Town Crier

The Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council’s upcoming Board of Directors meeting starts at 9 a.m. Friday, April 9, and will be held vitually. A… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Jack

Pets of the week: Jack

Jack is a a 1-year-old male cat with the world ahead of him. He is still quite shy, but every day is blossoming more and… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Jack
Crews work on a boat on Monday, April 5, 2021, at the large-vessel haul out beach on the Homer Spit near the Pier 1 Theatre in Homer, Alaska. In the off season boats are hauled onshore for repair at the beach near the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

As part of the Betster’s annual expedition to document signs of spring, yours truly went on a photo safari to tag the usual seasonal markers.… Continue reading

Crews work on a boat on Monday, April 5, 2021, at the large-vessel haul out beach on the Homer Spit near the Pier 1 Theatre in Homer, Alaska. In the off season boats are hauled onshore for repair at the beach near the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

Irene L. Kent

Irene L. Kent

Irene L. Kent Died March 20, 2021 Irene L. Kent, 86, lost her battle with cancer on March 20, 2021. Irene married Reed Kent in… Continue reading

Irene L. Kent

Town Crier

Editor’s note: The Town Crier has been updated to correct the place for The Homer Area Caregiver Support Group. It meets in the Homer Senior… Continue reading

Fresh citrus and pantry staples like taco seasoning and granulated garlic make for an easy and delicious baked salmon that’s ready to be enjoyed inside a taco, photographed on March 23, 2021 in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Kalifornsky Kitchen: Salmon saves the day again

Salmon is extremely versatile, and can be spiced to go with a huge range of cuisines.

  • Mar 31, 2021
  • By Victoria Petersen For the Peninsula Clarion
  • Food and Drink
Fresh citrus and pantry staples like taco seasoning and granulated garlic make for an easy and delicious baked salmon that’s ready to be enjoyed inside a taco, photographed on March 23, 2021 in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
Art by Tyler Schlieman on exhibit at Grace Ridge Brewery. (Photo courtesy Grace Ridge Brewery)

First Friday: Artists — near and far, new and seasoned — catch spring fever

During April, the artwork featured in local galleries has been created by Homer artists as young as pre-kindergarten and as old as, well, who knows.… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2021
  • By McKibben Jackinsky For the Homer News
  • ArtsFeatures
Art by Tyler Schlieman on exhibit at Grace Ridge Brewery. (Photo courtesy Grace Ridge Brewery)
Crunchy, panko and sesame seed coated tofu make for an easy meal, photographed on Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Kalifornsky Kitchen: Experimenting with tofu

My sibling is essentially vegan now, and has been for about six months. They’ll still eat salmon caught by family, and eggs, but otherwise, their… Continue reading

  • Mar 31, 2021
  • By Victoria Petersen For the Peninsula Clarion
  • Food and Drink
Crunchy, panko and sesame seed coated tofu make for an easy meal, photographed on Saturday, March 27, 2021, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

Workers with Psenak Construction return with an empty load after dumping armor rock at the Ocean Drive seawall on Monday, March 22, 2021, at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

Everyone loves a good joke, especially today, when pranks are taken to an art form. Perhaps because we live in a state of perpetual adversity,… Continue reading

Workers with Psenak Construction return with an empty load after dumping armor rock at the Ocean Drive seawall on Monday, March 22, 2021, at Mariner Park on the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Aggi and Anni. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pets of the week: Anni and Aggi

Need a little luck in your life? Anni and Aggi are ready to go! And, black goes with everything, so you can’t lose with these… Continue reading

Aggi and Anni. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)
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. Western Emergency Services March 22-28 Firefighters and emergency… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)
Bjorn and Anni. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pets of the week: Bjorn and Anni

Bjorn is a 1-year-old male cat and Anni is a 5-month old female kitten. These two came from a rough background, but they haven’t let… Continue reading

Bjorn and Anni. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)
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. Western Emergency Services March 15-22 Firefighters and emergency… Continue reading

The Homer Police Station as seen Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020 in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Town Crier

The Alaska Marine Safety Education Association (AMSEA) will offer a Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor class in Homer from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, March… Continue reading

Aurora Lily Kvasnikoff

Aurora Lily Kvasnikoff was born at 1:48 a.m. on March 21, 2021 to Britney Anahonak and Elias Kvasnikoff of Homer. She weighed 9 pounds, 2… Continue reading

Erik Miles Spurkland

Erik Miles Spurkland was born at 1:22 a.m. on March 16, 2021 at South Peninsula Hospital to Janelle and Jan Spurkland of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Nancy Lord in a 2017 photo. (Photo by Irene Owsley and courtesy of Pier One Theatre)

Lord’s ‘The Frederick Cook Interview’ looks at explorer’s perception of truth

‘The Frederick Cook Interview’ shows at 7 p.m. Friday on KBBI radio

Nancy Lord in a 2017 photo. (Photo by Irene Owsley and courtesy of Pier One Theatre)
"The perfect pink of the epiphytic cactus that I picked up at the grocery store years ago reliably blooms two or three times a year," the Kachemak Gardener said of this flower blooming on Sunday, March 21, at her Homer home. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: It’s difficult to believe spring is here

Tea and toast comfort while spring equinox serves snow bulbs cuddle below - Debi Poore March 21, first day of spring— although I’m finding it… Continue reading

"The perfect pink of the epiphytic cactus that I picked up at the grocery store years ago reliably blooms two or three times a year," the Kachemak Gardener said of this flower blooming on Sunday, March 21, at her Homer home. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)