Point of View

  •  (Editor’s Note: April  is STD Awareness Month and this week is Public Health Week.)  You might have seen the headlines — year after year Alaska is ranked  No. 1 for chlamydia. In fact, Alaska continuously ranks at or near the top w...

    Wed, 04/03/2013 - 5:10pm
  • W hile it was instructive to read our mayor declare in these pages that Homer is open for business, the descriptive comments made by our town’s putative leader as to our economic future left this reader with many concerns. ...

    Wed, 03/27/2013 - 4:22pm
  • Alaska salmon runs are increasingly threatened. Loss of habitat, poor management and uncertain food supplies are but a few reasons. Some of these things are within our control. Some are not.   That’s why we need to protect the habitat we know is vital to salmon survivorship. When you look acr...

    Wed, 03/20/2013 - 4:52pm
  • In 1975, right out of high school,  I went to work on the pipeline for a year. I then worked my way through Harvard University in the oil field. After college, I held a number of jobs in Prudhoe from field engineer to maintenance scheduling supervisor field wide for SOHIO. These were the early ...

    Wed, 03/20/2013 - 4:51pm
  • I remember first meeting Kevin Bell when I was 6 years old at the outdoor rink up at the Homer Middle School. It was after my older brother's peewee hockey practice. He introduced himself to me as "Kevin," but I had grown up knowing him as "Coach." He tried convincing my mom to let me play hockey, b...

    Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:59pm
  • What Gov. Jay Hammond actually wrote may not be exactly what Sen. Peter Micciche remembered at his town meeting last Friday in Homer. The senator said he agreed with Hammond that 66 percent of oil income belonged with government. Of course, with ACES, the escalator clause has raised the state take,...

    Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:57pm
  • I met Sen. Micciche at the Homer Town Hall meeting on March 8. My comment to him began by saying I was impressed with his Homer News story, Feb. 28, where he met with former Alaska Sen. Vic Fisher and "… ended up having a great history lesson for about 30 minutes." I mentioned that I had seen the...

    Mon, 03/18/2013 - 3:57pm
  • I want to ask the questions that make us bristle. The goal: investigate something that makes me uncomfortable while holding a space of compassion, i.e. no judgment. Isn't the burlesque show, which raises money for community nonprofits, just trumped up stripping? The charitable giving just a smoke s...

    Fri, 03/08/2013 - 1:04pm
  • We were pleased to see Sen. Mark Begich's comments about the EPA's watershed assessment for Bristol Bay during his recent visit to Homer. While many of our elected officials in Alaska and Washington, D.C., have taken an ill-informed, uncompromising stance against the watershed assessment, Sen. Begic...

    Mon, 03/04/2013 - 3:42pm
  • Last week, Dr. Allan Gee, the Homer High School principal, disallowed my daughter, Barae, from participating in the Alaska State Nordic Ski Championships because she missed more than 10 minutes of her first period class before her team traveled to Anchorage the day before the event. As a freshman pa...

    Mon, 03/04/2013 - 2:44pm

Please Note: You may have disabled JavaScript and/or CSS. Although this news content will be accessible, certain functionality is unavailable.

Skip to News

« back

next »

  • title http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317873/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317838/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317823/
  • title http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317818/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317813/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317758/
  • title http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317273/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/316563/
Oscar Day at School!

CONTACT US

ADVERTISING

SUBSCRIBER SERVICES

SOCIAL NETWORKING

MORRIS ALASKA NEWS