Between our bombing the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, and the gun massacre at a community college in Oregon last week, I am left sick to my stomach. I believe both incidents are darkly related. What’s become of our nation? Tim O’Leary  ...

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 1:51pm

Thank you, Homer community! Once again you opened your hearts and wallets to support the Omicron Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma’s “Back to School Supplies Project.” Because of your generosity, more than 106 children, clients of the Homer Community Food Pantry, started their school year ready to ...

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 1:51pm

Thank you, HUGS (Homer Ukulele Group Society), for coming to McNeil Canyon Elementary for an assembly, Thursday, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. We are so grateful to Sharon Shultz for coming out for the past month to teach our fourth-sixth graders how to play the ukulele. A special thanks to Steve Cornish from ...

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 1:50pm

For three years, Homer condominium owners tried to get the Homer City Council to listen to us regarding the city’s natural gas line assessments. There are laws regarding the assessing of condominium property, but when we approached Mr. Klinkner, Mr. Wrede and Homer City Council members, we were to...

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 1:49pm

There is a time and place for civil discourse. There is no time or place in the public forum for uncivil discourse. I, as a socially moderate and fiscally conservative Republican, do not appreciate being compared to a Nazi by one of your most prolific conributors to Letters to the Editor. You very w...

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 1:48pm

Hospice of Homer held its annual Remembrance Celebration Sunday, Sept. 27. The event provided community members a special time to come together and honor their loved ones. It is always meaningful for hospice to provide this opportunity.  I want to thank the following people and businesses for t...

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:21pm

I would like to extend a sincere thank you to everyone who sponsored, volunteered for, participated in and otherwise supported the Homer Halibut Festival in September. As a fisherman and as an advocate for our marine ecosystem and the many livelihoods and traditions made within it, I am deeply grate...

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:20pm

HoWL Inc. would like to thank the Youth Advisory Committee and the Homer Foundation for their generous gift towards our DiRtBaG Service Corps program. At HoWL, DiRtBaG stands for Discount Rates to Boys and Girls. By participating in community service projects, students earn $30 toward other HoWL tri...

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:20pm

Francie Roberts, thank you for serving on the Homer City Council for 12 years. Six of those years I was fortunate to serve along side of you and always valued your very thoughtful and educated thoughts and opinions. Not only did you come to each council meeting well prepared, you listened carefully ...

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:20pm

Three summers ago, the time was right to get a dog.  I wanted to get a shelter dog because I know there are so many dogs without homes. I visited a few at the shelter, took some out for a walk, and kept watching the papers for the dog-of-the-week photo. Then I saw him in the paper!  Just t...

Wed, 10/07/2015 - 12:19pm

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