The cast of “An Ideal Husband” pose for a photo during a rehearsal on May 19, 2019, at Pier One Theatre in Homer, Alaska. From left to right are Peter Norton, Judith Kramer, Adele Person, Mike Tupper, Aaron Walbrecher, Mary Fries and Ali Rambo. (Photo provided)

Pier One season opens with Wilde play

Along with king salmon fishing, the opening of shops on the Spit and school ending, add another sure sign of the start of summer: the… Continue reading

 

Primulas and anemone rosea greet a spring morning on May 15, 2019, at the Kachemak Gardener’s garden in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Realizing spring’s potential

On the drive to Anchorage about 10 days ago, it was fascinating to observe the leaf emergence on the birch, alder and willow. With each… Continue reading

 

A moose browses on the lawn of the Homer News on May 15, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

BEST FISHY BET: Seldovia’s Human-Powered Fishing Derby features three days of fishing in Seldovia Bay and the mouth of Kachemak Bay. Participants strive to catch… Continue reading

 

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News Firefighters responded to four fires in 12 hours, including one fire that burned a cabin and threatened a… 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 13-19… Continue reading

Town Crier

Please report sandhill crane sightings to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org. Date, time, location, behavior, and number of cranes is helpful. Leave a… Continue reading

Richard A. Creary

Richard A. Creary June 4, 1945 - May 11, 2019 USAF Retired Tech Sgt Richard A. Creary took his final flight at 15:25, May 11,… Continue reading

Ulysses Gene Marshall

Ulysses Gene Marshall June 26, 1976 - May 14, 2019 Kasilof resident Ulysses Gene Marshall Jr., 42, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at his… Continue reading

Stephanie Leib Migdal

Stephanie Leib Migdal Jan. 22, 1950 - Dec. 5, 2018 A celebration of life for Stephanie Leib Migdal is at 2 p.m. June 2 at… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Toula

Toula is a 2-year-old female. This sweet girl is full of love and she wants to share it. She enjoys being right next you whenever… Continue reading

With rhubarb now growing, Teri Robl’s rhubarb almond cake makes good use of the Alaska early-spring staple, as seen here in this photo of the cake taken in her Homer, Alaska, kitchen on May 12, 2019. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Rhubarb season a reason to make tasty treats

It’s rhubarb season. Dark green crinkled leaves on the plants give way to short red and green stalks of rhubarb just barely ready to pick,… Continue reading

With rhubarb now growing, Teri Robl’s rhubarb almond cake makes good use of the Alaska early-spring staple, as seen here in this photo of the cake taken in her Homer, Alaska, kitchen on May 12, 2019. (Photo by Teri Robl)
Performers in “Kaleidoscope” rehearse on May 5, 2019, at the Mariner Theatre in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Tia Pietsch)

Youth performers create ‘beautiful form’

With the cancellation this year of the annual Jubilee performing arts show in February, a new youth program came about to fill in the void.… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019
  • By Emilie Springer For the Homer News
  • ArtsFeatures
Performers in “Kaleidoscope” rehearse on May 5, 2019, at the Mariner Theatre in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Tia Pietsch)
Sandhill cranes feed in Beluga Slough on May 11, 2019, in Homer, Alaska, during the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

BEST BEER BET: Come to the next Barley & O.A.T.s (Outdoor Adventure Talks) to listen to Hig of Ground Truth Trekking and Eric Clarke with… Continue reading

Sandhill cranes feed in Beluga Slough on May 11, 2019, in Homer, Alaska, during the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Art Briefs

Quilt show winners announced About 350 people attended the two-day, 35th annual Kachemak Bay Quilters show at the Homer Elks Lodge. Attendees voted on winners… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News Rep. Gail Phillips, R-Homer, discussed the “Healthy Alaska Plan,” an economic proposal put forth by the Republican-led majority… Continue reading

Town Crier

Please report sandhill crane sightings to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org. Date, time, location, behavior, and number of cranes is helpful. Leave a… Continue reading

Levi Hebden Barnard

Levi Hebden Barnard was born at home at 10:36 p.m. on April 29, 2019 to Richard and Marissa Barnard with the assistance of Homer Birth… Continue reading

Ryker James Dooley

Ryker James Dooley was born at 2:52 p.m. on May 7, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Tia Marie and Jordan James Dooley of Homer.… Continue reading

Gordon Steven Herman Norman

Gordon Steven Herman Norman was born at 1:51 p.m. on May 9, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Cyrena Joseph and Travis Norman of Port… Continue reading

Leera Jalynn Hall

Leera Jalynn Hall was born at 9:12 a.m. on May 9, 2019, at Homer Birth and Wellness Center, to Michael and Cassie Hall. She weighed… Continue reading