Pet of the Week: Robin

Pet of the week Robin is a 11⁄2 year old female cat. It’s Robin’s time to shine. This fun gal has been without her kittens… 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 July 22-28… Continue reading

Joanna Joy Young

Joanna Joy Young was born at 4:22 p.m. on July 27, 2019 to Elizabeth and Jonathon Young of Homer. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces.… Continue reading

Jamieson Lucus Dailey

Jamieson Lucus Dailey was born at 11:04 p.m. on June 5, 2019, at South Peninsula Hospital to Jamie Jamieson and Timothy Dailey. He weighed 7… Continue reading

Flowers bloom in the garden of Rachel Lord, who owns and operates Alaska Stems, during the annual Garden Tour on Sunday, July 28, 2019 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Best Bets

As we begin the slow and inevitable crawl toward fall, we are hurried along by Homer’s uncharacteristically warm spring and downright uncomfortably hot summer. Vegetables… Continue reading

Flowers bloom in the garden of Rachel Lord, who owns and operates Alaska Stems, during the annual Garden Tour on Sunday, July 28, 2019 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Cottage pinks, asiatic lilies, heuchera, thalictrum, all happily cohabitate in a very unplanned perennial bed at the Kachemak Gardener’s garden in this photo taken on July 28, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Fast and Furious gardening season has been quite a ride

FAST AND FURIOUS. That’s what this growing season is handing us, the first one the likes of this that I can recall in my 47… Continue reading

Cottage pinks, asiatic lilies, heuchera, thalictrum, all happily cohabitate in a very unplanned perennial bed at the Kachemak Gardener’s garden in this photo taken on July 28, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)
The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra at its 2018 Gala Concert. (Photo provided)

Arts Briefs

KPO holds summer concerts this weekend For its annual summer concert series, the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra holds concerts in Homer, Kenai and Soldotna this weekend… Continue reading

The Kenai Peninsula Orchestra at its 2018 Gala Concert. (Photo provided)

Years Ago

20 years ago Raven Transit started offering bus service in the summer of 1999 with a 90-minute round trip route from the Down East Saloon… Continue reading

Adeline Grace Borgmeyer

Adeline Grace Borgmeyer was born on July 22, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Elizabeth and Paul Borgmeyer of Homer. She weighed 6 pounds, 2… Continue reading

Cassius John Frazier

Cassius John Frazier was born at 11:20 a.m. on July 18, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Rachelle Frazier and Christopher VanDine of Homer and… 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 July 15-21… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Grimlock

Grimlock is a 4-year-old male. Grimlock is a young boy who enjoys a good pet session with his person. He looks so handsome with his… Continue reading

Town Crier

About Town Crier The announcements section of Town Crier is a public service provided to individuals, nonprofit agencies and community groups. Short announcements are generally… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Enjoy a light meal with summer salad

I never would have guessed I would want it to rain as badly as I did while living in a coastal community in Alaska, ever.… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Homer artist to show in Fairbanks, Valdez and Anchorage Homer artist Deland Anderson will hold an exhibit of his work over the rest of the… Continue reading

Fireweed blooms in the hills overlooking Kachemak Bay as seen from Old East End Road on Saturday, July 20, 2019 near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Best Bets

In light of all the recent accidents that seem to be plaguing the southern Kenai Peninsula, and, indeed, all of Alaska, the Betster thought this… Continue reading

Fireweed blooms in the hills overlooking Kachemak Bay as seen from Old East End Road on Saturday, July 20, 2019 near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Years Ago

20 years ago Alaskans should expect big changes in the way the state provides services in the new millennium, Rep. Gail Phillips told a gathering… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Cheyenne

Cheyenne is a 10-year-old female. It’s been a long life on the road for this sweet, old lady. Cheyenne came to the shelter as 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 July 8-14… Continue reading

Walker’s paintings seek ‘a sense of the past and the present’

On a warm, sunny day earlier this month for First Friday at Bunnell Street Arts Center, a soft odor permeated the gallery for the opening… Continue reading