In its lifetime, the Ptarmigan Arts building has been a laundromat, an insurance sales business, a music store, an auto parts store and, for the past (almost) 30 years, the gallery known as Ptarmigan Arts.
A group of people showed up at the South Peninsula Hospital board meeting to hand over 437 signatures on a petition relating to Dr. Paul Sayer.
A national program that uses running to encourage self-confidence in third through fifth grade girls has come to Homer for the first time.
Great Alaska ShakeOut Schools in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District will participate in the Great Alaska ShakeOut, “Drop, Cover and Hold On” earthquake drill on Thursday, Oct. 17, at 10:17 a.m. More than 44,000 Alaskans have already registered to participate in the state’s largest earthquake drill ever. Dave Jones, KPBSD’s assistant superintendent of instructional […]
Saturday last Farmers Market for season Homer Farmers Market is ending on Saturday with festivities such as the Annual Harvest Party at 10 a.m. with a musical guest. Gardening in the Community’s People’s Garden at 11 a.m., kids activities at noon and the Thanksgiving Turkey Raffle Drawing at 2 p.m. will also be offered. Manager […]
Staff Report An Anchor Point man was remanded to Homer jail for ‘knowingly inflicting severe physical pain or prolonged suffering on an animal’ after allegedly beating the family dog with a baseball bat. The medium-sized dog known as “Bo Duke” was observed by a neighbor dragging its rear legs, yelping and looking as if it […]
A petition circulating locally asks an unusual question of South Peninsula Hospital’s operating board: Why did they take a local surgeon off the on-call list for the emergency room?
It’s an exciting week of celebrating all foods local. For many of us, we celebrate our local food every week. But this week, we get a chance to delight in our local food from farm and sea to table in so many ways.
Newlywed Couple Eagerly Awaits Canadian Round Home Local newly weds, Michael and Maddie O’Laire are celebrating their recent marriage as many do- by purchasing a house. However, theirs is different than most in Homer. The 1140 sq. ft. home components were loaded into a 40 ft. shipping container from the Mandala Homes prefabrication factory […]
The City of Homer has settled a lawsuit involving Michael Kennedy, owner of property on Ocean View Drive, who cleaned up his lot where generations of vehicles once were stored. The neighbors had complained for more than a decade, urging the city to enforce zoning laws against Kennedy