During the last two years, the Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park and the Kachemak Bay Water Trail Committee have improved the campsites on Chugachik Island by removing hazardous trees and deadfall, weed whacking, constructing an outhouse and tent platform, trail clearing, and delivering picnic tabl...

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 11:43am

A heartfelt thank you goes out to the many beautiful people who became a part of our mother Mary Epperson’s life. Your friendship and kindness to her meant the world to her and to Dean and myself. This past weekend we had a “Celebration of Life” gathering for her that was put together by a gro...

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 10:21am

Many people don’t realize that there is a food pantry in Anchor Point. The Anchor Point Food Pantry is located at the Great Land Worship Center on School Street behind the Chapman School, open only on Mondays from 4-6 p.m. Food distribution begins at 5 p.m. but soup and dessert is provided for any...

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 10:20am

Thank you to the many residents who bring beautiful flowers to the hospital and long term care to brighten up the day of a loved one. Just a friendly reminder that fragrant flowers are not permitted in any of the hospital owned buildings. People with allergies, asthma and respiratory difficulties ca...

Wed, 06/29/2016 - 11:42am

As a 2016 graduate of Homer High School, I am writing to thank the town of Homer for their continual support they have shown me throughout the last 18 years. Growing up in this small town has been such a blessing. This fall I will be attending Colorado Mesa University. My goal is to get a bachelor o...

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 2:38pm

BlueCrest Energy came to Homer on May 17 to have a meeting sponsored by Cook InletKeeper and on June 14 had a town hall meeting in Ninilchik. Few people attended because very few know of BlueCrest’s extensive plans for the Cosmo Project to hydraulic frack 3.5 miles into Cook Inlet from their onsho...

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 2:37pm

My name is Elise Webber and I would like to extend a thank you to the Homer Foundation, specifically the Homer Community Science Foundation, and all who donated to make it possible. I was a recipient of a $500 scholarship that I will use to pursue higher education at Illinois State University where ...

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 2:37pm

The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club would like to thank the City of Homer and the Homer Foundation for the generous support provided by the city grant that KNSC received this year. The money provided by this grant is used to help offset the costs associated with maintaining and grooming the Homer area trai...

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 2:36pm

I would like to take this opportunity to thank the members of the Tin Roof Fund at the Homer Foundation for awarding me with the 2016 Beluga Tail Fiction Writing Scholarship. The Homer Foundation works tirelessly to ensure that nonprofits, organizations and yes, eager young high school graduates hav...

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 2:35pm

A big thank you to our Homer Bookstore folks, Lee, Sue, Jenny, Jennifer and Nancy, and to Caroline Venuti, who put together a great Mary Epperson Day birthday party in memory of Mary for the release of my book “Mary’s Gift: Alaska’s Remarkable Mary Epperson.” The cake Caroline brought even h...

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 2:34pm


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