A rainbow peaks out from between the trees near the Homer News office on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. A double rainbow was spotted in a few different places around town between periods of rain. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Best Bets

Now that Canada has become the first North American nation to completely legalize pot, does this mean the Left Coast will now be known as… Continue reading

A rainbow peaks out from between the trees near the Homer News office on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. A double rainbow was spotted in a few different places around town between periods of rain. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Apple cheddar and sage scones spice up a Homer country breakfast in this photo taken by Teri Robl on Oct. 17, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine:

It’s autumn and that means apple time. Baking with apples enhanced by spices such as spicy sweet cinnamon, warm earthy nutmeg and pungent sharp clove… Continue reading

Apple cheddar and sage scones spice up a Homer country breakfast in this photo taken by Teri Robl on Oct. 17, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News The Homer Fish and Game Advsiory Committee voted to approve a proposed moratorium on new halibut charter businesses,… Continue reading

Ezias Abel Alaka’i Kekukuiakea Tengan-Chang

Ezias Abel Alaka’i Kekukuiakea Tengan-Chang was born at 2:18 a.m. on Oct. 13, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Athena Hokulele Tengan-Adolpho and Ernest Luuloa-Chang… Continue reading

Greyson Avery Ault

Greyson Avery Ault was born at 5:32 a.m. on Oct. 12, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Kathryn and Avery Ault of Homer. He weighed… 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

Vesper Cathryn Pierson

Vesper Cathryn Pierson was born at 1:39 a.m. on Oct. 11, 2018 to Bonnie and Bradley Pierson of Nikolaevsk. She weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces.… Continue reading

Desmond Alexander Hahn

Desmond Alexander Hahn was born at 9:43 p.m. on Oct. 9, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jessica and William Hahn 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 Oct. 8-14… Continue reading

Richard Wayne Swain

Richard Wayne Swain Aug. 9, 1944 – Oct. 4, 2018 Richard Wayne Swain, 74, died Oct. 4, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital. Richard was born… Continue reading

Donald Dan Wick

Donald Dan Wick

Donald Dan Wick Nov. 14, 1926 - Sept. 24, 2018 Donald Dan Wick, 91, a 69-year resident of Alaska, died at his home Sept. 24,… Continue reading

Donald Dan Wick

Town Crier

Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will be holding its regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. today, Oct. 11, at theMcNeil Canyon Fire Station, 53048… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Library celebrates Alaska Book Week with reading Alaska Book Week celebrates Alaskan authors and books, and the Homer Public Library celebrates with a group reading… Continue reading

Keren Lowell’s “Work Dress,” right, at Bunnell Street Arts Center as seen at the First Friday, Oct. 6, 2018, opening in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Lowell expands boundaries of wearable art

Through its ongoing collaborations with the Homer Fiber Arts Collective, Bunnell Street Arts Center has pushed the boundaries of wearable art. This month’s exhibit by… Continue reading

Keren Lowell’s “Work Dress,” right, at Bunnell Street Arts Center as seen at the First Friday, Oct. 6, 2018, opening in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Crows feed on mountain ash berries along Lake Street on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 9, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

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Reports have come in from seasoned observers out East End Road that termination dust has appeared on the higher elevations of the Kenai Mountains across… Continue reading

Crows feed on mountain ash berries along Lake Street on Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 9, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Silver

Pet of the Week: Silver

“Hey! What about me? I’m Silver, I’m 3 years old, and I’ve been here for a month. I’ve got a ton of personality. The gals… Continue reading

Silver

Keith Andrew Cozadd-PearsonSept. 13, 1991-Oct. 4, 2018

Keith Andrew Cozadd-Pearson Sept. 13, 1991-Oct. 4, 2018 Keith Andrew Cozadd-Pearson died Oct. 4, 2018, just outside of Homer, Alaska. He was 27. Keith was… Continue reading

Jade Cross Brussels sprouts at their peak of perfection. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: It’s been a fall to remember

Well now, isn’t this a fall to remember. The colors are lovely but, not to be pessimistic, it doesn’t smell like fall. There isn’t a… Continue reading

Jade Cross Brussels sprouts at their peak of perfection. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News Following an outbreak of measles in Alaska, students will be required to show proof of a second measles… 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. 1-7… Continue reading