Caroline Jayne Rampton

Caroline Jayne Rampton was born at 11:25 a.m. on Dec. 26, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Rebecca Lynn and Ryan Jason Rampton of Soldotna.… Continue reading

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Homer Volunteer Fire Department Dec. 24-30 Firefighters and… Continue reading

McKenzie Rei Sargeant

McKenzie Rei Sargeant was born at 5:33 p.m. on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31, 2018, at South Peninsula Hospital to Triva and Kyle Sargeant of… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will hold its regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10. The meeting will be held at the… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Littlefoot

Littlefoot is an 8-week old male. There’s not much to say about this adorable little bundle of floof, except that he’s a wonderfully playful, affectionate… Continue reading

Morgan Alexander Malcolm Wertz

Morgan Alexander Malcolm Wertz was born at 6:16 p.m. on Jan. 1, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Melissa Malcolm and Chris Wertz of Anchor… Continue reading

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Homer Volunteer Fire Department Dec. 17-24 Firefighters and… Continue reading

The Homer Ukulele Group performs at the Bear Creek Winery’s Garden Lights last Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Kachemak City, Alaska. More than 500 people attended that night for an evening of music, colorful lights and hot beverages. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

If you’re not still stuck in your couch cushions, weighed down by the delicious and copious amounts of Holiday food you likely inhaled on Tuesday,… Continue reading

The Homer Ukulele Group performs at the Bear Creek Winery’s Garden Lights last Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Kachemak City, Alaska. More than 500 people attended that night for an evening of music, colorful lights and hot beverages. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Roger William Bolton

Roger William Bolton June 1, 1936 - Dec. 15, 2018 Roger William Bolton, 82, died at his daughter’s home on Dec. 15, 2018. He passed… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Think oysters for New Year’s

The Christmas season feasts were filled with roasted prime rib, smoked turkey, baked ham, a rich cream and cheesy potato dish, baked rolls, traditional sweet… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News Jean Keene, Homer’s Eagle Lady, said she will continue to feed eagles from her home on the Spit… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Bay State Parks is currently recruiting for members for the Kachemak Bay State Parks Citizens Advisory Board. This advisory board provides Alaska State Parks… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Fluffy (Sylvester)

Fluffy (aka Sylvester) is an 11-year-old male. This sweet old guy is a loving, loyal, adorable cat, who would love a new home by the… Continue reading

Serena MacRae Sharp

Serena MacRae Sharp was born at 9:19 p.m. on Dec. 20, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Chesnut MacRae and Jonathan James Sharp of Homer.… Continue reading

Carson Andrew Moyer

Carson Andrew Moyer was born at 9:04 p.m. on Dec. 22, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Diana and Brandon Moyer of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Angelo Gianluca Ricciardi

Angelo Gianluca Ricciardi was born at 8:32 a.m. on Dec. 17, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Haily and Giuseppe Ricciardi of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Kaiya Blaze Cooper

Kaiya Blaze Cooper was born at 10:25 p.m. on Nov. 14, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Sabrina Malchoff and Joshua Cooper of Homer. She… Continue reading

Dana Stabenow stands in April 2013 on the future site of Storyknife, the writers retreat she and her foundation plan to build near Homer, Alaska. The retreat is on the Homer bluff with a view of lower Cook Inlet, including Iliamna and Redoubt Volcanoes. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Storyknife writers retreat gets major grant

A Homer author’s vision five years ago of a community for women literary artists got a major boost last week when the Rasmuson Foundation announced… Continue reading

Dana Stabenow stands in April 2013 on the future site of Storyknife, the writers retreat she and her foundation plan to build near Homer, Alaska. The retreat is on the Homer bluff with a view of lower Cook Inlet, including Iliamna and Redoubt Volcanoes. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

You’ve heard of summer solstice, now get ready for his darker, grumpier, more menacing brother: winter solstice. On Friday we will experience our shortest day… Continue reading

Three-layer peppermint bark is a Christmas treat. (Photo by Teri Robl/Homer News)

Kachemak Cuisine: Peppermint bark is a Christmas treat

I’m always looking for tempting new recipes to try when I’m surrounded by mountains of butter and clouds of powdered sugar while making the usual… Continue reading

Three-layer peppermint bark is a Christmas treat. (Photo by Teri Robl/Homer News)