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  • My dryer broke on Earth Day. No kidding, like a message from the planet to stop wasting precious resources, my dryer up and quit. I am a mother of three young, wild, nature-loving, mud-dipping children and this means heaps of laundry. I also am a polar bear guide and this means deep awareness of the...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:23pm
  • There are so many people to thank for their efforts in the arts these past few weeks. Too many for letters to the editor so instead I thought I would highlight the number of people involved. April started with the Jubilee Gallery Exhibit at the Homer Council on the Arts and South Peninsula Hospital,...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:15pm
  • As I sat in my aisle seat minding my own business, reading my John Grisham novel, I couldn’t help overhearing the conversation between my two seat mates.  They were lamenting their most recent water bills, “Over $35 this month!” said the young woman in the window seat. The man in the midd...

    Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:27pm
  • The ability to recycle electronics helps families, businesses, governments, tribes, and non-profits make responsible waste disposal decisions.  It also puts our dollars to work supporting green jobs and re-using precious metals instead of mining for new ones. When we talk about creating a green...

    Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:22pm
  • “What should we say in this article about the Homer Food Pantry?” I asked some fellow volunteers. “What happens here? What makes us unique?” There were lots of suggestions. Mostly we give food to people who need food, but there are so many other ways that we help share what needs to be share...

    Wed, 04/23/2014 - 4:17pm
  • Week of the Young Child at a GlanceMonday, April 21Toddler Playgroup from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the HERC building. Children from 0-5 years old and their parents are welcome to run, romp and play. $2 per child. Tuesday, April 22    “Blockfest” Playgroup at Sprout. Visit ...

    Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:03pm
  • “Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.”­— Chinese Proverb Best Beginnings Homer will be celebrating Week of the Young Child April 20th-27th with the theme “Strengthening Families” to honor families with young children. Homer’s celebr...

    Wed, 04/16/2014 - 5:01pm
  • We are growing and circulating creative currency through Old Town, and it is spreading throughout Homer.  Our recent Old Town Artist in Residence Jarod Charzewski and our Homer community worked nimbly to complete an attention-grabbing installation that reaches from the inside of the Arts Center...

    Wed, 04/16/2014 - 4:58pm
  • I live in a remote coastal village in Lower Cook Inlet, and my family and my community depend on the ocean for food. Whether it’s collecting bidarkis off the rocks, clams from the beaches or halibut from deeper waters, we rely on a healthy ocean to sustain us. Today, however, we’re seeing rapid ...

    Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:30pm
  • It’s not surprising that at the blistering pace Internet demand the FCC predicts a demand of one communication tower for every 75 residents. Increased access to bandwidth is an economic stimulant and educational boost for schools. Every year demands more bandwidth. Alaska is behind the curve signi...

    Wed, 04/09/2014 - 4:28pm

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