‘ReWilding Kernwood’ film premiers Thursday

A documentary film series that started in the 1992 with the building of a family’s wilderness retreat on the Chandalar River in the Brooks Range… Continue reading

Spring brings more First Friday shows

While it’s not yet March 21, despite the chilly and blustery days, the growing daylight hints at the equinox to come. If you’re looking for… Continue reading

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Will the coronovirus arrive in Alaska like The Revenge of the Spanish Flu? Will civilization as we know it collapse into the Zombie Apocalypse, or,… Continue reading

Years Ago

20 years ago After 47 years in business, Kenai Supply closed its stores from Wasilla to Homer. The death of founder William Wells in December… Continue reading

Kachemak Cuisine: Cold and snowy days offer perfect time to try new recipes

Winter is full on here with all the snow and cold temperatures, so I am indoors spending time in the kitchen and trying new recipes.… Continue reading

In retirement, Deborah Poore returns to her art

As a girl growing up in Kenai, Deborah Poore saw herself as an artist and wanting to learn to paint. But a career as an… Continue reading

Sun shines on the trails on the Hayfield Loop at the Lookout Mountain Trails on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 during a bluebird day on Ohlson Mountain Road near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

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Hold on to your hats, Betsters. This Saturday marks that every-four-year event of an extra day, Leap Day. You know it’s Leap Year because that’s… Continue reading

Sun shines on the trails on the Hayfield Loop at the Lookout Mountain Trails on Monday, Feb. 24, 2020 during a bluebird day on Ohlson Mountain Road near Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Years Ago

20 years ago Residents of an area the city of Homer proposed to annex gave the Homer City Council a clear message at its Feb.… 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

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

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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

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