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 - 7:43am

“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 - 7:42am

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 - 7:41am

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 - 7:41am

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 - 11:54am

Go pink in October to support local families affected by breast cancer. One in eight women in the United States will be diagnosed with breast cancer at some point in their lives. This includes our mothers, daughters, friends and neighbors right here in our community.  The October Breast Cancer ...

Wed, 10/14/2015 - 11:54am

Many thanks, Homer, for electing me to city council. I look forward to serving you for the next three years. Many people shared their confidence in me with family and friends leading up to the election and I appreciate that grassroots effort.  I believe the voters who elected me desire to susta...

Wed, 10/14/2015 - 11:53am

It takes a village. No truer words were spoken when it comes to the Pink Martini performances Sept 14. Although I am relatively new to Homer, I recognize that this community is truly a special place where the people spontaneously pitch in during times of need. Putting on an event of this magnitude, ...

Wed, 10/14/2015 - 11:53am

I was born and raised in Seward and only left Alaska a few years ago. However, my wife and I have maintained and live in a cabin at the head of Kachemak Bay for the past 25 years during the summer. Due to health issues we sold our boat years ago and have used Bay Excursions for transportation to and...

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 1:52pm

Between our bombing the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, and the gun massacre at a community college in Oregon last week, I am left sick to my stomach. I believe both incidents are darkly related. What’s become of our nation? Tim O’Leary  ...

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 1:51pm

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