The inaugural End of the Road Pickleball Tournament and Clinics will be held this coming Monday through Saturday at Homer High School.
Have you ever peered into the sky as a helicopter went by, trying to discern whether it was from the Alaska Division of Forestry, LifeMed, or just a group of tourists on their way to see some bears? Ever wondered what exactly goes on in those winged machines? The students of Chapman School in Anchor Point can now tell you the details of a LifeMed helicopter, after getting a tour of one last month.
In this little garden herbaceous plants are the stars of the show. These are the soft-stemmed perennials that die back every fall, hang out underground all winter, then, come June, come trumpeting to glory.
The following is the trails report from Kachemak Bay State Park:
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.