Letters

  • The Homer Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center's annual Car Raffle was held on Thursday, Dec. 6. As always it was a fun evening of laughter and prizes. We would like to thank all the volunteers and donors that made the raffle a success. Also to everyone that bought a ticket this year, we were able...

    Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:41am
  • The Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies completed its 28th year of the Kachemak Bay CoastWalk citizen monitoring program and we want to thank the 552 volunteers who removed 4,373 pounds of debris from 70 miles of Kachemak Bay coastline this fall.Many individuals contributed to this effort as well as ...

    Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:41am
  • The Nov. 29 issue of the Homer News' Seawatch column reported on some of the issues the commercial fishing fleet is having with the new NMFS Observer Program. I appreciate Cristy Fry showcasing our concerns. I'd like to clarify that I fully support the development of an Electronic Monitoring System ...

    Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:40am
  • Interesting letter last week by young Zoe Story wondering why women feel compelled to respond to media models which require them to reconfigure their bodies into abnormal anorexic toothpicks. I think I can assure her that, with respect to women's body shapes, most men are programmed by nature to pre...

    Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:40am
  • I wanted to applaud Ms. Story's well written and insightful article on Dec. 6 drawing attention to the media's portrayal of women. The travesty that a young girl at some point believes the lie that she is somehow less because she doesn't measure up to a popular media propagated image has destructive...

    Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:39am
  • Looking at the Fiscal Cliff dilemma from an accounting perspective, raising taxes for the wealthy should actually benefit the economy. Every dollar spent on creating jobs and paying employees is a business expense, and therefore already tax deductible, so the more a business invests in job creation,...

    Thu, 12/13/2012 - 11:39am
  • This was my first year to coach the Homer High School football cheerleaders and it was truly a pleasure to have had the opportunity to work with the cheerleaders, their wonderful parents and the volunteers. I am so grateful for their endless time, support and energy and appreciate all they did and a...

    Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:32am
  • Hospice of Homer recently held our annual Remembrance Celebration where community members had the opportunity to honor their loved ones. On behalf of hospice, I would like to thank the businesses and individuals for their support of this program: Hospice of Homer Chaplain, Bob Redmond, for his heart...

    Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:32am
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to thank the Homer Foundation for awarding our program a grant to purchase a new camera and video recorder. These funds have been put to good use documenting our new matches and group activities. The video recorder is not only allowing us to interview our Bigs and...

    Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:31am
  • "Dear most honorable citizens dancing on the Wheel of Destiny here in our Cosmic Hamlet by the Sea" -- I would pop right out of my boots to see again the poet who coined that phrase and wrote more than 200 Letters to the Editor in that reliable unique style. Can you believe it, it was almost 13 year...

    Thu, 12/06/2012 - 11:30am

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