Another Independence Day parade is on the books for Homer.
Most of us know that all parts of Swiss chard are edible, but many recipes direct you to cut off the thick stalks. Most beet recipes never had the beet greens in mind when they were written. When you buy a whole, fresh and beautiful vegetable at the Homer Farmers Market, it seems a pity to let any of it go to waste.
Even though school fall sports practices don’t start until August, Monday and Thursday nights are already buzzing at the Homer High School turf field. At the beginning of June, the city’s Community Recreation Program kicked off its first summer of organized ultimate frisbee, and participation continues to grow as the summer wears on.
With political campaigns underway across the state, the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities (DOT&PF) reminds Alaskans that the use of public rights-of-way for political advertising is prohibited.
Barbara Lavallee visits Art Shop Gallery
Several Homer athletes represented their town at this year’s Special Olympics USA Games last week, participating alongside athletes from all over Alaska.
Homer has seen numerous campaign debates for city and state office, but Tuesday marked one of the first times candidates for federal office took the floor.
As part of the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Attu, three artists visited Attu and Kiska Islands.
The Kenai Peninsula Borough School District and the Kenai Peninsula Tourism Marketing Council will have to live with less money than the assembly originally approved for fiscal year 2019.
Complaints over cruise ship emissions are rising, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation, partly due to excessive blue haze from cruise ship exhaust stacks.
A Kenai man died at sea Thursday after falling overboard from a commercial fishing boat this morning north of Kodiak. Alaska State Troopers identified the victim as Anthony Walsh, 62.
After a few year’s hiatus, one of Homer’s first recreational vehicle campgrounds has come back to life. With a new name, but some familiar faces, Ocean Shores RV Park on the Sterling Highway opened the last week in June. Formerly known as Ocean View RV Park, the new name reflects its latest owner, Michael Warburton of Ocean Shores Motel, a beach motel that now includes the Kannery Grill and bar.
Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Thaddeus Dakkar Sedgwick Sublet was born at 4:45 a.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Tisha Marie Edwards and Justin Clifford Sublet of Homer. He weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces.
Teague Joseph Blessent was born at 1:10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jeri Zapotosky and Jake Blessent of Homer. He weighed 10 pounds, 1 ounce. His grandparents are Marilyn and Joseph Zapotosky of Seldovia and Janet and Joseph Blessent of Wasilla.
Hewson Lyle Taylor was born on June 27, 2018 at 8:02 a.m. to Jeanne Anderson and John Taylor at Homer Birth and Wellness Center. He weighed 10 pounds, 3 ounces. He is welcomed by his grandparents Lynnell and John Taylor of Houston, Texas, his maternal grandparents Ann and Joseph Mount of Loudon, Tennessee and Donald Anderson of Yardley, Pennsylvania. His great-grandparents are Mazie Taylor of Escondido, California and Robert and Millicent Anderson of Ft. Myers, Florida.
Ranger Elisha Daniel Roth was born at 11:38 p.m. on Monday, June 25, 2018 to Amanda and Richard Roth at home with Rite of Passage Midwifery. He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces. He is welcomed by his siblings Stephanie and Noah. His grandparents are Jenny and Steven Roth of Homer and Margie and David Crockett of Quitman, Texas.
There will be a hazardous waste collection day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.,. Saturday, July 7 at the Homer Transfer Facility. This event is for households and small businesses. It will be free to households with fees charged to commercial disposers.
Now this is a truly beautiful Sunday night. Peaceful, soft breeze, bird song and a garden that will bloom sooner rather than later.
JUNEAU — Mark Begich is a star in Alaska Democratic politics, a former U.S. senator and mayor of the state’s largest city, but his campaign for governor has some worried he’s playing spoiler in the race and could hand control of The Last Frontier to Republicans.