Outdoors »

The community is invited to celebrate Kevin Bell Day 2017 and another great season at the ice rink with a free community skate.

The free skate is from 3:30-5 p.m. Sunday, April 9, at the Kevin Bell Arena on the Homer Spit Road.

The free use of rental skates is included.

Opinion »

With a new year upon us, we mark a new season of Pick.Click.Give., the charitable check-off program that allows all Alaska Permanent Fund filers to give back to causes that they care most about. It is hard to find an easier way to pay it forward.

Schools

It is no secret that the wafts of music are just as familiar to a young Homer resident as the wafts of salty sea breeze rising up from Kachemak Bay. That said, many in the Homer community strive to keep musical opportunities and programs open to the youth.

Business

Hospice of Homer announces that Jessica Ramsey Golden has been hired as the organization’s new executive director. Golden is a lifelong Alaskan, and she and her family recently relocated to Homer from Anchorage.