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Announcements

A 5-minute film, “Homeless in Homer,” shows at 6 p.m. today at the Homer Theatre. The film was made by local teen group Lead On!… Continue reading

Grant will help use of water trail

The Kachemak Bay Water Trail Steering Committee and The Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park would like to thank the Homer Foundation for our recent… Continue reading

Student appreciates scholarship

I would like to thank the Homer Foundation and its donors for honoring me with the 2015 Health Care Providers Scholarship. I was born and… Continue reading

Relay for Life to take place at West Homer Elementary

Because of issues with vehicle access to the Homer Middle School track, Relay for Life, the American Cancer Society fundraising and awareness event, has been… Continue reading

Jody Patosky tosses the sheaf.

CELTFEST bigger than ever for 7th year

Don’t be surprised to hear the haunting refrain of bagpipes as musicians gear up for the upcoming Kachemak Bay CeltFest at Karen Hornaday Park. On… Continue reading

Jody Patosky tosses the sheaf.
Frosty Bear Owner Jackie Dentz takes a break from the ice cream parlor on the Homer Spit. Dentz has owned the business with her husband, Willie, for the past 16 years.-Photo by Miranda Weiss

Something old, something new

According to local author Janet Klein who interviewed Dena’ina elder Peter Kalifornsky before his death in 1993, Dena’ina sea otter hunters used to gather at… Continue reading

Frosty Bear Owner Jackie Dentz takes a break from the ice cream parlor on the Homer Spit. Dentz has owned the business with her husband, Willie, for the past 16 years.-Photo by Miranda Weiss
First Friday events

First Friday events

Art Shop Gallery 202 W. Pioneer Ave. New work by Ed Tussey 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception Lifelong Alaskan Ed Tussey started his art… Continue reading

First Friday events

Arts in full swing for June

In this quaint little art town with a fishing problem, as sure as the king salmon return to the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon and the… Continue reading

First Friday openings

First Friday openings

Art Shop Gallery202 W. Pioneer Ave.New work by Ed Tussey5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Opening ReceptionLifelong Alaskan Ed Tussey started his art career in Kodiak at… Continue reading

First Friday openings
Want to become a hero? Use your time, talents to help local nonprofits

Want to become a hero? Use your time, talents to help local nonprofits

T he theme for the Homer Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is “Heroes,” and not just the kind with super-powers and capes.  Of course, there… Continue reading

Want to become a hero? Use your time, talents to help local nonprofits

Young artist says thanks

Homer Council on the Arts continues to impress me; this incredible nonprofit has once again proven their generosity towards Homer’s young artists.  I’m honored to… Continue reading

Student hopes to give back

I would like to formally thank the Aleutian Harvester Memorial Scholarship and the Emblem Club for supporting me in my college endeavors. By growing up… Continue reading

Announcements

Homer Stand Down, May 29-30, is a free event at the Homer Elks Lodge for all military veterans from the lower Kenai Peninsula, including Ninilchik,… Continue reading

Norway’s King Harald V

Norwegian king scheduled to visit Homer next week

His Royal Highness King Harald V of Norway visits Anchorage and Homer next week for the first visit by the king to Alaska. King Harald… Continue reading

Norway’s King Harald V
Jay Calvert left, and Meagan DeBenedetto, right, hold a pipe distributing silver salmon fry into pens at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon last Thursday. About 130,000 fry were put into the pens. Calvert is a doctoral student at the Ulster University in Northern Ireland. He is a Fulbright Scholar and is here Alaska working with Alaska Pacific University biology environmental science professor Bradley Harris of on a seabed mapping project. DeBenedetto is an undergraduate student at APU. They were with a group of 14 APU students working with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game on various projects.

Best Bets

Senators, governors and distinguished congresspeople have visited Homer. Buzz Aldrin, the second man to walk on the moon, came here once. There have been unconfirmed… Continue reading

Jay Calvert left, and Meagan DeBenedetto, right, hold a pipe distributing silver salmon fry into pens at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon last Thursday. About 130,000 fry were put into the pens. Calvert is a doctoral student at the Ulster University in Northern Ireland. He is a Fulbright Scholar and is here Alaska working with Alaska Pacific University biology environmental science professor Bradley Harris of on a seabed mapping project. DeBenedetto is an undergraduate student at APU. They were with a group of 14 APU students working with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game on various projects.

Brother Asaiah still helping

Homer Head Start would like to thank the Homer Foundation for administering the Brother Asaiah Bates Fund, a field of interest fund, which has brought… Continue reading

Thanks to Homer Foundation

Dear Homer Foundation, The City of Homer received a grant from the Homer Foundation to connect the fireplace at the Homer Public Library to natural… Continue reading

Announcements

Announcements The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds its regular meeting at 6 p.m. today at the new Diamond Ridge Fire Station, 65705 Diamond Ridge… Continue reading

Colin Tolman, drums

Shorebird Festival concert celebrates water and wildlife

Take six musicians who have played everything from Cajun to classical to blues, add original compositions by Homer’s boogie-woogie piano guy Johnny B, and mix… Continue reading

Colin Tolman, drums

Announcements

Homer Electric Association holds its Annual Meeting today at Homer High School. Registration for the meeting begins at 4:30 p.m. and closes at 6:30 p.m.… Continue reading

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