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Photography featured for First Friday

Often the art of photography doesn’t get as much attention for gallery shows, but this month two exhibits demonstrate a wide variety of equipment and subjects. At Bunnell Street Arts Center, Fairbanks photographer Adam Ottavi returns...
MICHAEL ARMSTRONG

First Friday Events

Bunnell Street Arts Center 106 W. Bunnell Ave. Let That Fire Catch Me Now, photographs by Adam Ottavi and poetry by Kevin Goodan 5-7 p.m., First Friday Opening...

Ottavi returns to Bunnell for photography residency

Fairbanks photographer Adam Ottavi returns to Homer and Bunnell Street Arts Center for a month-long residency in March. During his residency, Ottavi will create 60 tintype portraits for a fundraiser, the Bunnell Street Tintype Portrait...

Backyard

Woodard Creek Coalition: Promoting a Downtown Asset

It doesn’t get anymore in our backyard than Woodard Creek. For 541 Homer lots, Woodard Creek not only is in the backyard, in some instances the city’s only year-round flowing creek might go right through a lot — or under it....
MICHAEL ARMSTRONG

Marimba Madness: bittersweet performance for Williwaw

Feel like dancing? Or dessert? Or just a really great evening?  Marimba Madness, the annual Homer Council on the Arts fundraiser, is Saturday at the Elks Lodge. The doors open at 6 p.m. with music by...
Toni Ross

AP Volunteers: Sale of angel kits benefits Haakenson

As an on-going benefit for Angelica Haakenson, an 11-year-old Anchor Point girl who lost her legs from injuries in a Christmas Day wreck on the Sterling Highway, Anchor Point Fire and Emergency Medical Services volunteers are...
McKibben Jackinsky

Best Bets

Homer's Best Bets

Recently the Betster took a sojurn to Anchorage for a refresher course, “Why We Live in a Small Town on A Really Awesome Bay.” Sometimes you just have to go north, often on the way to get to someplace else, like the rest of...

Homer's Best bets

This week marks a momentous occasion. After many long years of struggle, after thousands of hours of hard work, Alaska changes this week. Holy Sinsemilla! What, you thought the Betster meant Feb. 24, when marijuana became legal? No, no...

Homer's Best Bets

With all the weird weather back east, Homerites have been tempted to gloat. It’s 19 degrees in Washington, D.C., and look — it’s 40 degrees here. Or, Boston has 8 feet of snow, and here we have barely a half inch on the ground. The...

Seawatch

Seawatch

Questions raised about experimental fishery

The experimental fishery to determine the feasibility of a seine fishery for pollock in state waters has finished up with mixed results. The Gulf of Alaska pollock workgroup held its final meeting last month...
Cristy Fry

Chuitna Mine comments due by March 10

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources has kicked off a short, 15-day comment period for people to weigh in on the proposed Chuitna coal mine across Cook Inlet that would result in a strip mine through...

Trawl fleet continuing to fish for Pacific cod

The boats fishing for Pacific cod with pots in the central Gulf of Alaska federal season finally wrapped up their 17.9 million pound quota Monday, a few days later than last year, but the trawl fleet is still...
Cristy Fry


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