Best Bets

If you’ve studied your history or maybe even lived in the certain eras, today’s headlines might seem a bit “plus ça change,’” as the French… Continue reading

 

Galleries open cautiously for June First Friday shows

As Alaska moves toward reopening businesses and nonprofit organizations, Homer’s local art venues have cautiously begun to open their own spaces. Although only Grace Ridge… Continue reading

 

Kachemak Cuisine: Find comfort in hard times with cooking good food

This is difficult for me to write today. The nation is divided and protests have broken out, we are still enduring a pandemic and COVID-19… Continue reading

 

Cable series seeks couple for ‘off the grid’ love show

She’s a rugged Alaska wilderness guide living in a remote cabin at the head of Kachemak Bay. He’s a Seattle tech worker with a Fremont… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Megan Corazza borrowed almost $200,000 to invest in the net — the seine net, not the Internet. At 21-years-old, she’s one of… Continue reading

Pratt Museum moves forward despite pandemic

One of the frequent signs placed on Homer’s annual Burning Basket reads “Prepare for opportunity disguised as loss.” As a closure of the Pratt Museum… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Be bold but prudent in pruning

There is a rosa rubrifolia/glauca in the corner of the East Garden that puts on an excellent show mid-summer. The blooms are understated but the… Continue reading

Artist honors dead seabirds in Homer Spit project

When faced with honoring the dead killed by tragedy or violence, artists grapple with the enormity of the event. In documenting dead sea birds she… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

Pet of the week The Homer Animal Shelter is closed to the public, including volunteers, until further notice. People interested in adopting a pet can… 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 May 18-24… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Crane Watch keeps track of nesting cranes and wants your observations of crane colts. Send your report to reports@cranewatch.org or call 235-6262. Include date,… Continue reading

Best Bets

If you dared to come into town over the weekend, Holy Los Angeles did this town ever change. Coming down West Hill Road the Betster… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago A floatplane flipped in Beluga Lake after a sightseeing trip, forcing local business owner John Faulkner of Land’s End Resort and his… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

Pet of the week The Homer Animal Shelter is closed to the public, including volunteers, until further notice. People interested in adopting a pet can… Continue reading

Town Crier

The American Legion Post 15, VFW Post 10221, and Ninclick Post 18 are hosting Memorial Day services on Monday. Celebrations will be at 10 a.m.… Continue reading

Rebekah “Honey” Shelley Griffard

Rebekah “Honey” Shelley Griffard March 3, 1943 - May 15, 2020 On Friday, May 15, 2020, a light went out in the world. Honey Griffard,… Continue reading

  • May 20, 2020

Calen Carl Glanville

Calen Carl Glanville was born at 5:46 a.m. on May 6, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Krista and Grant Glanville of Anchor Point. He… 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 May 11-17… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Teri’s Special Spinach Salad is perfect for Memorial Day weekend

How is everyone doing? The Other Fisherman came home with fresh cod and rockfish last weekend and we have been enjoying it pan-fried, deep fried… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Music teacher Mark Robinson was named Educator of the Year by the Homer-Kachemak Bay Rotary Club. Robinson taught music to seventh-12th graders… Continue reading