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  • Alaska Islands and Ocean Visitor Center 95 Sterling Highway Voices of the Wilderness, poetry, paintings, photography, fiber art, sculpture and music by various artists. 5 p.m. First Friday opening reception 7:30 p.m., Nancy Lord keynote address...

    Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:02am
  • As the season changes, so too do First Friday openings. Some galleries go on hiatus, with no new openings. The good news for art lovers is that two venues have seized the opportunity to offer art shows....

    Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:54am
  • 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 on the Spit? Fishing over in the Fishing Hole? Shops boarded up? Sandhill...

    Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:34am
  • You know that metaphor about trying to nail Jell-O to a table? The Betster has had a week like that. That’s situation normal here in the news business, where every week some story comes up that wants to be slippery. Some weeks, though, the gelatin dessert fights back and your hammer turns to rust....

    Thu, 09/25/2014 - 8:15am
  • 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’t been shy about complaining.“My chair rumbled under my ...

    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 3:13pm
  • The festival runs for a full week and the individual movies are scheduled so that attendees can see them all. Festival Discount passes are $55 for adults and $45 for seniors/children/military/Peace Corps. Regular ticket prices are $8 adults and $6 seniors/children/military/Peace Corps. Visit ...

    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:19pm
  • What’s become a fall tradition as sure as the migration of sandhill cranes continues this weekend with the 11th annual Homer Documentary Film Festival. “Celebrating over a decade of the best documentaries in our fishing village with a documentary film problem,” is the bumper-sticker slogan Mac...

    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:19pm
  • At 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at the Homer Council on the Arts, Homer High School seniors Robert Hockema and Patrick Latimer present “Born in the Wrong Century,” a multi-instrumental mix of jazz, funk, blues and more in the HCOA gallery. There also may be a few surprise musicians joining them for guest ja...

    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:18pm
  • Dorothy “Dotty” Cline signs her new book, “Paul Banks: Alaskan Musical Man” from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Homer Bookstore. Banks was a custodian at East Elementary School for 17 years, writing and playing songs for students to perform. The school was renamed in his honor after he retir...

    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 1:18pm
  • By McKibben JackinskyStaff writerDuring the summer of 1986, the Homer Jackpot Halibut Derby wasn’t the only fishing game in town....

    Wed, 09/17/2014 - 4:18pm

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