James J. Lempe

James J. Lempe Dec. 5, 1935 - March 17, 2020 James passed on March 17, 2020, at home with loving wife and faithful St. Bernards… Continue reading

Jeffrey Floyd Larson

Jeffrey Floyd Larson May 27, 1981 - March 25, 2020 There will be a memorial service for Jeffrey Floyd Larson from 3-5 p.m. Friday, July… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Ninilchik Rodeo kicks off this weekend with events Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik, starting with the Peninsula Horseman’s… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Celebrate the Fourth Alaska style – with salmon

Happy Independence Day! The Fourth of July, as most of us call it, commemorates the date in 1776 when the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration… Continue reading

Best Bets

Except for the You Know What, this summer is turning out to be awesome. We’ve had a pretty good run of sunny weather nicely balanced… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago The late Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, visited Homer for groundbreaking ceremonies of the $10 million Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center,… Continue reading

Haines author’s new book looks at small-town politics

Heather Lende’s three previous books have been about life in her small town of Haines, Alaska. Her latest book, “Of Bears and Ballots,” goes on… 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 June 15-21… Continue reading

James “Jay” Elliott Becker

James “Jay” Elliott Becker Feb. 18, 1964 - June 10, 2020 James “Jay” Elliott Becker, Jr., 56, died peacefully at his home in Homer, Alaska… 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

James Elias Kastendieck

James Elias Kastendieck was born at 7:18 a.m. on June 12, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Sara and Jacob Kastendieck of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Arvid Levi Jay Anderson

Arvid Levi Jay Anderson was born at 11:45 p.m. on June 15, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Serena Ann and James Joseph Anderson of… Continue reading

Gideon Tiberius Yager

Gideon Tiberius Yager was born at 12:04 a.m. on June 18, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Michelle and Daniel Yager of Anchor Point. He… Continue reading

Waylan Wolf Prosper Whitney

Waylan Wolf Prosper Whitney was born at 8:36 a.m. on June 19, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Gloria Joy St. John and Joshua Cardman-Peden… Continue reading

Cynthia Jeanette

Cynthia Jeanette was born at 5:48 p.m. on June 9, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Kayla Yotter and Andrew Coulter of Homer. She weighed… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Anchor Point Fire & Emergency Medical Service Area Board will hold its next board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday July 15. For more information… Continue reading

Best Bets

Wouldn’t you know it, one moment we were begging the snow to leave, and the next we’ve watched Summer Solstice pass us by. A lot… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: ‘Plant camassia’ and other garden advice

Bear with me people: I have a thought running around in my head that needs to be released. Ready? Of all the great minds out… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Someone vandalized or stole works at the Pratt Museum’s “Facing the Elements” show before the exhibit formally opened. Carla Klinker’s sculpture, “Skin,”… 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