For almost two years, Homer condo owners have listened to the city tell us we were wrong when we protested the way condos were being assessed for the new natural gas distribution line. Nothing we showed them or told them was heard.  So, one owner took his case to court and a year ago last Janua...

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 7:42am

The view out East End Road is one of the most spectacular Homer has to offer. It has changed over the decades as the dense forests succumbed to spruce bark beetles and more roads and homes have been built, but it is still a beautiful drive.   Unfortunately, at the McNeil Canyon Transfer Site, t...

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:01pm

The city has cut down my trees. I hope they are happy.   Kim Koppen ...

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 3:00pm

Groovy job, council and mayor. I just gotta agree with you: Eloquence should definitely be the No. 1 priority when considering the selection of a new city manager. John Chapple ...

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:59pm

Alaska boasts a proud constitution that requires current and future generations to reap the maximum benefit from our oil and gas wealth. Yet today, we are literally giving away our oil and gas to the richest corporations on the planet due to various tax credits and incentives.  So now, as our s...

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:58pm

Nearly a half-century ago, a group of people living in this small town at the end of the road organized Homer Council on the Arts. They were on a mission — to provide opportunities for everyone in the community to experience and participate in the arts. They saw the arts in a host of forms — sin...

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:57pm

The Southcentral 3A Basketball Regional Tournament earlier this month was a great success. There were many closely contested games and emotions ran high. Through it all fans and teams remained respectful. Fans and coaches from around the state had many good things to say about the high school facili...

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:56pm

The students and the staff of Paul Banks Elementary would like to thank Deland Anderson, our artist-in-residency for two weeks in February.  Deland taught his unique type of “dot” art to each of our K-2nd grade students. During the residency each student was able to paint several pieces, us...

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:56pm

The best and easiest solution for the Alaska House of Representatives to accomplish for the people of Alaska in this session would be to stop utilizing Daylight Saving Time. The Alaska Senate has passed the bill to stop using Daylight Saving Time. Everyone has a biological clock and it is insane to ...

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 2:55pm

OK, how many of you in citizenville are aware that as of January 2015, anyone who hires out as a “Handyman” must henceforth be licensed, bonded and insured? That’s right, it is now illegal for some poor laborer to dig someone a ditch or paint their fence without first forking out a few hundred...

Wed, 03/11/2015 - 2:09pm

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