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Kite surfers, stand-up paddleboarders and body surfers play in the waves off the Spit last month.-photo by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Homer’s Best Bets

Now that Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has ordered Mt. McKinley be renamed Denali, will other prominent Alaska geographic features be next? The renaming… Continue reading

 

Jewell: Denali name change is final

Jewell: Denali name change is final

Late Sunday, U.S. Rep. John Boehner, an Ohio Republican and Speaker of the House, said he was “deeply disappointed” that President Obama allowed U.S. Department… Continue reading

 

Alayne Tetor-Photos by Michael Armstrong, Homer News

Artist inspired by outdoor world

There is something about the Alaska landscape that attracts a certain kind of person. Alayne Tetor was drawn to Alaska by its wild, untamed frontier,… Continue reading

 

Closing celebration for Dena’ina exhibit at Pratt set for Friday

The Pratt Museum holds a closing celebration for “Dena’inaq’ Huch’ulyeshi: The Dena’ina Way of Living” on Friday. At 7 p.m., Lake Clark National Park cultural… Continue reading

The Schwoerer family of the S/V Pachamama and the Top To Top Expedition pose with Mossy Kilcher at Seaside Farm. From left to right, front, are Kilcher and Salina; back, Andri, Alegra, Sabine, Noe and Dario Schwoerer.-Photo by Michael Armstorng, Homer News

Top to top family explores world

By land and sea, world explorers often visit Homer on their way north for further adventures or an end-of-the-road finish from points further south. Last… Continue reading

The Schwoerer family of the S/V Pachamama and the Top To Top Expedition pose with Mossy Kilcher at Seaside Farm. From left to right, front, are Kilcher and Salina; back, Andri, Alegra, Sabine, Noe and Dario Schwoerer.-Photo by Michael Armstorng, Homer News

Denali park opens for summer tourists

FAIRBANKS — Denali National Park and Preserve’s entrance area facilities opened Wednesday for the summer visitor season, despite some lingering snow cover. KUAC reports the… Continue reading

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