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                                Homer’s Janelle Moerlein crosses the Homer Spit Run finish line with Renn Marden on Saturday, June 30 at Land’s End Resort in Homer. Read the results of this year’s Spit Run 10K and Cosmic Hamlet Half Marathon on Page A6.

Hundreds turn out for Homer Spit Run

Mother nature must have known there would be visitors in town over the weekend, because she pulled out all the stops and granted a clear,… Continue reading

<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit">Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News</span>
                                Homer’s Janelle Moerlein crosses the Homer Spit Run finish line with Renn Marden on Saturday, June 30 at Land’s End Resort in Homer. Read the results of this year’s Spit Run 10K and Cosmic Hamlet Half Marathon on Page A6.
Bailey Lowney shows a group of women an example of the kind of skates needed for roller derby during an informational meeting Friday, June 29, 2018 at Alice’s Champagne Palace in Homer, Alaska. Lowney, a former derby player, and several other local women are working to form Homer’s first roller derby team. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Roller derby comes to Homer

If women in Homer have been looking for a way to combine a love of comradery, female empowerment and smashing into stuff, they might just… Continue reading

Bailey Lowney shows a group of women an example of the kind of skates needed for roller derby during an informational meeting Friday, June 29, 2018 at Alice’s Champagne Palace in Homer, Alaska. Lowney, a former derby player, and several other local women are working to form Homer’s first roller derby team. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit">Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News</span>
                                Homer’s Janelle Moerlein crosses the Homer Spit Run finish line with Renn Marden on Saturday, June 30 at Land’s End Resort in Homer. Read the results of this year’s Spit Run 10K and Cosmic Hamlet Half Marathon on Page A6.

Hundreds turn out for Homer Spit Run

Mother nature must have known there would be visitors in town over the weekend, because she pulled out all the stops and granted a clear,… Continue reading

<span class="neFMT neFMT_PhotoCredit">Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News</span>
                                Homer’s Janelle Moerlein crosses the Homer Spit Run finish line with Renn Marden on Saturday, June 30 at Land’s End Resort in Homer. Read the results of this year’s Spit Run 10K and Cosmic Hamlet Half Marathon on Page A6.
Judy Flora stands among columbine in Homer, Alaska, on June 29, 2018, her penchant for the flowers realized. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Keep gardens manageable

Now this is a truly beautiful Sunday night. Peaceful, soft breeze, bird song and a garden that will bloom sooner rather than later. Garden parties… Continue reading

  • Jul 5, 2018
  • By Rosemary Fitzpatrick
Judy Flora stands among columbine in Homer, Alaska, on June 29, 2018, her penchant for the flowers realized. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Bay State Park trails report

General announcements Please report problems, file complaints, or complements at 907-235-7024 or 907-262-5581. Email: eric.clarke@alaska.gov and jason.okuly@alaska.gov Advisory: Trails in Kachemak Bay State Park are… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay State Park trails report

General announcements Please report problems, file complaints, or complements at 907-235-7024 or 907-262-5581. Email: eric.clarke@alaska.gov and jason.okuly@alaska.gov Advisory: Trails in Kachemak Bay State Park are… Continue reading

Think about Mud Bay for halibut fishing

There had been something niggling my rusting memory banks for weeks. It had to do with halibut hunting but I couldn’t kick it loose until… Continue reading

Think about Mud Bay for halibut fishing

There had been something niggling my rusting memory banks for weeks. It had to do with halibut hunting but I couldn’t kick it loose until… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay State Park trails report

The following is the trails report from Kachemak Bay State Park: Overall Conditions: Patchy snow at 2,000 feet and above, depending on aspect. Trail locations… Continue reading

Reeling ‘Em In: Fishing Hole action is an epic skunk fest

It’s been a few years since I’ve had to sit down, fire up some mellow instrumental jazz and admit that the king run at The… Continue reading

Homer to host first ever End of the Road Pickleball Tournament

The inaugural End of the Road Pickleball Tournament and Clinics will be held this coming Monday through Saturday at Homer High School. Sponsored by Pickleball… Continue reading

  • Jun 21, 2018

Homer to host first ever End of the Road Pickleball Tournament

The inaugural End of the Road Pickleball Tournament and Clinics will be held this coming Monday through Saturday at Homer High School. Sponsored by Pickleball… Continue reading

Kachemak Bay State Park trails report

The following is the trails report from Kachemak Bay State Park: Overall Conditions: Patchy snow at 2,000 feet and above, depending on aspect. Trail locations… Continue reading

Reeling ‘Em In: Fishing Hole action is an epic skunk fest

It’s been a few years since I’ve had to sit down, fire up some mellow instrumental jazz and admit that the king run at The… Continue reading

Utah couple to travel from Homer to Argentina

For many, Homer is a prime destination. For others, like couple Sophie George and Chris Haag, it’s a jumping off point. The husband and wife,… Continue reading

Homer softball team earns honors

Homer High School freshman Hannah Hatfield made the All-Tournament Team for Division II girls softball in the state. The Homer girls team received the Academic… Continue reading

Trails condition report

The following is the trail conditions report from Kachemak Bay State Park: Overall Conditions: Snow line is at 1,400-1,800 feet and above, depending on aspect.… Continue reading

Reeling ‘Em In: Ma Nature gets gussied up

Well, Mother Nature really went styling last week, didn’t she? The ageless lady gussied herself up in a fleecy-clouds frock sequined with sunshine crystals and… Continue reading

State softball: Homer goes quietly with walkoff loss

The Homer Mariners will have to wait another year for that elusive and overdue state softball title after a double-elimination day at the Division II… Continue reading

Reeling ‘Em In: asdf

Wow, because of a weak run of kings and just after our last fishing report hit the stands, the angling doors slammed shut on the… Continue reading