Kachemak Bay

Announcements

The Kachemak Emergency Service Area Board holds its monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. today at Station 2, 65705 Diamond Ridge Road.  The agenda will… Continue reading

The Arts in Brief

Authors read at KBC Canadian writers Ann Eriksson and Gary Geddes read fiction and poetry at 6:30 p.m. today at Kachemak Bay Campus. As a… Continue reading

Committee appreciates picnic tables

The Kachemak Bay Water Trail Committee thanks the Heritage R.V. Park for donating four picnic tables to be used at Water Trail sites around Kachemak… Continue reading

Thanks for run-ride support

We had a beautiful morning on Aug. 30 for the Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic’s “Resiliency Run and Ride” on the Homer Spit. We thank… Continue reading

Increase in stranded sea otters seen

There has been a recent increase in the number of dead sea otters washing ashore on Kachemak Bay and lower Cook Inlet beaches, including multiple… Continue reading

Wild weather here, but fishing still fair

Well that was a pretty wild weekend. High tides, high winds, a dash of termination dust and snagging opened at the Nick Dudiak Lagoon.  Surfers… Continue reading

Homer’s Best Bets

Now that Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has ordered Mt. McKinley be renamed Denali, will other prominent Alaska geographic features be next? The renaming… Continue reading

First Friday events

Alice’s Champagne Palace 195 E. Pioneer Ave. Homer Halibut Festival Buoy Art by various artists 5-7 p.m., First Friday Reception Buoys decorated by artists for… Continue reading

Summer winds down with full ticket of openings

As the summer tourist season winds down after Labor Day on Monday, First Friday goes out with a bang. Along with the usual gallery openings… Continue reading

Will high-tech fish freezing come to Spit?

A thawed salmon filet that tastes the same as a fresh one? Is this too good to be true? A group that calls itself Ocean… Continue reading

Announcements

The Homer Native Plant Society field trip on mushroom identification scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled. “Return of the Bark Beetle? The Changing Forest of… Continue reading

Announcements

The Homer Native Plant Society field trip on mushroom identification scheduled for Saturday has been cancelled. “Return of the Bark Beetle? The Changing Forest of… Continue reading

Anglers should remember manners

One of the golden perks associated with writing this column is the cornucopia of remarkable posts that land in the R.E.I. gmail inbox.  Sometimes the… Continue reading

Anglers should remember manners

O ne of the golden perks associated with writing this column is the cornucopia of remarkable posts that land in the R.E.I. gmail inbox.  Sometimes… Continue reading

Beach access needed for coal

According to the Kachemak Bay Critical Habitat Area Management Plan, “incidental gathering of loose coal for personal use on Kachemak Bay beaches will continue to… Continue reading

Vets’ picnic committee says thanks

The Veterans Picnic was held Aug. 16 with some 150 plus veterans and immediate family attending the event. We were honored to have four World… Continue reading

Restoring the indomita: A chance to learn

Sitting in the yard at Desperate Marine, it’s clear that the wooden sailing vessel Indomita needs a little paint and elbow grease.  Wanting to see… Continue reading

Seabird deaths, warm oceans, algal blooms puzzle scientists

A series of unusual ocean events in Kachemak Bay, Alaska and the Pacific Northwest has scientists wondering if warming oceans are causing everything from harmful… Continue reading

Life-saving tips: Learn to swim, wear a PFD

Last Monday I opened a voicemail from my compadre Turk. He was so riled up that residual smoke leaked out of the receiver. He started… Continue reading

Announcements

The Alaskan Warrior Class Community holds a #Stop22on22 Ruck March starting at 9 a.m. Aug. 22 at the base of the Homer Spit. #Stop22on22 is… Continue reading

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