Homer Features

  • Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, started on Sunday. Yes, it’s now year 5,776, a pretty respectable run for a culture and a religion. It’s also the anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, so congratulations ye distant ancestors....

    Thu, 09/17/2015 - 8:52am
  • Artist in residence visits  through Nov. 15 Rasmuson Artist in Residence  Amy Casey visits Bunnell Street Arts Center through Nov. 15. A welcome potluck is at 6 p.m. Sunday at Bunnell. From Cleveland, Ohio, Casey will do an art exchange during her residen...

    Thu, 09/17/2015 - 8:48am
  • For 12 years, Homer has been treated to a luxury most small towns don’t have: a documentary film festival.  Each fall, Doc Fest, which was founded and has been run every year by Homer Theatre owners Jamie and Lynette Sutton and their children, Mac, Alex and Thea, provides Homer residents with...

    Thu, 09/17/2015 - 8:30am
  • John and I took a lovely walk on the logging roads accessed off Knob Hill. Used now by hunters, they quickly diminish to four wheeler tracks.  We took advantage of a beautiful day and one just before hunting season opened. Hunters can make their way to the Caribou Hills through here and better ...

    Thu, 09/17/2015 - 8:15am
  • The sandhill crane colts have begun to gather together for the big migration. On the Spit, except for a few brave businesses hanging in there for one last cruise ship visit, many places have closed. At Mariner Park, Mavis Muller and her magical assistants are getting close to finishing Reach, this y...

    Thu, 09/10/2015 - 8:13am
  • Authors read at KBC...

    Thu, 09/10/2015 - 7:42am
  • Julie Tomich is into creepy things. She wears a colorful skirt with the skeleton of a poodle painted on it. Her favorite artists are Tim Burton and Vincent Van Gogh, and she enjoys poking around the dump outside town. “I love spooky, weird stuff and nature, both of those, and sometimes they’re t...

    Thu, 09/10/2015 - 7:41am
  • Now that Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has ordered Mt. McKinley be renamed Denali, will other prominent Alaska geographic features be next? The renaming of a mountain with a dead guy’s moniker on it to an indigenous name does raise the question of other appellations. Ahem, like Homer....

    Thu, 09/03/2015 - 8:46am
  • I’ve been doing a lot of looking around this week, looking to see what is still in bloom, lots actually. At first I was skeptical that anything much is still hanging in there. That the plants had such an early start and bloomed their hearts out and that would be that. ...

    Thu, 09/03/2015 - 8:17am
  • Alice’s Champagne Palace 195 E. Pioneer Ave. Homer Halibut Festival Buoy Art by various artists 5-7 p.m., First Friday Reception Buoys decorated by artists for the first Homer Halibut Festival are on display. Art Shop Gallery 202 W. P...

    Thu, 09/03/2015 - 7:59am

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Lupin bloom at the head of the bay


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