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.

The Swan Lake Fire can be seen from the East Fork Moose River bridge on Thursday, June 27, 2019. (Photo courtesy Robert Kuiper)

Pioneer Potluck: Escape from the Swanson River Fire, 1969

Here is the rest of the story and thanks for asking.

  • Jul 16, 2019
The Swan Lake Fire can be seen from the East Fork Moose River bridge on Thursday, June 27, 2019. (Photo courtesy Robert Kuiper)
Nick Varney

Unhinged Alaska: If this heat wasn’t bad enough …

It’s so hot … robins are pulling worms out of the ground with oven mitts.

Nick Varney
A stream runs through woods in Funny River, Alaska, in July 2019. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)

Minister’s Message: Time at the cabin

It is difficult to describe the experience of “going to the cabin.”

  • Jul 11, 2019
A stream runs through woods in Funny River, Alaska, in July 2019. (Photo by Erin Thompson/Peninsula Clarion)
This image released by PBS shows characters, from left, Tooey, voiced by Sequoia Janvier, Trini, voiced by Vienna Leacock and Molly, voiced by Sovereign Bill, in a scene from the animated series “Molly of Denali.” The animated show, which highlights the adventures of a 10-year-old Athabascan girl, Molly Mabray, premieres July 15 on PBS Kids. (PBS via AP)

Alaska Native girl leads animated kids TV show in US first

The animated show premieres July 15 on PBS Kids.

  • Jul 10, 2019
This image released by PBS shows characters, from left, Tooey, voiced by Sequoia Janvier, Trini, voiced by Vienna Leacock and Molly, voiced by Sovereign Bill, in a scene from the animated series “Molly of Denali.” The animated show, which highlights the adventures of a 10-year-old Athabascan girl, Molly Mabray, premieres July 15 on PBS Kids. (PBS via AP)
Bonfire at night

Pioneer Potluck: About Alaska cookouts on the beach

Campfire recipes for salmon, halibut, shrimp and other local fish

  • Jul 9, 2019
Bonfire at night

Life in the Pedestrian Lane: Shady characters

Maybe tattoos have helped us make a major social step.

  • Jul 6, 2019

Meet the Clarion: Pressman Sean Jones

Sean Jones is on his seventh year and counting with the Peninsula Clarion.

Minister’s Message: The freedom of joy

When Jesus died and rose again, he restored us to a peace with God that cannot be undone.

  • Jul 4, 2019

Reeling ‘Em In: Snagamania starts at Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon

The tides are going to be rockin’ some righteous change-outs

Ann “Grannie Annie” Berg

Pioneer Potluck: About fishing in Alaska

This week’s recipes: South of the border salmon, salmon or halibut fajitas, halibut tacos

  • Jul 2, 2019
Ann “Grannie Annie” Berg

Minister’s Message: Divine interruptions

Some of God’s and life’s most wonderful gifts to us are the surprises that crop up in the day

  • Jun 27, 2019

Pioneer Potluck: About homestead living

Broccoli with cheese sauce, moosemeat meat loaf, baked vegetables

  • Jun 25, 2019

It is what it is: It’s not easy eating green

The only thing green I had eaten in five days was mint chip ice cream.

  • Jun 22, 2019

Minister’s Message: Lots of light!

When Jesus declared, “I am the light of the world,” it was spiritual light he was emphasizing.

  • Jun 20, 2019
Anglers fish at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Reeling ‘Em In: Bobber snaggers have skills of bread mold

A look at the southern peninsula’s fishing conditions

Anglers fish at the Nick Dudiak Fishing Lagoon on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the Homer Spit in Homer, Alaska. (Photo by Michael Armstrong/Homer News)

Pioneer Potluck: A tribute to our dad, John. M. McClure Sr.

Halibut enchiladas, halibut honey mustard fingers, angel food pineapple dessert

  • Jun 18, 2019