Homer Opinion

  • I was one of the many local citizen activists who rose up in response to the catastrophic 1989 Exxon oil spill in our home waters of Prince William Sound, the Kenai Peninsula and the Gulf of Alaska. ...

    Thu, 06/11/2015 - 9:54am
  • Alaska State Parks would like to thank all of the volunteers who participated in National Trails Day on Saturday, June 6.  Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park helped to organize the event, water taxis volunteered their vessels to transport volunteers, and HoWL registered volunteers and joined in...

    Thu, 06/11/2015 - 9:53am
  • The Longest Day is a sunrise-to-sunset team event to raise funds to fuel the care, support and research programs of the Alzheimer’s Association. On the summer solstice, June 21, teams around the world will come together to honor the strength, passion and endurance of those facing Alzheimer’s wit...

    Thu, 06/11/2015 - 9:51am
  • The Kachemak Bay Water Trail Steering Committee and The Friends of Kachemak Bay State Park would like to thank the Homer Foundation for our recent grant to enhance the use of the Kachemak Bay Water Trail. The money will be used to provide transportation for volunteers to improve identified campsites...

    Thu, 06/11/2015 - 9:51am
  • I would like to thank the Homer Foundation and its donors for honoring me with the 2015 Health Care Providers Scholarship. I was born and raised in Homer and graduated from Homer High School in 2008. It is a great privilege to grow up in a community with the opportunity to receive a scholarship such...

    Thu, 06/11/2015 - 9:50am
  • For the second year in a row, it seems as if Erin’s Law, a bill implementing a prevention-oriented child sexual abuse program, is doomed to die in a tied-up legislature — again. Even despite support from our last two governors, senators like Kevin Meyer, Mike Dunleavy and Anna MacKinnon have led...

    Thu, 06/11/2015 - 9:48am
  • Editor’s Note: MAPP (Mobilizing for Action through Planning & Partnerships) is a local coalition that aims to foster connections and build on our strengths to improve our individual, family and community health. Health is defined broadly to include cultural, econo...

    Thu, 06/04/2015 - 9:01am
  • On Tuesday, May 26, there was the first of two readings for Ordinance 15-18 (s) at the Homer City Council meeting. The ordinance amends the FY2015 capital budget by “appropriating $621,500 from the general fund balance to the public safety building project account to fund the new public safety bui...

    Thu, 06/04/2015 - 9:00am
  • This weekend, Lt. Governor Byron Mallott and I will kick off a series of conversations about the future of our state. The essence of these conversations is: What do we want our state to look like? What services do we want our government to provide? How will we pay for those services? ...

    Thu, 06/04/2015 - 8:58am
  • Artists in Schools — what a phenomenal program for students and teachers alike. This winter Fireweed Academy Charter School was fortunate to  host two local artists,  encaustic artist Ann-Margret Wimmerstedt and percussionist Eddie Wood through the AIS program  supported by Bunnell ...

    Thu, 06/04/2015 - 8:55am

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/320038/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/319323/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/319083/
  • title http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/318768/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/318673/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/318368/
  • title http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317873/ http://spotted.homernews.com/galleries/317838/
Lupin bloom at the head of the bay