Pet of the Week: Gloria

Pet of the week Gloria is a 5 and 1/2-year-old female cat. This beautiful gal is quite the character. She’s a singer, a lover and… Continue reading

Town Crier

Join Homer Council on the Arts for the annual Homer Nutcracker Faire, being held from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and from… Continue reading

Barrett Kristo Blessent

Barrett Kristo Blessent was born at 7:27 p.m. on Nov. 30, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jeri Zapotosky and Jacob Blessent of Homer. He… Continue reading

Snow and fog creep up the ridges above Homer on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 as seen from across Beluga Lake in Homer, Alaska. Homer got its first dump of snow that stuck around on Sunday evening. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Best Bets

The Betster was honestly starting to think the snow would never come. Thank Kris Kringle it did, though! And (knock on wood) it appears the… Continue reading

Snow and fog creep up the ridges above Homer on Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 as seen from across Beluga Lake in Homer, Alaska. Homer got its first dump of snow that stuck around on Sunday evening. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

First Friday art exhibit openings provide holiday shopping opportunity

‘Tis the season for holiday shopping, and December’s First Friday exhibit openings and weekend festivities are a great way to kick off the season while… Continue reading

  • Dec 4, 2019
  • By Christina Whiting For the Homer News
  • ArtsFeatures

It’s a great day to bird — Homer’s birds and the birders who love them

Correction: Carol Harding is the chair of the Kachemak Bay Birders. Also, her correct email address is carolgharding1@gmail.com. Homer, in addition to being a well-known… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago President Bill Clinton signed a federal appropriations bill that included $10.4 million to build a new Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge visitor… Continue reading

Matilda Rosa Sechler

Matilda Rosa Sechler was born at 8:55 p.m. on Nov. 18, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Sarah Spencer and Aaron Sechler of Anchor Point.… Continue reading

Pets of the Week: Jack and Jill

Pets of the week Jack and Jill are 14-week-old kittens that are brother and sister. These sweet siblings are soaking in new experiences all the… 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 Nov. 18-24… Continue reading

Victoria Isabella Jaramillo-Reece

Victoria Isabella Jaramillo-Reece was born at 12:44 p.m. on Nov. 18, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Mariana Jaramillo and Samuel Reece of Homer. She… Continue reading

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Kachemak Bay Running Club and Community Recreation are hosting the Thanksgiving morning “Sweating Gravy Turkey Trot.” The 5K Fun Run/walk starts at 10 a.m. from… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: The experts agree: Don’t mess with Thanksgiving traditions

The New York Times published an entertaining opinion article on Sunday by Jennifer Weiner about Thanksgiving dinner, “Don’t Mess with the Dressing. Don’t Mess with… Continue reading

New Pratt director brings 15 years of Alaska experience

As part of a wave of new leadership at Homer nonprofits and civic organizations, next week the Pratt Museum welcomes its new executive director, Jennifer… Continue reading

Art in brief

Homer photographer is in Alaska Positive Homer photographer Linda Smogor’s work has been selected for the Alaska Positive juriedphotography exhibit at the Alaska State Museum,… Continue reading

Best Bets

The Betster has been known to get a big grumpy when people put up the holiday decorations before Thanksgiving. Well, the Betster can get grumpy… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago At a Homer High School Parent Teacher and Student Organization meeting, parent Scott Ulmer suggested random drug testing for students. A juvenile… 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 Nov. 11-17… Continue reading

Pets of the Week: Mikey and Darla

Pet of the week Mikey is a 9-year-old male cat and Darla is a 7-year-old female cat. With this kind of chilly and damp weather,… Continue reading

Mary Louise Bartlett

Mary Louise Bartlett

Mary Louise Bartlett April 20, 1945 - Oct. 23, 2019 Mary Louise Bartlett, 74, passed away at South Peninsula Hospital on Oct. 23, 2019 with… Continue reading

Mary Louise Bartlett