Kachemak Bay

Harbor seals released by SeaLife Center into Kachemak Bay

Ugashik “ Uggy” and Charley Fritz were found neglected by their mothers.

 

Salmon in Tutka Bay Lagoon were killed by broken net, not ocean warming

A Facebook video posted last week of dead or dying pink salmon in Tutka Bay shows what turns out to have been the result of… Continue reading

 

The Kachemak Selo Middle-High School building sits against a backdrop of the ridge separating the village from the Kenai Peninsula Borough road system Thursday, Aug. 30, in Kachemak Selo. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

What’s next for K-Selo?

Bonds to build a new school in the Old Believer village of Kachemak Selo, east of Homer, were voted down last week, but the effort… Continue reading

 

Good examples of true Alaska spirit

I was born and raised in Seward and only left Alaska a few years ago. However, my wife and I have maintained and live in… Continue reading

Many make Halibut Fest possible

I would like to extend a sincere thank you to everyone who sponsored, volunteered for, participated in and otherwise supported the Homer Halibut Festival in… Continue reading

In Brief

Alaska Air Guard does rescue training The Alaska Air Guard did water-rescue training in Kachemak Bay and Homer from Sept. 30 to Oct. 1. The… Continue reading

Political novices competing for assembly District 9 seat

Of the Kenai Peninsula Borough’s assembly districts, District 9 on the lower peninsula is one of the largest. At 3,400 square miles, as a Supercub… Continue reading

Smith: Let’s own our community

As if it were cemented in time, the earliest memory of my entry to Homer, in 1974, is canvased onto the outside wall of the… Continue reading

Aderhold: Brings listening, objectivity to table

Members of the City Council serve the community, and I would be honored to represent the residents of Homer in this capacity. I believe I… Continue reading

First Friday events

Alaska Marketplace 1130 Ocean Drive mAKers First Friday by various artists 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception Alaska Marketplace’s mAKers First Friday continues with a… Continue reading

Alaska’s beauty inspires artists

Whether it’s the romantic streets of Paris or the tropical allure of Hawaii, most artists who visit a region become inspired by the landscape. Alaska… Continue reading

School Events

Chapman School Oct. 3: Kenai Peninsula Borough community meeting at 3 p.m. Contact Michele Turner at 714-2165. Oct. 8: Homer Electric Association community barbecue at… Continue reading

Q & A with Candidates for Homer City Council

1. What do you see as the top-3 core services provided by the city of Homer?  Donna Aderhold: Public safety (police, fire, and EMS), public… Continue reading

Ochoa hustles across finish line

Nearly 60 people participated in Sunday’s Halibut Hustle, a 5-K race that started at Land’s End. Sponsored by the Kachemak Bay Running Club, the race… Continue reading

Despite PSP scare, co-op oysters safe

Although the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation last week shut down a Halibut Cove oyster farm because of increased paralytic shellfish poison (PSP) levels, oysters… Continue reading

Rolling Into Fall

Yellow birches and crimson fireweed bring a dash of color to Kachemak Bay scenery, as seen from the Reber Trail in these photos taken this… Continue reading

Co-op oysters safe despite Halibut Cove PSP scare

Although the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation last week shut down a Halibut Cove oyster farm because of increased paralytic shellfish poison (PSP) levels, oysters… Continue reading

Announcements

The first Little Kids (0-5) “Shwopping” Event is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday in the Homer High School Commons. The event is sponsored by Sprout and… Continue reading

Sports InBrief

Kevin Bell Arena opens Sept. 21 Homer’s community ice rink, the Kevin Bell Ice Arena on the Homer Spit, opens for its 10th season on… Continue reading

Announcements

The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds its monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. today at Station 2, 65705 Diamond Ridge Road.  The agenda will… Continue reading

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