When Homer dog musher Jack Berry installed a running wheel for his team’s summer training this year, he hadn’t expected it to still be turning in late November. But come this Monday morning he was watching 20 dogs spin the large, horizontal wheel, wondering when the snow might start to fly on the lower peninsula.
Perhaps one of the most difficult things about being human is trying to make sense of things that just don’t seem to make sense.
Karenia mikimotoi isn’t exactly a term that rolls off the tongue, but many in Homer are already familiar with it on a different level. Last summer, a massive bloom of the phytoplankton turned much of Kachemak Bay a dark brown root beer color.
Hickory scares up 1,850 lbs of food The crew of the USCG Hickory successfully completed another Haunted Hickory on Oct. 25. The 2013 annual Haunted Hickory was as scary as ever, with more than 850 guests taking a tour through the floating haunted ship. The crew was able to keep everyone warm on the pier […]
Fire Homer Volunteer Fire Department responded to five EMS and two fire calls for the week of Nov. 11 – 17. Kachemak Emergency Services responded to 4 medical emergency calls and 1 fire call during the week of Nov. 11th -17th. Troopers On Nov. 14, at about 1930 hours Alaska State Troopers received a REDDI […]
The following records are cases and records filed in court. Individuals are innocent until proven guilty, and copies of the records are publicly available. Misdemeanor Janis Bess Brantley, 48, fourth degree assault; fourth degree criminal mischief. Sean Killian Matthew Reagan, 25, driving under the influence; fourth degree misconduct involving weapons; driving while license was revoked; […]
Robert (Harley Bob) Drennan passed away peacefully in his home on Nov. 10, 2013. He was born May 18, 1947, and is survived by his daughter Trissillian Correll of Gainsville, Fla. and a host of friends. A military graveside service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21 at Ninilchik Cemetery. Pallbearers include: James Painter, Bill and Ian […]
This month, an effort to form a charter commission was started by Homer resident Ken Castner and others in the community interested in exploring the process of becoming a home rule city.
Homer is No. 1 once again when it comes to halibut, landing some 4.4 million pounds and beating out Kodiak this year by 1 million pounds.
When it comes to suicide, one of the most deadly myths is that talking about it — especially asking someone if they are considering it — might somehow encourage them to complete the act.