Homer Opinion

  • Lately there have been many issues discussed relating to the gun violence debate that our nation has been having.  One of these issues has been mental illness. While I believe it is good for us as a country to look at how we treat our mentally ill, I do worry that discussing the mentally ill in...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:14pm
  • According to her Point of View Article in the Homer News, Jan 16, 2013, Eileen Becker believes that it is wrong to get an abortion. She also believes it was wrong for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide that abortion is legal in the Roe vs. Wade decision, 1973. ...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:13pm
  • As a progressive, freedom-loving independant, with a penchant for focusing on the flaws in our political system, who reads Howard Zinn and Harpers and appreciates a good political demonstration, I have found myself reminded daily of how much I love and appreciate this country. How I’m even conside...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:13pm
  • Thank you seems like such a small thing to say to everyone but that is all we can say. We won’t even attempt to name names for fear of leaving someone out. Thank you to everyone. Those that searched on the ground and in the air, coordinated, donated and prepared food for the searchers, sanded the ...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:12pm
  • There’s one more thing that’s as certain as death and taxes and that’s the fair vs. unfair debate that’s bound to erupt when taxes/fees/rates of any kind change. Generally, if the change means you’ll pay less, the change is fair. If the change means you’ll pay more, the change is unfair....

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:11pm
  • T he federal government didn’t go over a fiscal cliff this year, but the Postal Service could if Congress doesn’t act soon.  ...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 3:10pm
  • Editor’s Note: The following was written to the Homer City Council and submitted for publication.   W e are writing to express our concern regarding the Homer Natural Gas Line and the manner of assessing condominium properties. ...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 2:38pm
  • For National Mentoring Month, Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to thank the following businesses who provided 2-for-1 discounts to our Bigs and Littles when they met for mentoring activities during 2012:  Jelly Beans Ice Cream & Gifts, Homestead Restaurant, Fresh Sourdough Express B...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 1:02pm
  • Last week Chris Story brought up some interesting questions concerning the interaction dynamics between the citizens and their local government....

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 1:01pm
  • I am a proponent of bringing natural gas to Homer, mainly because of the environmental benefits. However, in the absence of a long-term gas contract and projected shortages, be prepared for the very real possibility of substantial price hikes. You can bet that with huge potential profits to be reape...

    Thu, 01/24/2013 - 1:01pm

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