Arts)
Chicken adobo simmering on the stove, on Monday, March 1, 2021, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Kalifornsky Kitchen: A dish all its own

Conjuring the Philippines with chicken adobo

Chicken adobo simmering on the stove, on Monday, March 1, 2021, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
Waves during an extreme high tide and big seas pound the Homer Spit on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 28, 2021, on the Homer Spit, as seen through photographer Malia Anderson's windshield. (Photo by Malia Anderson / Homer News)

Best Bets

All those social media photos of arms being poked as Alaskans get vaccinated are getting a little cliche — and that’s a good thing. Yeah,… Continue reading

Waves during an extreme high tide and big seas pound the Homer Spit on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 28, 2021, on the Homer Spit, as seen through photographer Malia Anderson's windshield. (Photo by Malia Anderson / Homer News)

Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past