In Nanwalek and Port Graham, our K-12 students welcome the spring tides by engaging in Sea Week. This year, our theme is “Foods from the Sea Make You and Me!” Sea Week brings opportunities for students to learn about their culture, traditions, and environment from both local “professors” and...

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 9:42am

The spruce aphid has invaded Homer. Our spruce trees have become heavily infected with the spruce aphid due to persistent warm winters. Spruce aphids can survive when winter temperatures stay above 14 degrees Fahrenheit for an extended time. Homer has set all-time monthly records the past two winter...

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 9:41am

On behalf of the students and staff, I would like to thank David and Mary (Beth) Schroer for their generous contribution and support to Homer Middle School through the Donor Advised Fund, a part of the Homer Foundation. Their contribution of $3,000 goes a long way in helping Homer Middle School offe...

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 9:41am

A big thank you to all the people that stopped by our brewery and for all that sent us support from afar. We had four beers on tap and our Shorebird special, Oystercatcher Stout, was very popular with all that were brave enough to try it. Thank you, Kachemak Shellfish Growers Co-op, for donating10 d...

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 9:41am

The Alzheimer’s Association estimates there are more than five million Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease, including 6,800 here in Alaska. In addition, there are more than 15 million Americans caring for someone with Alzheimer’s or another dementia, including 33,000 Alaskans. As an Alzh...

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 9:40am

Living, breathing working and being by the sea is fantastic. Learning safety skills is essential. Thanks to the many supporters of the Voznesenka School Marine Safety Program, students from grades sixth through 12th grade were able to test their navigational skills, personal flotation and immersion ...

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 9:40am

I am a graduating senior and as I walked out of the high school for one of the last times, I realized that I am who I am because of the benevolent people of Homer. I am very thankful for all of the scholarships I received that will help me attend college in the fall and I want to thank those program...

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 9:37am

I want to thank the Homer News and reporter Anna Frost for your thorough and thoughtful coverage of our community’s issues with opioid abuse. Your coverage  has started the very type of community conversation that must take place if we want to affect change. Your coverage in turn has inspired...

Thu, 05/19/2016 - 9:37am

I would like to thank the Homer Public Library for the  wonderful “Read 15 in ’16” program. Not only was it enjoyable to read all these staff picks, but I also won a prize for doing so. Also, the Bagel Shop donated a gift certificate as a prize, which was relly nice. Looking forward to mo...

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 9:10am

The Kachemak Bay Quilters held their 32nd annual quilt show last weekend at the Elks Lodge. While attendance was not as high as years when the show coincides with the Shorebird Festival, there was a steady stream of visitors and a constant chorus of “oohs” and “ahhs” as viewers walked the sh...

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 9:09am

Latest Updates

Spotted

Please Note: You may have disabled JavaScript and/or CSS. Although this news content will be accessible, certain functionality is unavailable.

Skip to News

« back

next »

  • title http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/320038/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/319323/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/319083/
  • title http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/318768/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/318673/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/318368/
  • title http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317873/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317838/
Lupin bloom at the head of the bay

CONTACT US

  • 3482 Landings St.
  • (907) 235-7767
  • Fax: (907) 235-6571
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

MORRIS ALASKA NEWS