Homer Opinion

  • “Heart of Alaska” is a film I have been working on for close to two years with the nonprofit Ground Truth Trekking. Last week was the world premier of the film here in Homer and I am now cycling the film to other screenings and festivals around the state. ...

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:34am
  • The Port Graham students and staff would like to thank the Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary Club for their generous gift of Kindle Fires and eBooks for our K-12 students.   The Kindles and wide variety of eBooks are keeping our students excited about reading and helping them research information. ...

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:34am
  • Homer Mayor Beth Wythe, your concern is inspiring. You do a great job at what you are doing at 55 years old, and Rep Paul Seaton is doing a great job at what he is doing at 70 years old. Why in this world, being in the Super Bowl of financial crises for the state of Alaska, would we put a rookie app...

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:33am
  • I would like to thank the voters that turned out for the runoff election. I am humbled at the opportunity to serve our community and I’m committed to serve its best interests.  Please find the opportunity to familiarize yourself with Proposition 1 and participate in that important special ele...

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 8:33am
  • Over the years, I have been asked why Homer Physical Therapy supports Homer Council on the Arts. Most people assume it’s due to a personal interest in the arts — a hobby or hidden talent — but Homer Physical Therapy’s support of HCOA comes down to one word: inclusion.  ...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:31am
  • K enai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre has proposed the possibility of merging the hospitals on the peninsula. Perhaps this is what needs to be done. I’m not sure.  ...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:30am
  • Last week was historic for Alaska. Thanks to our state legislators, we took a significant step toward controlling our own destiny.  The Legislature held about two weeks of hearings to examine my proposal to buy out TransCanada’s interest, then almost unanimously approved my request to exercis...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:28am
  • Homer Electric would like to thank everyone who helped make our seventh annual Energy and Conservation Fair a great success. The fair at Soldotna High School attracted approximately 400 participants who received information about energy efficiency, renewable energy, recycling, home energy programs a...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:24am
  • Fight against polio almost won The following letter appeared on the cover of the Rotarian magazine, September 2015 edition:   Dear Polio, We have bad news for you. Very, very, very bad news. Today we stand extremely close to eliminating you. We still have more work...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:24am
  • I am writing to comment on a piece of mail I received from a group of people (MAPP) today. It really made me think of so many things I could be doing which would probably make me smile more and make more friends, while helping someone who needs a little help or a lot. Remembering all of the kindness...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 8:23am

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