Homer Opinion

  • In the spirit of the recent Mr. Homer Pageant and Outhouse Races, “Homer Events” is at it again, and this time they’re going right to the limit of crazy, hosting a “Conspiracy Night.” Every once in a while it’s kind of fun to go out on a limb, and here’s a chance to do just that — pl...

    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:46pm
  • Friday, Feb. 27, marked the beginning of Girl Scout cookie booth sales. Girl Scouts will be seen around town with tables full of Thin Mints and Samoas. 2015 marks the 98th anniversary of Girl Scout Cookies. In 1917 girls in Savannah, Ga., began selling cookies to finance their troop activities. The ...

    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:45pm
  • The Homer Bowling Association would like to thank the following businesses for their generous donations to our “Bowl for the Cure” tournament, raising $1,957 for a search for the cure for breast cancer. Thank you, Petro Marine, HEA, Grizzly Hot Peppers, Beluga Lake Lodge, Mark Cooper at Kachemak...

    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:45pm
  • Members of the Kachemak Ski Club would like to express our appreciation to the Homer Foundation for their financial support over the years. Recently their funds allowed us to re-design the Homer Rope Tow website and to make some safety improvements to the tow. The prospects for a ski season are look...

    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:45pm
  • The staff and students at Paul Banks Elementary would like to thank the Homer Foundation, with support from the KLEPS Fund, for the generous grant they have awarded our school.  These funds are being used to purchase additional iPads, iPods, and educational apps to use with our students.  ...

    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:44pm
  • To Homer City Council and the citizens of Homer,  RE: Homer Natural Gas Assessment parcel ID 17918113C012, The Landings Lot 1 We are writing to register our objection to the assessment on our portion of the gas line put in at The Landings.  Our condominium building only received one line a...

    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:43pm
  • The other day I was driving home up the hill from the Spit on Kachemak Drive. The elderly lady we always see with her bicycle on Ocean Drive, Spit Road and Kachemak Drive was walking her bicycle up the steep hill on Kachemak Drive.  She was about two feet from the edge of the road, because ther...

    Wed, 03/04/2015 - 4:42pm
  • The good news is that the University of Alaska Anchorage Department of Music offers high quality degree programs that are meeting the employment and artistic needs of Alaska.  The faculty are outstanding performers, scholars, and teachers. All three of our degree programs are accredited by the ...

    Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:40pm
  • About five years ago, I moved back to my hometown. I wasn’t exactly sure why, or how it was going to work. I hadn’t quite reconciled my adolescent memories of leaving Homer with the persistent and growing feeling that I needed to go back, needed Kachemak Bay and its beaches and its people. I jus...

    Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:38pm
  • Chapman School in Anchor Point was the recent recipient of a grant from the Homer Foundation through their KLEPS fund. This grant gives us an opportunity to purchase iPad minis for students in fifth-eighth grades. In 2012, Chapman School was awarded a legislative grant through Rep. Paul Seaton that ...

    Wed, 02/25/2015 - 3:35pm

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