Edward Charles Prevost

Edward Charles Prevost April 23, 1960 - Feb. 20, 2019 Edward Charles Prevost, age 58, passed away on Feb. 20, 2019 in Soldotna, Alaska. He… Continue reading

Asparagus, spinach chicken salad with poppy seed dressing makes a great spring dish. (Photo by Teri Robl)

Kachemak Cuisine: Lemon accents spring recipes

All this sunshine and warm temperatures sure have done a lot to reset my outlook after winter. Swapping out the winter coat for a spring… Continue reading

Asparagus, spinach chicken salad with poppy seed dressing makes a great spring dish. (Photo by Teri Robl)
Daffodils bloom on April 2, 2019, on the south side of the Homer Electric Association building in Homer, Alaska. According to the Alaska Climate Research Center of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, new monthly high temperatures records were set for March in 10 of 19 weather stations, including Homer. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

People who take short vacations during spring break may experience temporal dislocation upon their return, especially in March and early April. Add in the bizarre… Continue reading

Daffodils bloom on April 2, 2019, on the south side of the Homer Electric Association building in Homer, Alaska. According to the Alaska Climate Research Center of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, new monthly high temperatures records were set for March in 10 of 19 weather stations, including Homer. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Retrospective shows feature Fenske, Timmreck

April’s First Friday exhibits feature two retrospective shows by artists who recently died. At the Homer Council on the arts is a show of art… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Salmonfest announces headliners The 2019 Salmonfest, to be held Aug. 2-4 in Ninilchik, announced its headliner acts on Monday. Grammy winners Jason Mraz and Ani… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago in the Homer News Due to an anticipated $1.2 billion state revenue shortfall, cities like Homer can expect to see more cuts… 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

Anica Luella Sherritt

Anica Luella Sherritt was born at 6:55 a.m. on March 30, 2019 at South Peninsula Hospital to Taya Connor and Seth Sherritt of Homer. She… Continue reading

Cops and Courts

Information about fire, police and troopers is taken from public records consisting of the police blotter and press releases. Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Services… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Lucy

Lucy is a 3-year-old female. Lucy is working on her hypnosis skills. “Look deep into my eyes. You’re getting sleepy, sleepy. When I say the… Continue reading

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