The art of the small: Bunnell, HCOA shows explore tiny-format forms

In Douglas Adams’ “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” 42 is the answer to life, the universe and everything. That’s also another magic quantity: the… Continue reading

 

Arts briefs

‘Human Beatbox’ performs Saturday RupLoops, “The human beatbox,” performs 7 p.m. Saturday at the West Homer Multipurpose Room. On an Alaska tour that includes visits… Continue reading

 

Best Bets

You know that old comic strip, The Phantom, about a hero who people believe can never die? The gimmick is that The Phantom is really… Continue reading

 

Kachemak Cuisine: Spice up Thanksgiving with butternut squash salad

Thanksgiving time is here and I enjoy making this once-a-year meal above all others, as it’s the only holiday totally devoted to food. From year… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Circle DE Pacific Corp. defaulted on a $5.4 million loan from National Bank of Alaska. The timber company ran the chip operation… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Bay Equestrian Association will have its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 8 at the Homer City Hall Council chambers. Officers for 2020… Continue reading

Pets of the Week: Mikey and Darla

Pets of the week Mikey is a 9-year-old cat and Darla is a 7-year-old cat. They’re a wonderful pair of older cats just looking for… Continue reading

Leslie “Les“ Mofford

Leslie “Les“ Mofford Dec. 30, 1952 - Nov. 3, 2019 Leslie “Les“ Mofford, age 66, passed away peacefully on Nov. 3, 2019 at Heritage Health… 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 Oct. 28… Continue reading

Emmett Gray DeCoeur

Emmett Gray DeCoeur was born at 1:48 p.m. on Oct. 28, 2019 to Raquel and Steven DeCoeur at Homer Birth and Wellness Center. He weighed… Continue reading

Elowen Nerissa Switzer

Elowen Nerissa Switzer was born at 12:20 p.m. on Nov. 3, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Ashley and Scott Switzer of Homer. She weighed… Continue reading

Therese Nicole Cherok

Therese Nicole Cherok was born at 4:51 p.m. on Nov. 1, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Amanda and Jay Cherok of Pennsylvania. She weighed… Continue reading

KBC students explore color in Freeman painting class

In traditional college classes, students might quietly slip an assignment onto their professor’s desk — or, in the modern age, email it. In artist Asia… Continue reading

Visitors walk toward the site of the Storyknife Writers Retreat in Homer, Alaska, last Saturday, May 4, 2019, at groundbreaking ceremonies for the main house and cabins that will house visiting women writers. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Arts briefs

Arts briefs Storyknife applications open Applications have opened for the first full year of residencies at the Storyknife Writers Retreat in Homer. Construction started last… Continue reading

Visitors walk toward the site of the Storyknife Writers Retreat in Homer, Alaska, last Saturday, May 4, 2019, at groundbreaking ceremonies for the main house and cabins that will house visiting women writers. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Kachemak Gardener: Why wait for a crisis to help out in each other’s gardens?

So there is my friend Nancy and she has hit a bump in the road. That would be enough for me but she was concerned… Continue reading

(Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News) Veterans march down Main Street in a Veterans Day parade Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. Veterans Day events start at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the memorial at the corner of Lake Street and Pioneer Avenue. After a parade down Pioneer Avenue and ending on the Sterling Highway, a second ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.

Best Bets

You know how on your Spacebook feed (or whatever the kids call that social media thing) some photo will pop up of what you’re were… Continue reading

(Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News) Veterans march down Main Street in a Veterans Day parade Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018 in Homer, Alaska. Veterans Day events start at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 11, at the memorial at the corner of Lake Street and Pioneer Avenue. After a parade down Pioneer Avenue and ending on the Sterling Highway, a second ceremony will be held at the Veterans Memorial at the Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center.

Years Ago

20 years ago Thursday noon lunches for teenagers at Homer United Methodist Church have increased in popularity over the past three years. Organized by nine… Continue reading

Britni Siekaniec’s painting of a fox is one of the paintings from a student art show opening on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at the Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided, Asia Freeman)

First Friday art exhibit openings

As Homer enters the season of coming darkness and more subtle daylight, it’s a time to celebrate the art of painting with light — photography.… Continue reading

Britni Siekaniec’s painting of a fox is one of the paintings from a student art show opening on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019, at the Kachemak Bay Campus in Homer, Alaska. (Photo provided, Asia Freeman)
A little bit of pumpkin butter is the perfect complement to Teri Robl’s pumpkin bread, as in here in her kitchen on Oct. 29, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Cooking with pumpkin and squash is perfect for rainy fall days

The family and football game visit to the motherland of Wisconsin is now just a memory, one filled with plenty of things that portray Wisconsin.… Continue reading

A little bit of pumpkin butter is the perfect complement to Teri Robl’s pumpkin bread, as in here in her kitchen on Oct. 29, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)
Elsa

Pet of the Week: Elsa

Pet of the week Elsa is a 1-year-old cat. This gal has been a love-bug from day one. She enjoys affection from her two legged… Continue reading

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