Corporate structure appears to lack moral turpitude sufficient to the responsibility of handling hard-earned wages and investments. We banking customers need to be the conscience of our banking institutions. It is very upsetting that they have been using illegal incentives and practices. We have bee...

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 12:42pm

I hope the residents of Homer give serious thought to the upcoming election. The Homer City Council, the past mayor, the former and present city managers and department of public works have all been aware of the damage to the property in the Baycrest Subdivision by the cutting of trees and the clear...

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 2:03pm

In less than one week Homer voters will be asked to spend $17 million on two public projects that too few young voters are paying attention to. A $12-million police station and $4.8 million to bail out the hospital. We expect the folks behind these projects to support them — but why should the res...

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 2:03pm

South Peninsula Hospital needs to wean itself from the property-tax-funded subsidy it enjoys. The South Peninsula Hospital Service Area property owners (and renters via their landlords) pay a 2.3 mill rate on the value of their property per year to the hospital. The Central Peninsula Hospital Servic...

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 2:01pm

Writing this comment in regards to the new police station. As with all new building/amenities that the city provides us via our vote, here is another opportunity to upgrade our town’s infrastructure. The cop shop is outdated and will be unsafe for its duties, if not now, very soon. Here is our cha...

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 2:00pm

Note: The following statement is my personal opinion and does not represent the views of the Kenai Peninsula Borough or the KPB Assembly. A year ago, when I was running for the District 9 seat on our Kenai Peninsula Borough Assembly, I was asked many times about my position on ...

Thu, 09/29/2016 - 1:59pm

I am writing to show support for Shelly Erickson for Homer City Council. We have known the Edens family for 50 years. My family moved to Homer in 1966. Shelly grew up in Homer, raised her children here and she and her husband, Jeff, have invested in Homer both in businesses as well as supporting the...

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 12:29pm

As most people know our city government has certain responsibilities to ensure a prosperous, livable and safe community. Included in these responsibilities are the harbor, public utilities, fire and public safety. The city supports the harbor which provides safe moorage for the charter fleet and the...

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 3:41pm

While much of the airways and newspapers focus on the national debate and election, let’s remember our local election day is Tuesday, Oct. 4. A variety of important and serious issues will be on the ballot for your consideration. For instance, I have been involved in planning for a new police stat...

Thu, 09/22/2016 - 3:40pm

Dear HEA grid members, Our electric supplier has recently begun a drive to remove itself from regulatory oversight of the Regulatory Commission of Alaska, whose job has been to review rates and some other policies of HEA and other utilities in the state. I don’t know all the issues yet, other than...

Wed, 09/21/2016 - 2:31pm


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