Best Bets

Holy Gridiron, Betsters! Can you believe the results of the big exciting event this week? Was that ever a nail biter of a tussle. Wait… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Searchers found missing Tustumena 200 musher Rod Boyce alive and in good condition after he had been lost for six days. Snomads… Continue reading

Best Bets

If it feels like January has been a solid ice block of a month, yeah, you’re right — and science backs that claim. According to… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Bugz

Pet of the week Bugz is a 6-year-old female cat. This beautifully unique gal is a character. Bugz is quite friendly, although her face might… 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 Jan. 20-26… Continue reading

Linda Ellen Bates

Linda Ellen Bates Dec. 11, 1943 - Jan. 23, 2020 Anchor Point resident Linda Ellen Bates, 76, passed away Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020 at home.… Continue reading

Town Crier

Kachemak Bay State Parks is currently recruiting for members for the Kachemak Bay State Parks Citizens Advisory Board. This advisory board provides Alaska State Parks… Continue reading

Mike Fairman

Mike Fairman Mike Fairman, 61, sound technician at Down East Saloon for nine years, died in the arms of his wife, Maka, on Jan. 18,… Continue reading

Kemsley June Henderson

Kemsley June Henderson was born at 8:26 a.m. on Jan. 2, 2020 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Hospital in Anchorage to Corinne and Sam Henderson of… Continue reading

Waverly Jade Reid

Waverly Jade Reid was born at 9:29 p.m. on Jan. 24, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Soniyae and Brian Reid of Homer. She weighed… Continue reading

Gabriel Kai Keller Iida

Gabriel Kai Keller Iida was born at 7:43 p.m. on Jan. 19, 2020 at South Peninsula Hospital to Pauli Iida and Joshua Keller of Homer.… Continue reading

Harper Jean Kincaid

Harper Jean Kincaid was born at 8:48 a.m. on Jan. 14, 2020 to Echo and Colby Kincaid of Homer. She weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces.… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Korean-inspired Sloppy Joes adds twist to old favorite

The Other Fisherman and I went to Anchorage recently. We spent time with family, enjoying our little grandkids who grow way too quickly at their… Continue reading

Homer Native artist leaves state, national and international legacy

Hailed as one of the finest Alaska artists of his generation, Ron Senungetuk, 86, died last week on Jan. 21 at his Homer home with… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago A blizzard some called “the storm of the decade” hammered the Kenai Peninsula. Coming on top of a week of heavy snow,… Continue reading

Pet of the Week: Franklin

Pet of the week Franklin is an 7 to 8-year-old male cat. This big guy is quite the character. He’s handsome, independent and curious. He… Continue reading

Anchorage artist who has displayed art locally gets major grant

An Anchorage artist who has exhibited at Bunnell Street Arts Center and the Pratt Museum last week received a $100,000 award from a national arts… Continue reading

Light snow falls over Eldred Passage on the south side of Kachemak Bay on Monday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2020, near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armtrong/Homer News)

Best Bets

“No drama.” In emails, text messages or even old-fashioned face-to-face conversations, that’s what people have been saying to the Betster. “Let’s not have any drama… Continue reading

Light snow falls over Eldred Passage on the south side of Kachemak Bay on Monday afternoon, Jan. 20, 2020, near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armtrong/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. 13-19… Continue reading

Gary Thomas

April 11, 1951 - Jan. 14, 2020 Gary Thomas, 68, Homer’s public-spirited master of ceremonies, died in a sudden and unforeseeable accident Jan. 14, 2020,… Continue reading