Thank you, Bill Choate, for setting the record straight regarding the Barefoot Cult, WKFL. We also grew up in Homer and agree with your Point of View. We were  sorry to read what happened to you. Nan Rehder Porter Larry Martin...

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 10:01am

Professional duty and a freshened respect for memory’s traps oblige me to point out an error in my Homer News memoir last week — in the first sentence. Paving crews were indeed bringing change to Homer when I arrived in September of 1975, but they were working on East End Road, not Pioneer Avenu...

Thu, 02/20/2014 - 10:00am

Dear citizens of Homer,  Thanks to Michael Armstrong and the Homer News for his outstanding news article titled “Homer Debates: Where To Place Brother Asaiah’s Statue” posted Jan. 26. It was this important article, along with other communications, that prompted me to writ...

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 5:19pm

The Kachemak Nordic Ski Club would like to thank the Jenson, Willow, Schroer, and Lentfer Funds, all donor advised funds at the Homer Foundation, for the generous support provided for the purchase of new grooming equipment for the ski club.   The money provided by this grant was used to help fu...

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 5:11pm

The Homer Cycling Club would like to extend our warmest thank-you to the dashing Mr. Homer (formally Lucas Thoning) of this year’s Winter Carnival for donating the prize money to our organization. Remember, when you ride a bike, you get to dance in the streets every day of the year. Kim Mc...

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 5:11pm

Even in the dark cold winter, we are warmed and loved by  the love-letter season. Here is one of hundreds of love letters which Brother Asaiah sent to the Homer newspapers over the years:  “The high powered psychic atmosphere that pulsates in the aura of our beautiful Hamlet by the s...

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 5:10pm

You may have heard or read in these pages that there is a plan to build a statue of Brother Asaiah and to anchor it to the top of the rock at WKFL Park. Some folks think this is a great idea, and that the park is the right place for it.  Others are not so sure Brother Asaiah would have been hap...

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 5:09pm

Our family relies upon quality childcare to make living and working in Homer possible. Homer is fortunate to have a number of quality childcare providers, but there are gaps in care for certain age groups, and serious shortages for other age groups. There is simply more demand for childcare than the...

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 5:09pm

Last Wednesday the Homer Advisory Planning  Commission set an unfortunate precedent with regards to the availability of childcare in our community. I had applied for a conditional use permit in order to build a new home for Smallpond Childcare on the undeveloped end of Noview Avenue. Four commi...

Wed, 02/12/2014 - 5:09pm

Hockey bags are big. They hold a lot of gear. You could fit a whole person in one of those things. Imagine how many groceries it would take to fill not only one, but three of them. We saw it recently.  The Brown Bears of Kenai came down to Homer to do some exhibition hockey games and brought th...

Thu, 02/06/2014 - 9:54am

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