It takes a village to feed a community and it takes a community to share the spirit. We are very thankful for such a supportive community of more than a hundred volunteers and donors that helped the Share the Spirit Spaghetti Feed successfully reach its goal. All the proceeds went to the holiday bas...

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 10:43am

We would like to wish all our many friends and caregivers a happy holiday season. Thank you for all your kindness and friendship. Love to all,Jack and Mary Epperson...

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 10:43am

I do not believe that food should be taxed all year. This is because sales tax is a regressive tax and places a larger burden on the disadvantaged, elderly and handicapped citizens. A regressive tax means the less income you have, the greater the percentage of your income goes to that tax and so the...

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 10:42am

I support reinstatement of the year-around sales tax on nonprepared foods. I acknowledge that this is a regressive tax, but that is mitigated by the progressivity of the property tax. A broadbased sales tax is more equitable than targeted taxes in this community and allows the city to collect some r...

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 10:42am

In regards to the reintroduction of city tax on food year round I have the following comments and perspective to share with you. First of all, in my opinion, food shouldn't be taxed anytime, ever. But especially in the winter, when people here are working with a tighter home budget because of fuel c...

Thu, 12/20/2012 - 10:41am

"Tell me about yourself."These four words can elevate your blood pressure, open your sweat glands and speed up your heart rate. For most of us, interviews cause stress, worry and trepidation. Fear of the unknown plays a role in that anxiety. To alleviate some of that stress, the juniors and seniors ...

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:46am

As a Homeless Liaison for the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District's Students in Transition Program, I'd like to take a moment and thank the Rotary Club of Homer Downtown, Rotary District 5010, and the Homer Foundation for their outstanding contribution to the "Polars for Peeps" project. This pro...

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:45am

Marine safety is a very fun yet educational class for us fishermen. It is very important to learn about all of the dangers that could occur on a fishing vessel. I just want to thank the instructors, Anna Ivy-Borland and Rick Peterson, for taking the time to come down to Voznesenka and teach marine s...

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:45am

I would like to thank Homer, and in particular AJ's and the staff at South Peninsula Hospital for its support of Heidijo music and my Kickstarter project. I am overwhelmed with gratitude.When I was researching Kickstarter, the advice was that most of my support would be from family and friends, and ...

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:44am

Hospice of Homer would like to recognize the David and Mary Schroer Fund, a donor-advised fund at the Homer Foundation, for the recent grant. The monies from the grant helped to cover some of the expenses for the hospice service-area wide newsletter mailed to the community in November. If you live o...

Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:43am

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