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

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

Kachemak Cuisine: Korean-inspired Sloppy Joes adds twist to old favorite
Homer Native artist leaves state, national and international legacy

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

Homer Native artist leaves state, national and international legacy
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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

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Anchorage artist who has displayed art locally gets major grant

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

Anchorage artist who has displayed art locally gets major grant
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)
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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

Art in brief
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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

Years Ago
Art in brief

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

Art in brief
Kachemak Cuisine: Stir-fried moose combines Chinese tastes with Alaska flavors

Kachemak Cuisine: Stir-fried moose combines Chinese tastes with Alaska flavors

It’s a frosty winter morning and I am standing in front of the freezer scanning the contents, trying to decide what’s for dinner. The most… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Stir-fried moose combines Chinese tastes with Alaska flavors
Photo courtesy Telluride Mountainfilm                                 This image from one of the 2018 Telluride Mountainfilm festival short films shows a woman riding a mountain bike. A condensed version of the film festival will be shown in Homer at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday at Homer Mariner Theatre at Homer High School.

Telluride Mountainfilm festival comes on tour to Homer

Following a long tradition of celebrating the outdoors and creativity, a select number of short films from the Telluride Mountainfilm festival are once again headed… Continue reading

Photo courtesy Telluride Mountainfilm                                 This image from one of the 2018 Telluride Mountainfilm festival short films shows a woman riding a mountain bike. A condensed version of the film festival will be shown in Homer at 7 p.m. this Friday and Saturday at Homer Mariner Theatre at Homer High School.
Years Ago

Years Ago

20 years ago The Homer City Council passed a resolution to preserve wildlife habitat in the Mariner Park Lagoon without attracting more birds to the… Continue reading

Years Ago
The many paths of Kim McNett lead to fulfillment in process

The many paths of Kim McNett lead to fulfillment in process

Like a lot of Homer artists, Kim McNett has found the way to a career means many different paths — but she’s wandered places most… Continue reading

The many paths of Kim McNett lead to fulfillment in process
Birders release final count, species list for Christmas tally

Birders release final count, species list for Christmas tally

The 120th Audubon Christmas Bird Count was held Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. Thirty-two local bird counters in the field and an additional seven feeder watchers… Continue reading

Birders release final count, species list for Christmas tally
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Ice, snow, ice, cold. OK, Homerites: When did the Banana Belt slip north to Nome? Yes, Fairbanksians are probably laughing at our discomfort, but there’s… Continue reading

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Years Ago

Years Ago

20 years ago Eight Pioneer Avenue businesses were burglarized on Jan. 9 and 10. Someone took tip jars from the Duncan House containing donations to… Continue reading

Years Ago
Ani DiFranco to headline Salmonfest

Ani DiFranco to headline Salmonfest

Annual festival returns with increased camping space, costume contest and more

Ani DiFranco to headline Salmonfest
First Friday art exhibit openings provide holiday shopping opportunity

First Friday art exhibit openings provide holiday shopping opportunity

For January, many galleries and art venues close for the month while they remodel, paint and acquire new works for the upcoming spring season. Art… Continue reading

First Friday art exhibit openings provide holiday shopping opportunity
Art in brief

Art in brief

Applications open for Rasmuson grants The application period has opened for the Rasmuson Foundation’s annual Individual Artist Awards (IAA). Applications will be accepted through March… Continue reading

Art in brief
Kachemak Cuisine: Make tasty oyster dishes with fresh, local seafood

Kachemak Cuisine: Make tasty oyster dishes with fresh, local seafood

I plan to enjoy time in the upcoming New Year trying new recipes, searching out and cooking with ingredients I’m not familiar with, reading entertaining… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Make tasty oyster dishes with fresh, local seafood
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When a New Year rears its head, it’s almost impossible to meet it face on without reflecting on the year before. Social media certainly does… Continue reading

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