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  • My dogs and I have a new favorite run. It starts out my back door and then onto a series of foot trails that eventually lead up to the head of McNeil Canyon. My dogs like it because, well, it’s a run, and I like it because once at the top, with an 180 degree sweep of the head, one can take in the...

    Wed, 10/19/2016 - 12:21pm
  • The Homer Harbor is the engine for our community. The harbor is used by commercial fishing boats harvesting seafood throughout Alaska, charter fishing boats, water taxis and tour boats taking eager tourists, research vessels and workboats transporting freight throughout the state and recreational ...

    Wed, 10/19/2016 - 12:21pm
  • Breast Cancer Awareness Month, what does that evoke for you? Sports teams and flight attendants clad in pink uniforms? Yogurt with pink lids? “Boobies” bracelets and t-shirts? At Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic and Women’s Health Outreach it means striving to raise awareness of ways to act...

    Thu, 10/13/2016 - 9:50am
  • ‘Yes’ vote means savings in legal costs, RCA charges By Dick Waisanen HEA’s ballots are being mailed out during the month of October asking HEA ratepayers to vote for self-regulation vs. regulation by the RCA. A lot has been said about this issue, but what it boils down to is:...

    Thu, 10/06/2016 - 3:15pm
  • Homer Electric Association ran deregulation up the flagpole back in 2009. The idea of reduced accountability looked good to co-op management. Fortunately most HEA members didn’t agree. We decided to keep Regulatory Commission of Alaska consumer protections....

    Wed, 10/05/2016 - 4:16pm
  • Philanthropy: the practice of giving money and time to help make life better for other people....

    Wed, 10/05/2016 - 3:10pm
  • NONPROFIT NEEDS Editor’s Note: Every month to accompany the Pay It Forward column, which is coordinated by The Homer Foundation, the Homer News runs a list of needs from area nonprofits. If you see a need you can fill, we encourage you to contact the agency and help pay it forwar...

    Wed, 10/05/2016 - 3:10pm
  • I’m going to try and keep this positive, but I must say that I’m mildly annoyed, and very perplexed, about the lack of support the three people running for Homer City Council have for the Homer Police Department in denying them the opportunity to move out of a cramped and deteriorated building a...

    Wed, 09/28/2016 - 12:42pm
  • I started my first day of work as a police officer for Homer on Dec. 26, 1984. We had seven police officers then, mine was a new position added to the force. We also had one animal control officer, one person working in the jail and four dispatchers....

    Wed, 09/28/2016 - 12:29pm
  • It’s clear from the minutes of the Public Safety Building Review Committee meetings, and with all the effort and marketing intended on making a $12 million loan appear to be of negligible effect to taxpayers (calling the tax increase the equivalent of “only 9 fancy coffees per year”), city sta...

    Wed, 09/28/2016 - 12:29pm

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