Cops and Courts

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

Baby Boy Reutov

Baby Boy Reutov was born at 12:50 p.m. on Feb. 29, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Emeliya and Michael Reutov of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Ayah Keikilani Kuklis

Ayah Keikilani Kuklis was born at 2:43 p.m. on Feb. 27, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Katelin Kuklis of Homer. She weighed 5 pounds,… Continue reading

Town Crier

Homer Head Start is accepting applications for the 2020-21 school year. Head Start is a free preschool program for families with children age 3-4 who… Continue reading

‘ReWilding Kernwood’ film premiers Thursday

A documentary film series that started in the 1992 with the building of a family’s wilderness retreat on the Chandalar River in the Brooks Range… Continue reading

Spring brings more First Friday shows

While it’s not yet March 21, despite the chilly and blustery days, the growing daylight hints at the equinox to come. If you’re looking for… Continue reading

Best Bets

Will the coronovirus arrive in Alaska like The Revenge of the Spanish Flu? Will civilization as we know it collapse into the Zombie Apocalypse, or,… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago After 47 years in business, Kenai Supply closed its stores from Wasilla to Homer. The death of founder William Wells in December… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Pepper

Pet of the week Pepper is a 2-and-a-half-year-old female cat. Pepper, a.k.a. Miss Mittens, is quite the beauty. She’s a gentle soul ready for a… 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 Feb. 17-23… Continue reading

William Frederick (Fred) Jones

William Frederick (Fred) Jones Sept. 30, 1930 - Feb. 21, 2020 William Frederick (Fred) Jones, 89, passed away peacefully on Feb. 21, 2020 after a… Continue reading

Town Crier

Are you smarter than a high schooler? The National Honor Society will host its annual Trivia Night fundraiser in the Commons, starting at 6 p.m.… Continue reading

Chase Alexander Stock

Chase Alexander Stock was born at 11:08 p.m. on Feb. 17, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jess and Kellen Stock of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Cold and snowy days offer perfect time to try new recipes

Winter is full on here with all the snow and cold temperatures, so I am indoors spending time in the kitchen and trying new recipes.… Continue reading

In retirement, Deborah Poore returns to her art

As a girl growing up in Kenai, Deborah Poore saw herself as an artist and wanting to learn to paint. But a career as an… Continue reading

Sun shines on the trails on the Hayfield Loop at the Lookout Mountain Trails on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 during a bluebird day on Ohlson Mountain Road near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Best Bets

Hold on to your hats, Betsters. This Saturday marks that every-four-year event of an extra day, Leap Day. You know it’s Leap Year because that’s… Continue reading

Sun shines on the trails on the Hayfield Loop at the Lookout Mountain Trails on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 during a bluebird day on Ohlson Mountain Road near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Years Ago

20 years ago Residents of an area the city of Homer proposed to annex gave the Homer City Council a clear message at its Feb.… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Here are some random thoughts on gardening

Having crossed the threshold of my seventh decade I will be doing a few things differently. The one that you may want to take note… Continue reading

Wilson embraces the delightful and joyous in art

“Macaroni and Cheese,” Fairbanks artist Tamara Wilson’s art show and installation at Bunnell Street Arts Center, appears to be a room of domestic tranquility with… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Obi

Pet of the week Obi is a 4 and a half-month-old male cat. There is an Obi-sized spot in all of the shelter staff’s hearts.… Continue reading