Homer Features

  • Fresh Produce performs benefits Fresh Produce 2.0, Homer’s improvisational comedy group, performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and next Thursday, Sept. 8, at The Art Barn, 1060 East End Road. Each performance benefits a local nonprofit, with the Friday show helping the Flex Healthy Food Progra...

    Wed, 08/24/2016 - 2:50pm
  • Seattle journalist Laura T. Coffey resisted when a reader suggested she write a story about a Los Angeles photographer who took pictures of older dogs in animal shelters in an effort to increase their chances of getting adopted. It was the summer of 2013 and Coffey’s mother had recently died. The ...

    Wed, 08/24/2016 - 2:35pm
  • 20 years ago in the Homer News:...

    Wed, 08/24/2016 - 2:14pm
  • Where to start? The last two weeks have been so full, so interesting, so busy. And all of this in the garden. I can’t imagine life without it. So this column will be a bit disjointed, stick with it and I’m sure you’ll find something interesting and, hopefully, useful....

    Wed, 08/24/2016 - 2:14pm
  • Hurrah! Congratulations, Betsters. You’ve survived the big August primary election. After weeks of debates, robocalls, push polls and campaign mailings, the big dramarama is over. Now that the election is over, you can look on the bright side. All those fliers should make good kindling in the wood...

    Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:33pm
  • The Kenai Peninsula Fair’s 65th year marks a bittersweet milestone for the fair and its chief executive officer Lara McGinnis. After 12 years of cultivating a fair for the Kenai Peninsula community, this year’s fair will be McGinnis’ last....

    Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:10pm
  • 20 years ago in the Homer News: Following the crash of TWA Flight 800 the previous week off the coast of New York, the Era Airlines, which flew out of the Homer Airport, bumped up security regulations to strictly enforce checking passengers’ identification cards before boarding. Although the poli...

    Wed, 08/17/2016 - 3:10pm
  • Drumkeeper classes offered The Whirling Rainbow Foundation offers drumkeeper and songkeeper training starting this month. The drumkeepers training runs Aug. 22-28 and the songkeeper training runs Sept. 1-7....

    Wed, 08/17/2016 - 1:26pm
  • Homer attracts tourists of varying interests, personalities and talents. While many of these visitors simply pass through leaving nothing of themselves behind, some, like musician Papa Crow of Marquette, Mich., enthusiastically share their gifts with the community. Papa Crow, otherwise known as Jeff...

    Wed, 08/17/2016 - 1:26pm
  • If you’ve been paying attention to nature lately, you might have noticed that all the little birds born last spring have grown up. Over at the ever-popular Lake Street stoplight eagle nest, some eagle triplets have poked their heads out of their twig home. Sandhill crane colts have been strutting ...

    Wed, 08/10/2016 - 5:02pm

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