With rhubarb now growing, Teri Robl’s rhubarb almond cake makes good use of the Alaska early-spring staple, as seen here in this photo of the cake taken in her Homer, Alaska, kitchen on May 12, 2019. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Rhubarb season a reason to make tasty treats

It’s rhubarb season. Dark green crinkled leaves on the plants give way to short red and green stalks of rhubarb just barely ready to pick,… Continue reading

With rhubarb now growing, Teri Robl’s rhubarb almond cake makes good use of the Alaska early-spring staple, as seen here in this photo of the cake taken in her Homer, Alaska, kitchen on May 12, 2019. (Photo by Teri Robl)
Performers in “Kaleidoscope” rehearse on May 5, 2019, at the Mariner Theatre in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Tia Pietsch)

Youth performers create ‘beautiful form’

With the cancellation this year of the annual Jubilee performing arts show in February, a new youth program came about to fill in the void.… Continue reading

  • May 15, 2019
  • By Emilie Springer For the Homer News
  • ArtsFeatures
Performers in “Kaleidoscope” rehearse on May 5, 2019, at the Mariner Theatre in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Tia Pietsch)
Sandhill cranes feed in Beluga Slough on May 11, 2019, in Homer, Alaska, during the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

BEST BEER BET: Come to the next Barley & O.A.T.s (Outdoor Adventure Talks) to listen to Hig of Ground Truth Trekking and Eric Clarke with… Continue reading

Sandhill cranes feed in Beluga Slough on May 11, 2019, in Homer, Alaska, during the Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Art Briefs

Quilt show winners announced About 350 people attended the two-day, 35th annual Kachemak Bay Quilters show at the Homer Elks Lodge. Attendees voted on winners… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News Rep. Gail Phillips, R-Homer, discussed the “Healthy Alaska Plan,” an economic proposal put forth by the Republican-led majority… 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

Levi Hebden Barnard

Levi Hebden Barnard was born at home at 10:36 p.m. on April 29, 2019 to Richard and Marissa Barnard with the assistance of Homer Birth… Continue reading

Ryker James Dooley

Ryker James Dooley was born at 2:52 p.m. on May 7, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Tia Marie and Jordan James Dooley of Homer.… Continue reading

Gordon Steven Herman Norman

Gordon Steven Herman Norman was born at 1:51 p.m. on May 9, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Cyrena Joseph and Travis Norman of Port… Continue reading

Leera Jalynn Hall

Leera Jalynn Hall was born at 9:12 a.m. on May 9, 2019, at Homer Birth and Wellness Center, to Michael and Cassie Hall. She weighed… 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 May 6-12… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Mazey

Mazey is a 3-year-old female She’s a sweet, shy-at-first, three year old who needs a new home. Mazey knows how to enjoy a good petting,… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Perch

Need a cat that thinks she’s a bird? Meet Perch. She’ll balance on your shoulder while you go about your household duties. She’s sweet and… Continue reading

Don’t miss the forsythia blooming on the corner of Pioneer Avenue and Svedlund Street on May 2, 2019. There aren’t many of these in Homer, so appreciate them now, for their bloom time is short. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Get thee to the nurseries

Homer’s nurseries are truly magnificent. There was a time in the not so distant past that I would journey as far north as Wasilla, stopping… Continue reading

Don’t miss the forsythia blooming on the corner of Pioneer Avenue and Svedlund Street on May 2, 2019. There aren’t many of these in Homer, so appreciate them now, for their bloom time is short. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Gordon writes sprawling book of life in Alaska

In his 76 years of rough-and-tumble living, Halibut Cove writer Mike Gordon has come to be known as “Mountain Mike” for his alpine adventures. Another… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News A leaking gas tank at the Trailside General Store on the Sterling Highway prompted an emergency response from… 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

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 April 29-May… Continue reading

Rhone Elizabeth Hauser

Rhone Elizabeth Hauser was born at 10 a.m. April 4, 2019, at Providence Alaska Medical Center, Anchorage, to Callie and Mike Hauser. She weighed 7… Continue reading

Flex School student Makayla Prescott holds up a collage she showed at Flex First Friday, an exhibit of art done by Flex students, teachers and staff over the past year. The show included pottery created during an Artist in the School residency by Jeff Szarzi. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

If you’ve noticed people prowling around town with big long spotting scopes staring out into Mud Bay, no, they are not treasure hunters searching for… Continue reading

Flex School student Makayla Prescott holds up a collage she showed at Flex First Friday, an exhibit of art done by Flex students, teachers and staff over the past year. The show included pottery created during an Artist in the School residency by Jeff Szarzi. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)