Kachemak Cuisine: Pandemic cooking means being creative — or lucky — with ingredients

To the folks in our community putting themselves in harm’s way of an unseen enemy while working tirelessly to keep our grocery stores open, we… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago A group of residents began gathering signatures to form a service area for fire and emergency services in response to a plan… Continue reading

Salmon Sisters publish coloring pages for families to use during social distancing

A popular Alaska company with roots in Homer is lending a helping hand to families faced with unprecedented amounts of time at home and inside… Continue reading

April First Friday show go virtual

With new mandates stating that no more than 10 people can gather in one place as part of social distancing efforts to reduce the spread… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Over-the-top and charming, African violets are blooming

This was the perfect afternoon to freshen up the African violets. These lovelies bring me so very much pleasure. This is the time of year… Continue reading

Use what’s in your kitchen to whip up delicious, creative meals. Salmon, greens, an assortment of spices and condiments can be used to make patties that will go inside a wrap or a pasta bowl. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Kalifornsky Kitchen: Raiding the freezer: Raiding the freezer

Basic salmon patties can be used in an assortment of meals.

Use what’s in your kitchen to whip up delicious, creative meals. Salmon, greens, an assortment of spices and condiments can be used to make patties that will go inside a wrap or a pasta bowl. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Years Ago

20 years ago Those opposed to a proposed plan to annex land around Homer were gearing up for a fight, including seeking funds to help… Continue reading

Homer poet Hollowell hired to run Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference

In a sign that Homer’s literary arts scene will bounce back after closures prompted by the spread of the novel coronavirus, a new director for… Continue reading

Best Bets

As we continue into another week of social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, people have started to go a little stir crazy — well, except… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: During uncertain time, slow down and cherish good food

It’s spring! During this uncertain time, I’m going to take a deep breath and let the dog take me for a beach walk in the… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Brother Asaiah Bates, 78, departed the Cosmic Hamlet when he died at 11:22 p.m. on March 28 at his home. Reporter Hal… Continue reading

Ivers Alaska tour is cancelled

As an example of how fast the COVID-19 pandemic can upend plans, last Friday morning the musician Eileen Ivers had an interview scheduled with the… Continue reading

Arts Briefs

Bunnell open, but events postponed During the COVID-19 pandemic, Bunnell Street Arts Center remains open, but all public events through April 15 have been postponed.… Continue reading

Kachemak Gardener: Will a pandemic inspire you to plant a vegetable garden?

So, a pandemic. Is this what it will take to convince you to plant a vegetable garden? A well thought out vegetable garden, not a… Continue reading

Best Bets

Normally the Betster scours our online entertainment and events calendar for cool or interesting things to do. But if you’ve poked around the calendar lately,… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Kenai Superior Court Judge Jonathan Link ruled the City of Homer petition to annex 25 square miles could proceed. Citizens Concerned About… Continue reading

Artists look at disability in Homer Council on the Arts show

Over the years the Homer Council on the Arts has become known both for its encouragement of young and emerging artists and its willingness to… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Oxtails are the secret to rich beef stock

Earlier this winter I became obsessed with making a large quantity of flavorful rich beef stock to freeze in smaller amounts and use with moose… Continue reading

Best Bets

Oh no! We get a double-whammy this week, Betster persons, with Friday the 13th on, well, Friday, and St. Patrick’s Day on Tuesday. Boston has… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago Parents concerned about a comprehensive sex education program at Homer Middle School and Homer High School objected to the display of condoms… Continue reading

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