It’s been a few years since I’ve had to sit down, fire up some mellow instrumental jazz and admit that the king run at The Nick Dudiak Fishing Hole remains pretty much a textbook place to practice despondency casting or take a significant nap.
My daughter called from a rest stop an hour south of Philadelphia last week. She’s just finished her first year as a teacher, and is now moving with her girlfriend to Atlanta where she’ll teach fourth grade in the fall. I’m excited for her. I’m proud, too.
Vote ‘no’ on Prop. 1
Two trails in Kachemak Bay State Park are open again after heightened black bear activity forced staff to temporarily close them last week.
Experts on strategic and human rights issues in the Korean Peninsula will speak from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, June 22, at Homer United Methodist Church.
Forget Stonehenge, Homer is the place to be for the summer Solstice, my friends! Well, maybe not Homer per se, but Alaska has some of the best Solstice celebrations around, if you ask the Betster.
Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival runs this weekend
Dr. Leon is a 2-year-old male.
Fred P. Weiss
Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Cassian Shay Rios was born at 10:35 p.m. May 30, 2018, at South Peninsula Hospital to Daniel and Abi Rios of Homer, Alaska. He weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce. His maternal grandparents are Bruce Alborn and Sandy Miller, both of Homer. His paternal grandparents are Maria and Daniel Rios of California. His maternal great-grandparents are Ralph and Betty Miller of Homer. He joins siblings Daniel A. Rios, Jaime E. Rios, Katie C. Rios, Jadin R. Mann and River M. Mann.
Two weeks after a controversial Mayoral Recognition that caused three Homer City Council members to skip the June 11 council meeting, Homer’s first Pride March will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at WKFL Park.
A few weeks ago the security alarm at the Homer News went off on a Saturday. We’ve always known the Homer Police work hard to protect our town, but that incident showed us how lucky we are to have good police and why they deserve a new police station.
A Homer boy died last week when a small aircraft he was in crashed in Hesperia, California.
The role of the keynote speaker at the annual Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference can range from Rotary Club toastmaster to Marine Boot Camp drill instructor — “All right, you maggots, get out there and write.” Sometimes it turns into stand-up comedy, like the time Amy Tan read from the Cliff Notes edition of her novel, “The Joy Luck Club”
With the start of summer and the tourist season, several new businesses have opened in town to serve seasonal tourism or offer year-round services.
After five seasons and just about as many wins, the varsity football program for students in three Russian Old Believer villages has come to an end.
The following is the trail conditions report from Kachemak Bay State Park: