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

Best Bets

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

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

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

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

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

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

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