Letters

  • In my opinion the airy comments in last week’s Point of View, advocating for additional city funding to purportedly increase the nonfiction book stock of the Homer Public Library, are absurd. This library currently has hundreds of new nonfiction books lining the “new” book section. Last winter...

    Thu, 10/17/2013 - 9:03am
  • My sister-in-law has encouraged me that God will send me ravens through my drought; she wasn’t kidding. I am a humbled woman who has amazing friends and lives in a community whose bond goes deeper than I can describe.  I found comfort with a wise woman as she hugged me and prayed over me as m...

    Wed, 10/09/2013 - 3:46pm
  • Thanks to all the hospital staff (too numerous to name) for being so kind to me and showing me to the next testing room last week when I was in pain.  Hospitals are not my favorite destination and doctors are not my favorite people. There are few doctors who will take care of one problem withou...

    Wed, 10/09/2013 - 3:45pm
  • On June 5, I was medevaced from an accident in Bear Cove to your hospital. I have nothing but high praise for Dr. Sarah Roberts, the ER staff and the nursing staff. I was cared for wonderfully, and my back is making a complete recovery.  Your community should be proud of your hospital and its s...

    Wed, 10/09/2013 - 3:43pm
  • I’m glad Obama is staying firm on health care. We rank 37th in the world.    That’s not no. 1. The Affordable Care Act sounds like an improvement all can afford. It’s taking someone as smart as President Obama to find an inroad so the American people aren’t getting shafted by insur...

    Wed, 10/09/2013 - 3:43pm
  • The Homer Farmers Market organization and board members would like to send a huge thank-you to everyone that has made this market season the biggest and best so far. Gratitude goes to, but is not limited to:  • Entire Homer community — your support is vital. Without you, there is no  m...

    Wed, 10/09/2013 - 3:43pm
  • Our library is booming:  10,000 checkouts most months, and like McDonald’s, thousands served every year.  We do need more current books, however.  An educated citizenry is essential for a working democracy, and as I understand it, Homer is the “city that works.”  We would w...

    Wed, 10/09/2013 - 3:42pm
  • In early June Enstar’s natural gas subcontractor, Utility Technologies Inc., while installing the service line to my house, ran the gas line directly through my sub-surface sewer clean-out, damaging it and causing two sewer back-ups that cost me $1,200. Although UTI immediately repaired the damage...

    Wed, 10/09/2013 - 3:41pm
  • Oct. 9 was National Walk to School day. But how many kids in Homer will walk or bike to school this week?  Many of Homer’s roads are dangerous for pedestrians and cyclists, youth especially. There are some great trails in town, but they are not an integrated system. It is encouraging that the...

    Wed, 10/09/2013 - 3:41pm
  • As I play volleyball this season, I know that my success on the court is not without the support of so many in this community. I would really like to thank my coaches Beth Trowbridge and Pam Rugloski for coaching me last volleyball season and for nominating me for the 2013 Alice Witte Memorial ...

    Thu, 10/03/2013 - 9:41am

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