Think about trees in gardening

Trees. They are somewhat problematic. Their size, the years it takes to reach maturity, placement. They take thought and, to some extent, money. You don’t want to be hasty when the time comes to make a decision to replace, say, the gorgeous old spruce that succumbed to the spruce aphid infestation that struck them a couple of years ago. But there are those of us on the cusp of making just such a decision.

Students explore careers at KBC Job and Career Fair

Local businesses, agencies, nonprofit groups and trade associations offered advice — and even some new jobs — at the annual Kachemak Bay Campus College, Career and Job Fair held at the college last Friday. About 400 students from 11 area schools as well as community members visited the annual event, said Kim Frost, KBC student and enrollment services coordinator.

Best Bets

Earlier this week the Betster drove by a big Bypass parking lot and saw sweepers in action. “Ruh-roh,” yours truly remembers thinking, “It’s going to snow.”

Emmett William Pollak

Emmett William Pollak was born at 5:37 p.m. Thursday, March 29, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Meghan Kerlin and Andrew Pollak of Homer. He weighed 8 pounds exactly. His grandparents are Nanci Kerlin and the late Gary Kerlin of Austin, Texas, and Marilyn and Frank Pollak of Feasterville, Pennsylvania.

Town Crier

Homer Area Nonprofit Directors will present an Advocacy, Economics and Innovation Seminar Sunday and Monday, April 8-9 at the Pratt Museum, Kachemak Bay Campus and Homer City Hall.


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