Well, Mother Nature really went styling last week, didn’t she?
Following is the latest in a monthly series of articles about birds and birding, celebrating The Year of the Bird, 2018, with authors from Kachemak Bay Birders.
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A woman died and two people were seriously injured in a weekend boating crash in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough. The two injured women are Alice Rademacher and Rosie Robinson, both of Homer and employees at the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve.
The long-awaited Homer Education and Recreation Complex Task Force held its first meeting Tuesday, establishing its work scope and electing a chair and vice chair.
The U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service has offered a $2,500 for information on the cutting of three trees with bald eagle nests near Anchor Point. In USFWS discovered the downed trees and nests during an aerial survey of the area, the agency said in a press release. Subsequent investigation revealed the trees appeared to have been felled during the spring of 2018 and were all located within a one-half mile area. No other trees were found to have been recently cut. USFWS said investigators are optimistic that someone in the local community will assist authorities in finding those responsible.
JUNEAU — A third-party vendor is being blamed for a mistaken tsunami alert broadcast on Alaska TV and radio stations last month.
I have written about the Homer Farmers Market for years and I usually throw out a reminder to stock up on veggies for your canning and preserving purposes in August. Well, it’s June and I have to say, if you want to make some pickles, you should stock up now at Bob Durr’s booth.
The sun came out just in time on the afternoon of Saturday, June 9 to herald the fourth annual Thurmond’s Far West Auto Customer Appreciation Day in Anchor Point.
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The Homer Council on the Arts announced its annual arts awards at its annual meeting last Wednesday, June 6. In a press release on June 8, HCOA director Peggy Paver announced the winners. The awards are now named in honor of arts leaders who have made a difference in the community, Paver said.
Lula (Nellie) is a 3-5 year-old female.
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Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases.
Lincoln Andrew Smith was born at 2:21 a.m. Sunday, June 10, 2018 at South Peninsula Hospital to Marina Brooks and Jesse Smith of Anchor Point. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces. His grandparents are Trina and Mike Brooks of Homer, and Sharon and Dave Smith of Anchor Point.
The Homer Storytellers will meet from 3-5 p.m. Saturday in the Library Conference Room, to share and listen to stories about how a social or political event impacted lives personally.
The girls received the Academic Award at state w a combined gpa of 3.5 & my step-daughter Hannah Hatfield, a freshman, made the all tournament team.
Traditional balsamic vinegars are made from a pure and unfermented reduced grape must and aged for several years in a series of wooden barrels. Balsamic’s flavor is deeply sweet and tangy with a thick viscosity and boasts variations of rich brown to dark, inky purple colors. Produced exclusively in either the province of Modena or the wider Emilia region of Italy, it is magical and mysterious must-have vinegar staple in my pantry.
In a push to get Alaska voters to legalize marijuana, supporters suggested a tax on growers of $800 a pound — though they knew it would be unworkable in the long run.