Theodora Bowden

Theodora Bowden

Theodora Bowden Feb. 5, 1922 - Sept. 10, 2020 Local Homer resident, Theodora Bowden (ne’e Confer) passed away in her sleep on the morning of… Continue reading

Theodora Bowden
Some of the 45 art quilts featured in "Shifting Tides: Cloth in Convergence," on exhibit from Oct. 9 to Nov. 28, 2020, at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Traveling show at Pratt features Alaska, Pacific Rim artists

‘Shifting Tides’ quilt show explores theme of Pacific Ocean connection

Some of the 45 art quilts featured in "Shifting Tides: Cloth in Convergence," on exhibit from Oct. 9 to Nov. 28, 2020, at the Pratt Museum in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Balls of snickerdoodle dough kept in the freezer is a gift to Future You, photographed on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Kalifornsky Kitchen: Memories of snickerdoodles

I asked my grandma if she had her mother’s snickerdoodle recipe.

  • Oct 21, 2020
  • By Victoria Petersen For the Peninsula Clarion
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Balls of snickerdoodle dough kept in the freezer is a gift to Future You, photographed on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2020, in Anchorage, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)
Anglers fish for steelhead in the Anchor River by the Anchor River Bridge on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

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Representative democracy isn’t pretty, Betster persons. What with a contentious campaign, a diverse slate of candidates and allegations of speciesism, the vote for president could… Continue reading

Anglers fish for steelhead in the Anchor River by the Anchor River Bridge on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Anchor Point, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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Homer happenings from years past

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Town Crier

Alaska Senate District P candidate Greg Madden is hosting a meet and greet from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at Captain’s Coffee in Homer. Madden is running… Continue reading

Ashford. (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pet of the week: Ashford

Ashford is a 7-year-old male cat. Ash is 7 years old, affectionate yet independent, chunky yet active, and very sad to be back here. Please… Continue reading

Ashford. (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 Oct. 5-11… Continue reading

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

Kathleen M. Jones

Kathleen M. Jones Nov. 11, 1946 - Sept. 29, 2020 Kathleen M. Jones, 73, passed away the morning of Sept. 29, 2020. Kay, as she… Continue reading

  • Oct 14, 2020
Kathleen M. Jones
Joe Leman

Joe Leman

Joe Leman Feb. 20, 1920 - Oct. 7, 2020 Joe Leman, 100, died on Oct. 7, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital in Homer. He was… Continue reading

Joe Leman

Jesse David Kepler

Jesse David Kepler was born at 8:05 a.m. on Oct. 8, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Christina LeRae and Justin Wayne Kepler of Nikolaevsk.… Continue reading

Isla Teal Trieweiler

Isla Teal Trieweiler was born at 6:26 a.m. on Oct. 4, 2020 at home with the help of the West Wing midwives through South Peninsula… Continue reading

Mabel Evangeline Weisser

Mabel Evangeline Weisser was born at 10:15 a.m. on Oct. 1, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Jessica and Jason Weisser of Homer. She weighed… Continue reading

Some props from "Haunted Shakespeare" in a photo taken Oct. 12, 2020, at the Pratt Museum forest trail in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Pier One Theatre)
Some props from "Haunted Shakespeare" in a photo taken Oct. 12, 2020, at the Pratt Museum forest trail in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy Pier One Theatre)
Foxgloves and snapdragons offering much needed color to the fall garden as seen here on Oct. 9, 2020, in the Kachemak Gardener's garden in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Get started on fall chores

The fall won’t last forever so don’t get complacent in the garden

Foxgloves and snapdragons offering much needed color to the fall garden as seen here on Oct. 9, 2020, in the Kachemak Gardener's garden in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)
The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory is moored on Oct. 10, 2020, at the Pioneer Dock in Homer, Alaska. Fresh snow or termination dust covers the peaks of the Kenai Mountains across Kachemak Bay, a sign of the coming winter. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

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The Betster shares your denial. The Betster wants to believe in the warmth of mid-day in October and not the chill of the morning. The… Continue reading

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Hickory is moored on Oct. 10, 2020, at the Pioneer Dock in Homer, Alaska. Fresh snow or termination dust covers the peaks of the Kenai Mountains across Kachemak Bay, a sign of the coming winter. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
Years Ago

Years Ago

Homer happenings from years past

Years Ago
Baxter (left) and Ashford (right). (Photo courtesy Homer Animal Shelter)

Pets of the week: Baxter and Ashford

Baxter (black) is an 11.5-year-old cat and Ashford (gray and white) is a 7-year-old cat. They are both male. Just a couple of bachelors here,… Continue reading

Baxter (left) and Ashford (right). (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 Sept. 28-Oct.… Continue reading

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

Town Crier

The next Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board meeting is at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, Oct. 8, via Zoom. The public is welcome to attend. Call… Continue reading