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 8-14… Continue reading

Eugene “Gene” Lavin

Eugene “Gene” Lavin

Eugene “Gene” Lavin Sept. 15, 1939 - May 26, 2020 Longtime Anchor Point resident, Mr. Eugene “Gene” Lavin, 80, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at… Continue reading

Eugene “Gene” Lavin

Town Crier

Kachemak Crane Watch keeps track of nesting cranes and wants your observations of crane colts. Send your report to reports@cranewatch.org or call 235-6262. Include date,… Continue reading

Concert on Your Lawn revives spirit of KBBI festival

It’s been since years since the sounds of KBBI’s Concert on the Lawn have reverberated through town on a summer weekend. Even in the midst… Continue reading

State announces artist grants

Alaska artists who have experienced financial difficulties due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for a $1,500 grant, according to a Thursday release from… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Cooking for fathers brings joy

Hello! Sunday is Father’s Day. The time spent cooking for the men in my family who are fathers bring me joy. I have wonderful memories… Continue reading

Best Bets

Although this has been a fabulous summer, you have to admit that the rain this week has been welcome. Alaska has the most amazing summers… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, announced that transportation appropriations approved by the U.S. Senate included $5.8 million for upgrading and expanding the Main… Continue reading

Payton Lindsey Cissney

Payton Lindsey Cissney was born at 8:29 a.m. on June 1, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Sarah Chappell and Timothy Cissney of Anchor Point.… 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 1-7… Continue reading

Diann Theresa Martin

Diann Theresa Martin Nov. 9, 1948 - May 27, 2020 Diann Martin, 71, of Homer, died on May 27, 2020. Diann Martin has been a… Continue reading

Amber J. Klopp

Amber J. Klopp March 26, 1922 - May 3, 2020 Amber J. Klopp, 98, passed away May 3, 2020 at her home in Homer, Alaska.… Continue reading

Town Crier

The South Kenai Peninsula Hospital Service Area Board will hold its regular monthly board meeting virtually via ZOOM at 6:30 p.m. tonight, Thursday. The Zoom… Continue reading

New artist finds support, inspiration in Homer

New Homer artist Lydia Johnston’s entry into the local arts scene ticks off all the boxes: • Drawn to Alaska from the Lower 48 by… Continue reading

Arts council holds peony poster contest

As part of the Homer Peony Festival to be held July 10-25, the Homer Council on the Arts sponsors a peony art contest for students… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Pondering the mystery of a suffering vegetable garden

The vegetable garden is suffering and I don’t know why. You would think that with over 45 years of gardening experience here in the Far… Continue reading

Best Bets

In his recent novel, “Agency,” William Gibson suggests a weird kind of time travel where through an artificial intelligence people can move into the past.… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Opponents of Homer’s annexation proposal raised serious issues they wanted the City of Homer to address before the Local Boundary Commission could… 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 May 25-31… 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