Kachemak Bay

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

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

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

Community, creativity catalysts of conference

Creative writing is a solitary and intense endeavor, so it is important for writers to find kindred spirits who can understand, support and inspire them.… Continue reading

Royalty among us

His Majesty King Harald V of Norway visited Homer and Kachemak Bay on Tuesday as part of his visit to Alaska. An enthusiastic crowd of… Continue reading

Homer’s generosity appreciated

I want to give a shout out to our local businesses and organizations that supported the Healthy Futures Program and the Mileage Club Program at… 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

Think of your fellow anglers when fishing at Lagoon

I received a minor flood of email after last week’s initial report and most of them centered on the king return at the Nick Dudiak… Continue reading

Alaska Supreme Court denies city petition in Castner case

“Denied.”In a terse, five-line ruling on May 21, the Alaska Supreme Court made that judgment on the city of Homer’s petition for review of Kenai… Continue reading

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

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

Researcher dives into fish habitat

It’s no secret people are captivated by salmon. We fish for them, hold music festivals in their honor, pay homage to them in artwork and… Continue reading

Student grateful for scholarship

I would love to thank Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary Club for the generous scholarship of $1,000 and your continued support throughout our community and to… Continue reading

Mary Jane Naumann

Mary Jane Naumann Oct. 10, 1942-April 29, 2015 Mary Jane Naumann, 72, died April 29, 2015, at South Peninsula Hospital. Mary Jane Pooler was born… 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

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

Robert Purpura

Robert Purpura May 18, 1946 - April 27, 2015 Longtime Kachemak Bay resident Rob- ert Purpura, 68, succumbed to the sea on April 27, 2015,… Continue reading

Environment inspires shorebird artist’s work

A  red squirrel splitting open a nut. A giant Pacific octopus nestled in the tide. Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival featured artist Kim McNett’s art revolves… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

After decades living in Homer, the Betster can finally admit it. Yours truly has succumbed to birder fever. Consider the evidence: bird nerd sweatshirt by… Continue reading

Shorebird Festival: Birds and Fun Abound

Now in its 23rd year, the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival has settled into a weekend- long wildlife festival that goes like this: • Spring arrives,… Continue reading

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