Homer Opinion

  • Kachemak Heritage Land Trust would like to thank the city of Homer for the grant support we received in 2015 as administered through the Homer Foundation. This grant supported our mission, conserving the natural heritage of the Kenai Peninsula for future generations. These partially matched funds we...

    Thu, 01/07/2016 - 9:40am
  • I thought I had my ducks somewhat in a row before I became a mother. Apparently, I don’t even have ducks but a menagerie of birds that can be erratic in their behavior, to say the least. ...

    Thu, 12/31/2015 - 9:43am
  • Editor’s Note: Annie Rosenthal worked as an intern/staff writer at the Homer News from September through December on a gap year between high school and college. She plans to pursue a career in journalism.  ...

    Thu, 12/31/2015 - 9:41am
  • Many thanks to the carolers that sang in the halls of Friendship Terrace on Dec. 20.  You lifted hearts and shared joy. Anne Nixon...

    Thu, 12/31/2015 - 9:39am
  • My Dear People of Kachemak Bay,  I refer you to my Dec. 19 commentary, courageously printed by the Alaska Dispatch News, if you have not yet seen this article: “Alaska’s ‘Spoonguy’ got railroaded; mental illness should be treated, not locked up.” The setting for this Alaska tale: East...

    Thu, 12/31/2015 - 9:38am
  • The Homer Hockey Association thanks community members who generously supported the canned food drive at the Christmas Eve skate held at the Kevin Bell Arena and co-sponsored by the Homer Marine Corps League. Many people benefited from the day’s activities:  Canned goods were donated to the Ho...

    Thu, 12/31/2015 - 9:37am
  • I’m in full support of reinstating an income tax for Alaska. Why? We need essential services funded. It is not an option to put them  on the chopping block. Cutting back on education, health  and mental health programs, environmental protections, parks,  highway maintenance, ferries...

    Thu, 12/31/2015 - 9:33am
  • We all have certain memories or thoughts of times and places that provide us with an internal source of warmth and comfort wherever we may be or what circumstances we face. Mine is of Christmases past and those held within the palm of the future....

    Thu, 12/24/2015 - 8:25am
  • Alaskans came together in a year-long effort to provide the first tree from Alaska to stand tall as the “People’s Tree.” The U.S. Capitol Christmas tree currently gracing the West Lawn of our nation’s Capitol traveled more than 4,400 miles from the Chugach National Forest by land and sea by ...

    Thu, 12/24/2015 - 8:22am
  • Homer Volunteer Fire Department Membership Association would like to thank the community for their participation in our 2015 quilt raffle fundraiser. Thanks to your generous participation we are able to continue supporting the city’s volunteer firefighters and EMTs.  Congratulations to raffle...

    Thu, 12/24/2015 - 8:22am

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