Town Crier

Update: Town Crier has been updated with new information on closures at Homer Senior Citizens. Information in the Kenai Peninsula Votes Tidbit has been changed… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2021

 

Lione Rae Bell

Lione Rae Bell was born at 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 26, 2021, at Alaska Native Medical Center in Anchorage to Lauren Bell and Dane McFadden,… Continue reading

  • Sep 23, 2021

 

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Homer Volunteer Fire Department Sept. 13-20 Firefighters and… Continue reading

 

Mama Mona, Lakshmi, Georgia and Lil’ Stripe (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)

Pets of the week: Mama Mona, Lakshmi, Georgia and Lil’ Stripe

How is this possible, folks, that this sweet family of four is still here? Lakshmi and Georgia are a bonded pair, and Mona and Lil’… Continue reading

Mama Mona, Lakshmi, Georgia and Lil’ Stripe (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)
Cooked by a combination of pan frying and steaming, delicate tofu and vegetable dumplings require a delicate hand and patience. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)

On the strawberry patch: Chubby bites of goodness

Pan-fried and steamed tofu and vegetable dumplings take patience and practice.

Cooked by a combination of pan frying and steaming, delicate tofu and vegetable dumplings require a delicate hand and patience. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
Kim Terpening's "Wetands Daydream" is part of the Homer Drawdown Peatland exhibit showing at the Pratt Museum & Park through Oct. 10, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Peatlands exhibit at Pratt merges art and conservation

In its exhibits, the Pratt Museum & Park has used artistic expression to explore scientific concepts like plankton, the tides or — in a current… Continue reading

Kim Terpening's "Wetands Daydream" is part of the Homer Drawdown Peatland exhibit showing at the Pratt Museum & Park through Oct. 10, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
The Alaska Grown logo.

Homer Farmers Market: Winding down for the season

Vendors will continue through October, but market booth closes this Saturday.

The Alaska Grown logo.
The masthead for the Homer Weekly News.

Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

The masthead for the Homer Weekly News.
The beautiful weather last Saturday provided a clear view of Grewingk Glacier across Kachemak Bay from the Skyline Drive Overlook. (Photo by Sarah Knapp)

Homer’s Best Bets

The manic work going on at the Lake Street reconstruction project brought a taste of Los Angeles traffic to Homer this week. As crews laid… Continue reading

The beautiful weather last Saturday provided a clear view of Grewingk Glacier across Kachemak Bay from the Skyline Drive Overlook. (Photo by Sarah Knapp)
Homer Foundation 30 years logo.

In past years, foundation overcame challenges

New executive director, board and investment strategy put Homer Foundation on a steady track.

  • Sep 22, 2021
  • By Tom Kizzia For the Homer Foundation
  • Features
Homer Foundation 30 years logo.
Seasoned spinach, sauteed mushrooms and onion, acorn jelly, seasoned mung bean sprouts, stir-fried dried anchovies and peanuts, pickled radish, fried zucchini, fried shrimp pancakes, and beef and radish soup were featured in the author’s celebration of Chuseok. The traditional Korean harvest festival dates to antiquity and pays homage to Korea’s ancient farming roots and was celebrated Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)

On the strawberry patch: Sharing a harvest feast

Chuseok, a traditional Korean harvest festival, dates to antiquity and pays homage to Korea’s ancient farming roots.

Seasoned spinach, sauteed mushrooms and onion, acorn jelly, seasoned mung bean sprouts, stir-fried dried anchovies and peanuts, pickled radish, fried zucchini, fried shrimp pancakes, and beef and radish soup were featured in the author’s celebration of Chuseok. The traditional Korean harvest festival dates to antiquity and pays homage to Korea’s ancient farming roots and was celebrated Tuesday, Sept. 21, 2021. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)

Town Crier

The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District requests input from staff, parents and community members at the districtwide KPBSD budget development meetings via Zoom, scheduled at… Continue reading

  • Sep 16, 2021
The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Homer Volunteer Fire Department Sept. 6-12 Firefighters and… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
May Fekete's portrait by Sarah Lewis is one of the photographs in the exhibit, "Pandemic Portraits," on display through Sept. 19, 2021, at Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Lewis and Affinity Films)

Art briefs

‘Pandemic Portraits’ is at Land’s End Resort An exhibit by 15 photographers of 16 cancer patients diagnosed during the COVID-19 pandemic is on display through… Continue reading

May Fekete's portrait by Sarah Lewis is one of the photographs in the exhibit, "Pandemic Portraits," on display through Sept. 19, 2021, at Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Lewis and Affinity Films)
Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
The poster for "Summer of Soul," showing at the 17th annual Homer Documentary Film Festival. (Photo provided)

Roll ‘em: DocFest returns for 17th year

Homer Documentary Film Festival returns with COVID-19 precautions and a solid line up of films.

The poster for "Summer of Soul," showing at the 17th annual Homer Documentary Film Festival. (Photo provided)
Mama Mona, Lakshmi, Georgia and Lil’ Stripe (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)

Pets of the week: Mama Mona, Lakshmi, Georgia and Lil’ Stripe

It’s been over two months and Mama Mona, Lakshmi, Georgia and Lil’ Stripe are still here. Let’s work together to find them their new homes.… Continue reading

Mama Mona, Lakshmi, Georgia and Lil’ Stripe (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)
The Alaska Grown logo.

Homer Farmers Market: Don’t write off the market just yet

Late summer crops are coming in at the Homer Farmers Market.

The Alaska Grown logo.
The masthead for the Homer Weekly News.

Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

The masthead for the Homer Weekly News.