Dear Homer, Twelve years ago I missed an exit in Seattle and found myself in Prince George, Canada, faced with a life-changing decision: “Is it worth driving over 1,500 miles to visit Homer?”  So, I Googled it, and one of the first things I found out about Homer was that every winter there ...

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 9:30am

I do not live in town, but out East End Road, therefore I could not vote on the plastic bag issue which affects me. Actually, it’s just as well as I don’t know how I would have voted. I am glad that plastic bags could be done away with. I  don’t like the goverment telling me what to do in...

Thu, 10/03/2013 - 9:13am

Thank you  to the Fresh Catch Café  for putting on a benefit for Kachemak  Kids Early Learning Center. Harrison and Heather McHenry (owners) generously donated their day and supplies to offer fish and chips, sandwiches and soups  in support of the gymnastics, art and music progr...

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 1:14pm

Thank you Spenard Builders Supply for donating lumber to Paul Banks Elementary to build benches for the staff, parents and students of our school.  On behalf of the Paul Banks Peanuts  Eric Benson ...

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 1:14pm

We, the West Homer Student Council, would like to thank the PTO, Church on the Rock and all of the other supporters that donated money to help us get new playground equipment installed this summer. Everyone on the playground loves it and more kids are staying active playing on it. We really like the...

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 1:13pm

Last spring I proposed a concept for a tasting event to the local food and beverage establishments. This past Saturday, at Wasabi’s, with the hard work and dedication of Homer’s culinary community, The Taste of Homer 2013 became reality.  To the following, I wish to extend a warm-hearted ro...

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 1:13pm

Fall is here and as winter approches, the U.S. Coast Guard and Share the Spirit are once again teaming up for the wood cutting campaign. Members of the Coast Guard provide the labor, cutting and delivering wood, while all the proceeds raised from selling the fire wood are collected by Share the Spir...

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 10:54am

West Homer Elementary thanks the Homer Foundation/The Horn Section: A Music Education Fund in Memory of Renda Horn from the bottom of our hearts. We have started the year off with such excitement and enthusiasm with the use of our new bass bar instruments. It has allowed us to complete the low regis...

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 10:52am

I just got word via the geezer grapevine that South Peninsula Hospital is going to dump Doc Sayer, an incredibly kind, decent and generous man, not to mention a fine surgeon. The new breed has probably decided he is too gruff and outspoken, i.e., honest, or maybe they don’t like his politics. Seem...

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 10:50am

Children reach adulthood when they realize that no, they can’t always have  everything they want. Some “grown-ups” stay children their whole lives.   “Freedom” is the code word they use when throwing a tantrum because they just  don’t like not getting to do whatever the he...

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 10:49am

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