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  • As a community we are identifying the best ways to support and increase family well-being. When families get the support they need and are resilient, they can flourish and the result is a healthier community overall. So what are some of the factors that foster resiliency?  A key resiliency fact...

    Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:40am
  • Gov. Bill Walker and Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott have begun forming our new government — like Abe Lincolns, and like the mugwumps who, down to the 20th century, fought corruption and robber baron control.  What’s a mugwump? Someone who is independent of party politics. The new Alaska Cabinet is ...

    Thu, 12/04/2014 - 10:36am
  • T he election is over and the dust has settled. I congratulate Dan Sullivan. He and I disagreed on many issues, but now he is senator and it is time to move forward to address Alaska’s needs.   It has been an enormous honor to serve Alaskans as your U.S. senator the last six years. From ...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 8:52am
  • Big Brothers & Big Sisters needs big brother and big sister volunteers; office supplies; a photo copy card; fuel cards for Bigs; volunteers to help plan events, hang up posters, etc.; volunteers to help pick up and sort clothing donations; free or discounted office space for one...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 8:47am
  • Across Alaska, front yards, car bumpers and jacket lapels are shedding campaign signs, stickers and pins. Air waves, newspapers and social media are focusing again on other aspects of our diverse but connected lives.  The heated partisan rhetoric and rancorous debate that dominated these long m...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 8:45am
  • M y husband and I moved to Homer a year ago. The breathtaking (almost literally) beauty, clean air, and laid-back atmosphere enticed us, and as we’ve become more involved in the community we’ve been especially impressed by the level of support for nonprofits and how Homerites rally around almost...

    Wed, 11/26/2014 - 8:40am
  • I’m not sure what it is about this time of year that puts me into a mood that my wife refers to as my “Grump Month” but it has happened every year since I spotted my first gray nose hair. It’s not an aging thing, trust me. I’ve accepted that aggravating process with the grace of a moderate...

    Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:53am
  • Recent letters to the editor regarding the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) make it very apparent that too many individuals are basing their opinions about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on what they want to think the ACA is and what it does. ...

    Thu, 11/20/2014 - 8:48am
  • Dick Stingley wrote an interesting response to a letter I wrote in which I was extremely thankful for having signed up for affordable health care. I think maybe he got a little confused. I didn’t really take a few trips a year for the last 40 years because of Obama Care, I only signed up for it a ...

    Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:18pm
  • I  comment on Homer City Councilman Beau Burgess’s words at the Oct. 27 council meeting. At this meeting, the council voted to take from the Homer community the property at Sterling Highway and Pioneer Avenue to build a public safety building and jail. ...

    Wed, 11/05/2014 - 3:49pm

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