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 Theatre postpones summer season due to coronavirus

Another part of Homer’s art scene has been forced to dramatically change its plans because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Last week, the Pier One… Continue reading

 

Arts Briefs

Bunnell starts Emergency Artist Fund Bunnell Street Arts Center has started an Emergency Artist Fund as well as a Postcard Project to thank those working… Continue reading

 

Kachemak Cuisine: Pandemic cooking means being creative — or lucky — with ingredients

To the folks in our community putting themselves in harm’s way of an unseen enemy while working tirelessly to keep our grocery stores open, we… Continue reading

 

Years Ago

20 years ago A group of residents began gathering signatures to form a service area for fire and emergency services in response to a plan… 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 23-29… 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

Jeffrey Floyd Larson

Jeffrey Floyd Larson May 27, 1981 – March 25, 2020 Jeffrey Floyd Larson, age 38, passed away March 25, 2020. Jeffrey was born in Soldotna,… Continue reading

Town Crier

Sandhill cranes are heading north. Please report Sandhill Crane sightings to Kachemak Crane Watch at 235-6262 or reports@cranewatch.org. Date, time, location, behavior, and number of… Continue reading

Maverick Fisher Giles

Maverick Fisher Giles was born at 12:08 a.m. on March 27, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Rachel Payton and Justin Giles of Seldovia. He… Continue reading

April First Friday show go virtual

With new mandates stating that no more than 10 people can gather in one place as part of social distancing efforts to reduce the spread… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Over-the-top and charming, African violets are blooming

This was the perfect afternoon to freshen up the African violets. These lovelies bring me so very much pleasure. This is the time of year… Continue reading

Use what’s in your kitchen to whip up delicious, creative meals. Salmon, greens, an assortment of spices and condiments can be used to make patties that will go inside a wrap or a pasta bowl. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Kalifornsky Kitchen: Raiding the freezer: Raiding the freezer

Basic salmon patties can be used in an assortment of meals.

Use what’s in your kitchen to whip up delicious, creative meals. Salmon, greens, an assortment of spices and condiments can be used to make patties that will go inside a wrap or a pasta bowl. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Years Ago

20 years ago Those opposed to a proposed plan to annex land around Homer were gearing up for a fight, including seeking funds to help… 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

Kachemak Bay State Parks is currently recruiting for members for the Kachemak Bay State Parks Citizens Advisory Board. This advisory board provides Alaska State Parks… 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 16-22… Continue reading

Homer poet Hollowell hired to run Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference

In a sign that Homer’s literary arts scene will bounce back after closures prompted by the spread of the novel coronavirus, a new director for… Continue reading

Best Bets

As we continue into another week of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, people have started to go a little stir crazy — well, except… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: During uncertain time, slow down and cherish good food

It’s spring! During this uncertain time, I’m going to take a deep breath and let the dog take me for a beach walk in the… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Brother Asaiah Bates, 78, departed the Cosmic Hamlet when he died at 11:22 p.m. on March 28 at his home. Reporter Hal… Continue reading