• I attended the recent public meeting hosted by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska to learn more about Homer Electric Association’s drive to become an unregulated monopoly. But there was only one problem — HEA failed to show up. It’s unfortunate that our public utility sees no need to answer q...

    Wed, 10/19/2016 - 1:21pm
  • Voting for lesser of two evils? The following is my opinion and I’m stuck with it!...

    Wed, 10/12/2016 - 4:53pm
  • Part of Skyline Drive extremely hazardous; guard rails needed There have been significant changes to two Kenai Peninsula roads this summer. The good news is the delightful improvement along the 31 miles of the Sterling Highway between Clam Gulch and Ninilchik. Repaving and numerous guard rails have ...

    Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:10pm
  • A huge thank you to all who made Oktoberfest a fun and successful event. There’s not enough room for all our thank yous, but special thanks are needed to the Homer Elks Club, Alaska Blaskapelle German Band, Homer Brewing Co., A Brew with a View, Grace Ridge Brewery, Kenai River Brewing Co., SYSCO ...

    Thu, 09/29/2016 - 3:42pm
  • On behalf of Homer Flex High School, I would like to sincerely thank Bunnell Street Arts Center for their engaging work with our students. Our Social Environments classes had the opportunity to visit the exhibition “Decolonizing Alaska.” The trip was enhanced by a tour from Adele Person. Adele c...

    Thu, 09/29/2016 - 3:41pm
  • I hope the residents of Homer give serious thought to the upcoming election. The Homer City Council, the past mayor, the former and present city managers and department of public works have all been aware of the damage to the property in the Baycrest Subdivision by the cutting of trees and the clear...

    Thu, 09/29/2016 - 3:03pm
  • In less than one week Homer voters will be asked to spend $17 million on two public projects that too few young voters are paying attention to. A $12-million police station and $4.8 million to bail out the hospital. We expect the folks behind these projects to support them — but why should the res...

    Thu, 09/29/2016 - 3:03pm
  • South Peninsula Hospital needs to wean itself from the property-tax-funded subsidy it enjoys. The South Peninsula Hospital Service Area property owners (and renters via their landlords) pay a 2.3 mill rate on the value of their property per year to the hospital. The Central Peninsula Hospital Servic...

    Thu, 09/29/2016 - 3:01pm
  • Writing this comment in regards to the new police station. As with all new building/amenities that the city provides us via our vote, here is another opportunity to upgrade our town’s infrastructure. The cop shop is outdated and will be unsafe for its duties, if not now, very soon. Here is our cha...

    Thu, 09/29/2016 - 3:00pm
  • Note: The following statement is my personal opinion and does not represent the views of the Kenai Peninsula Borough or the KPB Assembly....

    Thu, 09/29/2016 - 2:59pm

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