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  • Over the past 25 years the Homer Community Food Pantry has provided food to those in need. Only with Homer’s generous donations of food, money and volunteer hours can we help those seeking our services. Together, we are a bridge, sharing resources to address hunger and basic needs as we form a&nbs...

    Thu, 02/18/2016 - 10:51am
  • Shall Homer City Council ban commercial cannabis cultivation, testing, processing, and sales from Homer?  City council members Heath Smith, Bryan Zak, Donna Aderhold and Gus Van Dyke voted to introduce Ordinance 16-06 to ban commercial cannabis. As a director of the Kachemak Cannabis Coalition,...

    Thu, 02/18/2016 - 10:49am
  • Someone once noted “a man is like a novel: until the very last page, you don’t know how it will end. Otherwise it wouldn’t be worth reading.” Speaking of which, President Obama will go a long way in redeeming his performance as resident if he picks former Harvard law professor Sen. Elizabeth...

    Thu, 02/18/2016 - 10:48am
  • Myself, I’m all up for an American Jewish socialist as president. It’d be a second crack at making America exceptional again. President Barack Hussein Obama had his crack at American Exceptionalism and blew it. Unfortunately, he never realized the significance, the power of his moment....

    Wed, 02/10/2016 - 12:40pm
  • The Homer Playground Project got started when a group of people — mostly mothers (some with children in tow), a couple of city staff people, and a few folks dedicated to recreation in the Homer community — met at the playground in Karen Hornaday Park in late spring 2011. At the time, yellow CAUT...

    Wed, 02/10/2016 - 12:38pm
  • Not a day goes by without Alaska’s fiscal problems making the news. Whether cuts to public services, talk of new revenues, or a downgrade of the state’s creditworthiness, it’s hard to escape the numbers.  With 737,000 people spread over 663,000 square miles, sub-$30 oil, and a pipeline th...

    Wed, 02/10/2016 - 12:37pm
  • The Council on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault supports the work of Alaska’s domestic violence and sexual assault shelters and violence prevention efforts statewide. To do that, the council has engaged a wide range of programs to make a difference, from sponsoring the Green Dot Alaska progr...

    Wed, 02/10/2016 - 12:35pm
  • Editor’s Note: MAPP,  Mobilizing for Action through Planning & Partnerships, is a local coalition 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, ed...

    Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:38am
  • As I reflect on my first 120 days serving as president of the University of Alaska, and look toward the days and years ahead, I see three important realities: • The university — like our state — faces very serious organizational and budget challenges that we must confront head on; • Our visi...

    Thu, 01/21/2016 - 9:29am
  • By now, most of you know we have a budget challenge: Over the past two years, Alaska’s oil revenue has plummeted by 88 percent, mainly due to a sharp drop in oil prices. We’ve cut the budget from $8 billion in 2012 to $4.8 billion. Despite these reductions, our deficit amounts to more than half ...

    Thu, 01/21/2016 - 9:27am

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