Key figure in shaping state talks on Friday

The Kachemak Bay Campus’s history department invites the public to the book launch celebration for Vic Fischer’s new memoir, “To Russia With Love: An Alaskan’s… Continue reading

COAST GUARD PUTS ANOTHER LOG ON THE FIRE

The U.S Coast Guard’s motto, “semper paratus,” means always being ready. That means being ready no matter what the role — search and rescue, homeland… Continue reading

HALLOWEEN: SOME SCARY FUN HEADED THIS WAY

Jumping jack-o-lanterns, it’s that time of year. Whether you call it harvest season, fall or Halloween, it’s time to put on a costume and have… Continue reading

Somewhere my love, it’s Ritz at the Winter Palace

Privet. Ya haschoo vebit vodka? Da?  Ochen horosho. Hello. Would you like to drink vodka? Yes? Very good. Dust off your old Russian primers, mangle… Continue reading

Jo Ann & Monte to perform Nov. 2

Jo Ann and Monte Davis will perform at the Homer Council on the Arts, 355 W. Pioneer Ave., at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets are… Continue reading

‘Calling All Polar Bears’ shows Friday, Saturday; tickets $15

Allison Atkootchkoot Warden, also known as Aku-Matu, presents a one-woman show, “Calling All Polar Bears,” at 8 p.m. Oct. 26 and 27 at the Alaska… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

It may be cold, but the sun is shining. The sun is shining. The sun is shining. The Betster can’t remember the last time we’ve… Continue reading

Movie, clothing, food remind us of neighbors’ needs

With temperatures dropping and frost on windshields, it’s clear winter is on its way. For some, that means hauling out heavier coats, planning holiday dinners… Continue reading

Opera series opens

  Welcome to the Opera Season. We are looking forward to seeing our seasoned opera lovers and want to encourage those who are interested but… Continue reading

Arts in Brief

KBC Director Swartz receives governor’s award Kachemak Bay Campus Director Carol Swartz received the Governor’s Award for the Arts and Humanities for Distinguished Service to… Continue reading

Finding humor the Chiappone way

BY MICHAEL ARMSTRONG STAFF WRITER A cat, a fly fisherman, a bear and a stinky dog walk into a college classroom, and the professor says,… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Judging by the lines at local garages, some of you seemed surprised that it snowed Monday night. You do realize you can get your tires… Continue reading

Homer Volunteer fire department celebrates big six-oh

OK, just to get the historical facts out of the way, the Homer Volunteer Fire Department Inc., the organization that celebrates its 60th anniversary this… Continue reading

Artist wears her gallery around her neck

Previous Bunnell Street Arts Center artists-in-residence like Mike Houston and Jim Woodring have set up studios in the gallery space that sprawled across the rough… Continue reading

Arts in Brief

Freeman receives award for All Alaska Juried Art work Homer artist Asia Freeman received a $250 award for her paintings selected for the All Alaska… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

It’s been a rough week here at our quaint little cosmic hamlet by the sea. With the town in a hullabaloo over some nastiness that… Continue reading

First Friday shows highlight unusual media

For October's First Friday openings, artists show works in traditional media like oils and watercolors. See media a bit out of the ordinary at other… Continue reading

Students, orchestra to perform concert

  This fall, through Carnegie Hall's Link Up program, the Kenai Peninsula Orchestra has been linking up with Kenai Peninsula students to explore orchestral repertoire.… Continue reading

Homer Theatre announces Doc Fest awards

  The Homer Theatre has announced the winners of the ninth annual Homer Documentary Film Festival. The winners are: •  Forget-Me-Not Audience Award: "Samsara." "By… Continue reading