Wilson embraces the delightful and joyous in art

“Macaroni and Cheese,” Fairbanks artist Tamara Wilson’s art show and installation at Bunnell Street Arts Center, appears to be a room of domestic tranquility with… Continue reading

 

Kachemak Gardener: Here are some random thoughts on gardening

Having crossed the threshold of my seventh decade I will be doing a few things differently. The one that you may want to take note… Continue reading

 

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According to the beliefs of many Christian faiths, this weekend marks the end of the Carnival season, that time when much celebration can be had… Continue reading

 

Years Ago

20 years ago Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly member Drew Scalzi filed to run for the House District 7 seat held by Gail Phillips. Phillips said… Continue reading

Pratt exhibit features art inspired by Denali music

A new exhibit at the Pratt Museum presents a collaboration between artists, composers and musicians. “Denali: Artists Respond to Music Inspired by Wilderness,” which opened… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Make Valentine’s Day dishes with love — and chocolate

Friday is Valentine’s Day, and on this special day I make the Other Fisherman something extra delicious for dinner if we don’t venture out to… Continue reading

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Fair warning, Betsterites. Tomorrow is the day that strikes terror into the hearts of men. You guys can face down a raging Bering Sea storm,… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Kenai Superior Court Judge Harold Brown ruled that snowmachiners and others could continue to use an old seismic trail that runs through… Continue reading

Wilderness inspires shows for First Friday

Wilderness serves as the inspiration for several shows opening this Friday in Homer. At Grace Ridge Brewery, Homer artist Deborah Poore displays paintings in her… Continue reading

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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

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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

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

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)

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“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)

Art in brief

Homer author releases third book Homer Author Jeannette Aragones introduced her third book with a reading on Monday, Jan. 13, to Long Term Care residents… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Homer City Council member Mike Yourkowski pulled a resolution from the agenda that would have opposed action by the North Pacific Fishery… Continue reading

Art in brief

KBBI seeks mug design KBBI Public Radio seeks a design for its 2020 members mugs. Designs should be in a horizontal or landscape orientation no… Continue reading

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