Many thanks to the roughly 140 people who came to the public launch of one of Homer’s most exciting new projects, the Boat House — a volunteer, community-driven effort to build a maritime pavilion on the Homer Spit at the site of the old Harbormaster’s Office.  For both locals and visitor...

Thu, 01/21/2016 - 9:19am

Much change has happened last eight years: The National Defense Authorization Act (sec.1021, Patriot Act, indefinite detention). The Citizens United ruling (corporations are people and allowed to buy Congress). The National ID act (you will need a passport to travel from some states to other states ...

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 9:36am

Brothers and sisters, global warming is real. Our lives and the lives of today’s children and their children are in danger. The oceans are dying. Thousands, if not millions, of people will die because of global warming if we do nothing to stop it. The good news is that we can do something to stop ...

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 9:34am

Thank you for the wonderful article of the Whirling Rainbow Foundation’s “Holy Ground” CD Release Concert in the Jan. 7 edition. We were thrilled to have Homer residents step into our performance with their musical talent just a few days prior to the event. Thanks to our great community. As an...

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 9:34am

Behold, Micciche the Magnificent. For his latest trick, Sen. Peter Micciche pre-filed SB 120, a measure guaranteed to turn that frown upside down for the Jerry Prevo gay-bashing crowd while infuriating just about everyone else who has any compassion for our LGBT brothers and sisters.    Bu...

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 9:33am

Another holiday season has passed and once again our Homer community looks forward to a new year. Though these types of letters have been consistent through the years, it remains ever worthy of redundancy. Once again the people and businesses of Homer have reflected the very essence of what Sha...

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 9:32am

Kudos to Michael Armstrong for his story on the current situation with the death of murres. His article is much more informative and balanced than recent stories in the Anchorage paper and television news outlet reports.  You’re right — his article was well worth the cost of the paper. ...

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 9:32am

How is it that the lousiest of ideas can always gather a fan club? Parking on the Homer Spit in the summer is already a nightmare, and now there’s an effort underway that will make the problem even worse by planting a gazebo where the old harbormaster building once stood.  The wizards in char...

Thu, 01/14/2016 - 9:31am

Kachemak Heritage Land Trust would like to thank the city of Homer for the grant support we received in 2015 as administered through the Homer Foundation. This grant supported our mission, conserving the natural heritage of the Kenai Peninsula for future generations. These partially matched funds we...

Thu, 01/07/2016 - 9:40am

Many thanks to the carolers that sang in the halls of Friendship Terrace on Dec. 20.  You lifted hearts and shared joy. Anne Nixon...

Thu, 12/31/2015 - 9:39am

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