Just like a hobbit can take a second breakfast, some people get a second retirement — a closing of a career after previous work. After moving from the Lower 48 and settling in Homer, artists Mary Frische and Tom Collopy this month ended their environmental photography business, Wild North Photography, with a final gallery show at Fireweed Gallery.
In artist residencies sponsored by Bunnell Street Arts Center over the past few years, a clear pattern seems to have evolved:
Former state Senator Mike Dunleavy is out touring the state, rounding up support for his gubernatorial bid.
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Police charge man with reckless endangerment in hash oil blast
In “An Open Letter to the Lower Peninsula Community” sent out last week, District 31 Republican Party leaders fired the latest salvo in a battle to deny Rep. Paul Seaton, R-Homer, party support.
Information learned from a new analysis of Homer tsunami run-off zones prompted city official to move evacuation zones higher up into town, increasing the number of people who have to move to higher ground in a worst-case tsunami.
At Monday night’s Homer City Council meeting, unlike most meetings where council members take positive action on ordinances or resolutions, the Feb. 12 meeting stood out for what the council didn’t do. In three separate votes, the council:
At Monday’s Homer City Council meeting, council member Shelly Erickson suggested a little snow jujitsu.
Family and friends will remember this Saturday a retired teacher who died Feb. 3 in a swimming accident while on vacation in Maui, Hawaii. Mike Cline, 80, died while snorkeling off Ulua Beach in Wailea. A memorial service for Cline is 2 p.m. Feb. 10 at Homer United Methodist Church. A reception will follow.
The recent denial of Alaska Loven It’s license to cultivate cannabis raises a question not often discussed in Alaska’s growing marijuana industry. How do legal commercial grows get plants to begin farming pot?
Two combat veterans received Quilts of Valor in a presentation on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at Dr. Vicky Hodnik’s dental office. Quilters Dana Moore and Connie Isenhour gave Jay Greene of Halibut Cove and Andrew Hodnik the quilts.
Follow an Apple school bus as it does its bus route and you’ll note several things:
In modern American music, running counterpoint to overproduced pop there often has been something raw and original to upstage the musical centers of New York, Nashville and Los Angeles. In 1993 a band named after an obscure early 20th century candy took its quirky mix of jazz, blues, klezmer and punk music and not only shattered the conventions of the time, but achieved commercial success.
Five employees working as medical transcriptionists at South Peninsula Hospital could lose their jobs if the hospital follows through with subcontracting their work to a Lower 48 company. Teamsters Local 959 challenged the proposed layoff by filing a grievance, later denied by the hospital.
By Michael Armstrong
Homerites knew just how to cut through the cold on Saturday as they marched from the Homer Education and Recreation Complex to WKFL Park: with messages of hope, strength and warmth.
Homerites were propelled out of their beds by the rattle of a 7.9 magnitude earthquake recorded by the Alaska Earthquake Center in Fairbanks just after 12:30 a.m. Tuesday morning, Jan. 23, but were luckily able to return to them hours later.