Kat Moore walks through the assembled crowd while she plays her set at the Seldovia Boardwalk Hotel on Friday, June 21, 2019 as part of a round of street performances during the Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival in Seldovia, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Photos: Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival

Emily Anderson performs in front of Thyme on the Boardwalk on Friday, June 21, 2019 as part of a round of street performances during the… Continue reading

Kat Moore walks through the assembled crowd while she plays her set at the Seldovia Boardwalk Hotel on Friday, June 21, 2019 as part of a round of street performances during the Seldovia Summer Solstice Music Festival in Seldovia, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Corn in this recipe of roasted halibut with corn chardonnay butter sauce complements the taste of halibut, as prepared here on June 25, 2019, in Teri Robl’s kitchen in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Full grandeur of summer means time for halibut

Alaska summer is in full grandeur on the Kenai Peninsula and the weather couldn’t be any more perfect. The Homer Spit business proprietors and tourists… Continue reading

Corn in this recipe of roasted halibut with corn chardonnay butter sauce complements the taste of halibut, as prepared here on June 25, 2019, in Teri Robl’s kitchen in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News The Alaska Legislature appropriated $3.6 million to the city as part of a transfer-of-ownership agreement to move the… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Annual Homer Spit Run – 10k Run to the Bay and Cosmic Half Marathon — will be held this Saturday. The 10k to the… Continue reading

Mason Marshall Kallelid

Mason Marshall Kallelid was born on June 19, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Lyndsay Brown and Johann Kallelid of Homer. He weighed 9 pounds,… Continue reading

Aurelia Breeze Geragotelis

Aurelia Breeze Geragotelis was born at 7:36 a.m. on June 24, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Amy J. Velsko and Jake Geragotelis of Homer.… Continue reading

Ralph Galeano

Ralph Galeano Nov. 19, 1941 - June 18, 2019 Ralph Galeano passed away at 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 after a long battle… Continue reading

Michael H. McCurdy

Michael H. McCurdy Feb. 1, 1949 - March 15, 2019 Michael H. McCurdy died at Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage on March 15, 2019. Michael’s… 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 June 17-23… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Bert and Ernie

Bert and Ernie 4 month old brothers. These two boys are amazing — they steal the hearts of all who enter their room. They are… Continue reading

Best Bets

Here at Homer News central on the south shore of Beluga Lake, about two or three times a month we get news releases touting Alaska’s… Continue reading

Actors rehearse a scene from William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” on June 24, 2019, at the Pier One Theatre in Homer, Alaska. From left to right are 4. Peter Sheppard as Dogberry, Lydia Thomas as Borachio, and Alison Rambo as Conrad. (Photo by Sue Briggs)

Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ opens at Pier One

Will Cupid’s arrows hit their marks? Or, as sometimes happens in a William Shakespeare play, will some manipulation and machination be required? Find out in… Continue reading

Actors rehearse a scene from William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” on June 24, 2019, at the Pier One Theatre in Homer, Alaska. From left to right are 4. Peter Sheppard as Dogberry, Lydia Thomas as Borachio, and Alison Rambo as Conrad. (Photo by Sue Briggs)
Blue poppies and pink meadow rue bloom in Rosemary Fitzpatrick’s garden on June 14, 2019, in Homer, Alsaka. “Who could ask for more?” she asks. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Whew! Finally an established garden

We have been graced with the most excellent combination of warmth and rain. Absolutely every plant in this garden is deeply appreciative. This is an… Continue reading

Blue poppies and pink meadow rue bloom in Rosemary Fitzpatrick’s garden on June 14, 2019, in Homer, Alsaka. “Who could ask for more?” she asks. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Fritz Creek artist receives Rasmuson award — again

In 2016, artist Desiree Hagen of Fritz Creek received a grant from the Rasmuson Foundation for a project that used paper- and natural dye-making as… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Youth Theatre production opens this weekend The Pier One Youth Theatre production, “We Just Want to Be Ducks,” starts this weekend at 7 p.m. tonight… Continue reading

Poet and writer Diane Ackerman delivers the keynote address on June 14, 2019, at the opening of the Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference at Land’s End Resort, Homer, Alaska. Ackerman spoke about the historical background for her book, “The Zookeeper’s Wife.” (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

Well, it’s finally upon us — that most sunny and loopy of times, the Summer Solstice. If any of you Homerites are anything like the… Continue reading

Poet and writer Diane Ackerman delivers the keynote address on June 14, 2019, at the opening of the Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference at Land’s End Resort, Homer, Alaska. Ackerman spoke about the historical background for her book, “The Zookeeper’s Wife.” (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News The lower Kenai Peninsula fared well in state capital projects despite cuts in the budget. Areas in Anchor… 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

Elizabeth Richardson

Elizabeth Richardson was born at 10:50 p.m. on June 10, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Kylie Cortez and Neil Richardson of Anchor Point. She… Continue reading

Lilly Louise Hoxie

Lilly Louise Hoxie was born at 1:07 a.m. on June 11, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Ashley Morey and Chaunce Hoxie of Homer. She… Continue reading