Kathy Smith’s “Glacier Banner 3,” a painting in her exhibit, “Rivers of Ice,” showing at the Pratt Museum through Dec. 28. 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

‘Rivers of Ice’ takes intimate and expansive look at glaciers

As part of the Pratt Museum’s mission to strengthen relationships between people and place, art exhibits there often make some connection to the land or… Continue reading

Kathy Smith’s “Glacier Banner 3,” a painting in her exhibit, “Rivers of Ice,” showing at the Pratt Museum through Dec. 28. 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Fall colors shine as the morning light catches the hills above Homer on Oct. 21, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

The winds of change have been roaring through our little town by the bay — but yeah, that pretty much explains fall, aye? Boy howdy… Continue reading

Fall colors shine as the morning light catches the hills above Homer on Oct. 21, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

20 years ago Heavy rains triggered a sand-and-clay landslide at South Peninsula Hospital, demolishing wood-and-steel forms built for the concrete foundation for the new West… Continue reading

Noah James Rainwater

Noah James Rainwater was born at 3:50 p.m. on Oct. 12, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jaclyn and Stephen Rainwater of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Kora Lynn Sargeant-Blazka

Kora Lynn Sargeant-Blazka was born at 10:23 p.m. on Oct. 3, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Cheyenne Blazka and Harold Sargeant of Anchor Point.… Continue reading

Jaxon Nelms

Jaxon Nelms was born at 10:59 a.m. on Oct. 8, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Juliana Anahonau and James Nelms. He weighed 9 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 Oct. 7-13… Continue reading

Brett M. Wise

Brett M. Wise Oct. 5, 2019 - May 29, 1987 Brett M. Wise, 32, passed away unexpectedly in his home Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, in… Continue reading

Hilda

Pet of the Week: Hilda

Pet of the week Hilda is a 1-year-old female cat. Need a little pick-me-up? Hilda does too! All of her kittens have gone into their… Continue reading

Hilda

Town Crier

The Kachemak Ski Club is hosting a work party at the Homer Rope Tow this Sunday beginning at 10 a.m. Please bring some tools. Email… Continue reading

Some of the fiber art works at the opening of the “Kuspuk/Qaspeq/Atikluk” show on Oct. 5, 2019, at Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Bunnell starts ‘Indigenized Fall’ with kuspuk group show

A series of events Bunnell Street Arts Center calls “Indigenized Fall” started on Oct. 5 with the First Friday opening of “Qaspeq/Kuspuk/Atikluk,” a group show… Continue reading

Some of the fiber art works at the opening of the “Kuspuk/Qaspeq/Atikluk” show on Oct. 5, 2019, at Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Arts in brief

In a press release on Oct. 7, Homer Theatre owners and Homer Documentary Film Festival organizers Lynette and Jamie Sutton announced the final results for… Continue reading

Dried corn also can be seen with pumpkins all over Wisconsin at roadside stands, as seen here in this photo taken on Oct. 14, 2019. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Wisconsin visit inspires Dutch baby ham-and-cheese recipe

As you are enjoying this week’s edition of the Homer News, I am in Wisconsin surrounded by autumn’s foliage splendor in vibrant colors of red,… Continue reading

Dried corn also can be seen with pumpkins all over Wisconsin at roadside stands, as seen here in this photo taken on Oct. 14, 2019. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Best Bets

If all goes according to plan and Gov. Mike Dunleavy makes his plane to Homer, he should be dropping in today at about 2:15 p.m.… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago A proposed logging operation near the Bridge Creek Reservoir watershed raised concerns at a Homer City Council meeting and prompted city officials… 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 Sept. 30… Continue reading

Don Krueger

Don Krueger Born Oct. 3, 1947 Don Krueger, a 40-year Homer resident, blissfully died at home in his sleep with a beautiful smile on his… Continue reading

Kenneth Arndt

Kenneth Arndt May 19, 1925 - Aug. 16, 2019 Kenneth Arndt, born May 19, 1925, flew off into the Sunset for the last time on… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Hilda

Pet of the week Hilda is a 1-year-old female cat. Hilda was found living outside with her four babies. She is the sweetest lady. So… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will be holding its regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. tonight. The meeting will be held at the McNeil… Continue reading