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Going show opens Friday

Going show opens Friday Artist and writer Jo Going’s show, “Still and Again: An Interface of Words and Images,” opens Friday from 5 to 7… Continue reading

students in Lila Johnson’s second-grade class at Chapman School carol at Anchor River Inn Store-Photos by Michael Armstrong and McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News; and Derotha Ferraro
students in Lila Johnson’s second-grade class at Chapman School carol at Anchor River Inn Store-Photos by Michael Armstrong and McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News; and Derotha Ferraro
Zane Barth, 1st Grade, Paul Banks Elementary
Zane Barth, 1st Grade, Paul Banks Elementary
How We Voted
How We Voted
Princess Aliyah Adams is given a sparkly butterfly tattoo done by Marian Ford while Mara Adams and Rei Beams look on.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
Princess Aliyah Adams is given a sparkly butterfly tattoo done by Marian Ford while Mara Adams and Rei Beams look on.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
Columns from Homer mayoral candidates

Columns from Homer mayoral candidates

Sarno: Involve citizens, youth  My mayoral office hours will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday through Friday. Daily citizen meetings at mayor’s office: Monday,… Continue reading

Columns from Homer mayoral candidates
Director of the Kachemak Bridge Club of Homer, Anthony Maurer, third from left, congratulates Willem Strydom, 13, for earning master points and becoming a junior club master on Aug. 28. Willem is the son of Nadya and Mel Strydom. Other members of the club pose with them.  -Photo provided
Director of the Kachemak Bridge Club of Homer, Anthony Maurer, third from left, congratulates Willem Strydom, 13, for earning master points and becoming a junior club master on Aug. 28. Willem is the son of Nadya and Mel Strydom. Other members of the club pose with them.  -Photo provided
The Kodiak High School tennis team made a visit to Homer recently. After testing their skills against members of the Homer Tennis Association and receiving some coaching from retired tennis Coach Jim Gorman of Anchor Point, the team relaxed at Karen Hornaday Park during a picnic in their honor. (See related story, page 17.)
The Kodiak High School tennis team made a visit to Homer recently. After testing their skills against members of the Homer Tennis Association and receiving some coaching from retired tennis Coach Jim Gorman of Anchor Point, the team relaxed at Karen Hornaday Park during a picnic in their honor. (See related story, page 17.)
Elsa Milne, Kira Milne, Neviya Reed and Fiona Ahren get a handle on handling oars in the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon during the Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky,  Homer News
Elsa Milne, Kira Milne, Neviya Reed and Fiona Ahren get a handle on handling oars in the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon during the Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky,  Homer News
Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Turf at last

With the 2014-2015 school year only weeks away, work is quickly wrapping on up on the turf installation at Homer High School.… Continue reading

Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
A trumpeter swan preens on a dock
A trumpeter swan preens on a dock
A small but enthusiastic crowds dances to live music performed Saturday by Nervis Rex.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
A small but enthusiastic crowds dances to live music performed Saturday by Nervis Rex.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
Visitors to the 2013 Homer Council on the Arts Street Faire enjoyed great weather with art, music and crafts. The event returns to Hazel Avenue from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday.
Visitors to the 2013 Homer Council on the Arts Street Faire enjoyed great weather with art, music and crafts. The event returns to Hazel Avenue from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday.

Musician holds clinics

Piano teacher and musician Carol Comfort holds piano clinics for all levels, including adults, from July 14-18 at her studio in the HCOA building. The… Continue reading

Nature center marks season opening

The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies marks the Carl E. Wynn Nature Center’s opening for the season with a community potluck and celebration at the… Continue reading

June 2014 Tide Chart

June 2014 Tide Chart

In the June 5th edition of the Homer News, we printed the previous week's tide chart -- oops!  Please take a look at the attached… Continue reading

June 2014 Tide Chart
Paul Banks Elementary School students Einar Pederson, Katrina Marshall and Nathaniel Theisan, pose beneath a photo of the school’s namesake. The three were recognized for their perfect school attendance during the 2013-2014 school year.
Paul Banks Elementary School students Einar Pederson, Katrina Marshall and Nathaniel Theisan, pose beneath a photo of the school’s namesake. The three were recognized for their perfect school attendance during the 2013-2014 school year.
At 2 p.m. Saturday, the Homer Public Library clocked its 1-millionth visitor to the new library since it opened in September 2006. The lucky millionth visitor, Joy McCaul, was greeted with a certificate, goody bag and gift certificate provided by Friends of the Homer Public Library. Patrons and staff in the library enjoyed the look of surprise on McCaul’s face when they told her what was going on. The celebration included  balloons, carrot cake and noisemakers blown by the librarians.-Photo Provided
At 2 p.m. Saturday, the Homer Public Library clocked its 1-millionth visitor to the new library since it opened in September 2006. The lucky millionth visitor, Joy McCaul, was greeted with a certificate, goody bag and gift certificate provided by Friends of the Homer Public Library. Patrons and staff in the library enjoyed the look of surprise on McCaul’s face when they told her what was going on. The celebration included  balloons, carrot cake and noisemakers blown by the librarians.-Photo Provided
Passengers disembark from the M/V Silver Shadow on Wednesday at the Deep Water Dock. The Silver Shadow is the first cruise ship in Homer since 2012. The M/V Amsterdam arrives May 26.-McKibben Jackinsky
Passengers disembark from the M/V Silver Shadow on Wednesday at the Deep Water Dock. The Silver Shadow is the first cruise ship in Homer since 2012. The M/V Amsterdam arrives May 26.-McKibben Jackinsky
Kamdyn Doughty holds his pottery. As in Burke’s art, Doughty explored images and themes of spring.-Michael Armstrong, Homer News
Kamdyn Doughty holds his pottery. As in Burke’s art, Doughty explored images and themes of spring.-Michael Armstrong, Homer News
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