Homer Opinion

  • An open letter to Alaska Governor Bill Walker: There has been quite a bit of discussion in recent weeks about your actions in changing the membership of the Alaska Board of Fish. You are to be commended for viewing this as an important aspect of your job as our new governor.  I...

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 3:18pm
  • The Rotary Clubs of Homer Downtown and Homer Kachemak Bay will hold a free, two-hour suicide-prevention training program on April 22, for anybody in the community who wants to attend. Suicide is a scourge in Alaska.  Our state is consistently among the top five in the country for having a high ...

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 3:17pm
  • What a thin line there is between “civilized” human behavior and the behavior of animals. And how easily that line is erased with the over consumption of alcohol which can result in despicable mob behavior.  I’m referring to the uncivilized, irresponsible, insensitive action at a teenage ...

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 3:14pm
  • Editor’s Note: MAPP,  Mobilizing for Action through Planning & Partnerships, is a local coalition that aims to use and build upon our strengths to improve our individual, family, and community health. Health is defined broadly to include cultural, economic, e...

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 3:13pm
  • You may have noticed that the Kenai Peninsula Food Bank (KPFB) is sending out donation requests of late.  Homer Community Food Pantry (HCFP) has received several calls asking, “How does this donation benefit you?”  We receive no money from them. Donating to them is your decision. As du...

    Wed, 04/01/2015 - 3:11pm
  • With the settling of the Resetarits case, our community and our court system have sent a message that what happened that night in Septemberr 2012 was unacceptable. Whether or not we all agree that the message was strong enough or came soon enough, whether we think, as the mother of the victim said, ...

    Thu, 03/26/2015 - 8:50am
  • S o, here’s the deal. You can’t take it with you. None of it. Nothing. Naught. Nada. Zilch. Zippo. As important as your money, real estate, mutual funds, IRAs, stock, cars, trucks, 4-wheelers and fishing poles may be to you in this life, they will be useless in the next.  So, what’s a pro...

    Thu, 03/26/2015 - 8:48am
  • Don’t take it personally? That’s usually good advice, but today we urge the opposite reaction to all government bodies operating in the shadows, purposely avoiding public scrutiny and genuine transparency. In other words, take closed government personally. Please! • Take it personally when a r...

    Thu, 03/26/2015 - 8:47am
  • The Kachemak Swim Club thanks our swimmers, their families and friends, and the generous community members who donated at Safeway and Save U More for making our 2015 AquaThon a success.  Sixty-one athletes ages 6-16 swam a combined total of 126 miles in 2 hours to fundraise for pool rental fees...

    Thu, 03/26/2015 - 8:43am
  • As the number of sea otters in Kachemak Bay increases, so does the potential for you to come across them on the beach. Sea otters have powerful jaws and sharp claws and can weigh over 100 pounds. A young, healthy otter that feels threatened will defend itself and can cause serious injury to you or y...

    Thu, 03/26/2015 - 8:42am

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