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Stepping Out session is next week at HCOA

The Homer Council on the Arts annual variety show production starts next week with performance proposal and brainstorming sessions from 7-8:30 p.m. Oct. 23 and 27 at HCOA. On the theme of the 1960s, performers in high school...

TheatreShakes ‘Hamlet’ is Oct. 24 at HCOA

Students in TheatreShakes, the Homer Council on the Arts youth theater program, present William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 at HCOA on Pioneer Avenue. Tickets are $5 at the door and free for school groups and...

‘Alive Inside’ wins film fest’s audience award

“Alive Inside,” a documentary film about the power of music, won the Forget-Me-Not Audience Favorite Award for the 11th annual Homer Documentary Film Festival. “Internet’s Own Boy” won the Bald Eagle Best Director Award and “...

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

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

Dock prices up for halibut, salmon

Dock prices for Alaska’s most popular species of finfish are at the top of their historical range, partly due to a supply shortage and partly due to increasing popularity. Prices for halibut are at record...
Cristy Fry

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