Homer Features

  • The other night while hanging with visiting friends and relatives, the Betster had an awesome idea for a Best Bets column. Alas, despite carrying a pen and notepad, the Betster forgot to write down that thought. It came about from a conversation in which Aunt Ellen asked why Alaska roads had so few ...

    Wed, 08/31/2016 - 4:27pm
  • Many Alaska artists seek and find inspiration in nature. That’s the case for several shows opening for First Friday, but for one show, artists find another source for creative ideas: books. In “Inspired by Books,” opening at the Homer Council on the Arts, artists Karen Fogarty, Lily Huebsch, M...

    Wed, 08/31/2016 - 4:20pm
  • Art Shop Gallery 202 W. Pioneer Ave. New work by photographer Laural Sabin 5-7:30 p.m., First Friday Opening Reception Homer photographer Laural Sabin shows color landscape photos printed on metal. “The majority of my images convey a sense of serenity, rest and simplicity themes t...

    Wed, 08/31/2016 - 4:20pm
  • Writer reads at KBC Visiting writer Debra Magpie Earling holds a reading at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 8 at Kachemak Bay Campus. A 2007 Guggenheim Fellow, she is the author of “The Lost Journals of Sacajewea” and “Perma Red,” and recipient of the American Book Award and the Western Writers Association ...

    Wed, 08/31/2016 - 3:17pm
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    Wed, 08/31/2016 - 3:17pm
  • The Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Society and Alaska Marine Conservation Council are teaming up to offer Homer one big maritime festival next weekend, Sept. 8-11. By combining the 24th annual Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Festival with the second annual Halibut Fest, the two organizations avoid hosting overla...

    Wed, 08/31/2016 - 3:17pm
  • We all know visitors come to Homer for our scenery, our art, our fish and the way neat people who live here. Apparently Homer has a new attraction. It’s cool....

    Wed, 08/24/2016 - 3:19pm
  • Fresh Produce performs benefits Fresh Produce 2.0, Homer’s improvisational comedy group, performs at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and next Thursday, Sept. 8, at The Art Barn, 1060 East End Road. Each performance benefits a local nonprofit, with the Friday show helping the Flex Healthy Food Progra...

    Wed, 08/24/2016 - 2:50pm
  • 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
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    Wed, 08/24/2016 - 2:14pm

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