The Homer Tribune http://www.homertribune.com Offering news of the people, places and events of Homer and the lower Kenai Peninsula en-us 2018 Alaska Newspapers, Inc. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 03:23:56 CST 1440 http://www.homertribune.com http://www.homertribune.com/graphics/rss_ht.gif The Homer Tribune Colorful sunset http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802colorful_sunset http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802colorful_sunset An array of color is reflected off the partially frozen water at Beluga Slough during sunset on Jan. 2. Cooler temperatures in the area have allowed Homer's ponds and lakes to refreeze. Sat, 11 Oct 482273 15:56:42 CST M's place fifth at Lime Solar tourney http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802ms_place_fifth_at_lime_solar_tourney http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802ms_place_fifth_at_lime_solar_tourney The Homer Mariners capped a solid showing at the ACS Lime Solar/Pepsi Invitational Basketball Tournament this past weekend by rolling to a fifth-place finish in the three-day tournament, which was held Jan. 4-6 at Anchorage Christian Schools. Wed, 1 Oct 482273 03:10:02 CST First hike of the year a pleasant one in Homer http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802first_hike_of_the_year_a_pleasant_one_in http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802first_hike_of_the_year_a_pleasant_one_in Bright sunshine, brilliant blue skies and a bounty of new fallen snow were enjoyed by some three dozen Homer and Anchor Point residents, as well as some visiting skiers from Anchorage, who participated in the Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park sponsored First Day Hike in Homer. Sun, 14 Sep 482273 16:43:22 CST Homer artist's work is a tribute to parenting http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802homer_artists_work_is_a_tribute_to_parenting http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802homer_artists_work_is_a_tribute_to_parenting When her daughter left home two years ago to travel and attend college, Homer artist Marjorie Scholl was inspired to create a series of paintings as a tribute to both of her children called quot;The Jess and Tuck Show quot; (A Mother's upbringing). Thu, 10 Jul 482273 00:43:22 CST Senator has optimism for Alaska in 2018 http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802senator_has_optimism_for_alaska_in_2018 http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802senator_has_optimism_for_alaska_in_2018 As Alaskans, there's no doubt we face significant challenges, including high crime rates, domestic violence and sexual assault, thousands of Alaskans struggling with addiction, and a continuing recession that has left too many without jobs. These are issues that I'll continue to focus on in the coming year. But when I look out at 2018, I am struck by one overriding feeling for our state: Optimism. There are numerous reasons for this. Wed, 2 Jul 482273 20:30:02 CST Baby Mal saves 'Oz' for SWMNBMM http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802baby_mal_saves_oz_for_swmnbmm http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802baby_mal_saves_oz_for_swmnbmm When it comes to driving, She-Who-Must-Not-Be-Made-Mad and I have learned to divide the chores equally over the three decades since she tricked me into marrying her by saying she was rich. She's still laughing at that joke. Fri, 20 Jun 482273 16:50:02 CST KBC art classes to start soon http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802kbc_art_classes_to_start_soon http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802kbc_art_classes_to_start_soon Registration for expanded fall art studio classes is now being held at the Kachenak Bay Campus. Fri, 13 Jun 482273 20:56:42 CST Walker to speak at HNPS meeting on Sunday http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802walker_to_speak_at_hnps_meeting_on_sunday http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802walker_to_speak_at_hnps_meeting_on_sunday The Homer Native Plant Society will be holding a meeting at 2 p.m. Jan. 14 to discuss quot;What's f Mon, 9 Jun 482273 14:10:02 CST KBC to hold Civil Rights Day meeting http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802kbc_to_hold_civil_rights_day_meeting http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802kbc_to_hold_civil_rights_day_meeting Kachemak Bay Campus-Kenai Peninsula College will hold a public lecture at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 15 in recognition of Civil Rights Day, quot;Protecting Subsistence for Rural Alaskans.quot; Fri, 30 May 482273 20:50:02 CST Musician's camaraderie sparks Tom Petty tribute http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802musicians_camaraderie_sparks_tom_petty http://www.homertribune.com/article/1802musicians_camaraderie_sparks_tom_petty Aaron Benolkin's desire to play music with some friends has taken a strange twist over the past few months. It'll also take them to the stage at Alice's Champagne Palace this Saturday evening for a special show honoring one of Rock and Roll's top performers. Thu, 22 May 482273 07:16:42 CST