A “big” thank you to the Jenson Fund of the Homer Foundation for their donation to Big Brothers Big Sisters and our clothing project fundraiser. Through their generosity we have been able to rent a storage unit to assist us with our clothing donations. Because we do not charge children and ...

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:34am

I would like to thank Dr. Dots Sherwood for leading the book discussion on Pukka’s Promise last Thursday night at the Homer Bookstore. Everyone that attended gained new information on pet vaccinations, food, spay/neuter and  environment. Homer is so lucky to have Dr. Sherwood and her progress...

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:33am

“We the people of Homer, Alaska, having chosen to settle amongst the beauty and bounty of Kachemak Bay, establish this charter from which our governance shall be determined, and our rights as its citizens shall be protected.”  That could be the preamble to the city constitution that I would...

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:28am

With our early spring/summer weather, and abundance of fun activities going on, it was gratifying to again see our community’s dedication to electronics recycling in Homer.  More than 100 individuals and 30 businesses joined dozens of volunteers and supporters to pull off yet another successf...

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:28am

The Shorebirds have returned. Homer welcomed their arrival with open arms and a sense of awe. Thanks to the Homer Chamber of Commerce for a well organized welcoming committee.  Friends of Kachemak Bay State Parks would like to thank Safeway, Kachemak Wholesale, Save-U-More and KBay Caffe’ for...

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:28am

Dear Homer gardeners,  For the second time this spring, someone has removed plants (peonies and lilies) from the Emblem Club garden at Baycrest Hill. I know that there has been information circulating that the gardens at the pullout are all being  redone this year but that is not true. The...

Thu, 05/22/2014 - 9:27am

The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies (CACS) would like to thank the city of Homer Grants Program administered through the Homer Foundation for the operational grant of unrestricted funds that we recently received. Operational funds are difficult to raise, yet extremely important to the administrat...

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:58pm

We are so proud to be part of a community that showed its spirit on Cleanup Day Saturday, May 3. It was a phenomenal success. The community brought in a whopping 1,009 bags of trash year. Seventeen percent were recyclable materials. It was great to see the number of people, adults and especially kid...

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:58pm

Homer High School Mariner Theatre would like to thank The Cottonwood Fund, The Homer Foundation and its donors for providing funds to help purchase and update the theater with a new projector. This new equipment will allow us to give the quality experience the community of Homer has come to expect f...

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:58pm

Community (and beyond) collaboration is alive and well in Homer and Fireweed Academy has many folks to thank. With a grant from the Valley Quilters Guild in Palmer, Fireweed Academy students collaborated with Homer Senior Center members to create silk banners for the center. Based on this quarter’...

Wed, 05/14/2014 - 3:57pm

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