I want to take a moment and recognize our wonderful community’s incredible hospital staff and facilities. After spending four days there for the birth of our son Oberon Alby Jackson (long may he reign!), Jennifer and I were so very impressed with their level of professionalism, their compassion an...

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 8:39am

A couple of years ago, several dozen souls gathered to organize a folk school. In support of the folk school idea, the Wooden Boat Society organized the Homer Vocation Library at 158 W. Pioneer Ave., Suite C (in the rustic cabins across the street from Don Jose’s). Frankly, we are hoping that this...

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 8:39am

“A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.”  —Andrew Carnegie  Your Homer Public Library (HPL) is a vital community asset, a safe gathering place where people of all ...

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 8:38am

It’s nearly Halloween and there are celebrations for children of all ages all over town. Some 350-500 children traditionally visit the Bayview/Mountainview neighborhood to trick-or-treat on Oct. 31. In order to streamline traffic and provide a safe space for trick-or-treaters, Bayview and Mountain...

Thu, 10/29/2015 - 8:37am

When a challenging and complex project is successfully completed there follows a sense of relief and accomplishment. And also gratitude for those who helped us in achieving that success. Such is the case with KBBI’s recently completed audio console project. Donors, engineers, creative talent, hard...

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 8:45am

I would like to thank all that cast their votes Oct. 6. I also express my gratitude to all the candidates who stepped into the arena and provided the community with such a diverse and qualified choice on the ballot.  Congratulations to Donna — what a great addition to the council. Please reme...

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 8:43am

“Stressed brains can’t learn,” was a clear message from our community’s recent screening of the Paper Tigers movie, a documentary highlighting the success of an alternative high school that radically changed its approach to disciplining and supporting its students. Many movie-goers stayed af...

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 8:42am

Kachemak Bay Lions would like to thank Paul Banks Elementary and Head Start for allowing us to check the eyes of the children in their care. We were able to do a total of 202 children and 21 of them were given referrals to see their doctor. What a marvelous opportunity to give back to our community ...

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 8:41am

Congratulations to Rob Swanson for winning the contract to install a four-way stop at the corner of Pioneer and Main Street and thanks for the advice (always drive safely etc.). My advice to you is that it seems mindless to expect me to stop there since you uncovered the stop signs without activatin...

Thu, 10/22/2015 - 8:41am

It is that time of year again when we start looking toward the  Community Thanksgiving Basket Program.  I will be sending out several letters to keep everyone informed about times and dates.  The basket program is only as successful as we the people make it. Our community has some of ...

Wed, 10/14/2015 - 12:54pm

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