A few years ago, I sat down beside Lisa Zatz at a Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies meeting. She and her husband Daniel were facing a decision: shall they buy a home or a camera. Now women, how many of you faced with that decision would buy a camera. No one? But that is what Lisa and Daniel did. No...

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:12pm

The 2016 presidential election is behind us and many have taken to the streets in protest, some have attended special church services, some have simply reached out to family and friends to share their anguish. Meanwhile, their counterparts have enjoyed a surprise victory and are elated to learn thei...

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:08pm

What a show of support we received from our amazing community for the Homer Community Food Pantry’s Fourth Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser. Since 500-600-plus cans of food go out the door weekly, the donations received will give us a much needed boost in the arm to help purchase food in the coming m...

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:08pm

As many of you already know, late last week Rep. Paul Seaton joined a coalition of 17 Democrats, two Independents and three Republicans to form a majority in the House of Representatives. In order to offer an important perspective on the question in the title, I’m going to open the discussion with...

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:06pm

The headline of the Anchorage newspaper, Thursday, Nov. 10: “Trump’s victory is met with shock across a wide political divide.” Not exactly sure to whom they were referring though. These words are followed by some reference to riots and so-called protests by what can only be described by a bun...

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:04pm

Dear America, The whole world is watching us — now more than ever. And our children are watching us. I hope and pray that in the next four years — no matter what your stand, your religion, your political party, your race, your gender, your preferences, your status — That you choose kindness ov...

Wed, 11/16/2016 - 1:30pm

As a fisherman, small businessman, and father, I want to thank Sen. Lisa Murkowski for all she has done for our great state and its residents. I think the fact that she was born in Alaska has given her the insights to know what we need to succeed. She has spent her entire career working for the best...

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 3:22pm

Election reminds Americansof the power of the people District 31 Republicans congratulate all candidates who participated in this election cycle, in particular Sen. Gary Stevens and Rep. Paul Seaton for their respective victories. We thank them for their continued service to our communities. While d...

Wed, 11/09/2016 - 3:04pm

Restless sea in Republican ranks Because I’m not part of what’s been referred to as the, “Washington Political Establishment,” and therefore don’t understand all the undercurrent that’s been so strong in this election cycle then you may have to forgive my ignorance, if in fact that’s ...

Wed, 11/02/2016 - 3:27pm

Assembly needs to rethink policy Oh my, the hypocrisy, the ignorance, the intolerance, the idiocrisy in action. Where you say? Why your local borough assembly meetings. Come pray with us — maybe. Please understand, you’ll need vetting. Tom Beaudoin Halloween ...

Wed, 10/26/2016 - 11:24am


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