Homer Opinion

  • I am disturbed by a trend in our current political climate: Elected officials repeatedly disregarding the expressed will of the people.   We live in a community that is enclosed in layers of governments, one encasing another, like Russian dolls. On the local level, we have a city government tha...

    Thu, 03/17/2016 - 8:37am
  • Two years after the Supreme Court ruled in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that closely held for-profit companies do not have to comply with the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive coverage requirement if the company’s owners have moral or religious objections, this important health benefit is going back...

    Thu, 03/17/2016 - 8:36am
  • To the good Samaritans in the Safeway parking lot on Friday evening, Feb. 26: Michelle, Kien Wilkenson, the young man in the brown sweatshirt, Julie and Don and any others I may have missed. I hope you know how your caring helped to reaffirm the true existence and impact of the kindness of stra...

    Thu, 03/17/2016 - 8:34am
  • Commenting as a lifelong Alaskan and senior citizen — the outrage being expressed by seniors against the Homer City Council and Rep. Paul Seaton for seeking local control over property tax is too harsh. It’s also quite forgetful of the mess my generation has gotten this state and country into....

    Thu, 03/17/2016 - 8:34am
  • Gov. Jay Hammond fought hard to create the Permanent Fund dividend program in order that a portion of one-time oil wealth will be shared equally with all future Alaskans. He specifically stated that earnings from the fund belong “to the people, not the government.” ...

    Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:48pm
  • People have been asking me, what’s this cannabis culture you write about? What is a culture? Culture is the way of life of a particular group of people, the customs, traditions and values of a society. In a wider sense of the word, as in agriculture or tissue culture, culture is alive. ...

    Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:44pm
  • Norse Flight Inc., an Anchorage-based company, has applied for a permit for an unspecified (unlimited) number of landings at 11 different sites in Kachemak Bay State Park and Kachemak Bay State Wilderness Park from May through September.  Allowing more permits for commercial helicopter landings...

    Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:41pm
  • I have visited the Homer and Anchor Point area many times during the past years and I have a comment on the upcoming vote on whether to allow marijuana sales, growth and production. Say no, please. I live in Los Angeles where the sale is legal, but for medical purposes only. Now there are pot-sellin...

    Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:39pm
  •  At the Iditarod checkpoint of Rohn in the 2014 race, I was amazed by the diversity of mushers: men and women, young and old, Alaskan Native to Jamaican. Nearly every musher looked completely different from the next, from carbon fiber sleds to one homemade from hockey sticks, to dog teams fed o...

    Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:38pm
  • I am so disgusted with our city council classifying the seniors as a burden to our community of Homer. I personally think that they all need to give us an apology for this statement. If they are disgusted with us, then it is time for them all to move out of Homer and move on with their lives. This p...

    Thu, 03/10/2016 - 12:37pm

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