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I woke up to the sound of a stranger crying and decided to go directly back to bed. It was a pang of depressing abnormality… Continue reading
2019 will be synonymous with wildland fire for most of the residents of the Kenai Peninsula, and as the details of date and time fade… Continue reading
This is the fourth in a series of stories highlighting the seniors who would have been playing their final sports seasons this spring. When the… Continue reading
A monster halibut caught on May 3 by Chris Giegerich would have been a contender last year — if not an outright winner — in… Continue reading
Don’t worry, I’m not going to jump into the COVID-19 kerfuffle.
This is the third in a series of stories highlighting the seniors who would have been playing their final sports seasons this spring. When the… Continue reading
Residents of the Kenai Peninsula are all too familiar with wildfire after the summer of 2019. Not only did the Swan Lake Fire burn for… Continue reading
I went to Homer a few weeks ago to find blue. For weeks I had wanted to paint nothing but blues and purples, but I… Continue reading
Rayana Vigil, a soon-to-be Homer High School graduate and Alaska state champion wrestler, has committed to wrestling at Southern Oregon University in the fall. Vigil… Continue reading
Last fall the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge was forced to close eight trails due to Swan Lake Fire activity. Through the fall, all eight trails… Continue reading
This is the second installment of the series, “A Soils Primer” for the Homer area. This is meant to be a non-technical, for the most… Continue reading
“Missing out on so much more than winning and losing”
How do you find “the one” if you can’t even leave your home?
This is the first in a series of stories highlighting the seniors who would have been playing their final sports seasons this spring. When the… Continue reading
Around this time of year I start to include a pair of binoculars in my checklist of essentials for heading out the door on a… Continue reading
A friend told me recently that March is her favorite month. What? Not May when our birds of summer come home to nest? Nor June… Continue reading
As I write this I am in my third day of working at home — or, as I like to think of it, an embedded… Continue reading
Three mushers participating in Alaska’s Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race were rescued Friday after they activated their SOS beacons because of deep overflows of water… Continue reading
I set daily goals to accomplish during this universal pandemic, a different kind of frontier.
The closures of part of an effort to contain the new coronavirus outbreak.