Stir Fry Bok Choy makes a good side dish for salmon patties, as seen here July 7, 2019, in Teri Robl’s Homer, Alaska, kitchen. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Salmon patties make the perfect Alaska summer dish

Summer in Alaska is synonymous with salmon, and in July, sockeye salmon are as popular, plentiful and just as anticipated as tourists and sunshine. We… Continue reading

 

Homer-grown artist returns to passion after corporate detour

Artists heading out into the world often face a crossroads. On the one hand they dream of careers as Broadway actors, musicians with a major… Continue reading

 

Best Bets

OK, what the heck is up with this weather? Yet again we had another cloudy, cool day. If it seems like it’s been forever since… Continue reading

 

Musician Matt Yaki plays his guitar in a 2019 photo. (Photo provided)

Arts Briefs

Blues musicians play today The Homer blues trio, Bluebelly, opens for Nome and Nashville-based Arlo Hannigan with Jackie Rae Daniels and Lance “Sunny Jim” Highers.… Continue reading

Musician Matt Yaki plays his guitar in a 2019 photo. (Photo provided)

Years Ago

20 years ago The Kachemak Bay Coalition, a group of people, tourist-related businesses and environmental organizations formed to advocate for a moratorium on personal watercraft… Continue reading

Town Crier

About Town Crier The announcements section of Town Crier is a public service provided to individuals, nonprofit agencies and community groups. Short announcements are generally… Continue reading

Benjamin Worth Everett

Births Benjamin Worth Everett was born at 8:42 a.m. on July 8, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Chanda and Richard J. Everett Jr. of… Continue reading

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services July 1-7… Continue reading

Patrick Lee Sharp

Obituary Patrick Lee Sharp Sept. 10, 1955 – Dec. 9, 2018 There will be a memorial service for Pat Sharp from 1-3 p.m. Thursday, July… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Cow

Pet of the Week Cow is a 2-year-old male. Cow is friendly boy who just wants a home to call his own. He has moooo-ved… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Pratt Museum volunteers cut up a dead gray whale that had been found floating in Halibut Cove Lagoon. The crew spent about… Continue reading

Best Bets

Happy birthday to this weird, exciting, frenetic and sometimes challenging nation. Happy birthday to the people over the centuries who keep working on the bold… Continue reading

“Generations,” a sculpture from Beth Blankenship’s exhibit showing for the month of July 2019 at Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Chris Arend)

Roaring into the Fourth with First Friday

First Friday for July starts out with a new twist on the usual gallery opening. At The Shop out East End Road, in collaboration with… Continue reading

“Generations,” a sculpture from Beth Blankenship’s exhibit showing for the month of July 2019 at Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Chris Arend)
“Blooming azaleas — what a delight,” the Kachemak Gardener said on June 28, 2019, of the flowers in her Homer, Alaska, garden. “These are two of these shrubs here that manage a burst of color each year.” (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Think about vegetable possibilities

We took a walk on the Eveline Trail specifically to view the wildflowers. We were just in time, they are fading fast. This heat that… Continue reading

“Blooming azaleas — what a delight,” the Kachemak Gardener said on June 28, 2019, of the flowers in her Homer, Alaska, garden. “These are two of these shrubs here that manage a burst of color each year.” (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Town Crier

Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Medical Service Area Board will be holding a work session for a meet and greet with a candidate for Fire… Continue reading

Donna Maxine Moran

Donna Maxine Moran was born on June 28, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Minh Chi and Michael Moran of Homer. Her grandparents are Vo… Continue reading

Gaird Magnus Carnegie

Gaird Magnus Carnegie was born at 6:10 p.m. on June 29, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Christian Foldenaver and James Carnegie of Soldotna. He… Continue reading

Caeden John Brown

Caeden John Brown was born at 1:46 p.m. on July 1, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jocelyn and Christopher Brown of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services June 24-30… Continue reading

Robert C. Noble

Robert C. Noble May 26, 1933 – June 10, 2019 Robert C. Noble (Bob) passed away peacefully at the age of 86 on Monday June… Continue reading