<em>Rick Cupp is minister at Kenai Fellowship. Sunday Bible classes for all ages 10 a.m. Worship 11:15 p.m. Wednesday meal 6:15 p.m. Worship and classes at 7 p.m. Call 283-7682.</em>

Ignore internet’s illusions of beauty

Concentrate on your inner beauty, not your outer beauty.

  • Aug 30, 2019
<em>Rick Cupp is minister at Kenai Fellowship. Sunday Bible classes for all ages 10 a.m. Worship 11:15 p.m. Wednesday meal 6:15 p.m. Worship and classes at 7 p.m. Call 283-7682.</em>

Kachemak Cuisine: Unusual hot days call for cool treat like Raspberry Swamp Pie

What in the world are we all going to do with all the raspberries we picked and froze?

Pioneer Potluck: About the abundance of berries this year

When we arrived in Alaska in 1967, one of the main summer occupations was picking wild berries.

  • Aug 27, 2019

A time for beginnings

If you haven’t had a new beginning with Jesus Christ, now is a good time to get started.

  • Aug 22, 2019

Reeling ‘Em In: Smoky days didn’t stop Nick from catching some righteous cohos

Last week was a bit wild with the fire flare ups, road closures and hanging smoke. Until the winds finally showed up, the inside of… Continue reading

Ann “Grannie Annie” Berg

Remembering the good old days

About a little history of Alaska during the oil boom of the 1960s

  • Aug 20, 2019
Ann “Grannie Annie” Berg

It is what it is: Painting, interrupted

With more than two months since I started this project, what’s taking me so long?

  • Aug 17, 2019
Kenny Regan, of Seward, shows off some silvers caught during the Seward Silver Salmon Derby going on through Sunday. The 2019 Derby is dedicated to Monty and Florita Richardson, longtime Alaskans who helped shape Seward’s charter fishing industry and participated in in the Salmon Derby for six decades. Monty ran his charter business well into his 80s and passed away this spring at 101 years old.
                                Photo courtesy of Kenny Regan

Tight Lines: Seward’s Silver Salmon Derby continues

Coho sport fishing on the Lower Kenai River is picking up but still reported as slow.

Kenny Regan, of Seward, shows off some silvers caught during the Seward Silver Salmon Derby going on through Sunday. The 2019 Derby is dedicated to Monty and Florita Richardson, longtime Alaskans who helped shape Seward’s charter fishing industry and participated in in the Salmon Derby for six decades. Monty ran his charter business well into his 80s and passed away this spring at 101 years old.
                                Photo courtesy of Kenny Regan

Pioneer Potluck: About Alaska summers — fishing, camping, traveling, visitors and mosquitoes

Taking visitors to see the peninsula is a summertime tradition.

  • Aug 13, 2019
Nick Varney

Unhinged Alaska: How the dynamic duos of mutts came to be

I was forced to admit that I had been seeing other dogs.

Nick Varney
Ann “Grannie Annie” Berg

Pioneer Potluck: About family, friends and fun

All rhubarb, all the time

  • Aug 6, 2019
Ann “Grannie Annie” Berg
One of the Alaska Shriners waves to the crowd during the 2019 July 4th parade in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Life in the Pedestrian Lane: My fifteen minutes …

Hubby and I were pleased to be asked to participate in the Fourth of July parade.

  • Aug 3, 2019
One of the Alaska Shriners waves to the crowd during the 2019 July 4th parade in Kenai, Alaska. (Photo by Brian Mazurek/Peninsula Clarion)

Pioneer Potluck: About living in Poudre Canyon

This week’s recipes: salad dressing cake, hamburger stew, smoked candy salmon strips

  • Jul 30, 2019
Members of the Kenai Watershed Forum sing an educational tune promoting the Stream Watch program during a break between bands on the Ocean Stage at Salmonfest on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Ani DiFranco to headline Salmonfest

Annual festival returns with increased camping space, costume contest and more

Members of the Kenai Watershed Forum sing an educational tune promoting the Stream Watch program during a break between bands on the Ocean Stage at Salmonfest on Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018 at the Kenai Peninsula Fairgrounds in Ninilchik, Alaska. (Photo by Megan Pacer/Homer News)

Meet the newsroom: Homer News reporter Megan Pacer

Megan covers education, city government, local sports, crime and, sometimes, arts and entertainment.

Minister’s Message: Staying true to who we are

I had one of those milestone birthdays in the recent past. One of those birthdays that makes you scratch your head and wonder how I… Continue reading

  • Jul 18, 2019
Antoinette Walker poses by one of her encaustic paintings, “Diamond #7,” at the First Friday opening of her exhibit on July 5 at Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Walker’s paintings seek ‘a sense of the past and the present’

In encaustic painting, artists melt a media of beeswax and damar to about 220 degrees Fahrenheit.

Antoinette Walker poses by one of her encaustic paintings, “Diamond #7,” at the First Friday opening of her exhibit on July 5 at Bunnell Street Arts Center in Homer. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Reeling ‘Em In: Learn the difference between kings and silvers

It’s time to take a look at this Week of July 16 - July 22.