Kachemak Cuisine: Summer is for salmon and sweets

Hello! The last two weeks have sped by in a frenzy of fishing. The Other Fisherman and sons have been running around the Kenai Peninsula… Continue reading

A patch of heart-shaped snow clings to the side of the Kenai Mountains on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, near Hope, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

The Betster has been so busy recently that yours truly almost didn’t notice a somber fact of late summer: It’s getting dark out. The other… Continue reading

A patch of heart-shaped snow clings to the side of the Kenai Mountains on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, near Hope, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

20 years ago The Personal Watercraft Club of Alaska mobilized its members to oppose a decision that had been made in July to ban personal… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Biggles

Pet of the week Biggles is a 6-year-old female cat. She’s beauty and she’s grace — she’ll put a smile upon your face. This gentle… 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 July 13-19… Continue reading

Baby girl

A baby girl was born at 4:16 a.m. on July 16, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Josephine Reyes and Jeremy Ackerman of Anchor Point.… Continue reading

Serenity Ava Yeaton

Serenity Ava Yeaton was born at 6:19 a.m. on July 10, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Melissa Hetrick of Port Graham. She weighed 8… Continue reading

Town Crier

Set Free Alaska invites the public to an open house from 2-4 p.m. Saturday, July 25 at 51310 Timber Bay Court down East End Road.… Continue reading

The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies headquarters on Lake Street, seen here on July 16, 2020, in Homer, Alaska, will have live music and light refreshments during its telethon fundraiser from 3-7 p.m. July 26, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies to hold telethon

With the annual Spring Fling fundraiser canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the board of directors and staff of the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies… Continue reading

The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies headquarters on Lake Street, seen here on July 16, 2020, in Homer, Alaska, will have live music and light refreshments during its telethon fundraiser from 3-7 p.m. July 26, 2020. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Kachemak Gardener: On wasps and rain

I’m writing this Sunday night, its been raining all day. We actually got the wood stove going this afternoon to ease the damp chill. Excellent.… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Effective Aug. 1, 2000, then-Alaska State Parks Director Jim Stratton ordered Kachemak Bay State Park closed to personal watercraft, also known as… Continue reading

Pet of the Week

Pet of the week Mario, Luigi and Yoshi are 11-week-old males. Are you kitten me? These boys are just the cutest. They’re sweet, playful and… 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 July 6-12… Continue reading

Judith Margaret Luck

Judith Margaret Luck June 2, 1947 - May 31, 2020 Judith Margaret Luck died on May 31, 2020. Judy was born in post-war Linz, Austria.… Continue reading

John Robert Hansen

John Robert Hansen

John Robert Hansen Dec. 26, 1924 - July 7, 2020 John Robert Hansen, 95, passed away quietly in his sleep on July 7, 2020, surrounded… Continue reading

John Robert Hansen

Kari Jessica McKahan

Kari Jessica McKahan June 17, 1973 – July 2, 2020 Kari Jessica McKahan died on July 2, 2020 in Homer. Kari was born in Madison,… Continue reading

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Charlotte Belle Weatherly

Charlotte Belle Weatherly was born at 12:17 a.m. on July 14, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Melanie and Ian Weatherly of Anchor Point. Her… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Emergency Services will hold a regular board meeting via Zoom at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday. The public is welcome to listen in by the… Continue reading

Artist establishes roots in Homer

Since moving to Homer in April 2018, artist David Pettibone has put down roots in the lower Kenai Peninsula art scene, much of it in… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Fresh halibut means time for a new recipecus

Hi! It feels like a lot of life has happened around here since I wrote last. My oldest son, Rob, has been staying with us… Continue reading