One of the things that makes Homer unique is its sense of community. The Big Read sponsored by the Friends of the Homer Public Library was meant to foster that sense of community, to give us all a chance to tell our stories, and to open up conversation. Over the course of six weeks, there were book ...

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:51pm

To begin with, thank you, Andrea Van Dinther, for your latest column, "A mother's take on burlesque, friendship," in which you offer your personal moral dilemma about burlesque in Homer. I would especially like to thank you for acknowledging that your column was a personal investigation of what make...

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:51pm

One need not look to Washington, D.C., or Juneau for injustice that is forced on people by those in power. We in Homer need to look no further than our city council. Let me explain: We all need fuel to provide the energy needed to live and we basically have three different kinds, namely, electricity...

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:51pm

The students at Homer Flex chose to participate in The Big Read and read Tim O'Brien's "The Things They Carried." This book is about O'Brien's experiences in Vietnam, the good and the bad, and takes a dip into his past and untold stories. This is one of the best nonfiction novels I have read. O'Brie...

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:50pm

I would like to sincerely thank the Friends of the Homer Public Library for bringing Tim O'Brien to Homer and highlighting his book "The Things They Carried" through the Big Read. O'Brien spoke March 1 at Mariner Theatre — a free event with an award winning, engaging, thoughtful and thought-pr...

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:50pm

Homer Senior Citizens would like to thank the following businesses and individuals who contributed to the success of the February Dinner and Dance. First, a special thank you to Terry Plant and Ole Andersson who did the majority of the organizing and motivated so many people to attend. Without th...

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:49pm

MAPP of the Southern Kenai Peninsula has recently compiled the results of the "Perceptions of Community Health" survey that was distributed to the community in November and December 2012. This survey is just one component of our second Community Health Needs Assessment that is underway. Many thanks...

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:49pm

The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies would like to thank the City of Homer Grants Program administered through the Homer Foundation for the operational grant received in 2012. Operational funds are difficult for nonprofit organizations to raise, yet extremely important to the functions of an organ...

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:48pm

A recent article reveals that Homer's Alaska State Rep. Paul Seaton ­— like many other Alaskans — has discovered the health benefits of vitamin D. But unlike we mere mortals who are limited to the power of persuasion, Mr. Seaton carries "the Big Stick." As a representative in the Alaska Stat...

Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:48pm

The McNeil Canyon Talent Show and Auction were a huge success. Not only was the entertainment wonderful, the bidding was quite entertaining as well. Thanks to all who brought the delicious pies, cakes and baked goods.And again many thanks go out to our silent auction donors: Sasquatch Alaska Adventu...

Fri, 03/08/2013 - 1:45pm

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