Karl Dennison performs in this undated photo. (Photo provided)

Arts briefs

Karl Denson performs March 22-23 at Alice’s Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe performs in two shows at 9 p.m. Friday, March 22, and Saturday, March 23… Continue reading

 

“This may not be the most colorful photo, but I hope the promise of crocus breaking ground and seeking their destiny will cradle your soul and warm your heart,” the Kachemak Gardener writes of crocus emerging at her garden on March 8, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick/Homer News)

Kachemak Gardener: The primal acceptance of March

There is no doubt in my mind that there is nothing trustworthy about March. But, instead of gritting my teeth, I get on with it.… Continue reading

 

In this undated photo, Anna Pigdorna stands by her piece, “Through Closed Doors.” The arrangement of music on the door is designed so that musicians performing the piece must physically move around the door to act out dramatic dimensions of the piece. (Photo provided)

Visiting artist interprets place through sound

Bunnell Street Art Center’s latest Artist in Residence, Anna Pidgorna, presents a diverse array of interests and accomplishments as a composer, a musician, vocalist, and… Continue reading

  • Mar 13, 2019
  • By Emilie Springer For the Homer News
  • ArtsFeatures

 

Leia the dog stands in a Diamond Ridge driveway covered in 4-foot snow drifts on Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. A blizzard over the weekend kept plow drivers busy. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

On Sunday America holds its annual celebration of Irish culture and history, St. Patrick’s Day. Back in the old sod, our Irish cousins don’t quite… Continue reading

Leia the dog stands in a Diamond Ridge driveway covered in 4-foot snow drifts on Sunday, March 10, 2019, in Homer, Alaska. A blizzard over the weekend kept plow drivers busy. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News A new microwave transmitter made it possible for Halibut Cove residents to make phone calls to Homer without… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Anchor Point Fire & Emergency Medical Service Area Board will hold its next board meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20 at the Anchor… 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 March 4-10… Continue reading

Shirley Timmreck

Shirley Timmreck May 28, 1920 - Oct. 15, 2018 A celebration of life for Shirley Timmreck is 1-3 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2019, in the… Continue reading

Lloyd A. “Skip” Mills

Lloyd A. “Skip” Mills July 15, 1948 - Jan. 3, 2019 Lloyd A. “Skip” Mills, 70, died on Jan. 3, 2019 at Providence Alaska Medical… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: King

King is a 4-year-old male. Drum roll please .. Let the shelter introduce you to King! This beauty is as mellow, diplomatic and composed as… Continue reading

The cover of Kate Mitchell’s “The Bag Lady at the End of the Road,” published in 2018 by Wizard Works. (Image provided)

‘Bag Lady’ tells story of Homer entrepreneur Kate Mitchell

Kate Mitchell’s 2018 memoir, “The Bag Lady at the End of the Road,” shares observations of what it was like to start and grow a… Continue reading

  • Mar 6, 2019
  • By Emilie Springer For the Homer News
  • ArtsFeatures
The cover of Kate Mitchell’s “The Bag Lady at the End of the Road,” published in 2018 by Wizard Works. (Image provided)
Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News
                                Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference keynote speaker Anthony Doerr delivers the opening address at the start of the annual conference June 2018 at Land’s End Resort.

Poets & Writers list K-Bay writers conference a top retreat

Kachemak Bay Writers’ conference named a top retreat Poets & Writers Magazine has named the Kachemak Bay Writers Conference one of its 22 most inspiring… Continue reading

Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News
                                Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference keynote speaker Anthony Doerr delivers the opening address at the start of the annual conference June 2018 at Land’s End Resort.
Riana Boonstra of Kenai skis near Diamond Ridge in the Kachemak Nordic Ski Marathon on March 11, 2017, near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

This weekend marks the annual grumpfest where we complain about that dang Daylight Saving Time and how here in the bright North, why the heck… Continue reading

Riana Boonstra of Kenai skis near Diamond Ridge in the Kachemak Nordic Ski Marathon on March 11, 2017, near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Swiss steak makes a great dish on dreary March days, as seen here on March 5, 2019, in the kitchen of Teri Robl in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Swiss steak is the perfect meal for mellow March days

It’s the first Sunday in March as I write this and the morning sky is a flat gray. It’s so quiet, like Alaska is still… Continue reading

Swiss steak makes a great dish on dreary March days, as seen here on March 5, 2019, in the kitchen of Teri Robl in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News A Homer girl used cardiopulmonary resuscitation training learned at Homer Middle School to help save her father’s life.… Continue reading

Town Crier

Registration is open for the 2019 Alaska Food Festival and Conference, which takes place on Friday and Saturday, March 8-9, at Land’s End Resort in… Continue reading

Stella Rose Haynes

Stella Rose Haynes was born at 6:14 p.m. Feb. 25, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Nichole and Alex Haynes of Homer. She weighed 6… Continue reading

Aiden Jones Harrington

Aiden Jones Harrington was born at 2:12 p.m. March 1, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jessica Jones and Joshua Harrington 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 Feb. 25-March… Continue reading

Robert Louis “Bob” Scott

Robert Louis “Bob” Scott July 19, 1936 - Feb. 11, 2019 Robert Louis “Bob” Scott, 82, passed away peacefully on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019 at… Continue reading