More scholarship thanks I would like to thank the Homer Marine Trades Association for awarding me a scholarship for the refrigeration program at AVTEC in Seward. I appreciate all the local support from our community. Luka Schulz...

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 9:30am

Parade should celebrate freedom The Homer Chamber of Commerce denied the Fourth of July parade entry application submitted as “Hunters Against Assault Weapons.” The proposed entry was deemed too controversial, too political and inconsistent with parade themes of patriotism, our history and prese...

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 9:29am

Celebrate SPH’s 60th anniversary It was 60 years ago in July that Homer opened the doors on the first hospital, providing two hospital beds, a place for visiting doctors, and the public health clinic. Residents worked hard to create the hospital 60 years ago, and decades have passed with continued...

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 9:29am

Murals: art or mess? Last winter while I was artist-in-residence in St. Petersburg, I visited the Hermitage Museum almost daily. That museum’s collection, one of the wold’s greatest, spans the entire history of art from the Paleolithic to the present, and includes masterpieces from all cultures...

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 9:28am

Pier One Theatre: the Force rocks Pier One Theatre would like to extend a big thank you to the cast, crew and audience who came out for our June Membership Weekend: the reading of William Shakespeare’s Star Wars by Ian Doescher and improv theatre by Fresh Produce. We acquired 27 new or renewing me...

Thu, 07/07/2016 - 9:27am

It’s the time of the year that we ask gardeners to plant a row for the Food Pantry. Now that Saturday Market has their fresh vegetables available, don’t forget to grab a few and place them in our food tub which is located under the main tent on the south side. Vegetables are in high demand on Mo...

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 10:45am

The Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College would like to extend its sincerest appreciation and gratitude to the many individuals, agencies and businesses whose generous grants, donations and in-kind support made our 15th annual Kachemak Bay Writers’ Conference such a tremendous success! Ov...

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 10:44am

During the last two years, the Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park and the Kachemak Bay Water Trail Committee have improved the campsites on Chugachik Island by removing hazardous trees and deadfall, weed whacking, constructing an outhouse and tent platform, trail clearing, and delivering picnic tabl...

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 10:43am

A heartfelt thank you goes out to the many beautiful people who became a part of our mother Mary Epperson’s life. Your friendship and kindness to her meant the world to her and to Dean and myself. This past weekend we had a “Celebration of Life” gathering for her that was put together by a gro...

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 9:21am

Many people don’t realize that there is a food pantry in Anchor Point. The Anchor Point Food Pantry is located at the Great Land Worship Center on School Street behind the Chapman School, open only on Mondays from 4-6 p.m. Food distribution begins at 5 p.m. but soup and dessert is provided for any...

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 9:20am

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