Homer Opinion

  • Walking with 25 kids over to the Pratt Museum the other day in the sun, I was feeling grateful that I got to go along as a parent chaperone. Fifth-graders with spring fever were skipping ahead of me along the dusty sidewalk, 10- and 11-year-olds without any coats on an Alaska spring day. I was remin...

    Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:37am
  • Alaska citizens are about to be written out as owners of the Alaska Permanent Fund. The Permanent Fund Dividend currently defines you as a shareholder in this massive investment fund. In fact, many of us have been share-holders for 34 years now. The earnings of the Permanent Fund have historically b...

    Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:35am
  • I would like to take this opportunity to bring the community’s attention to the service and support of one of the longest serving volunteers of the Homer Volunteer Fire Department: Dr. William Bell, M.D. After joining the department in April of 1986 as our medical director, Dr. Bell has provided o...

    Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:32am
  • As Kachemak Bay Campus’s academic year winds to a close, its Adult Basic Education Program would like to extend a special and heartfelt thanks to community members who have shared their time and energy as tutors in our program. These dedicated volunteers provided many hours of individual instructi...

    Thu, 04/28/2016 - 9:18am
  • Thank you Arno Construction for donating a big load of sand for our new sandbox here at Faith Christian Preschool. The children are loving it. Martha Hendrickson...

    Thu, 04/21/2016 - 8:27am
  • Wow! Has it been 32 years? How can that be? A job well done. I can’t put CPR revival into words. Thank you, Elaine. Tiny Nolan...

    Thu, 04/21/2016 - 8:27am
  • I happened to see the funniest, yet most appropriate bumper sticker the other day. It was so typical of today’s liberal mind, and truly tells everyone just exactly what liberals really want: a free ride for everything. The sticker said, and I quote:  “Bernie – Because F@%# this S@%#.” S...

    Thu, 04/21/2016 - 8:26am
  • Hospice of Homer recently received a generous grant from AlaskaUSA Federal Credit Union. The funds will help offset some of the general hospice operating expenses. A non-restricted grant is of particular value to a small non-profit like Hospice of Homer, because it provides income that meets the bas...

    Thu, 04/21/2016 - 8:26am
  • Popeye Wrestling Club would like to thank the Homer Foundation’s youth advisory committee as well as the Sheldon Youth to Youth Fund for their generous support of the 2016 PWC season. With their generous donations, combined with the club’s contribution, we were able to purchase new singlets for ...

    Thu, 04/21/2016 - 8:25am
  • On behalf of the board, staff and volunteers of the Pratt Museum, thank you to the David and Mary Schroer Fund and the Homer Foundation, for grants to support the Pratt Museum’s award-winning high school intern program. This support of the museum and its education program helps underwrite the cost...

    Thu, 04/21/2016 - 8:24am

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