We would like to thank the community and all who participated in making the seventh annual Harvest Carnival happen.We had a fabulous evening of fun-filled activities, which couldn’t have happened without the giving hearts of the churches of Homer who contributed to the event with...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 3:40pm

Writing on behalf of children and the Homer Head Start Parent Committee, I wish to thank our community for generously supporting our recent bake sale. Thank you also to Safeway for providing a venue for the sale. Our parent committee raises funds to support enrichment activities for children. This y...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 3:39pm

This was my first year to coach the Homer High School football cheerleaders and it was truly a pleasure to have had the opportunity to work with the cheerleaders, their wonderful parents and the volunteers. I am so grateful for their endless time, support and energy and appreciate all they did and a...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 3:39pm

We need a revolution and we have an opportunity.  We’re No. 1.  Rape, domestic violence, suicide, child abuse, fetal brain damage from alcohol and alcoholism: For more than 40 years Alaska has the highest rates in the nation.  A recent survey of Alaska women found one in three had b...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 3:38pm

If the city’s natural gas Special Assessment District proposal survives the ongoing vote of the property owners, a small simple change to the city’s plan could potentially save money for us all, as well as satisfying some opponents: Give neighborhoods — at least those in the ...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 3:37pm

Residents of Homer, I strongly urge you to not allow heli-skiing in Kachemak State Park and Wilderness Park. Other state lands are available for this kind of activity in the area. Helicopters are extremely invasive machines. They disrupt wildlife and other backcountry users and are dangerous.  ...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 3:36pm

I tend to be an optimistic guy. I’m also pretty careful with the little money I make.  So, a few years ago as the price of heating oil began to rise, I decided to switch to heating my little house trailer with propane. At the time, propane was a good deal. I had to purchase ...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 3:35pm

Beyond arguments of personal benefit versus cost for the proposed gas pipeline, we wish to discuss some long-term consequences.  First is the concern that people who live modestly may be forced to pay for something they can’t afford to use. This would change Homer from a com...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 3:34pm

To all KBBI listeners and the community of Homer: As KBBI’s Morning Host/News Reporter for the past four years it has been my privilege to wake you up each weekday morning. Despite the job’s early morning hours, I took comfort in knowing that people were not only listening, but...

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 3:27pm

As the family of Gary Longhenry, who recently passed away, we would like to express our gratitude and admiration to all of you who tried so hard to help him: my neighbor Brian Watry, the Homer Police Department, the Homer Volunteer Fire Department’s ambulance crew, and the emergency room staff at ...

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 11:28am

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