Homer Opinion

  • The family of Ken Jones expresses their gratitude for so much generous and gracious care during this time. We sincerely thank fellow seiners who left the harbor to search, the U.S. Coast Guard, Homer Police Department, those who organized the memorial, accommodations for out- of-town family, those w...

    Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:42pm
  • The below is a collection of thoughts as to why the American people voted against Clinton and, ergo, Obama and his policies. Some thoughts are mine; many are from people I have talked with who wanted to share their reasons for voting Trump. The American people don’t like being called nasty names b...

    Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:38pm
  • On one of those wet rainy days after Nov. 8, 2016, in the dark evening, I walked up to the Post Office feeling personally beaten. At the door, a young man stood holding the door for me and then went inside and opened the second door. I was surprised. I thanked him and walked to my mailbox. It so hap...

    Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:35pm
  • Kachemak Bay Family Planning Clinic needs standing desks or standing desk adapters, a small coffee table and a love seat or two small armchairs. Contact: Catriona Reynolds at catriona@kbfpc.org Special Olympics needs floor ho...

    Tue, 11/22/2016 - 4:32pm
  • During a recent visit to the Homer Public Library, a Paul Banks kindergarten class took over the children’s room. Many in the group were already familiar with the space thanks to storytimes and regular visits with family members to check out books or DVDs. For others, this visit was not just fun, ...

    Thu, 11/17/2016 - 3:41pm
  • Winter is upon us and we would like to take a moment to celebrate the efforts of the Pioneer Avenue Revitalization Task Force, businesses and property owners, the City of Homer, artists, gardeners and community partners. This cross-sector partnership has met since January to engage Homer’s arts, r...

    Thu, 11/17/2016 - 3:38pm
  • The newly expanded City of Homer Parks, Arts, Recreation, and Culture Advisory Commission has been busy as usual absorbing the concerns and accolades of the community, and formulating strategies and goals for the future. We are excited to have expanded out from seven to 10 commissioners, and welcome...

    Thu, 11/17/2016 - 2:01pm
  • A few years ago, I sat down beside Lisa Zatz at a Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies meeting. She and her husband Daniel were facing a decision: shall they buy a home or a camera. Now women, how many of you faced with that decision would buy a camera. No one? But that is what Lisa and Daniel did....

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:12pm
  • The 2016 presidential election is behind us and many have taken to the streets in protest, some have attended special church services, some have simply reached out to family and friends to share their anguish. Meanwhile, their counterparts have enjoyed a surprise victory and are elated to learn thei...

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:08pm
  • What a show of support we received from our amazing community for the Homer Community Food Pantry’s Fourth Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser. Since 500-600-plus cans of food go out the door weekly, the donations received will give us a much needed boost in the arm to help purchase food in the coming m...

    Wed, 11/16/2016 - 4:08pm

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