Lori Evans

  • Seattle journalist Laura T. Coffey resisted when a reader suggested she write a story about a Los Angeles photographer who took pictures of older dogs in animal shelters in an effort to increase their chances of getting adopted. It was the summer of 2013 and Coffey’s mother had recently died. The ...

    Wed, 08/24/2016 - 2:35pm
  • Homer writer McKibben Jackinsky’s first book, “Too Close to Home? Living with ‘drill baby’ on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula” tells the story of recent oil and gas development on the southern peninsula through the voices of property owners who have been affected by that development. Because Ja...

    Thu, 07/07/2016 - 11:36am
  • Homer musician Tyler Munns has always been an avid David Bowie fan. So when the pop musician’s album “Blackstar” was released Jan. 8, Munns didn’t waste any time listening to it. He wasn’t disappointed.  “It was so much more challenging and innovative than any artists in their prime...

    Thu, 04/28/2016 - 10:43am
  • On Christmas Eve, when they could have been enjoying a day off, the small, dedicated crew of Ohlson Mountain Mineral Springs H20 shows up at work to demonstrate their newest piece of equipment: a machine that fills water bottles....

    Thu, 03/17/2016 - 9:25am
  • One of the great debates — or should we say vigorous discussions — shaping up for 2016 is that of health care on the local, state and national level. On one point most of us agree: Something’s got to be done. Escalating costs are not sustainable. On the best way to solve the myriad of problems...

    Thu, 12/10/2015 - 9:43am
  • Gov. Bill Walker on Friday encouraged two diverse Homer audiences not to overreact or panic as the state makes some changes and figures its way out of a budget deficit of about $3.5 billion. Contrary to “Alaska being on the rocks,” as one BBC reporter said during a recent interview, Walker said,...

    Wed, 10/14/2015 - 3:13pm
  • Eat your veggies. Aim for a rainbow of colors every day. Chew your food. Try 20 times per bite. But skip the milk, cheese and meat. And while you’re at it, take it easy on the salt, sugar and oil. That’s just a sample of the advice Phil Eherenman gives students in his seven-week Food for Life co...

    Wed, 10/29/2014 - 4:58pm
  • With the first session of the 28th Alaska State Legislature set to adjourn April 14 and with Juneau having celebrated the 100th birthday of the Alaska legislature last month, former state Sen. Vic Fischer has a wish: “I would love to see the kind of bipartisanship that we had during my service in ...

    Wed, 04/10/2013 - 4:11pm
  • Vic Fischer had me at hello. From the moment he stepped to the microphone at a classroom on the Kachemak Bay Campus, the 88-year-old Alaska icon awed his audience with unscripted stories of a life that took him from his boyhood in Nazi Germany and Stalinist Russia to a seat at the table in Fairbanks...

    Mon, 03/04/2013 - 3:21pm

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