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‘The Phantom’ opens local Met Opera season tonight

From the catacombs below the Palais Garnier in the ninth arrondissment of Paris comes a story of love, loss and languish. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1986 adaptation of Gaston Leroux’s 1910 novel “The Phantom of the Opera” is a...
Kyle Schneider

Salmon Project continues ‘King of Fish’ book drop at Two Sisters on Sunday

The Salmon Project will continue its statewide “King of Fish” book drop this Sunday, Oct. 26, at Two Sisters Bakery in Homer.  Between 9 and 11 a.m., book drop organizers will hand out 100 free copies...

Annual Wearable Arts show puts work of fiber artists in spotlight

Every Day of the Dead needs a night of fashion — right? “Noche de Moda” is the theme for this year’s Wearable Arts show, and Kari Multz, who has been part of the show for nearly 30 years, says it’s going to be a fun one....
Toni Ross

Backyard

Haunted Hickory: Always ready for frightening fun

The U.S. Coast Guard’s motto “Semper Paratus” — Latin for “always ready” — perfectly sums up the decades-long attitude of local Coasties using a Homer-based cutter to deliver a Halloween fright.  Twenty...
McKibben Jackinsky

Hospice of Homer: End of life care since 1985

The birth of Homer of Hospice started the way many lower Kenai Peninsula organizations began: Someone saw a need, jumped in and inspired others to create an organization. For Hospice of Homer, that person is Jean Hatfield,...
MICHAEL ARMSTRONG

East End Road: Under construction since 1925

For the past summer, residents and visitors driving East End Road past Kachemak Drive have had to endure waits from 15 to 30 minutes — and sometimes longer — as flaggers restrict traffic to one way. Tempers have flared and people haven’...
MICHAEL ARMSTRONG

Best Bets

Homer's Best Bets

The Betster deeply regrets last week’s mention of The Precipitation That Will Not Be Named. Apparently, even not saying a certain word wasn’t enough to keep that event from happening. But what did you expect...

Homer's Best Bets

If you happened to be cruising the Homer hillside on Sunday, you might have seen little white flakes fluttering down from the sky. No, that was not a jet spilling corn starch, but The Precipitation Whose Name We Dare Not...

Homer’s Best Bets

Every October we enter the cusp of winter, or winter as we Alaskans define it. Alaska doesn’t cycle through the seasons in neat and tidy three-month quarters. Regretfully, the evidence shows us summer has gone. No motorhomes...

Seawatch

Seawatch

Program aims to get young people into crab fishery

Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers, an organization that represents about 70 percent of the fleet, has launched a program to help the next generation of crabbers get into fishery. The program takes...

New plan helps Mat-Su sport fishing interests

While most drift fishermen are grumbling about the lack of quality fishing time in the Upper Cook Inlet salmon fishery, the contentious new management plan hammered out last winter by the Board of Fisheries...
Cristy Fry

Bristol Bay red king crab fishery set for quota hike

The Bristol Bay red king crab season scheduled to get under way Oct. 15 is set for another increase, rising 14 percent, from 8.6 million pounds last season to 10 million pounds this year, including 10 percent for community...
Cristy Fry


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