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Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Show some attitude!

Humans aren’t the only ones to show off when having their picture taken. This eagle, on the bluff south of Deep Creek, appears to enjoy… Continue reading

Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
New life abounds in Dina Marion’s first-grade class at Paul Banks Elementary School with the hatching of these four chicks. After enjoying some special attention from Marion’s students, these 10-day-old chicks will make the transition from classroom to private homes. Sharing quality time before the chicks’ departure are, from left, Raquel Goldman holding Chloe, Diamond Ojebo with Lava Girl, Miriah Gassler holding Sherman and Joshua Rudolph with Shark Boy.-McKibben Jackinsky
New life abounds in Dina Marion’s first-grade class at Paul Banks Elementary School with the hatching of these four chicks. After enjoying some special attention from Marion’s students, these 10-day-old chicks will make the transition from classroom to private homes. Sharing quality time before the chicks’ departure are, from left, Raquel Goldman holding Chloe, Diamond Ojebo with Lava Girl, Miriah Gassler holding Sherman and Joshua Rudolph with Shark Boy.-McKibben Jackinsky
Old Town Artist in Residence Jarod Charzewski, upper right, poses with some of the people who helped create “Buoys and Barrels,” a community art project, last Friday at Bunnell Street Arts Center. From left to right are Michael Walsh, Peter Kauffman, Carl Bice, Asia Freeman, Jeremy Baugh , Wendy Erd, Darien Loftiem, Samantha Inman,  Desiree Hagen, Sarah Frary and Charzewski.-Photo by Michael Armstrong; Homer News
Old Town Artist in Residence Jarod Charzewski, upper right, poses with some of the people who helped create “Buoys and Barrels,” a community art project, last Friday at Bunnell Street Arts Center. From left to right are Michael Walsh, Peter Kauffman, Carl Bice, Asia Freeman, Jeremy Baugh , Wendy Erd, Darien Loftiem, Samantha Inman,  Desiree Hagen, Sarah Frary and Charzewski.-Photo by Michael Armstrong; Homer News
Homer Mayor Beth Wythe reads a proclamation honoring the Homer Glacier Kings Pee Wee hockey team state champions at the Homer City Council meeting on Monday. From left: Liam Coleman, Tyler Gilliland, Tucker Weston, Conner Roderick, Colby Marion, council member David Lewis, Hunter Warren, Isaiah Nevak, Mayor Beth Wythe, Karl Wickstrom, Kaitlyn Johnson, Claire Bryant, Ethan Pitzman, Phinny Weston, council member Bryan Zak, Lee Lowe, Finn Heimbold and Coach Steve Nevak.                             -Michael Armstrong-Homer News
Homer Mayor Beth Wythe reads a proclamation honoring the Homer Glacier Kings Pee Wee hockey team state champions at the Homer City Council meeting on Monday. From left: Liam Coleman, Tyler Gilliland, Tucker Weston, Conner Roderick, Colby Marion, council member David Lewis, Hunter Warren, Isaiah Nevak, Mayor Beth Wythe, Karl Wickstrom, Kaitlyn Johnson, Claire Bryant, Ethan Pitzman, Phinny Weston, council member Bryan Zak, Lee Lowe, Finn Heimbold and Coach Steve Nevak.                             -Michael Armstrong-Homer News

Performers can apply for Seldovia music festival

The Seldovia Arts Council is accepting applications for performers for the Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival, to be held June 19-22 in Seldovia. Applications are… Continue reading

Teacher nominations needed

The BP Teachers of Excellence program is seeking nominations by Feb. 14. The program is open to teachers statewide and nominations are accepted online at… Continue reading

Charity Rainwater, 5, and her Aunt Deana Moyer, both of Homer, put their construction skills to work.  -McKibben Jackinsky,  Homer News
Charity Rainwater, 5, and her Aunt Deana Moyer, both of Homer, put their construction skills to work.  -McKibben Jackinsky,  Homer News
Craig Forrest, left, of the American Legion Post 16 delivers the Veterans Day address in ceremonies at the Veterans Memorial, Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News
Craig Forrest, left, of the American Legion Post 16 delivers the Veterans Day address in ceremonies at the Veterans Memorial, Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.-Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News
Who you calling "despicable?" Me? Brothers Jaxon and Zayne Adams show off thier mom-made minions costumes at Chapman School's Halloween carnival.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

Spooky out there!

Take a peek at the Halloween spirit around town...… Continue reading

Who you calling "despicable?" Me? Brothers Jaxon and Zayne Adams show off thier mom-made minions costumes at Chapman School's Halloween carnival.-Photo by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News

QuickBooks class offered

There will be a QuickBooks class Oct. 28-30 at the Homer Chamber of Commerce. Space is limited. To register, call Heidi at 907-283-3335 ext. 3.… Continue reading

As three Homer Police officers stood by observing, the recount of the Homer City Council began with fourth-place Homer City Council candidate Justin Arnold laboriously examining and hand counting ballots. In the photo above, Arnold looks at the ballots as deputy clerk Melissa Jacobsen watches.
As three Homer Police officers stood by observing, the recount of the Homer City Council began with fourth-place Homer City Council candidate Justin Arnold laboriously examining and hand counting ballots. In the photo above, Arnold looks at the ballots as deputy clerk Melissa Jacobsen watches.
Johann-Christoph Georg Willrich paddles a Folbot kayak at the Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival. He found the kayak at the Homer dump and asssembled it at the festival last Saturday.
Johann-Christoph Georg Willrich paddles a Folbot kayak at the Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival. He found the kayak at the Homer dump and asssembled it at the festival last Saturday.
First Lady Sandy Parnell, left, and Gov. Sean Parnell, right, serve food to Thomas and Joanne Munger during the Governor’s Family Picnic at Karen Hornaday Park. -Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Gov. Parnell talks Alaska with Homer

On his visit to Homer last Thursday to be the host of the fifth Governor’s Family Picnic held in Alaska this summer, Gov. Sean Parnell… Continue reading

First Lady Sandy Parnell, left, and Gov. Sean Parnell, right, serve food to Thomas and Joanne Munger during the Governor’s Family Picnic at Karen Hornaday Park. -Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News
Homer High School student Ian McCormick tosses the stone as judge Ron Campbell of Idaho watches. -Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Highland Games: bring a bit of Scotland to Homer

OK, first let’s get the obvious question out of the way. What do men — and women — wear under their kilts at the Kachemak… Continue reading

Homer High School student Ian McCormick tosses the stone as judge Ron Campbell of Idaho watches. -Photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News
Photos by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
Photos by McKibben Jackinsky, Homer News
Graves of service members are decorated with flags in Anchor Point for the 2013 Memorial Day observance.-Photos by Adam Bauer, Homer News
Graves of service members are decorated with flags in Anchor Point for the 2013 Memorial Day observance.-Photos by Adam Bauer, Homer News
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