• To my disappointment, the six members of our local medical staff who chose to respond to my earlier Point of View, “Truth about vaccines not told,” did so by way of attempted degradation of the “5-10 percent” of Homer parents choosing not to vaccinate their children. ...

    Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:26pm
  • I am glad to see someone running for office who emphasizes the need for thinking and acting in the interest of the state of Alaska’s future. The recently announced partnership of Walker and Mallott for our state’s highest offices has given me hope in the future. ...

    Wed, 09/10/2014 - 12:26pm
  • On behalf of future cooks, thank you. The R.E.C. Room is happy to announce another year of FORK Club, free healthy cooking classes for youth (ages 12-18) taught by local volunteer chefs. Thanks to generous support from the Homer Foundation’s Youth Advisory Committee and its donors, as well as the ...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:40pm
  • I would like to extend a huge thank you to all the people who supported HoWL through our garage sale last weekend. HoWL was able to raise some crucial funds to keep our programs going and our organization sustainable through the winter months because of the generosity of this community at that event...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:32pm
  • The Southern Kenai Peninsula Annual Veterans Picnic was opened by presentation of the American Flag and Alaska State Flag by veteran Ron Peterson and his family.  The Pledge of Allegiance followed. Although it was a rainy day, there were approximately 150 in attendance. I thank all the auxiliar...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:31pm
  • Whether or not to vaccinate our children is a concern that needs to be treated with respect, and parents’ fears need to have a forum. But the answer can and will be determined by the honest collection and review of scientific data, not helped by emotional alarmist reactions that do not detail fact...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:31pm
  • Every method for special assessments has its inequities, whether by valuation, frontage or lot. Choosing to assess the gasline by lot is a common, reasonable approach.  Having decided to assess by lot, the city should not concern itself with what exists or does not exist on each lot.  &nbs...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:31pm
  • The 22nd annual Wooden Boat Festival is almost here. The Kachemak Bay Wooden Boat Society cordially invites you to its annual dinner-auction-dance with the Rogues and Wenches, upstairs at the Homer Elks Lodge, Friday, Sept. 5. Dinner is at 6 p.m., the auction at 7, followed by the dance at 8 with th...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:44am
  • The Mariners’ first football game of the season was good reason for celebration of  Homer’s new track and turf field. A full schedule of events included a ribbon cutting, National Anthem with Color Guard and sports exhibition. ...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:43am
  • After a long battle with bureaucrats, the Surgery Center of Kenai recently opened its doors. The Surgery Center could offer medical care to Medicare/Medicaid and Tri-Care patients at significant savings over Central Peninsula Hospital.  In addition,  the Surgery Center could save seniors m...

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 8:39am

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