The Homer Tribune 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 The Homer Tribune Colorful 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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