Khaleesi (Photo courtest of Alaska Mindful Paws)

Pet of the week: Khaleesi

Khaleesi is a sweet girl looking to find her furever home. She was surrendered to us through no fault of her own. She’s a petite… Continue reading

 

A scene of the Grinch who stole Christmas lights up the yard of a home along Bear Creek Drive on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 in Kachemak City, Alaska. In place of the annual garden of lights, Bear Creek Winery hosted a driving tour of holiday lights with Bear Creek Drive neighbors this year. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

‘Let it Glow’ holiday lights campaign and competition announced

Event encourages people to create festive holiday-light displays

  • Nov 24, 2021
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Homer writer Richard Chiappone. (Photo by Joshua Veldstra)

‘Hunger of Crows’ perfect for winter reading

Chiappone’s first novel is set in Homer, Anchor Point.

Homer writer Richard Chiappone. (Photo by Joshua Veldstra)

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Bear Creek Winery Garden of Lights will return this December with Christmas lights, hot chocolate, a bonfire and holiday music. Garden of Lights will be… Continue reading

  • Nov 24, 2021
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Ben Mitchell, left, serves spaghetti to helper Pat Wells in the kitchen at a past Share the Spirit spaghetti feed.

Looking to share some holiday spirit? Here’s how

As the holiday season approaches, one organization is continuing its 29-year mission to provide for those in need this Christmas by sharing the spirit. Share… Continue reading

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Ben Mitchell, left, serves spaghetti to helper Pat Wells in the kitchen at a past Share the Spirit spaghetti feed.
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School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

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The moon rises over the Kenai Mountains and Beluga Lake at about 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer’s Best Bets

We’re going into another cold week, Betster persons, all the more reason to gather together (safely!) with family an friends and enjoy these best bets:… Continue reading

The moon rises over the Kenai Mountains and Beluga Lake at about 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of logbooks and press releases. Homer Volunteer Fire Department Nov. 8-14 Firefighters and… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Shelli and Mike Gordon pose in October 2011 at their Halibut Cove, Alaska, home in an Alaska Gothic version of Grant Wood's "American Gothic" painting. (Photo courtesy of Mike Gordon)

‘Dagnabit’ features tales of ’80s wild Alaska

Gordon’s second book also tells of Ruben Gaines, creator of Chilkoot Charlie.

Shelli and Mike Gordon pose in October 2011 at their Halibut Cove, Alaska, home in an Alaska Gothic version of Grant Wood's "American Gothic" painting. (Photo courtesy of Mike Gordon)
Pumpkin (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)

Pet of the week: Pumpkin

Here for some gourd vibes? Well here’s the scoop: our boy Pumpkin is sweet as pie. He’s 12 years young and full of sugar and… Continue reading

Pumpkin (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)

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Bear Creek Winery Garden of Lights will return this December with Christmas lights, hot chocolate, a bonfire and holiday music! Garden of Lights will be… Continue reading

  • Nov 18, 2021
Before boiling, this handmade pasta is rolled, cut and tossed in flour to keep from sticking. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)

On the strawberry patch: Pasta by hand

The first kitchen job I interviewed for was a saute position in a trendy Italian bistro in Colorado. I had volunteered to work in restaurants… Continue reading

Before boiling, this handmade pasta is rolled, cut and tossed in flour to keep from sticking. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
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Homer happenings from years past

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Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)

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School district risk level update and upcoming events

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
Make pumpkin chocolate chip with cinnamon buttercream cupcakes for a decadent fall treat. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)

On the strawberry patch: In honor of ‘Cupcake Mondays’

Pumpkin chocolate chip with cinnamon buttercream cupcakes brighten up the dreariest of work.

Make pumpkin chocolate chip with cinnamon buttercream cupcakes for a decadent fall treat. (Photo by Tressa Dale/Peninsula Clarion)
Ice has begun to fill Mud Bay, as seen from the Homer Spit on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Homer’s Best Bets

What can we say? It’s cold but beautiful, the perfect weather to enjoy cozy, indoor events like these best bets: BEST HOCKEY BET: Need to… Continue reading

Ice has begun to fill Mud Bay, as seen from the Homer Spit on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Nyx and Lily (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)

Pets of the week: Nyx and Lily

Double your fun with these two ladies, Nyx and Lily! These two ferrets are spayed, healthy and so playful! We don’t know much more about… Continue reading

Nyx and Lily (Photo courtesy of Alaska Mindful Paws)
Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)

School announcements

School district risk level update and upcoming events

Homer High School. (Homer News file photo)
Dianne Spence-Chorman's "Fig Study" is one of the works showing in the Homer Council on the Arts "Fun wtih 5x7" show through Dec. 22, 2021, at the gallery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

‘Fun with 5×7’ offers affordable art

HCOA annual art show presents art in a variety of media, all in 5x7 format.

Dianne Spence-Chorman's "Fig Study" is one of the works showing in the Homer Council on the Arts "Fun wtih 5x7" show through Dec. 22, 2021, at the gallery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)