Point of View

  • Steve Strait’s lawsuit against the state of Alaska’s approval of the Walker-Mallott no-party gubernatorial ticket will backfire on the Alaska Republican Party, or ARP. Strait and Frank McQueary, a financial supporter of the lawsuit, are among the chairman-appointees to the ARP executive committe...

    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 3:42pm
  • Since 1940 there has been a library in our community. Before 1978, the Homer Public Library was run by various community organizations, after that it was a city department and in 1979 a true library facility was built....

    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 3:41pm
  • Crude oil tankers and non crude fuel barges transit Cook Inlet all year round, and no one is prepared for a “worse case” scenario oil spill in Cook Inlet. Subsequent to the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, laws have been written, organizations created, and 25 years worth of meetings and stacks of pa...

    Wed, 09/24/2014 - 3:38pm
  • Though some try, it is absolute bunk by today’s Republicans to describe the Obama administration as having been on a spending spree, especially with the Administration stupidly having allowed itself to have been straight-jacketed by sequestration, which has imposed automatic spending limits....

    Wed, 09/17/2014 - 5:20pm
  • (Editor’s Note: The following Point of View was submitted in response to one about the Fair Tax that ran in the Homer News Aug. 28.)  The “Fair Tax,” FT, is a fraud —  it is more wealth  redistribution, and a financial scam. In their...

    Wed, 09/10/2014 - 1:32pm
  • I taught math. I wasn’t good in math, but you want a teacher for whom math isn’t obvious. The textbook helped kids identify what they didn’t know. Then they asked other kids. They got points for asking, but big points for explanations. If they asked me, I’d explain ways I’d seen work for d...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:41pm
  • On Nov. 8, 1955, Bob Bartlett addressed the Alaska Constitutional Convention in a speech titled, “Meeting the Challenge.” In asking the delegates to set aside their partisan concerns, he recognized the divergent interests and backgrounds that had assembled for the great task.  Bar...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:38pm
  • Editor’s Note: MAPP (Mobilizing for Action through Planning & Partnerships) is a local process that aims to use and build upon our strengths to improve our individual, family, and community health. Health is defined broadly to include cultural, economic, environme...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:36pm
  • The fairness of gas line assessments is a personal perspective. Recently Doug Van Patten wrote a reasonable opinion piece about his heartburn with the issue and he is not alone. Neither is Ken Castner who prevailed in court regarding condo assessment.  When it comes to paying for city services ...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 4:33pm
  • In the Point of View article entitled “Truth about vaccines not told” printed on the Homer News editorial page on  Aug. 28, concern was raised about the risk of routine vaccination causing autism.  Twenty-five percent of parents still have the erroneous  belief  that autism i...

    Wed, 09/03/2014 - 3:15pm

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