Kachemak Cuisine: How to have a jam packed spring

Happy Spring! Alaska is still working on breaking through from the last hold outs of winter, but there is plenty of the promise of spring… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: King

King is a 4-year-old male. Presenting his majesty … King! Though he may be royalty, he is not above spending time with his subjects —… Continue reading

Robert E. Clutts

Robert E. Clutts Sept. 29, 1930 - March 17, 2019 Robert E. Clutts, longtime Alaska resident and owner of the Anchor River Inn in Anchor… Continue reading

Bonnie Jean “BJ” Michon

Bonnie Jean “BJ” Michon Nov. 10, 1929 - March 20, 2019 Bonnie Jean “BJ” Michon died at South Peninsula Hospital Long Term Care due to… 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 18-24… Continue reading

Oliver Evan Yeaton

Oliver Evan Yeaton was born at 1:53 a.m. on March 23, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jennifer Chamberlain and Aaron Yeaton of Homer. He… Continue reading

Town Crier

The Homer Food Pantry seeks donations of frozen fish, game, beef, chicken, pork — any protein to help meet the nutritional needs of their clients.… Continue reading

Homer-area residents pose in front of the “Still Fighting for Alaska” banner Homer artivist Mavis Muller made after the March 24, 1989, grounding of the Exxon Valdez, during a gathering on Sunday, March 24, 2019 on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. A tear in the tanker’s hull allowed millions of gallons of Alaska crude to spill into Prince William Sound, fouling more than a thousand miles of Alaska’s coastline. (Photo by McKibben Jackinsky)

Mavis Muller: spinning art into action

“Artist activist” was how the late author and wilderness defender Edward Abbey once described Mavis Muller. It’s a fitting title for Muller, who believes that… Continue reading

Homer-area residents pose in front of the “Still Fighting for Alaska” banner Homer artivist Mavis Muller made after the March 24, 1989, grounding of the Exxon Valdez, during a gathering on Sunday, March 24, 2019 on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. A tear in the tanker’s hull allowed millions of gallons of Alaska crude to spill into Prince William Sound, fouling more than a thousand miles of Alaska’s coastline. (Photo by McKibben Jackinsky)

Best Bets

The Betster doesn’t have all that much to say this week, Homerites. Perhaps it’s all this sunshine affecting the mind. One would much rather be… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News Three Homer residents narrowly escaped certain death when an avalanche came down on them while driving north to… Continue reading

Maeve Althea Burns

Maeve Althea Burns was born on March 16, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Katy Rice and Brian Burns of Homer. She weighed 9 pounds,… Continue reading

Eben Tolman

Eben Tolman was born at 4:30 a.m. on March 19, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Cheryl and Colin Tolman of Homer. He weighed 8… Continue reading

Joan Audine Berryman Ingram

Joan Audine Berryman Ingram Oct. 27, 1937 - March 10, 2019 Joan Audine Berryman Ingram, age 81, died peacefully in Homer on March 10, 2019… Continue reading

Gene F. Birky

Gene F. Birky June 18, 1939 - March 12, 2019 Gene F. Birky died on March 12, 2019 in Anchorage. He went to be with… Continue reading

Marc Anthony Roderick

Marc Anthony Roderick Aug. 17, 1972 - March 13, 2019 Lifelong Alaskan and Anchor Point resident, Mr. Marc Anthony Roderick, 46, died Wednesday, March 13,… Continue reading

Thomas C Fica

Thomas C Fica Jan. 8, 1949 - March 8, 2019 Longtime Homer resident Thomas C Fica, 70, died Friday, March 8, 2019 at South Peninsula… 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 11-17… Continue reading

Jameson Lyle Jeffres

Jameson Lyle Jeffres was born at 4:50 a.m. on March 12, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Erica and Tyler Jeffres of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Avery Elizabeth Snow

Avery Elizabeth Snow was born at 4:37 a.m. on March 15, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Alder Kaitlin Snow and Kelly McGuire Snow of… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Keep Alaska caught fish tasting fresh

The Homer Chamber of Commerce Winter King Salmon Derby is this weekend, a yearly fishing tournament anticipated by anglers who will be trying their luck… Continue reading