Art briefs

ALAXSXA | ALASKA opens Oct. 12 Bunnell Street Arts Center presents Ping Chong Theater + Company (PCC) from New York City in YC in ALAXSXA… Continue reading

A detail for Keren Lowell’s “Hunger Shirt.” (Photo provided)

Fall art scene is vibrant and alive

Though the hustle and bustle of summer has ended and Homer eases into fall, the art scene remains vibrant and alive. The local Homer Plein… Continue reading

A detail for Keren Lowell’s “Hunger Shirt.” (Photo provided)
Silver

Pet of the Week: Silver

Silver is a 3-year-old male. Why is this amazing, charismatic kitty still here? He’s so funny and loving. Staff have learned a lot about him… Continue reading

Silver
Birch and aspen trees offer a splash of fall color by Hidden Lake looking toward Skilak Lake in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, near Sterling, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

Just when you think Homer has rounded the corner into crispier temperatures, danged if Ma Nature doesn’t surprise us — again. We’re kinda on a… Continue reading

Birch and aspen trees offer a splash of fall color by Hidden Lake looking toward Skilak Lake in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018, near Sterling, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Teri Robl’s beef pot pie incorporates Alaska moose meat with locally grown vegetables. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Beef pot pie is the perfect fall comfort food

This weekend I found myself with a counter full of produce from the garden and moose meat the Other Fisherman brought home after butchering. I… Continue reading

Teri Robl’s beef pot pie incorporates Alaska moose meat with locally grown vegetables. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News Homer got its first traffic lights, but not a full-fledged, red, yellow and green stack. Flashing red lights… 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. 24-30.… Continue reading

Iona Eleanor Norton

Iona Eleanor Norton was born at 3:07 p.m. Sept. 21, 2018, at South Peninsula Hospital to Dan and Jessica Norton. She is welcomed by her… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board will be holding its regular monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. today, Oct. 4, at the McNeil Canyon Fire Station,… Continue reading

Nancy Mae Egbert

Nancy Mae Egbert March 26, 1942 - Sept. 24, 2018 Longtime Alaskan educator, Nancy Mae Egbert, 76, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, with her family… Continue reading

Amelia Geusen

Amelia GeusenJan. 31, 1927-Aug. 25, 2018

Amelia Geusen Jan. 31, 1927 - Aug. 25, 2018 Amelia “Millie” Geusen, 91, died Aug. 25, 2018, at home. An open house was held Sept.… Continue reading

Amelia Geusen

Boomerang Bags aim to reduce plastic bags

Homer’s community of fiber artists — sewers, quilters and crafters who work in fabric and fiber — brought in some new talent over the past… Continue reading

Trevor Colin Kearney.

Trevor Colin Kearney

Trevor Colin Kearney Sept. 7, 1969 - June 29, 2018 Trevor Colin Kearney, 49, died in Ketchikan on June 29, 2018. A Homer resident of… Continue reading

Trevor Colin Kearney.
Two rock sculptures are part of dozens an artist made along the Homer Spit last week, as seen in this photo taken Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

This is it, folks! This weekend is your last change to stock up on crispy cucumbers, puffy pastries, lush lettuces, soothing home-made salves and the… Continue reading

Two rock sculptures are part of dozens an artist made along the Homer Spit last week, as seen in this photo taken Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Karen Berger at Homer Brewing stands by her appealing application of pallets on Sept. 21, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: End of season time to assess mistakes

Now is an excellent time to note the mistakes you have been avoiding addressing. Although I have stressed more than once that this garden has… Continue reading

Karen Berger at Homer Brewing stands by her appealing application of pallets on Sept. 21, 2018, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News With boat after boat tied up to the Homer docks over the summer to unload halibut catches, Homer… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Jonesy

Jonesy is a big, derpy boy. He’s 8 months old, and staff is told he’s a shepherd and lab mix. He’s good with other dogs,… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kenai Peninsula Borough Solid Waste facilities will be closed on Sundays for the winter from Oct. 7, 2018 through April 28, 2019. For more information… Continue reading

Ian Ray McLinn

Ian Ray McLinn was born at 11:32 a.m. on Sept. 23, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Esther and Adam McLinn 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. Homer Volunteer Fire Department Sept. 17-23 Firefighters and… Continue reading