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More art with April’s First Friday

Now that spring has arrived, it’s not just crocuses popping up around town. New venues also appear this month for First Friday shows, including a twist on the usual opening. At the Homer Elks Lodge, the artist becomes the show when...
MICHAEL ARMSTRONG

HCOA cabaret is April 17-18

The Homer Council on the Arts’ Spring Cabaret is 8 p.m. April 17 and 18 at Wasabi’s Fusion. Created and directed by Hannah Heimbuch, Jennifer Norton, Katelyn Wythe and friends, the show features traditional and contemporary songs in...

Registration starts for conference

Early registration is going on now for the 2015 Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference to be held June 12-16 at Land’s End Resort. Sponsored by the University of Alaska Anchorage, Kachemak Bay Campus, this year’s keynote presenter is National...

Backyard

Women of Distinction awards ceremony set for friday

S outh Peninsula Haven House is holding its annual Women of Distinction awards ceremony and silent auction Friday. The event will be held at Second Star Lodge on Kachemak Drive beginning at 5 p.m. Julia Person, a former...
Toni Ross

Group provides support for those with brain injuries

There is a green sandwich board sign propped by the sidewalk at 1044 East End Road with a short message: Brain Injury Support Group Meets Tuesdays at 1 p.m....
Toni Ross

Homer’s 2015 Winter King Tourney happens March 21

The solstice celebration on March 20 will probably be somewhat sedate due to the fact that it’s been pretty much a spring-with-a-cold for most of the winter.  The weather’s been so mild that this is the...
Nick C. Varney

Best Bets

Homer's Best Bets

In the ongoing drama of our changing season, stuff happens. Sometimes it happens so fast you wonder if maybe we’ve slipped into one of those science-fictional time shifts. You know — nice English nurse wanders into a Scottish stone...

Homer's Best Bets

Go to any meeting around town and you’re likely to hear the call of Homerus cruditis — that beast we transform into when the spring rhinovirus hits town. Holy hippopotamus! No, we’re not talking a beast with big horns, but rhino as in “...

Homer’s Best Bets

Friday at 2:45 p.m. the sun crosses the celestial equator, an imaginary line in the heavens above the earth’s equator. We’ll experience one of those cosmic events marking the passage of this big blue marble around the sun....

Seawatch

Seawatch

Bad weather keeping halibut boats tied to dock

Ten days into the 2015 halibut season, prices are beginning to fall slightly, but production is nearly nonexistent, at least in the central Gulf of Alaska, Area 3A. Stormy weather and big tides have conspired to...
Cristy Fry

Bumper crop of pinks expected

Thanks to hatcheries coming back online, lower Cook Inlet is expecting a bumper crop of pink salmon this season. Fishermen can expect a total run of 2.16 million pinks and a harvest of 1.72 million fish,...
Cristy Fry

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


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