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Wilson embraces the delightful and joyous in art

“Macaroni and Cheese,” Fairbanks artist Tamara Wilson’s art show and installation at Bunnell Street Arts Center, appears to be a room of domestic tranquility with… Continue reading

 

Family holds community conversation on missing daughter

As part of continued public awareness about the search for a missing Homer woman, Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, her family and friends sponsored a community conversation… Continue reading

 

Fire destroys East End Road boat shop

An early morning fire on Valentine’s Day completely destroyed a commercial boat shop near Mile 6.6 East End Road. Fiberglass resin and other flammable material… Continue reading

 

Halibut charters get new regulations

The guided halibut charter fleet for Area 3A, including Homer, had its allocation set at 1.71 million pounds for the 2020 season at International Pacific… Continue reading

Community talk to be held on missing Homer woman

A community conversation will be held from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center regarding Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, a Homer woman… Continue reading

Pratt exhibit features art inspired by Denali music

A new exhibit at the Pratt Museum presents a collaboration between artists, composers and musicians. “Denali: Artists Respond to Music Inspired by Wilderness,” which opened… Continue reading

Vigil is Saturday for missing woman

Family and friends of Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, a missing Homer woman, will hold a candlelight vigil for her from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at… Continue reading

Homer Native artist leaves state, national and international legacy

Hailed as one of the finest Alaska artists of his generation, Ron Senungetuk, 86, died last week on Jan. 21 at his Homer home with… Continue reading

Anchorage artist who has displayed art locally gets major grant

An Anchorage artist who has exhibited at Bunnell Street Arts Center and the Pratt Museum last week received a $100,000 award from a national arts… Continue reading

Homer Chamber of Commerce reports highest revenue in 5 years

At the annual meeting of the Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center held Tuesday at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center, the 2019… Continue reading

Art in brief

Homer author releases third book Homer Author Jeannette Aragones introduced her third book with a reading on Monday, Jan. 13, to Long Term Care residents… Continue reading

Rep. Sarah Vance holds town halls before heading to Juneau

In comparison to previous Homer town hall meetings last September and March where she drew heated questions, a meeting Saturday with Rep. Sarah Vance, R-Homer,… Continue reading

Art in brief

KBBI seeks mug design KBBI Public Radio seeks a design for its 2020 members mugs. Designs should be in a horizontal or landscape orientation no… Continue reading

Social media helps in Murnane search

As the search continues for missing Homer woman Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, 38, her family and friends have asked people to put up blue lights to… Continue reading

The many paths of Kim McNett lead to fulfillment in process

Like a lot of Homer artists, Kim McNett has found the way to a career means many different paths — but she’s wandered places most… Continue reading

A recent photo of Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, missing since Oct. 17, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided, Homer Police Department)

‘It’s a priority case’ HPD says in search for missing Homer woman

The search continues for missing Homer woman Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, 38. Murnane has been missing since Oct. 17 after she was last seen in a… Continue reading

A recent photo of Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, missing since Oct. 17, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided, Homer Police Department)

Out of the Office: From Florida to Alaska — A wild 40 years

Like true superheroes, every Alaskan has an origin story. The really cool origin story might involve being born a sixth-generation Alaskan from a sourdough ancestor… Continue reading

A recent photo of Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, missing since Oct. 17, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided, Homer Police Department)

FBI, Troopers have been aiding in search for missing woman ‘since day 1’

More than two months after Anesha “Duffy” Murnane went missing, Homer Police with the help of the FBI and Alaska State Troopers keep searching for… Continue reading

A recent photo of Anesha “Duffy” Murnane, missing since Oct. 17, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided, Homer Police Department)

Art in brief

Applications open for Rasmuson grants The application period has opened for the Rasmuson Foundation’s annual Individual Artist Awards (IAA). Applications will be accepted through March… Continue reading

Boisterous bay

A winter storm combined with a 20.7-foot high tide hammered the north shore of Kachemak Bay last Thursday. Rollers 10-feet and more pounded the Homer… Continue reading