The crew of USCGC Hickory would like to thank everyone that helped us ensure that Haunted Hickory was once again a great success for the community. Moore and Moore Services provided porta potties (at no charge), M/V Tustumena's Engineering Division donated a couple hundred pounds of food, and...

Thu, 11/15/2012 - 1:17pm

Members of Alaska's Northern Lights Society (Urantia Book readers) will be in Homer this month to offer a free Soul Workshop, on Saturday, Nov. 17, from 3 to 6 p.m., at the Homer Senior Center dining room, at 3935 Svedlund.  Randy Tomson, Ed Harrigan and Barb Maier have conduc...

Thu, 11/15/2012 - 1:16pm

  During an Oct. 25th public meeting at McNeil Canyon School, Buccaneer Alaska’s Mark Landt shared his dream for coming years. Strike it rich offshore and onshore. Drill more wells. Build roads and other infrastructure all over the West Eagle leases. Run a pipeline across the Anchor River tow...

Thu, 11/15/2012 - 1:15pm

Buccaneer is not well liked by some community members.    I sensed at the recent Bidarka Inn public information meeting a definite hostility, a visceral hatred, even, that rolled like successive crashing waves threatening to engulf and sweep-away the hapless Mr. Landt, Bu...

Thu, 11/15/2012 - 1:14pm

  Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park was established as Alaska’s first (and only) state wilderness park back in 1972. Back then, both the public and the Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation drew a sharp distinction between Kachemak Bay State Park (KBSP) and the adjoining Wilderness...

Thu, 11/15/2012 - 1:14pm

  Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park was established as Alaska’s first (and only) state wilderness park back in 1972. Back then, both the public and the Alaska Division of Parks and Outdoor Recreation drew a sharp distinction between Kachemak Bay State Park (KBSP) and the adjoining Wilderness...

Thu, 11/15/2012 - 1:14pm

In Homer we are blessed with an unusual share of beauty and tranquility, qualities that are rapidly fading from much of the world. While money is important to our community, it is not the reason most of us choose to live here. There is increasing pressure to sell our “natural res...

Thu, 11/15/2012 - 1:13pm

On Thursday, Nov. 8, the latest Warren Miller film will be playing at the Homer Theater. Miller’s 63rd feature film, “Flow State,” “brings audiences to a place only recently identified by scientists; a place they now understand skiers and snowboarders achieve where, the faster they go physic...

Thu, 11/01/2012 - 10:50am

The Buccaneer public meeting at McNeil Canyon Elementary School illustrated wide gaps in perception between the Australian company and local residents. The meeting started with a local resident noting that “Responsibility” was pasted in large letters on the gym wall.  It ended with the unan...

Thu, 11/01/2012 - 10:45am

Mary Miner wrote a letter advocating banning GMOs from Homer’s school lunches, and I agree.  GMO means genetically modified organisms, combinations of plant-animal-virus corporately designed to survive herbicides. Since 2008, all rice, wheat, corn, soy and canola products raised in the USA ar...

Thu, 11/01/2012 - 10:48am

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