Homer Opinion

  • This weekend Homer welcomes birders from all over to the 22nd annual Kachemak Bay Shorebird Festival. The festival reminds us all of why Homer is a great place to live, work and play. Longtime shorebird speaker Buz Scher got it right when he said the festival has “gotten bigger and better and more...

    Wed, 05/07/2014 - 4:38pm
  • In general, we think less means better when it comes to government. At its best, government should do what citizens can’t do without some help from government. As much as possible, however, government should stay out of the way — except in key areas like public safety, education and roads — th...

    Wed, 05/07/2014 - 4:34pm
  • My dryer broke on Earth Day. No kidding, like a message from the planet to stop wasting precious resources, my dryer up and quit. I am a mother of three young, wild, nature-loving, mud-dipping children and this means heaps of laundry. I also am a polar bear guide and this means deep awareness of the...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:23pm
  • We would like to thank Ruby Haigh and SBS for their support of our artistic endeavors. Ruby Haigh donated the materials needed to create some amazing clay salmon and worked with us every Friday from October to March. We appreciate her time she has given to help our project be successful. We  co...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:16pm
  • To the wonderful Homer community, Over the past few weeks, I discovered I am not only suffering a serious illness, but I also discovered something very, very precious. That has been the outpouring of support, prayers and good wishes from Homer. It is a very humbling experience, but one I am so, so g...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:15pm
  • This year’s Homer High School prom on April 12 was a rousing success.  ...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:15pm
  • There are so many people to thank for their efforts in the arts these past few weeks. Too many for letters to the editor so instead I thought I would highlight the number of people involved. April started with the Jubilee Gallery Exhibit at the Homer Council on the Arts and South Peninsula Hospital,...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:15pm
  • The Homer Invitational Track and Field Meet ushered in spring sports recently up at the Homer High track. With 14 teams in town from as far away as Glennallen, the track was a busy place bustling with athletes, coaches, race officials and spectators.  A welcome cadre of community volunteers spo...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:14pm
  • Thanks to Louis J. Dupree for his April 24 letter against the nonstop push for “growth.” As he suggests, let’s “improve ... and polish what we have.”  In the words of Ralph Waldo Emerson: “The end of the human race will be that it will eventually die of civilization.”   ...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:14pm
  •  The board of HEA should be totally embarrassed. The news media has reported on electric rates now at an all-time high (average) of 13 cents a kwh and here we sit at almost 21 cents as HEA customers.  The number one goal of the HEA board should not be green projects or local hiring or othe...

    Wed, 04/30/2014 - 4:13pm

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