Years Ago

20 years ago Homer High School, Chapman School and Homer Middle School were all set to welcome new principals in the fall after their current… Continue reading

Frances “Frankie” Eleanor Sullivan

Frances “Frankie” Eleanor Sullivan was born at 3:40 a.m. on April 17, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Tessa and Mike Sullivan of Homer. She… 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 April 13-20… Continue reading

Patricia Lorraine Evarts

Patricia Lorraine Evarts Aug. 8, 1932 - Feb. 14, 2020 Mom left this earthly life on Valentine’s Day to be with Dad and continue their… Continue reading

Gene Nixon.

Gene Nixon

Gene Nixon Sept. 1, 1956 - April 16, 2020 Gene Nixon. 63, a former long-time resident of Homer, Alaska, passed away on April 16, 2020,… Continue reading

Gene Nixon.

Carol Ann Coleman

Carol Ann Coleman Oct. 5, 1944 - April 14, 2020 Homer resident, Mrs. Carol Ann Coleman, 75, died Tuesday, April 14, 2020 at South Peninsula… Continue reading

  • Apr 22, 2020

Morwenna Firth Isleen Cleary

Morwenna Firth Isleen Cleary was born at 11:57 a.m. on April 15, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Bobbi and Pete Cleary of Homer. She… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

Pet of the week The Homer Animal Shelter is closed to the public, including volunteers, until further notice. People interested in adopting a pet can… Continue reading

Town Crier

Sandhill cranes are heading north. Please report Sandhill Crane sightings to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org. Date, time, location, behavior, and number of… Continue reading

Homer Council on the Arts adapts to art during pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept through Alaska and state mandates closed or limited businesses and organizations, art and cultural nonprofits have had to swiftly adapt.… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Sourdough pancakes are an Alaska classic

It’s the little things helping me get through this crazy, weird and scary time. How about you? What makes you forget about this insanity right… Continue reading

Best Bets

Though the world remains in flux as all of us cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, apparently nobody told the natural world. Our four-legged and winged… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Dispute over easement use in the Seldovia River Valley had the Seldovia Native Association threatening to close motorized access to the area… 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 April 6-12… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

Pet of the week The Homer Animal Shelter is closed to the public, including volunteers, until further notice. People interested in adopting a pet can… Continue reading

Jean Ann Widmayer

Jean Ann Widmayer June 21, 1936 - Jan. 28, 2020 Kenai resident Jean Ann Widmayer, 83, passed on to be with Jesus in her own… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2020

Town Crier

Sandhill cranes are heading north. Please report Sandhill Crane sightings to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org. Date, time, location, behavior, and number of… Continue reading

Salmonfest is not yet canceled; Seldovia Summer Solstice Festival is off

In the growing list of events canceled or postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Seldovia Arts Council last week announced it will not hold its… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Don’t be daunted by your vegetable garden

Where to start. Methinks that you are focused on food production although I’m thinking intently about perennials. You win; here we go. Take a good… Continue reading

The view of Turnagain Arm, as seen from Hope Point in September 2018. Hope, Alaska, would be a good meeting place for a date once restrictions caused by the new coronavirus are lifted. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)

Out of the Office: Love in the time of corona

How do you find “the one” if you can’t even leave your home?

The view of Turnagain Arm, as seen from Hope Point in September 2018. Hope, Alaska, would be a good meeting place for a date once restrictions caused by the new coronavirus are lifted. (Photo by Jeff Helminiak/Peninsula Clarion)