I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Alaska Board of Fisheries for its dedication during the Upper Cook Inlet management hearings.  Two issues drove most of this year’s meeting. The first included changes to commercial setnet and Kenai River sport fisheries management that will ...

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 5:47pm

If you were driving or walking by WKFL Park on Valentine’s Day, you would have seen a swarm of people speaking, cheering and dancing to raise our spirits and awareness about violence toward women. One in three women are sexually assaulted or abused  in their lifetime.  Yes, that is about...

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 5:47pm

Greetings to all. How fortunate we are to be able to live in or visit this spectacular place called Homer. With this being said, I also ask, why are we taken advantage of for being in this awesome place? The price of gas has risen 21 cents over a month. This is outrageous. Is there a valid reason fo...

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 5:47pm

Once again, we face conflict in central Europe and the Middle East. Russia has moved troops into Ukraine. We can’t know whether our country could be drawn into a war like we were drawn into the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. What can we do to redue the chance that ethnic and religious conflicts across...

Wed, 03/05/2014 - 5:46pm

On behalf of HoWL, I’d like to give a wholehearted thank you to the Rasmuson Foundation for their support of our programs by funding the purchase of equipment and technology necessary for our organization. We look forward to using our new equipment to expand upon our film festival and create filmm...

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 4:35pm

A couple weeks ago I sent out a thank you letter although I didn’t have everyone’s name that I needed to recognize. I would like to add the following outstanding sponsors as well: Ulmer’s; Department of Alaska American Legion Auxiliary, Unit, Post and Squadron 16 of Homer; Bug who donated her ...

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 4:35pm

“Blues in the Schools” is a new program Homer Council on the Arts is offering our youth during the school day in February during Black History Month. Michael “Hawkeye” Herman will be visiting 11 schools in the Homer area, including schools in Port Graham, Nanwalek and Seldovia. Hawkeye is a ...

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 4:35pm

The 90-plus swimmers of Kachemak Swim Club and their families would like to thank Assistant Principal Mall and Homer High School for their assistance in helping renovate our team room within the Kate Kuhns Aquatic Center.  Special thanks to CTE instructors Mickey Todd and Cam Wyatt and their st...

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 4:33pm

We would like to thank our Big Brother Corey Stewart for donating his winnings from the Mr. Homer contest to our organization. We would also like to thank the Lions Club for providing the prizes for the contest. At Big Brothers Big Sisters, we do not charge children and families for participating in...

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 4:33pm

Cook Inletkeeper would like to extend a big thank you to the City of Homer Grants Program, administered by the Homer Foundation, for supporting the efforts of local nonprofit organizations. Support from the City of Homer helps Inletkeeper continue important work toward its mission to protect the Coo...

Wed, 02/26/2014 - 4:33pm

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