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The Homer Public Library will celebrate Black History Month with storytelling by author Skywalker Payne. The library will host Mothers of Black History, a family… Continue reading

Teddy Carmichael

Teddy Carmichael was born on Jan. 30, 2021 at South Peninsula Hospital to Michelle and Stephen Carmichael of Anchor Point. He weighed 6 pounds, 15… Continue reading

Liliana Michelle Wells

Liliana Michelle Wells was born at 10:07 p.m. on Feb. 1, 2021 at South Peninsula Hospital to Devyn and Mitchael Wells of Homer. She weighed… Continue reading

Tracey Hansen's design for Grace Ridge Brewery's '64 Afterbock beer label contest to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (KBNERR). The designs go on exhibit and the winning label will be revealed Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at the brewery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Grace Ridge Brewery)

First Friday openings are limited but lively

New exhibits include beer label art, portraits and Afro-futurist installation.

Tracey Hansen's design for Grace Ridge Brewery's '64 Afterbock beer label contest to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Kachemak Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (KBNERR). The designs go on exhibit and the winning label will be revealed Friday, Feb. 5, 2021, at the brewery in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Grace Ridge Brewery)
A window display at a shop in Paris as seen on May 3, 2016. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Arts in brief

Bunnell Artist in Residence starts next week Bunnell Street Arts Center’s next Artist in Residence is Nina Elder. Elder will hold a Second Friday artist… Continue reading

A window display at a shop in Paris as seen on May 3, 2016. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion 
Key lime pie, inspired by a recipe from Kim Sunée, makes a refreshing winter dessert, on Wednesday, Jan. 20, in Anchorage.

Kalifornsky Kitchen: Letting the sunshine in

Kalifornsky Kitchen changes the mood with a fresh, tropical key lime pie recipe

  • Feb 3, 2021
  • By Victoria Petersen For the Peninsula Clarion
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Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion 
Key lime pie, inspired by a recipe from Kim Sunée, makes a refreshing winter dessert, on Wednesday, Jan. 20, in Anchorage.
Waffles make mornings better, photographed on Dec. 24, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Kalifornsky Kitchen: Very extra waffles

Cornmeal adds a crunchy sweetness to the morning favorite

  • Feb 3, 2021
  • By Victoria Petersen For the Peninsula Clarion
  • Features
Waffles make mornings better, photographed on Dec. 24, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
The Stormbird comes into the Homer Harbor on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s hard to pinpoint the actual anniversary date. Is it from Dec. 31, 2019, the day the novel coronavirus… Continue reading

The Stormbird comes into the Homer Harbor on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

A window display at a shop in Paris as seen on May 3, 2016. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Arts in brief

Students can enter Fish Art contest Students in grades kindergarten through 12 can now enter the Wildlife Forever Fish Art contest. The contest inspires students… Continue reading

A window display at a shop in Paris as seen on May 3, 2016. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Maggie. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pet of the week: Maggie

Maggie is a 2-year-old female cat. Maggie is a beautiful dilute tortie with a heart of gold. She is sweet, playful, and ready to be… Continue reading

Maggie. (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. Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services Jan. 18-24… Continue reading

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

Ronald Duane Olson

Ronald Duane Olson Sept. 26, 1938 - Jan. 17, 2021 Ronald Duane Olson, 82, died peacefully on Jan. 17, 2021 in his home in Post… Continue reading

Ronald Duane Olson
Patricia Ann (Hinkle) Cahill

Patricia Ann (Hinkle) Cahill

Patricia Ann (Hinkle) Cahill Sept. 13, 1947 - Jan. 22, 2021 On Jan. 22, 2021, Patricia Ann (Hinkle) Cahill, loving sister, mother, and friend passed… Continue reading

Patricia Ann (Hinkle) Cahill

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This coming Saturday, the Homer Area Beekeepers Association (HABA) will be holding a Zoom meeting from 9:30-11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 30. All local beekeepers and… Continue reading

Luciana ‘Akalani Masui

Luciana ‘Akalani Masui was born at 3:13 p.m. Jan. 25, 2021 at South Peninsula Hospital to Rosie and Joe Masui of Homer. She weighed 7… Continue reading

Rawley Robert Haynes

Rawley Robert Haynes was born at 10:05 a.m. on Jan. 25, 2021 at South Peninsula Hospital to Kristina and Stefen Haynes of Homer. He weighed… Continue reading

Daxton Reece Schade-Celtic

Daxton Reece Schade-Celtic was born at 1:51 a.m. on Jan. 20, 2021 at South Peninsula Hospital to Kristen Dawn Peltier and Cordell Talon Schade-Celtic. He… Continue reading

Lila Jade Swick

Lila Jade Swick was born at 2:34 p.m. Jan. 15, 2021 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jennifer and Keith Swick of Seldovia. She weighed 9… Continue reading

The staff and partners in the Homer Bookstore pictured Oct. 29, 2018 at the store in Homer, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)

Homer Bookstore releases 2020 best sellers

Fiction tops the list in a long, difficult year

The staff and partners in the Homer Bookstore pictured Oct. 29, 2018 at the store in Homer, Alaska. (Homer News file photo)