Editorial

  • Battles over fish are nothing new to Alaskans. It is part of the state’s story that different user groups fight over who gets what and when. There’s one constant in those fish battles, however: Everybody wants to protect the fish.  Fish are integral to all Alaskans — they may figure promi...

    Thu, 11/14/2013 - 10:09am
  • Before we turn a page on the calendar, let’s take a moment to remember October as Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Awareness Month — a month “devoted to honoring those we’ve lost and those who’ve survived,” said Jessica Lawmaster, executive director of South Peninsula Haven House. Sh...

    Wed, 10/30/2013 - 3:02pm
  • What’s the proper relationship between the private and public sectors? Recent government actions have prompted us to consider that question anew. The seeming unwillingness of the Homer City Council to provide relief for the estate of late council member Dennis Novak, whose Bay View Inn lost its pe...

    Thu, 10/24/2013 - 10:35am
  • Disaster experts say it’s not a question of “if,” but “when” another big earthquake like the one of Good Friday 1964 will shake Alaska. That quake, the second largest ever recorded with a 9.2 magnitude, and the seismic sea waves that followed killed 131 people. It reshaped the landscape of...

    Thu, 10/17/2013 - 9:02am
  • When it comes to how government operates, the past couple of weeks have offered plenty of good news-bad news examples. The bad news has dominated national headlines: the federal shutdown. It’s too bad our elected officials in Washington, D.C., aren’t acting on what most citizens are saying, whic...

    Wed, 10/09/2013 - 3:40pm
  • Propositions on the Oct. 1 ballot will give voters plenty of opportunity to show what they really think about government. Friend or foe? Those who think government has become a big, unwieldy, unthinking machine likely will show that by: •Voting “yes” to repeal Homer’s plastic bag ban. •Vot...

    Wed, 09/18/2013 - 4:07pm
  • With the Homer City Council approving its 2014 capital improvement projects priority list and four campaigns for two city council seats getting underway, we’re reminded of a book we read a few years ago, “Thirteen Ways to Kill Your Community.” It was written by Doug Griffiths, a rural Western ...

    Thu, 09/12/2013 - 7:59am
  • Thank you, Judge Murphy, for saying enough time has passed in the case of two brothers charged with sexual assault at a teen-age drinking party last September. More than a year has passed since that incident grieved and outraged a community.  ...

    Thu, 09/05/2013 - 6:26am
  • As the Labor Day holiday approaches, work is on our mind. Did you know that younger baby boomers (born between 1957 and 1964) held an average of 11.3 jobs from the ages 18 to 46? That trend now seems to be the norm....

    Wed, 08/28/2013 - 5:08pm
  • Mark you calendar now: Oct. 1 is the date for the municipal election.  If you aren’t registered to vote, you have until Sept. 1, 30 days prior to the election, to do so. All elections are important, and this one is no exception. In addition to filling two seats on the Homer City Council (ther...

    Wed, 08/21/2013 - 5:19pm

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