Every cancer is different, and the one that took Chris Lopez was a monster. It hit hard and showed no mercy.  Every day, friends and family surrounded us with love. Early on, a core group of friends rallied to create a donation account and an auction/benefit for Chris, who was travelling all ov...

Thu, 06/25/2015 - 8:51am

  Homer’s American Legion Auxiliary would like to thank everyone who particpated in our Memorial Day Poppy Project. You made it our very best year ever so far. Thanks to Bob Malone and staff at Safeway for hosting our fundraising tables.  And thanks to the many other businesses around to...

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:31am

My family and I would like to thank the many people of Anchor Point and Homer who cared for David Jolly — husband, dad, grandpa, great-grandpa, uncle and friend — during his final weeks with us. We cannot say enough about how we appreciate all the love and kindness you have given us. Thank you. ...

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:29am

We had a great night at the Chris Lopez Benefit at Alice’s last week, celebrating the life of our friend. He was a true and loveable character in our community. He will be dearly missed and fondly remembered. Thanks to all of you who donated to the account, to the volunteers who helped us plan the...

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:28am

Keeping one’s faith in humanity alive can at times be very difficult, especially  in the face of current international events such as what  is perpetrated by ISIS. But then some small something comes along to remind one to remember a fundamental goodness threads its way through the tapes...

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:25am

It seems that the recent financial downturn has now made the $30-million Homer safety building unaffordable.  It is time for Homer to look for alternatives. We don’t need something shiny and new to make us feel good about ourselves, we must learn to make due with what we have. It’s time to ...

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:24am

I would like to express my appreciation for the addition of Miranda Weiss’s new SpitLife column in the paper. The column is intelligently written, rich in imagery and delightful to read.  The most recent column was about the historically resourceful ways the Spit has been used. Mentioned in t...

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:22am

The Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College would like to extend its sincerest appreciation and gratitude to the following individuals, agencies and businesses whose generous grants, donations and in-kind support made the 14th annual Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference possible and such a trem...

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 9:19am

Alaska State Parks would like to thank all of the volunteers who participated in National Trails Day on Saturday, June 6.  Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park helped to organize the event, water taxis volunteered their vessels to transport volunteers, and HoWL registered volunteers and joined in...

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 9:53am

The Longest Day is a sunrise-to-sunset team event to raise funds to fuel the care, support and research programs of the Alzheimer’s Association. On the summer solstice, June 21, teams around the world will come together to honor the strength, passion and endurance of those facing Alzheimer’s wit...

Thu, 06/11/2015 - 9:51am


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