Did you know that National Grandparents Day is less than a week away? While this “Day” is not as widely known as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, it is nonetheless important, as it recognizes the key role that grandparents play. If you are a grandparent yourself, you might expect some cards or phone calls or emails from your own grandchildren – but you will probably experience even greater enjoyment in the gifts you can give them. If you’re thinking of making a financial gift, consider your options carefully.
Stickers and T-shirt thanks I want to thank the Kachemak Bay Running Club for their enthusiastic support of the Mileage Club at West Homer Elementary. KBRC’s donation of KBRC stickers and custom T-shirts for the students that make the 26.2 mile marathon level is amazingly generous. This is our second year doing the Mileage Club, […]
Get your wings ready The annual Spring Migration Run is scheduled for Sunday, May 15, at 9 a.m. The certified 5K course starts in the Fishing Hole parking lot on the Spit, and eventually ends at the base of the Spit. (A free shuttle back to the start will be available.) Register online at kachemakbayrunningclub.org/ […]
The Homer City Council moved last week to approve funding for renovations to the current Homer fire station after the council scrapped plans it deemed too expensive to build a new fire hall along with the proposed police station.
For the parents who drove two hours to Soldotna and waited until 9:30 p.m. to testify at the recent Kenai Peninsula Borough School District board meeting, it was undoubtedly a long day. But that didn’t diminish the passion in their voices as they asked the board to save their school in Voznesenka.
Greatly beloved and surrounded by her family, Helena Marie Bartman Andree, age 95, went home to the Lord on Jan. 20, 2016. She died at the Alaska Native Medical Center from complications following hip surgery. Affectionately known as Lena, she was born Dec. 24, 1920 at a saltry near Igushik, Alaska to a Dutch father, […]
Homer Theatre screens the classics Throwback Thursdays at the Homer Theatre presents the 1953 classic, “Roman Holiday,” starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 28) at 6 p.m. Join in the fun to win some great movie memorabilia door prizes. General admission is $8, discounted is $6. This movie is 90 minutes long […]
The Lady M’s picked up their first Southcentral Conference victory of the year with a 43-33 win over the visiting Nikiski Bulldogs Friday night. Homer led 20-11 at halftime and 29-22 at the end of three quarters, before sealing the win with strong fourth-quarter play.
Thanks for Resiliency Celebration We had a beautiful morning on Aug. 30 for the Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic’s “Resiliency Run and Ride” on the Homer Spit. We thank all of the participants, younger and older, on foot and wheels, who showed up at low tide to run, walk or ride on the 1K and […]
Commentary Rep. Paul Seaton Thank you to all who participated in the online survey or attended one of our town hall meetings. We received 168 responses through online or paper entries. Some 80 constituents attended the Homer meeting, and 18 attended in Ninilchik. Thank you also to Commissioner Randy Hoffbeck for his informative presentation. The results […]