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A wood-carved whale hangs in the Nikiski Senior Center on Sept. 23.

Whale of a job

Nikiski Senior Center gets addition to dining room.

 

Bar-tailed godwits feed on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Mud Bay near the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. The birds were one of several species of shorebirds seen in Mud Bay over the weekend that included western sandpipers, dunlins, long-billed dowitchers and Pacific plovers. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival seeks featured artist

The Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival is seeking applicants for its 30th annual festival featured artist, according to a press release from the organization. The festival… Continue reading

 

Mock orange, Shubert’s Red, mountain ash, red twigged dogwood and Miss Kim lilac, all successfully blend their fall colors. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Who doesn’t love fall?

Combining shades of gold, red/gold, a little straight up red — fall is a marvelous season.

Mock orange, Shubert’s Red, mountain ash, red twigged dogwood and Miss Kim lilac, all successfully blend their fall colors. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)
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The Cosmic Hamlet Entertainment film crew prepares for a new scene to roll on the set of "Bolt from the Blue" at the Kilcher Homestead on Sept. 28. (Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News)

‘Bolt from the Blue’ film features Homer

“The Office” star Kate Flannery cast in feature film produced in Homer.

The Cosmic Hamlet Entertainment film crew prepares for a new scene to roll on the set of "Bolt from the Blue" at the Kilcher Homestead on Sept. 28. (Photo by Sarah Knapp/Homer News)
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Pandemic gave foundation new role

Looking ahead, Homer Foundation sets goal of $20 million endowment by 2028.

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Homer Farmers Market: Goods still available as winter approaches

After such a beautiful weekend, can we even begin to think about winter? Can we hope for a warm fall with all the snow already… Continue reading

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Bjørn Olson poses for a photo at the opening of the Homer Drawdown: Peatland exhibit on Friday, Setp. 17, 2021, at the Pratt Museum & Park. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

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Homer filmmakers receive Rasmuson grants Two Homer filmmakers have each received $7,500 project grants in the latest round of Rasmuson Foundation Individual Artist awards, according… Continue reading

Bjørn Olson poses for a photo at the opening of the Homer Drawdown: Peatland exhibit on Friday, Setp. 17, 2021, at the Pratt Museum & Park. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
A cyanotype by Kristin Link from a group exhibit, "Sound of Wind and Glass," with John Hagen and Michael Walsh showing for October at Bunnell Street Arts Center. (Photo provided)

October shows offer eclectic mix of media

Some galleries or venues won’t be holding First Friday receptions, while others, like Grace Ridge Brewing, are in the process of moving into their new… Continue reading

A cyanotype by Kristin Link from a group exhibit, "Sound of Wind and Glass," with John Hagen and Michael Walsh showing for October at Bunnell Street Arts Center. (Photo provided)
Lysimachia purpurea’s yellow blooms glimmer in the fall light. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)

Kachemak Gardener: Fall is here but there’s still lots to do in the garden

We took our own advice, packed the rickety camper (an A-Liner), and headed north to Hidden Lake. This is a huge campground in the Kenai… Continue reading

Lysimachia purpurea’s yellow blooms glimmer in the fall light. (Photo by Rosemary Fitzpatrick)
Kim Terpening's "Wetands Daydream" is part of the Homer Drawdown Peatland exhibit showing at the Pratt Museum & Park through Oct. 10, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Peatlands exhibit at Pratt merges art and conservation

In its exhibits, the Pratt Museum & Park has used artistic expression to explore scientific concepts like plankton, the tides or — in a current… Continue reading

Kim Terpening's "Wetands Daydream" is part of the Homer Drawdown Peatland exhibit showing at the Pratt Museum & Park through Oct. 10, 2021, in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)
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Homer Farmers Market: Winding down for the season

Vendors will continue through October, but market booth closes this Saturday.

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In past years, foundation overcame challenges

New executive director, board and investment strategy put Homer Foundation on a steady track.

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May Fekete's portrait by Sarah Lewis is one of the photographs in the exhibit, "Pandemic Portraits," on display through Sept. 19, 2021, at Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Lewis and Affinity Films)

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‘Pandemic Portraits’ is at Land’s End Resort An exhibit by 15 photographers of 16 cancer patients diagnosed during the COVID-19 pandemic is on display through… Continue reading

May Fekete's portrait by Sarah Lewis is one of the photographs in the exhibit, "Pandemic Portraits," on display through Sept. 19, 2021, at Land's End Resort in Homer, Alaska. (Photo courtesy of Sarah Lewis and Affinity Films)
The poster for "Summer of Soul," showing at the 17th annual Homer Documentary Film Festival. (Photo provided)

Roll ‘em: DocFest returns for 17th year

Homer Documentary Film Festival returns with COVID-19 precautions and a solid line up of films.

The poster for "Summer of Soul," showing at the 17th annual Homer Documentary Film Festival. (Photo provided)
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Homer Farmers Market: Don’t write off the market just yet

Late summer crops are coming in at the Homer Farmers Market.

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