David Paul Johnson

David Paul Johnson was born at 11:04 a.m. on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Amy and Ben Johnson of Anchor Point. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces. His grandparents are Becky and John Christianson of Houghton, Michigan and Pat and Steve Johnson of Anchorage.

Lucas Patrick Blaine

Lucas Patrick Blaine was born at 8:03 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Charmaine and James Blaine of Homer. He weighed 9 pounds and joins his brother, Derek. His grandparents are Lorelei and Greg Collins of Homer, and Danielle and Pat Blaine of Homer.

Town Crier

Homer Wilderness Leaders (HoWL) will host the annual DiRtBaG Ball from 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21 at Alice’s Champagne Palace, as the culmination of clean-up week. It is free to attend and family friendly, including live music by the Stringalongs, an all-you-can-eat sundae bar, DiRtBaG awards and door prizes.

Biscuits are always yummy

One evening this winter I made a yummy moose stew and was thinking how nice it would be to serve it with a good piece of sourdough bread (didn’t have any) or, maybe how nice a light, fluffy biscuit would taste with butter and local honey dripping from it. Why is it we forget about certain favorite things we like to eat and then once we make them again, it’s like, how could I forget about making something as basic and yummy as a biscuit?

Homer residents get up close look at oil spill response training

If Homer residents have ever wondered just what a bunch of fishing vessels are doing roaming around Kachemak Bay every spring with brightly colored equipment, they’ll get the chance to see it firsthand every six years. The Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council sponsored Homer’s first public tour of annual oil spill response training in the bay on Saturday.

HoWL hosts clean-up week

With Earth Day coming up on Sunday, several area organizations tend to offer ways for the community to get involved and help make Homer a cleaner place. One such organization, Homer Wilderness Leaders, extends that opportunity to kids.

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