Homer Opinion

  • Generally Homer city government hums along quietly in the background. The library buzzes with activity six days a week, the Homer Education and Recreation Complex (HERC) livens evenings with pickle ball, when you need a policeman he’s there. ...

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 9:39am
  • I  believe more people would recycle if they knew how easy it can be. I have written some short articles that will be published in the paper in the next few weeks that will tell what and how to recycle, where recyclable items can be taken, what new items can be recycled now (including some chan...

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 9:38am
  • Many rural American hospitals are struggling to keep their doors open in the face of rising costs. Fifty-eight have closed since 2010 and many more may follow if the pharmaceutical industry gets its way and dismantles a little-known federal drug discount program called 340B....

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 9:36am
  • “Heart of Alaska” is a film I have been working on for close to two years with the nonprofit Ground Truth Trekking. Last week was the world premier of the film here in Homer and I am now cycling the film to other screenings and festivals around the state. ...

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 9:34am
  • The Port Graham students and staff would like to thank the Homer Kachemak Bay Rotary Club for their generous gift of Kindle Fires and eBooks for our K-12 students.   The Kindles and wide variety of eBooks are keeping our students excited about reading and helping them research information. ...

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 9:34am
  • Homer Mayor Beth Wythe, your concern is inspiring. You do a great job at what you are doing at 55 years old, and Rep Paul Seaton is doing a great job at what he is doing at 70 years old. Why in this world, being in the Super Bowl of financial crises for the state of Alaska, would we put a rookie app...

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 9:33am
  • I would like to thank the voters that turned out for the runoff election. I am humbled at the opportunity to serve our community and I’m committed to serve its best interests.  Please find the opportunity to familiarize yourself with Proposition 1 and participate in that important special ele...

    Thu, 11/19/2015 - 9:33am
  • Over the years, I have been asked why Homer Physical Therapy supports Homer Council on the Arts. Most people assume it’s due to a personal interest in the arts — a hobby or hidden talent — but Homer Physical Therapy’s support of HCOA comes down to one word: inclusion.  ...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 9:31am
  • K enai Peninsula Borough Mayor Mike Navarre has proposed the possibility of merging the hospitals on the peninsula. Perhaps this is what needs to be done. I’m not sure.  ...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 9:30am
  • Last week was historic for Alaska. Thanks to our state legislators, we took a significant step toward controlling our own destiny.  The Legislature held about two weeks of hearings to examine my proposal to buy out TransCanada’s interest, then almost unanimously approved my request to exercis...

    Thu, 11/12/2015 - 9:28am

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